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Basic Research Skills Seminar (14 Jun 2017)


Basic Research Skills Seminar

Centre for Genomic Sciences

Introduction to Python: The Multi-Purpose
Programming Language

Mr Robert Porsch

14 Jun 2017 (Wed) 3:00-4:00pm

Seminar Room 2, G/F
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research
 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong


Python is powerful and clear programing language, which is supported by a variety of libraries for general programming as well bioinformatic data processing. It is especially easy to learn compared to other languages but can also handle more complex applications. In addition, Python can be easily extended by adding new modules compiled in C++ or other languages. Python is open source and can be used without any cost, freely modified and re-distributed.

Other seminars in the series:

Epidemiology and Epidemiological Methods by Dr Timothy Mak
26 June 2017 (Mon) 3:00-4:00pm

Reproducible Research - Automate Your Science by Mr Robert Porsch
2 August 2017 (Wed) 3:00-4:00pm

Classical Genetics - Segregation and Linkage by Prof Pak Sham
16 August 2017 (Wed) 3:00-4:00pm


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