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After a successful online course in the summer, a second edition of the Python course will be given early 2021.
|First target group||PhD candidates and postdocs registered with the graduate school EPS|
|Second target group||Other PhD candidates, postdocs; MSc students affiliated with EPS groups|
(registration opens on 1. February 2021)
|Prior knowledge||Aimed for people with no programming skills whatsoever|
|Intended credits||0.9 ECTS|
|Amount of participants||25|
|Course fee||55 Euro including a snack/drink package|
|Course organisation||The Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences (EPS)|
This course is organized over three days. With the help of plenty hands-on exercises, you will get introduced into the different types of variables in Python, the peculiarities of Python and good programming habits. This course will provide you an ideal stepping stone for further developing programming skills in Python. Throughout the course we’ll stress the importance of ‘good programming practice’, such as clear variable names and adding comments to your code.
James Collier (VIB Bioinformatics Core) & Tuur Muyldermans (VIB Bioinformatics Core & ELIXIR Belgium)
Tuur Muyldermans is a bioinformatics trainer at the VIB Bioinformatics Core and ELIXIR Belgium.
James Collier is a professional software developer with >10 years of experience working on software ranging from tiny embedded devices through to high-performance and web applications. He completed his PhD at Monash University on Australia and now works on scientific software within the VIB Bioinformatics Core.