Foundations of Data Science

These lessons will help you get your feet in data science and give you tools to help you slice and dice your data into results.

You can view the tutorial materials in different languages by clicking the dropdown icon next to the slides (slides) and tutorial (tutorial) buttons below.

Material

Bash

These lessons focus on using the Command Line Interface (CLI) and Bash for processing data.

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
Advanced CLI in Galaxy tutorial
CLI basics tutorial
CLI Educational Game - Bashcrawl tutorial

Python

These lessons focus on coding in Python

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
Introduction to Python
tutorial
Advanced Python
tutorial
Plotting in Python
tutorial

Python (Modular)

These lessons cover coding in Python except they attempt to be very modular, having few interdependencies, allowing you to re-arrange or insert them in your existing course curriculum as needed.

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
Python - Math
tutorial
Python - Functions
tutorial
Python - Basic Types & Type Conversion
tutorial
Python - Lists & Strings & Dictionaries
tutorial
Python - Flow Control
tutorial
Python - Loops
tutorial
Python - Files & CSV
tutorial
Python - Try & Except
tutorial
Python - Introductory Graduation
tutorial
Python - Argparse
tutorial
Python - Globbing
tutorial
Python - Subprocess
tutorial

R

These lessons focus on coding in R

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
R basics in Galaxy tutorial
  • Advanced R in Galaxy
    R
    tutorial
  • dplyr & tidyverse for data processing tutorial

    SQL

    Here you'll learn to use SQL to query databases and extract meaningful results from them.

    Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
    Advanced SQL tutorial
    Introduction to SQL tutorial
    SQL Educational Game - Murder Mystery tutorial
    SQL with Python tutorial
    SQL with R tutorial

    Scientific Workflow Management Systems

    Here you can find brief tutorials on a couple different workflow engines that you might encounter in the wild.

    Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
    Make & Snakemake
    tutorial

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