I am excited to announce an upcoming course on Advanced Python Programming, scheduled to take place from 20th to 24th November 2023. To accommodate international participants, this course will be conducted online, providing flexibility and accessibility to individuals around the globe.
The Advanced Python Programming course spans five days and aims to establish a solid foundation and workflow in data science, specifically tailored for biology and life sciences. Participants will delve into intermediate to advanced concepts of Python programming, acquiring practical skills applicable to common case studies in biology.
TARGET AUDIENCE AND ASSUMED BACKGROUND:
This course is designed for biologists and life scientists at all levels who possess some prior programming experience and a basic understanding of Python (including general syntax, variables, lists, conditionals, and loops). We will commence the course with a Python refresher before delving into more complex topics.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be equipped with the following skills and knowledge:
- Comprehensive understanding of the various stages involved in a data science workflow specific to biology.
- Proficiency in writing Python code to prepare, process, analyze, and visualize biological data.
- Ability to develop automated Python workflows for bioinformatics pipelines.
- Familiarity with the fundamentals of machine learning using Python.
- Proficiency in principles of data visualization with practical applications in Python.
By joining this course, you will gain valuable insights and practical expertise in leveraging Python programming for data science in biology and life sciences. We have curated the curriculum to ensure that the content is relevant, engaging, and applicable to your professional field.