I give this course 5 star because I did Bioinformatics I and I totally enjoy it.\n\nThis is where programming can be fun, and practical, and you'll learn some basic biology too.\n\nWhat's not to love?
A very good course for those who has some (at least a little) experience in programmimg! I really loved it, it was challenging sometimes, especially in the end, but I did it and learned a lot.
por Jane D•
It was a challenging course but the support was good for the most part. There were some that I struggled a lot with and had to ask external help, but as a whole, the community was super helpful.
por Elias S•
Had a lot of fun doing this =)
Despite the fact that the images in the stepik.parts havnt been loaded at some times and the quizes kept annoying, when my computed answer should´ve been wrong :/
por Laura L•
Really liked the course and love the topic, however the algorithms section was very difficult and could use some more in depth explaining. Without that, I would not quantify it as "beginner".
por Marek B•
It's quite hard to complete this course without any knowledge of Python. I don't recommend it as introduction to programming. BUT as a course about bioinformatics it's great!
por Patrick V E•
In general a very good course. The problem is actually more that one is doing the programming too "mechanistically" by copy-pasting rather than having to think for one-self.
por Ioanna B•
Although a very good course, material and interesting topic, it can be quite challenging for a beginner. Nevertheless very happy and satisfied to have done and completed it!
por MacKenzie K•
You definitely need to complete the codecademy lessons or at least have Python experience before the end of week one for this course. Otherwise, I really enjoyed the course.
por sleimi w•
well I'm a biologist & this is my first time learning python .. I 've loved this course even though it becomes kinda difficult after week 2 but I've learned a lot from it
por Igor K•
A good introduction to computational aspects of bioinformatics. However, the pace of the course might seem too low if you have a strong computer science background.
por Nelson C B•
It is a great course. But stepik platform needs to be edited. There are some chapters with hard problems and typos, but if you work hard, you will learn a lot.
por Greg T•
A stimulating and engaging survey of elementary bioinformatics algorithms (searching and pattern matching) with the added bonus of practice with Python.
por Kyle B•
Difficult for beginners inexperienced in coding but so rewarding and extremely interesting! Awesome introduction into the field of bioinformatics
por Abdullah D S•
The course is alright. I learned a great deal from the challenges in the Stepik modules. The only issue is that the material is pretty dry.
por Rohan S•
Excellent course to learn Python programming and great way to learn very interesting topics in biology and be introduced to bioinformatics.
por dong c•
Novel knowledge and require some python base.More useful for leaners if printable handout with summarized information provided .
por Will V P•
Very technical.... I certainly would recommend this to someone with a prior experience in Biology. Regardless, very good course
por Caroline C•
I already have python background so it is good for me. Maybe not suitable for beginner who doesn't touch python before.
por Mohamed A•
Very good introductory course to new learners in bioinformatics or students who are just curious about this field.
por Afshin P•
This course was very effective for me.
It has a lot of details, and I need to review some issues agian
por Florent C•
Très bon cours malgré le fait qu'il faille passer par une plateforme externe de Coursera pour les cours
por Flávio H V d M•
The course is very nice but very difficult at the same time. It is not a course for true beginners!!
por Surabhi D•
Stepic issues with not syncing progress and assignment completion. All else was good. Well paced.
por itay b•
very interesting!, i liked the stepik interactive lesson very much, i prefer them over lectures
Limited intro course compared to one offered few years ago but still Great start , Thank you
por Tarik A•
Please add more video course and meaningful assignments instead of all readings. Thanks