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Biopython: Introduction-Chicago

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Galter Health Sciences Library, Library Classroom Level 2

303 E. Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

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Learn how to work with biological sequence data in Python. Biopython is a set of Python libraries that simplifies many of the most common bioinformatic tasks. This workshop will be taught through hands-on coding exercises, so participants should have a basic understanding of Python.

This workshop will cover:

  • Parsing sequence files and converting between file formats
  • Transforming sequences (reverse complement, transcription, translation, etc.)
  • Working with Multiple Sequence Alignments
  • Running BLAST online and locally, and parsing BLAST output

Prerequisites: Familiarity with Python.

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