Apr 17-19, 2024

Wed - Fri


1 Hour Lunch Break


Workshop Fee

Python is a popular scripting language that is used by data professionals because of its many-popular statistical libraries. The live remote three-day lecture and hands-on computer-based laboratory workshop is designed to introduce bench scientists to the powerful tasks that can be taken up with Python by learning everything from language syntax to data manipulation to visualization: all in the context of relevant biological problems! Hands-on topics will include data manipulation, building useful functions to extract data, import/export/writing of data to files, and beginning algorithmic approaches to bioinformatic problems.

remote learning
Real-Time Interactive Lecture, Laboratory Protocol and Discussion
Team taught by active researchers
Reference Materials Included
Lectures, Lab Protocols, Reference Materials included
Space limited to 24 participants
Save Money and Time
No Travel, Convenient and Cost Effective


Kevin McPherson
Foresight Mental Health

Data Scientist
Research Assistant (Biophysics) 2016-2019
  • Basic Python syntax and data structures
  • Jupyter notebooks
  • Loops, aggregations, and arrays
  • Data science and statistical libraries like NumPy, SciPy, and Pandas
  • Understanding Pythonic functions through biologically relevant tasks (i.e, searching a genome for the origin of replication)

“Bio-Trac courses offer excellent instruction on cutting edge biomedical research topics and allow interaction with experts in the field of study.”  Jeannette W., M.S., Uniform Services

“This Bio-Trac course really covered all the important aspects of python for data scientists. I can start using the tools I learned right away on my current project.”  Amanda C., PhD, NIH/NCI/CCR

The Bioscience Education Center

Montgomery College
20200 Observation Drive
Germantown, MD 20876