790441 Data analysis skills for AgriGenomics

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Dohm, Juliane
Offered in
Sommersemester 2022
Languages of instruction


Students will analyze data sets by applying various Linux command-line tools including sed and awk. They will learn how to use shell scripting for automated processing of files and how to visualize selected information from data files using gnuplot and R. For more complex data analysis steps they will get some insight into the Perl programming language.

Previous knowledge expected

Basic Linux knowledge is required which can be obtained by attending the course “Linux skills for AgriGenomics”. Basic knowledge in molecular biology is required.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Ability to explore biology-related data sets on Linux systems.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.