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Unix 101. Introductory Unix for Bioinformatics

The basic 101 level course teaches the applications of Unix tools and utilities to perform routine sequence analysis tasks. This is an introductory course for those who want to obtain a basic understanding of the Unix OS and can be completed in 2-3 months. All commands are customized for the Tcsh shell.

Unix for Bioinformatics 101 covers the following topics:


§ The Bioinformatics sequence analysis environment
§ Navigating the Unix file system
§ Creating and manipulating sequence files
§ Downloading and manipulating sequences from Entrez
§ Unix commands and utilities (piping, redirection)
§ Editing files in Unix with the Emacs editor