Content – Aim of the course
The aim of this course is to familiarize the students with the Linux operating system and introduce them to the basic principles of programming, with emphasis on PERL & TCL. The generation of a vast amount of data from the modern technologies in i) Genomics, ii) Functional Genomics, iii) Proteomics, iv) Molecular Simulations as well as bio-data from other sources makes imperative for the modern bioscientist the familiarization with basic programmatic tools, in order to be able to manipulate and analyze all these data.
The course is structured in 3 thematic units i) familiarization with the linux operating system ii) introduction to the TCL programming language, ii) introduction to the PERL programming language. Teaching will be in the form of 3-hour (per week) lectures/practicals in the Computer lab. Students may be absent in only one lecture/practical per thematic unit.