Bioinformatics Summer Coding Bootcamp
Learn to Code this Summer
Times: Tuesday June 22 to Thursday July 22
This camp will introduce students with no or limited previous programming experience to Python with a focus on tools to solve bioinformatics problems. For the time of the class you will be enrolled as a non-matriculated graduate student at Drexel University. The course is available for all students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or are working professionals.
In this course, students will learn:
How to install coding tools and use them effectively
Python programming basics including conditionals, loops, functions, libraries, and classes
Strategies for using Python to answer different bioinformatics questions
Basic plotting and data analysis with Python
The class is an online class.
Rehman Qureshi, PhD received his PhD from Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering in 2014. He worked as Associate Scientist and machine learning specialist at the Wistar Institute from 2015 to 2020. He is now Senior Scientist for Bioinformatics at Carisma Therapeutics.
Fees are approximately $1,200 for tuition. The workshop runs for 5 weeks, every Tuesday and Thursday, from 6 -7 pm.
The credit associated with the class can be applied to the Drexel Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate, or any Drexel Master Degree. New degree as of Fall 2020: MS Degree in Bioinformatics, offered by the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. This new degree combines modules in Bioinformatics, Data Science, Drug Discovery and Neurotechnology.
Current Drexel Students
Please contact Natalia Broz (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are a current Drexel student and want to enroll in this course.
Make a user account
Choose Fall 2020-Summer 2021 option
Choose Graduate Application,
Complete biographical Information
Under Academic Area of Interest Choose “The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems” and then in the program field Choose “Non-Matriculated – School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems”.
Under Term you Plan to Enroll choose Summer
Under Full-Time/Part-Time Status choose Part-Time
Follow the directions about entering current or previous institutions and emailing unofficial transcripts to email@example.com and disregard application essay and CV information (click continue).
Answer Disclosures Questions
Certify application and submit!
Please apply until June 16, 2021
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