Start somewhere: Programming Fundamentals in Python

In this BioData Club workshop, attendees will gain skills and an understanding of key concepts foundational to computer programming.  Instructors Eric Earl and Marijane White will teach with Python, a popular and friendly programming language.  Topics covered will include: variables, data types, looping, and conditionals. There will also be time for open questions.  Join us if you’ve never programmed before, but want to get started, or if you’re new to programming and want a refresh on the fundamentals and to experiment with Python.

Attendees should register in advance.

Prerequisites:  No prior experience is required.  Attendees should bring a laptop.

All OHSU community members and friends are welcome!

Start Somewhere:  Programming fundamentals in Python
Friday, February 21, 2020
4:00 PM to 6 PM
Mac Hall 1162 or streaming video (link will be shared in registration appointment)
RSVP:  http://bit.ly/BDCfundamentals

BioData Club is an informal community at OHSU dedicated to promoting a fun and supportive culture of interdisciplinary co-learning in data science skills and open science principles. We welcome everyone at all skill levels who aim to better their skills in all things data. We want to replace statistics anxiety and code fear with inspiration and motivation to learn and share. BioData Club is a partnership of the OHSU Library and DMICE, and is also supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with University of Washington.