BASH for Biomedical Research


Each lesson is described below and the video playlist for this course can be accessed on YouTube.

Lesson 1 Resources

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This lesson introduces the following BASH concepts!

  • What is BASH?
  • Why is it useful for Biomedical Research?

Refer to the following resources for written tutorials!

Lesson 2 Resources

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This lesson introduces the following python concepts!

  • Paths
  • Basic Commands

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Homework 1

Starting from your HOME directory, navigate to your Desktop. Print out all of the files on your Desktop.

Copy a file from one location on your computer to another.

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Lesson 3 Resources

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This lesson introduces the following python concepts!

  • Scripts
  • Popular Programs

Refer to the following resources for written tutorials!

Homework 2

Write a simple BASH script prints out hello world. Be sure to test and run the script.

Download one of the command line programs talked about in this tutorial. Try to write a script that uses the program.

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