790381 Essentials for bioinformatics data analysis

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Dohm, Juliane
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Students will extend their Linux skills by applying shell commands for file management, information extraction, and automated processing of files. They will learn how to track the computational load while running heavy jobs on a high-performance Linux cluster. They will analyze data sets using various Linux command-line tools including sed and awk on an advanced level. They will automate their workflows by writing shell scripts.
Linux skills taught in the course "Computing skills for biotechnology" will be brushed up and extended.

Previous knowledge expected

Basic Linux knowledge as achieved in the course "Computing skills for biotechnology". Basic knowledge in molecular biology.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Advanced skills in working on Linux systems and exploring biological data sets.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.