Genomic Data Science with Galaxy

Learn to use the tools that are available from the Galaxy Project. This is the second course in the Genomic Big Data Science Specialization.

About The Course

The Galaxy Project ( provides user friendly software for producing reproducible genomic pipelines for data analysis. This class will introduce the Galaxy Software system all the way from getting an account to building, running, and sharing a reproducible analysis pipeline.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need any special materials to take this course? 
No, you only need a computer.
  • Do I have to take this course before taking any of the other courses in the Genomic Big Data Science Specialization?
You are strongly encourage to take this course second. It introduces tools and concepts that you will be using in subsequent courses. 

Recommended Background

Prerequisite: Introduction to Sequencing Technologies

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.