Beginner's Modules for Week 1 (EdX)


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    Phillip Compeau
    Phillip Compeau (http://compeau.cbd.cmu.edu) is Assistant Dept. Head for Education in the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Computational Biology, which is housed within the School of Computer Science.
    Phillip Compeau (http://compeau.cbd.cmu.edu) is the Assistant Department Head for Education in the Computational Biology Department housed in the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science. He directs the undergraduate program in computational biology and serves as Assistant Director of the Master's in Computational Biology program (http://www.cmu.edu/ms-compbio/). He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics He is the author of Bioinformatics Algorithms: An Active Learning Approach (http://bioinformaticsalgorithms.com). Phillip co-created the first massive open online course (MOOC) in bioinformatics, which has grown into the Bioinformatics Specialization on Coursera (https://www.coursera.org/specializations/bioinformatics). He also co-founded Rosalind (http://rosalind.info), an online platform for learning bioinformatics.

Week 1 of "Beginner's Track" at EdX

Expected time to complete:
2 hours
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Target audience

Programming beginners who would like to see how programming can solve real problems in modern biology.

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