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Tutorial Details: Introduction to Microbial Genomics Resources

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2004, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 585 Walter
Instructor(s): Wayne Xu, MSI

The majority of the most powerful scientific research computers in the world use Linux or Unix for their operating system. Learning the basics of Unix/Linux is the first step to becoming comfortable working in the Unix/Linux environment and to utilizing these powerful resources effectively for your research.

This tutorial is designed to introduce you to the LINUX/UNIX operating system. We will discuss some of the most commonly used commands, some helpful shortcuts, and some of the key elements of using LINUX/UNIX for your research efforts.

Prerequisites: Basic Knowledge of Biology and Genomics