Programming

Feb
15
Feb/15 09:00 - Feb/19 17:00
Edinburgh, UK

Introduction to Python for Biologists (Edinburgh)

Python is a dynamic, readable language that is a popular platform for all types of bioinformatics work, from simple one-off scripts to large, complex software projects. This workshop is aimed at complete beginners and assumes no prior programming experience. It gives an overview of the language with an emphasis on practical problem-solving, using examples and exercises drawn from various aspects of bioinformatics work.

Jan
25
Jan/25 09:00 - Jan/25 17:00
Edinburgh, UK

Linux for Genomics (Edinburgh)

Genomic studies produce vast amounts of data, usually in the form of very large text files. Linux is particularly suited to working with such files, and is therefore arguably one of the most important tools in a bioinformatician’s toolkit. The Linux command line enables one to view, filter and manipulate large text files that are difficult or impossible to handle with applications like Word or Excel, write pipelines to perform certain tasks and run bioinformatics software for which no web interface is available.

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