BESE 300 Fundamental Skills in Bioinformatics

The course provides a broad and mainly practical overview of very fundamental skills for the area of bioinformatics. Topics are selected to be relevant for the biologist / biomedical scientist with limited or none background in programming or quantitative analysis. The aim is to support the simultaneous development of quantitative and programming skills for biological and biomedical students. Through the course, the student will develop the necessary practical skills to conduct fundamental data analysis and develop the framework to establish advanced programming and analytical skills in the next courses. A particular aim is to provide the participants with long-term skill on programming and the guidelines for improving their knowledge on it.