Self Paced

Python for Biologists: Beginners Level

Empower Your Research with Python: Program Your Way to Discovery in Biology

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MODE
Online/ e-LMS
TYPE
Self Paced
LEVEL
Moderate
DURATION
1 Months

About

“Python for Biologists: Beginners Level” is designed to introduce Python programming in a context that is immediately applicable to biological sciences. Over one month, participants will learn how to handle biological data, perform statistical analysis, visualize results, and automate repetitive tasks using Python. The course emphasizes practical, hands-on exercises tailored to common biological data scenarios such as sequence analysis, ecological data interpretation, and genetic data processing.

Aim

This program aims to equip biologists and life science researchers with fundamental Python programming skills to enhance their data analysis capabilities. By the end of the course, participants will be adept at using Python to automate tasks, analyze biological data, and contribute to complex bioinformatics projects.

Program Objectives

  • Introduce participants to Python programming concepts and syntax.
  • Provide an overview of the applications of Python in different biological domains.
  • Teach participants how to analyze gene sequences, proteins, and transcriptomic data using Python.
  • Familiarize participants with structural biology techniques such as X-ray crystallography, NMR, and circular dichroism and how Python can aid in their analysis.
  • Explore pathway analysis and its significance in understanding cellular dynamics, reconstruction, and biomarker prediction using Python-based tools.

Program Structure

Module 1: Sequence Analysis

  • Introduction to Python for Biologists.
  • Python Basics: Variables, Data Types, and Control Structures
  • Gene and Genome Analysis with Python
  • Protein and Proteome Analysis with Python
  • Transcriptome Analysis with Python

Module 2: Structure Analysis

  • Introduction to Structural Biology and Python’s Role
  • Analyzing X-ray Crystallography Data with Python
  • NMR Data Analysis with Python
  • Circular Dichroism (CD) Spectroscopy and Python Analysis
    Module 3: Pathway Analysis
  • Introduction to Pathway Analysis and Its Significance.
  • Cellular Dynamics Modeling with Python
  • Pathway Reconstruction
  • Biomarker Prediction using Python

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Undergraduate or graduate students in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or related fields.
  • Research scientists and academic professionals interested in bioinformatics.
  • Healthcare professionals looking to enhance data analysis skills in biological research.

Program Outcomes

  • Mastery of Python for biological data analysis
  • Ability to automate data processing tasks in biological research
  • Enhanced capability to visualize and interpret complex datasets
  • Skills in applying computational techniques to real-world biological problems
  • Readiness to contribute to interdisciplinary research teams


Fee Structure

Standard Fee:           INR 4,998           USD 110

Discounted Fee:       INR 2499             USD 55

Batches

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Summer

Autumn
Winter

Certificate

Program Assessment

Certification to this program will be based on the evaluation of following assignment (s)/ examinations:

Exam Weightage
Mid Term Assignments 20 %
Final Online Exam 30 %
Project Report Submission (Includes Mandatory Paper Publication) 50 %

To study the printed/online course material, submit and clear, the mid term assignments, project work/research study (in completion of project work/research study, a final report must be submitted) and the online examination, you are allotted a 1-month period. You will be awarded a certificate, only after successful completion/ and clearance of all the aforesaid assignment(s) and examinations.

Program Deliverables

  • Access to e-LMS
  • Real Time Project for Dissertation
  • Project Guidance
  • Paper Publication Opportunity
  • Self Assessment
  • Final Examination
  • e-Certification
  • e-Marksheet

Future Career Prospects

  • Bioinformatician
  • Computational Biologist
  • Genetic Data Analyst
  • Ecological Data Scientist
  • Clinical Research Analyst
  • Biotechnology Software Developer

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