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Training: An Introduction to Solving Biological Problems with Python

8th June 2015 - 9th June 2015


Description: 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. Further information is available here.

The Course Web Site providing links to the course materials is here.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

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

Duration: 2


Number of sessions: 2

Date Time Venue Trainer
Mon 8 Jun 09:30 – 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site Ines de Santiago ,  Dr A. Pajon ,  Gopuraja Dharmalingam
Tue 9 Jun 09:30 – 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site Dr A. Pajon ,  Gopuraja Dharmalingam

Format: Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Frequency: A number of times per year


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

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

Related courses:

Theme: Programming


8th June 2015
9th June 2015
Event Category:


Bioinformatics Training


Bioinformatics Training Room
Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Cambridge, CB2 3AR United Kingdom
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