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How to Install R

How to install R on different computers Instructions for Mac Users: Open your internet browser and go to https://www.r-project.org/ In the Getting Started section, follow the download R link available …

Writing Your First Bash Script

In this video, Victoria is presenting how to write a simple script. You are encouraged to follow along and write your first script saying Hello World! Here is the script …

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to all those who were involved in making of the course Bioinformatics for Biologists an Introduction to Linux, Bash Scripting and R Course Lead Educator and Lead Developer …

Welcome to Week 2

Watch Victoria, your educator in Week 2, talking about the content of this week Do you feel familiar with the Linux commands from Week 1? Go a step forward and …

What Next?

What you can do next Free Digital Certificate of Achievement This is a Sponsored course, which means that learners can obtain a free Certificate once they become eligible. To be …

Summary of Week 3

Seeing how to handle and analyse your data using the command-line in Week 1, and how to write and run bash scripts to automate that handling during Week 2, in …

Making Simple Plots in R

Introduction The majority of us have long been in the habit of using Excel to make plots. This is still fine for some small data sets, but for large data …

Summary of Week 2

Summary of Week 2 learning In Week 2, we built on the commands you learnt in Week 1 and introduced you to bash scripting. As the week progressed, we looked …

Welcome to Week 3

Watch Fatma, your educator this week, talking about the content of Week 3, the final week of this course. Have your expectations about this course changed since you started? Share …

Making data visualisations in RStudio

Making data visualisations in RStudio. Data Visualisation with ggplot2 Introduction Let’s load our data set of interest, install and load all the packages we need, and start making data visualizations …

A Sample Software Installation – Samtools

Watch Mark installing Samtools and follow along to install a bioinformatics tool you will also explore more in Week 2. Samtools is a suite of utilities for interacting with and …

Let’s Begin with RStudio

Watch this screencast by Fatma on beginning to use the RStudio, and try to follow along! Do leave any comments that you might have in the comments section below.

What is RStudio?

In this screencast, Fatma is explaining the RStudio interface Please watch this video and follow along! It will be important for your learning in the following steps of this week. …