Dates: October 12-16 & 19
National course. The course is open for PhD students, postdocs, researchers and other employees in need of bioinformatic skills within all Swedish universities.
Application open: July 14
Application deadline: September 18
Confirmation to accepted students: September 21
Responsible teacher: Matthew Webster
If you don’t receive information according to the dates above, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A course fee of 1800 SEK will be invoiced to accepted participants (includes the study material, coffe, lunches and course dinner).
Perl is the ideal programming language for biological data analysis. The course is for students with little or no prior knowledge in perl. Familiarity in using a command line would be beneficial. It is aimed at students who need computational skills to handle large datasets. The course will follow the book “Learning Perl”. It will consist of lectures to introduce all topics and computer assignments to be completed individually after each lecture. It will also include interactive sessions in a computer lab.
To complete the course, students are expected to complete a short project, either from their own work or pre-defined. October 19 is dedicated for students to work on these projects with the help from teachers. Participation is not compulsory.
By the end of the course, students should:
Basic Unix knowledge is a benefit but not definite requirement. It is strongly recommended that students read the course book “Learning Perl, 6th Edition” (Schwartz et al.) before attending the course.
Selection criteria include correct entry requirements, motivation to attend the course as well as gender and geographical balance.
For questions please contact Eva Molin, email@example.com.
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