Practical Bioinformatics: Working at the unix command line on Biowulf

When: Tuesday, April 16, 10 AM – 3 PM

Where: NIH, Bldg 10, FAES Classroom 4, B1C205

Presenter: Amy Stonelake, Ph.D., BTEP

You do not need to currently have an account on Biowulf to attend this class. Please bring your own computer or let us know if you need to borrow one.

Attendees will learn to:

  • Work at the unix command line – explore file structure, create files
  • Move large data files using Globus and other tools
  • Understand environment modules
  • Run scientific software programs in interactive and batch modes
  • Learn about different NGS file formats
  • Use NGS analysis tools

Hands-on session follow-up – drop in anytime during the following hours to log into your own Biowulf account and work with your own data.

When: Friday, April 19

Where: NIH, Bldg 37, Rm 2041/2107

Drop in hours: 10 AM – 3 PM

Attendees can drop in anytime.

  • Logging into your Biowulf account
  • Requesting additional disk space
  • Unzipping large data files
  • Setting up your globus endpoint
  • Navigating the directory tree
  • Loading environment modules
  • Creating batch scripts and swarm files
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