A Scientist's Guide to R: Introduction and Basic Workflow

1 Introduction 2 Workflow Outline 2.1 Navigation 2.2 Notes 1 Introduction This tutorial will be the first of many blog posts for new researchers and science program students/trainees on how to use R as an analytical and productivity tool in the process of conducting scientific research. Specifically, in this post I will explain why you might want to use R and provide a brief overview of the basic R workflow used in the analysis of experimentally obtained data.