About The Course
This class will cover an introduction to command line tools for managing genomic data. It will start with basic Unix commands for managing files and directories, followed by a review of the main starndardized data formats and hands-on instruction on how to use popular tools such as Samtools, Bedtools, Bowtie, and application specific technologies such as Bcftools and Cufflinks.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Do I need any special materials or supplies to take this course?
- Do I have to take this course before taking other courses in the Genomic Big Data Science Specialization?
The target audience of this course are individuals in the molecular or computational sciences who want how to learn how to perform basic computational biology. This class is “hands on” and designed to get you started with the tools you need to perform Genomic Data Science.