ForBio course: Introduction to Bioinformatics for Biosystematics

Dear all,

The Research School in Biosystematics – ForBio – invites to the course
”Introduction to Bioinformatics for Biosystematics”.

Basic programming skills are becoming essential for handling large datasets and
performing complex analyses in biosystematics. This course aims to provide the
students with tools to solve practical problems often encountered in
biosystematic research. Course topics include Python, R, and SQL. An
introduction is arranged in connection with the course for participants without previous
experience of GNU/Linux and Bash.

Place and time: Natural History Museum, Oslo, Norway; September 16-20, 2013.
GNU/Linux and Bash introduction September 14-15, 2013.

Application deadline is August 4, 2013.

More information about the course and how to apply can be found at

The course is arranged by the Research school in biosystematics – ForBio. There
is no course fee, and PhD students/postdocs registered at Norwegian, Danish, or
Swedish  universities can become ForBio members and will then have travel
accommodation costs covered. For information about ForBio and membership etc,
please see



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