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

Venue: Bioinformatics Training Room

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python

Thu 25 Feb - Fri 26 Feb 2016


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.

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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
  • Basic computing skills
  • Some experience with the UNIX command line would be useful, but not essential

Number of sessions: 2

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

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


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