Bioscience Python Tutorials

A collection of coding tutorials to help biologists improve their code literacy.

Created by Caleb Ellington, Max Weil, and Eric Yang for the University of Washington Department of Bioengineering

The full set of tutorials covers 3 advanced computing applications in the life sciences:

  • Building a command-line interface for DNA or protein sequence alignment
  • Simulating and modeling how neurons interact in the human brain
  • Distilling information from the sequence of the SARS-Cov2 surface glycoprotein Each tutorial takes around 60 minutes to complete. Start with whichever one interests you the most!