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Learn what Python is, what it's used for, and how to set it up on your machine.
Learn fundamentals commands for the Command Line.
Learn about the different types of techniques used to sequence DNA. We'll go over everything from maxam gilbert sequencing, sanger ddNTP sequencing to shotgun sequencing.Get a gist of what DNA sequencing is, what types of molecules can be sequenced, what breadth of information comes out of DNA sequencers, and the types of sequencing approaches available. Learn about the very first DNA sequencing technique pioneered by Alan Maxam and Walter Gilbert in 1976. Learn how Sanger sequencing works, which relies heavily on the chemical properties of dideoxynucleotides (ddNTPs). Also learn the pros and cons of the technique. Learn how scientists deal with the disadvantage of having short reads by utilizing a method known as primer walking. Learn how to get around the limitations of pyrosequencing by incorporating all four nucleotides in one run with reversible chain terminators. Learn the technique they used to sequence genomes that haven't been sequenced before (de novo) with the shotgun sequencing method.
Learn how to install and use tmux, a terminal multiplexer, in our beginner's guide tutorial.
Learn about the history of git, as well as how to install it and configure global settings through our Git tutorials for beginners series.
Probability is used to quantify the randomness of a model's behavior. In this article, we'll go over the basics of probability including probability functions, random variables, sample and event spaces, addition and multiplication laws, the binomial distribution, conditional probability, expected value and odds to probabilities.
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Learn how to use Google efficiently and effectively in this short tutorial series.
Learn how to apply and select texts in CSS.
Learn how to write for, while, until loops on shell scripting for the Linux (bash). Also learn control flow techniques such as continue and break to direct your looping control flow.
Follow our free tutorial on how to use HTML 5 and set up your first document! In this section, we'll go over HTML syntax, and the meta tag.
Learn how to manage users and groups on the Linux Operating System.
Learn about the different types of file formats that come with sequencing DNA and proteins. We'll go over FASTA, FASTQ, SAM, BAM, CRAM, BED format and more!Learn about the most basic file formats, including csv, tsv, and markdown. Learn what the multi-FASTA and FASTA formats are, their extensions (fas, fna, faa, ffn, frn), how to convert to and from FASTA and obtaining them from the NCBI database. Learn about FASTQ format, which is similar to FASTA, but includes quality scores. Learn about SAMtools, and the three file formats it generates - SAM, BAM and CRAM. Learn about the BED file, which are used to customize data lines on a genome browser such as UCSC browse, Galaxy browser, and bedtools. Learn about the Wig and BigWig formats, used to store dense continuous data such as GC percent and probability scores. Learn about the general feature format (GFF) and the general transfer format (GTF). earn about the different conversion tools used to convert among file types.
Learn how to use the linux search box right from the command line.
Learn about permissions in the UNIX and Linux environment.
Learn how to archive files and folders for backup by using compression commands gzip, tar, bzip2, zless, and zcat in Unix.
Learn all about control flow statements, including exit statuses, logical expressions, file, string, arithmetic tests, if-else and case statements.