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Introduction to UNIX and Perl for Biologists

July 17, 2013
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Short Course

Presented by Adam Burkholder

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: NIEHS Rall 101A

Abstract: This course is intended as an introduction to the UNIX computing platform for biologists with no prior experience. It will include an overview of the scientific computing resources available at NIEHS, and cover the most commonly used and most useful built-in UNIX commands. Additionally, the Perl programming language will be introduced in the form of easy-to-use "one-liners". This course will consist primarily of live demonstrations using Mac OS X, so attendees with access to a Macintosh laptop are encouraged to bring one.

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  • PowerPoint slides for the course available here in pdf(935KB) . Right-Click to download the PDF file.
  • Example data for the course are available here in zipped file(7MB) . Right-Click to download the zip file and then extract it.


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