Scripting languages in bioinformatics

Module Code
BI1012
Module Coordinators
Heinz-Uwe Hobohm
Teachers
Heinz-Uwe Hobohm
Short Description
Unix and scripting languages with particular focus on applications in bioinformatics
Learning Objectives

Students are able to program simple tasks in a scripting programming language. They know libraries specific for Bioinformatics, for instance BioPerl. They are familiar with the Unix command line and the most important Unix tools.

Students are able to create and present applications of Bioinformatics in a team.

Contents
Unix-Tools as awk, sed, emacs, shell, shell-scripts, pipe aso. Scripting language like Perl or Python. Application of specific bioinformatics libraries.
Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
German
Total Effort
6 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
4
Method of Instruction

Lecture 2 SWS Practical Course 2 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination prerequisite: Inspection of self programmed scripts

Examination: Written exam

Evaluation Standard
according to examination regulations (§ 9)
Availability
Semesterly
References
  • Shelley, Peek, O'Reilly: Unix Powertools
  • Patwardhan, Siever, Spainhour: Perl in a nutshell
  • Kursskript