On May 29, 2024, a scientific seminar was held on the topic: «Experimental design and data analysis (using R program)». The speaker was PhD, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Genomics Kanat Yermekbayev. During the seminar, the following issues were analyzed: what is experimental design; successful and unsuccessful experimental design; experimental design; data analysis; replication, randomization, blocking in the experiment etc. In addition, Kanat Yermekbayev explained the basics of working with the R-studio program, the participants performed practical tasks on statistical data processing.