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Mon 15 Sep - Tue 16 Sep 2014
09:30 - 17:30

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

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Bioinformatics: An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python
BeginnersPrerequisitesNew

Mon 15 Sep - Tue 16 Sep 2014

Description

This course provides a gentle and 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. Further information is available here.

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Target audience
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 Mon 15 Sep 2014   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Thomas Carroll,  Ines de Santiago
2 Tue 16 Sep 2014   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Thomas Carroll,  Ines de Santiago
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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