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Addressing the Digital Divide in Contemporary Biology: Lessons from Teaching UNIX

Addressing the Digital Divide in Contemporary Biology: Lessons from Teaching UNIX
Serghei Mangul, Eleazar Eskin, Matteo Pellegrini, Lana S. Martin, Alexander Hoffmann

Life and medical science researchers increasingly rely on applications that lack a graphical interface. Scientists who are not trained in computer science face an enormous challenge analyzing high-throughput data. We present a training model for use of command-line tools when the learner has little to no prior knowledge of UNIX.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/trends/biotechnology/fulltext/S0167-7799(17)30156-7

DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2017.06.007

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