Online Workshop on Life Science meets Programming
A three days hands-on workshop was organised by the Bioinformatics Centre, ICAR- Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode from 13-15 September 2022 for Research Scholars, Scientists and Assistant Professors. The inaugural talk was delivered by Dr. Santhosh J Eapen, former Director, ICAR-IISR. The sessions were handled by Ms. Sona Charles, Mr. Mukesh Sankar S and Mr. Jayarajan from ICAR-IISR, Dr. Prashanth N Suravajhala from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mr.Subeesh A from ICAR - Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal and Dr. Merlin Lopez from MS Swaminathan Research Foundation. The workshop included theory as well as hands-on sessions on basic Bioinformatics, introduction to R, Python, Linux and Galaxy. 15 participants were selected from over 200 applicants for the workshop from various ICAR institutes, Universities and colleges. The questions from the participants were answered during the discussion.