This course was taught as a 5-week online boot camp between April 13 - May 15, 2020 to help participants begin to think quantitatively and statistically about data, and to help them answer the question, What do your data (actually) say?.

This instruction is being offered in Fall quarter 2020 as a 12-week course at Northwestern University under the course listing ESAM 421 Models in Applied Mathematics.


The NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology will be offering additional online boot camps in 2020 and 2021. If you would like to be notified of these opportunities please sign up at