Python for Data Analysis Workshop (28-31 March 2021)


Title: Python for Data Analysis Workshop, XTBG

Venue: Offline,XTBG Environmental Education Center Meeting room 218 (tentative) + Online
Dates:  28-31 March 2021 (4 days)
Registration: Registration is open until 20 March 2021
Sponsor: Environmental Education Centre,Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS
Fee: 800 RMB/person (not including transportation, accommodation and meals for offline participants)
About:  This four-day workshop will have 2 days of basic python intro and 2 days of web-scraping practice. People without any programing experience are NOT advised to sign-up. We welcome people with previous python experience so you can help with other participants who are new to python but might be familiar with other programming languages.
Workshop outline (tentative)
Day 1 Morning: The Unix Shell 
Day 1 Afternoon: Version Control with Git
Day 2 Morning: Programming with Python
Day 2 Afternoon: Plotting and Programming in Jupyter Notebook
Day 3 Morning: Batch downloading using Beautiful Soup
Day 3 Afternoon:  Batch downloading using Selenium
Day 4 Morning: Demo:  Batch downloading from NCBI
Day 4 Afternoon: Demo:  Batch downloading from some website
Instructor: Dr. Huan Fan, Postdoc in Community Ecology and Conservation Group of XTBG, working on bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing, host-associated microbiome.
Student: not more than 20 (offline), and not more than 10 (online).
If you have any questions about the workshop, please email,  and/or
To apply, please visit or scan the code to register online