michael at galton.ucl.ac.uk
Wed Mar 7 15:27:47 GMT 2007
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Christopher Jones <c.jones at ucl.ac.uk> wrote:-
> I wrote to Jackie Pallas, the head of the Bloomsbury Centre for
> Bioinformatics (a joint UCL/Birkbeck College venture) about whether
> we could host the teach-in at UCL or Birkbeck College. Here's her
If this is circulated round the university there will be a lot of
interest.... particularly from people with no programming and only a
little UNIX experence.
I understand that the idea behind this course is to make the good better,
rather than initiate the newby.
This should be made _Very_Clear_ in the advertising or your guaranteed to
get a sizable contingent of highly bewildered and slightly disruptive
people wanting to know what a hash is (I've attended courses like that).
I'm not trying to exclude the newby, but it would do no good for Perl
Advocacy creating people who have 'Been on a course and didn't understand
a word of it Perl is clearly too complex to understand, I'll try that nice
I would be interersted in helping out on this course, though I suspect I
am more student material ... if there was a Introduction to Perl I would
be very pleased to tutor on it.
Michael John Lush PhD Tel:44-20-7679-5027
Nomenclature Bioinformatician Fax:44-20-7387-3496
HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee Email: nome at galton.ucl.ac.uk
The Galton Laboratory
University College London, UK
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