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CSC Winter School in Bioinformatics 2013

CSC Winter School in Bioinformatics 2013
Date: 06.03.2013 10:30 - 09.03.2013 15:30
Location details: -
Language: english-language
lecturers: Kimmo Mattila
Ari-Matti Saren
Eija Korpelainen
Matti Kankainen
Price: -
This course provides a tutorial-style introduction to the essential, practical computational tools for life science research, with a focus on the infrastructure provided by CSC. The topics will include, e.g.,  managing your datasets, running analyses on a grid or a computer cluster, Unix power use, and basics of R programming. The workshop is a must for graduate students in the field, providing a comprehensive overview on the tools of the trade, without forgetting the important aspect of network building.
  Tuesday March 5 Wednesday March 6 Thursday March 7 Friday March 8
9.15-10.45   Scientist's User Interface (;
Scientific visualization
Using Taito Cluster Introduction to R
10.45-11.15 Registration & coffee Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
11.15-12.00 Introduction of the participants; course intro; Bio@CSC Demo: Chipster Using Taito cluster cont'd Introduction to R cont'd
12.00-13.00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13.00-13.45 Introduction to CSC's computing environment Scientific case 1 (Virpi Ahola) Scientific case 2 (Tommi Nyrönen) Introduction to R cont'd
14.00-14.45 Moving and storing data: IDA etc Advanced Unix Features: shell scripting, awk, sed, utilities for large ASCII file manipulation

Running FGI applications at CSC
Wrap-up & discussion
14.45-15.15 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break Walk-out & coffee
15.15-16.30 Moving and storing data cont'd Advanced Unix Features cont'd
Using FGI in local computer
16.45-17.15 Wrap-up & discussion Wrap-up & discussion Wrap-up & discussion
17.15-20.00 Poster session Sauna evening & dinner