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Thu 25 Feb - Fri 26 Feb 2016
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python
BeginnersPrerequisites

Thu 25 Feb - Fri 26 Feb 2016

Description

This course provides a practical introduction to the writing of Python programs for the complete novice. Participants are lead through the core aspects of Python illustrated by a series of example programs. Upon completion of the course, attentive participants will be able to write simple Python programs from scratch and to customize more complex code to fit their needs.

The Course Web Site providing links to the course materials is here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Target audience
  • Graduate students, Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge, Affiliated Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here
  • Further details regarding the charging policy are available here
Prerequisites
  • Basic computing skills
  • Some experience with the UNIX command line would be useful, but not essential
Sessions

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 25 Feb 2016   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Dr A. Pajon,  Martin Hunt
2 Fri 26 Feb 2016   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Dr A. Pajon,  Martin Hunt
Aims

To enable bench scientists with no previous programming background to write simple Python scripts and to understand and edit slightly more complex scripts

Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Duration

2

Frequency

A number of times per year

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Theme
Core skills

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