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Brought to you by the UCSF Library Data Science Initiative and UCSF Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute, this is an example-driven boot camp taught by volunteers who are fellow scientists and programmers. It will introduce the basics of Unix Shell and Git, along with R. Short tutorials alternate with hands-on practical exercises.

This introductory workshop is for novices and beginners at UCSF ( email required) with little to no programming experience. Expect a slow pace and going over basics and fundamentals of Unix, Git, and R programming.

  • Dates: Four days long December 9 – 12
  • Time: 1-5pm each day
  • Location: Mission Hall 1407
  • Ticket price: $25 (no refunds)

The lessons we use are all from Software Carpentry. They're free, open source, and available online. (It is neither expected nor required to review the lessons before the workshop.

This workshop is 4 days long, covering: 25% Unix Shell, 25% Git, 50% R. Plan to come to each day of the 4-day workshop. The lessons build on one another.

Software Carpentry's Code of Conduct: We are committed to creating a friendly and respectful place for learning, teaching and contributing. All participants in our events and communications are expected to show respect and courtesy to others.

No refunds. If for any reason you can no longer attend the workshop, feel free to give your ticket to a friend or colleague.

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  • Thomas Ngo
  • Susan Lei

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