CS102C MySQL for Biologists, Level 2

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Taught in the context of biological research, this course shows biologists how to use the database management system MYSQL to store and retrieve data. It is a continuation of [[CS101C Mysql for Biologists, Level 1]] and covers advanced topics and projects.
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Taught in the context of biological research, this course shows biologists how to use the database management system MySQL to store and retrieve data. It is a continuation of [[CS101C MySQL for Biologists, Level 1]] and covers advanced topics and projects.
==Course outline==
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* Day 1: All the topics introduced in the Level 1 course, along with example exercises of creating and populating databases with real data, and performing simple queries for selecting, updating and deleting data.
* Day 1: All the topics introduced in the Level 1 course, along with example exercises of creating and populating databases with real data, and performing simple queries for selecting, updating and deleting data.

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Objective

Taught in the context of biological research, this course shows biologists how to use the database management system MySQL to store and retrieve data. It is a continuation of CS101C MySQL for Biologists, Level 1 and covers advanced topics and projects.

Course outline

Course schedule

Registration

Registration comprises of two steps. First, create an online account to access the educational section of our website. Second, register for this course by making a payment using either the online registration form (click on the scheduled course above; use this form only for credit card payments via secured PayPal), or by sending in the mail-in registration form (~150 kB PDF, use this form if paying by US checks, credit card or corporate purchase order). Please check the tuition rates and discounts below.

For an additional USD $49, students who attend this course may order data discs containing full-resolution lecture videos and extra copies of the slides, scripts and data files.

Registration deadline: When full

Tuition & discounts

The fee for this course is $695 USD (Commercial, Government)

Discounted rates are available, as follows:

Logistics

Online courses are offered via an online meeting system. Access information will be provided prior to the start of the course. Each lecture will last 45 to 90 minutes, depending on the topics covered. For those who cannot attend the lectures at those times, the lectures will be recorded and placed on the course website as Flash videos (resolution reduced by 30%) each day, within one day. Students will also be able to communicate with the instructor and other students via the course forums. Lecture attendance is therefore not required.

Since this will be an interactive, hands-on workshop, all attendees will need a computer with a broadband Internet connection (1 Mbps or faster is strongly recommended for those watching the live lecture), a sound card with speakers, a modern Web browser, and the Adobe Flash plugin. A microphone and webcam is not required for this course. The necessary software, lecture notes and exercises will be provided.

Certification

This course is certified by the Bioinformatics Organization, Inc., the largest international affiliation in the field, and it will count as 5 "Continuing Scientific Education" (CSE) credits (one credit per contact hour) within the Organization. Students completing the course will receive a certificate attesting to that.

Additional information

If you have any questions, please send a message to J.W. Bizzaro (login required) or call +1 978 562 4800.

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