National course open for PhD students (prioritized), postdocs, researchers and other employees in need of bioinformatic skills within all Swedish universities.
Application open: May 8
Application deadline: Prolonged to August 15
Confirmation to accepted students: August 16-17
Responsible teacher: Matthew Webster
If you don’t receive information according to the dates above, contact email@example.com.
A course fee of 1800 SEK will be invoiced to accepted participants (includes coffee, lunches and course dinner). NOTE – Uppsala University cannot invoice individuals.
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 Unix command line (e.g. Mac OSX or Linux) is a requirement for the course. 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. The course will also include practical computational exercises.
To complete the course, students are expected to complete a short project, either from their own work or pre-defined.
Topics covered will include:
By the end of the course, students should:
Selection criteria include correct entry requirements, motivation to attend the course as well as gender and geographical balance.
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