## (Generalized) linear mixed models

(G)LMMs: a statistical modeling framework incorporating:

- combinations of categorical and continuous predictors,

and interactions
- (some) non-Normal responses

(e.g.Â binomial, Poisson, and extensions)
- (some) nonlinearity

(e.g.Â logistic, exponential, hyperbolic)
- non-independent (grouped) data

## Coral protection from seastars (*Culcita*) by symbionts (McKeon et al., 2012)

## Environmental stress: *Glycera* cell survival (D. Julian unpubl.)

*Arabidopsis* response to fertilization & herbivory (Banta et al., 2010)