UNIX command line

This course introduces the UNIX command line on a Linux or Mac. It is aimed at colleagues who are going to run analysis programs on their own or wish to use computing clusters.


Out of scope

This course focuses on the basics of using the UNIX command line. This course will not teach you statistics or bioinformatics.


Programming experience is not required but desirable. The ability to type with a low error rate is necessary, because this is a hands-on training.

Practical information

Number of participants: minimum 5, maximum 10.

Length: The course takes a half day, usually from 09:00 to 13:00.