Bioinformatics Scripting and Databases with Python
This course is a high-content introduction to scripting and programming with applications in bioinformatics. It is appropriate for students with little previous programming experience. The course covers the fundamentals of working with Linux systems, using bioinformatics tools, and manipulating biological data files. The focus will be on scripting with Bash and Python. The course will also touch on topics such as how to interact programmatically with SQL databases and RESTful web services, and how to work with distributed compute systems to perform large calculations.
- Course prerequisites
- Buy your textbooks and other required course materials online from the Brandeis Bookstore or visit the bookstore in the Shapiro Campus Center.