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This course offers an introduction to working with Linux. We will describe the Linux environment so that participants can start to utilize command-line tools and feel comfortable using a text-based way of interacting with a computer. We give example of processing data arising from Next-Generation Sequencing experiments, in particular an RNA-seq experiment. However, the tools presented should be applicable to other types of high-throughput biological data.
No prior programming experience is required. You will need to bring your own laptop to the session, but there is no software to install. Some familiarity with the experimental techniques used in Next-Generation Sequencing experiments would be advantageous.
After this course you should be able to:
During this course you will learn about:
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