This course will take place in Lausanne with rules complying to COVID situation (distances and hygiene). Should the Covid-19 situation in early September be such that physical meetings are not recommended by the Swiss Government, we will switch to a virtual event on the same date, restricted to registered participants only
With a constant evolution of technologies, life scientists (such as laboratory biologists) are faced with an increasing need for **bioinformatics skills **to deal with high-throughput data storage, retrieval and analysis.
Although several resources developed for such tasks have a web interface (most of the time, the first choice of biologists), many operations can be more efficiently handled with command-line programs and utilities.
This course is addressed to beginners wanting to become familiar with the UNIX environment and master the most common commands, which could be useful to run software dedicated to high-throughput data management.
At the end of the course you should:
As it is a course for beginners, no background in UNIX or any programming language is required.
A laptop with a command line terminal installed. The alternative for Windows users is to download a virtual machine image and thus at least 10 Go free on hard disk and 4 Go of RAM are required.
Registration fees are 60 CHF for academics and 300 CHF for for-profit companies. This includes access to course content material.
Deadline for registration and free-of-charge cancellation is set to 17/09/2020. Cancellation after this date will not be reimbursed. Please note that participation to SIB courses is subject to our general conditions.
You will be informed by email of your registration confirmation.
University of Lausanne, (Metro M1 line, Sorge station).
The course will start at 9:15 and end around 17:00. Precise information will be provided to the participants on due time.
Coordination: Training Group
We will recommend 0.25 ECTS credits for this course (given a passed exam at the end of the course).
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