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    Perl Programming for Life Sciences

    Lausanne, 15 February 2010

    The course aims to provide basic knowledge in Perl scripting to biomedical researchers.
    At the end of the course, participants should be able to write small Perl scripts to:
    - Import/export data from/to Excel spreadsheets;
    - Retrieve relevant information from a text file and convert it to different formats;

    No particular programming knowledge is required in order to attend the course. However, participants must complete the Unix tutorial before the course (see below).

    The course will be held in the reading room 414 of the Amphimax Building at the campus of the University of Lausanne.