Introduction to Python and Machine Learning for the Biosciences, 6th edition

Data analysis and machine learning are becoming a core skill for every scientist. This course provides an introduction to a widely-used programming language in science – Python – and introduces the basic concepts of machine learning and data science for the context of biosciences. This course is for researchers and students (e.g. MSc and PhD) without prior knowledge of Python or machine learning.

Target audience: Researchers and students (MSc and PhD) working in the biosciences/ health sciences.

Requirements: This is an online course – a personal laptop with a webcam & microphone is needed, as well as a good internet connection. Prior knowledge in programming is not required.

Course duration: 16h

Time schedule: mornings, 09:00 to 13:00 (Lisbon/London time)

Teaching Language: suitable for English-speaking participants; if all participants speak Portuguese, the course will be in Portuguese.

Course Coordination: Paulo de Castro Aguiar, i3S

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