The following courses at Bioinformatics.Org are coming up and available for registration. Please see the corresponding URLs for more information.
CS101A Perl for Biologists, Level 1; Jan. 24-28, 2011
Taught in the context of biological research, this course helps biologists learn how to use the scripting language Perl to automate certain tasks. Armed with some knowledge and hands-on experience with a programming or scripting language, scientists taking a CS101 course at the Bioinformatics Organization will be able to perform basic software development tasks and phrase research questions in the context of the language.
CS101B R for Biologists, Level 1; Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2011
Taught in the context of biological research, this course helps biologists learn how to use the statistical scripting language R for data analysis. Armed with some knowledge and hands-on experience with a programming or scripting language, scientists taking a CS101 course at Bioinformatics.Org will be able to perform basic software development tasks and phrase research questions in the context of the language.
CS101E Python for Biologists, Level 1; Feb. 7-11, 2011
This course teaches Biologists how to use Python as a programming language to automate routine data management tasks in biological research and solve difficult data-related computational problems. Data could be DNA or amino acid sequence, microarray data, images, mass spectrometry data, LIMS data, or any other kind of biological information.
List of all upcoming online courses:
Online courses at Bioinformatics.Org offer several advantages to scientists over books and self-paced learning:
* In-depth courses with innovative, easy-to-understand materials (slides, scripts and datasets)
* Live sessions with the instructor, online via streaming multimedia
* Shorter, distributed sessions and plenty of time for assignments
* Opportunities to ask questions and seek clarification
* Recorded videos of lectures and materials, which are available indefinitely for attendees
* Discussion forums for students and instructors to share expertise and information
Discounts are available for those in non-profit organizations and those paying for themselves. Please check the description pages for details.
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