About this Course

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Beginner Level

Familiarity with biomedical research is helpful but not required. The course is aimed for those who are relatively new to informatics work.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Basics about how computers and shared computing resources work.

  • Understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of currently available computing resource options, especially for cancer research.

  • Understanding of important considerations when making computing decisions.

Skills you will gain

  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer
  • Computer Network
  • Cloud Computing
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

Familiarity with biomedical research is helpful but not required. The course is aimed for those who are relatively new to informatics work.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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Johns Hopkins University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

19 minutes to complete

Welcome

19 minutes to complete
1 reading
3 hours to complete

Basic Building Block of Computers

3 hours to complete
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Binary data to computations

3 hours to complete
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Computing Resources

2 hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Shared Computing Etiquette

1 hour to complete
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Research Platforms

1 hour to complete
2 hours to complete

Data Management Decisions

2 hours to complete

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