Introductory Python and BioPython for Bioinformatics


About This Course

Introductory Python & BioPython For Bioinformatics Allows You To Enhance Your Biological Programming Skills In Python & BioPython

Everyday Bioinformatics analysis involves the extensive study and analysis of huge biological datasets, such as Sequences Alignment and Analysis, Genome Analysis, Proteome Analysis, Phylogenetic Analysis, and much more. Hence, the major part of bioinformatics is connecting together different processing steps into a single pipeline, and then applying that pipeline to many other files repeatedly.

In this course you’ll learn various concepts related to how to write your first script, Python data structures such as lists, strings, dictionaries and more. Along with, you’ll learn various concepts related to different BioPython modules for reading/writing Bioinformatics files, biological data retrieval from various Bioinformatics databases, sequence analysis and alignment and much more.

Joining and learning from the Introductory Python & BioPython for Bioinformatics can enhance your biological programming career by learning through various useful & informative pre-recorded lectures on various modules and functions of Python & BioPython.

Learning Objectives

Iterable Objects
Control Flow
File Handling
Functions & Modules
Error Handling
Sequence Analysis
Sequence Data Parsing
Sequence Data Extraction
Alignment Parsing and Analysis
BLAST Database Searching
Parsing BLAST results
Biological Data Retrieval
Parsing a PDB Structure file
Phylogenetic Analysis
Protein Sequence Analysis

Target Audience

  • The target audience for the Introductory Python & BioPython for Bioinformatics course are biologists, beginner or intermediate Bioinformaticians or data analysts with no or little experience in Bioinformatics scripting and programming.
  • However, a superficial understanding of logic development for coding is expected from you before you join the course.
  • Bioinformatics is quite easy to get started in, even if you lack a proper understanding of the underlying concepts of Bioinformatics databases, servers, tools and the algorithms working behind them.


69 Lessons10h 15m


Why Python in Bioinformatics00:09:16
Introduction to Python and it’s Installation00:08:25
Basic Input and output00:15:38
Mathematical Operations00:07:20
For Loop and Calculation of Molecular Weight of Proteins00:10:56
While Loop and Biological Data Analysis00:09:37
Reading Files00:13:45
Writing Files00:07:18
Consolidate (merge) multiple DNA and Protein Sequences into one FASTA file00:09:25
OS Module00:31:47
CSV (A special kind of file in Bioinformatics)00:08:42
Error Handling00:15:31



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Duration 10.3 hours
69 lectures

Material Includes

  • Step-by-step pre-recorded lectures
  • Learn any time, any where!
  • Transcription
  • Notes
  • Coding scripts
  • BioPresentations
  • Exercises
  • Automated Evaluations (MCQs)
  • 100% Authentic Certificate

Enrolment validity: 90 days

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