Workshop on the programming language Julia

Freising, Germany

03.12.2018 - 07.12.2018

The workshop will provide an introduction to Julia and its use in genomic analyses. The course consists of lectures and practical components with hands-on exercises.

Instructors: Prof. Rohan Fernando, Iowa State University and Dr. Christian Stricker, agn Genetics

Location: Campus of the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Freising, Germany

Date: December 3 - 7, 2018


  • Introduction to Docker containers, Jupyter notebooks and Julia
  • Use of a genetic simulation package called XSim and a whole-genome analysis package called JWAS, both of these are open-source packages that are written entirely in Julia
  • Programming in Julia, including using it as a matrix calculator
  • Advanced programming topics in Julia 

Course description

 Number of participants: max. 20

Course language: English

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Registration will open in October.