Praxis in Health Sciences

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Program Description
The Praxis in Health Sciences leverages AI-powered curation, expert mentoring, and real data-intensive compute environments (Praxis Cloud) to teach students how to use bioinformatics workflows to solve today’s toughest genomics problems. The online program is available 24x7x365 via any web browser or mobile device and includes four (4) Learning Paths, fifteen (15) Skills, and over fifty (50) hours of learning material.


Learner Experience
Each Skill includes curated resources and assignments that involve the following:
  • WATCH (Videos)
  • READ (Guides/Articles)
  • DISCUSS (Concepts with others via a discussion board)
  • DO (Virtual Labs with live access to software applications)
  • REVIEW (Quizzes reinforce concepts and demonstrate mastery)
Learning Journey Overview
The Praxis in Health Sciences Learning Journey contains four (4) Learning Paths. Each Path is a collection of Skills.
  1. Using Computational Environments
  2. Programming with Python
  3. Linux for Computational Biology
  4. Applied Computational Biology
Learning Path 1 - Using Computational Environments (4 Skills)
SKILL 1 - Why Do Life Science Researchers Need Advanced Computing? (11 Resources)
Resource Types: Videos, Articles, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 2 - Accessing the Praxis Cloud (6 Resources)
Resource Types: Videos, Virtual Lab (Praxis Cloud), Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 3 - Introduction to Linux and the Command Line (7 Resources)
Resource Types: Videos, Cheat Sheet, Virtual Lab (Praxis Cloud), Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-
Curated Content
SKILL 4 - Jupyter Notebooks (8 Resources)
Resource Types: Videos, Virtual Lab (Praxis Cloud), Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content


Learning Path 2 - Programming with Python (4 Skills)
SKILL 1 - Analyzing Patient Data (6 Resources)
Resource Types: Virtual Lab Activity, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 2 - Loops, Lists, and Analyzing Data (7 Resources)
Resource Types: Virtual Lab Activity, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 3 - Functions, Errors, and Exceptions (7 Resources)
Resource Types: Virtual Lab Activity, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 4 - Defensive Programming and Debugging (7 Resources)
Resource Types: Virtual Lab Activity, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content

Learning Path 3 - Linux for Computational Biology (4 Skills)
SKILL 1 - Command Line for Genomics (8 Resources)
Resource Types: Virtual Lab Activity, Web Resource, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 2 - Working with Files and Directories (8 Resources)
Resource Types: Virtual Lab Activity, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 3 - Scripting and Large Datasets (7 Resources)
Resource Types: Online tutorial, Cheatsheet, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 4 - Project Management for Genomics (10 Resources)
Resource Types: Virtual Lab Activity, Guide, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content

Learning Path 4 - Applied Computational Biology (5 Skills)
SKILL 1 - Navigating the Human Genome Browser (10 Resources)
Resource Types: Videos, Web Resources, Virtual Lab Activity, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 2 - DNA Sequencing at the Command Line (8 Resources)
Resource Types: Web Resources, Tutorial, Video, Virtual Lab Activity, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 3 - Transcribing DNA into RNA with Python (8 Resources)
Resource Types: Videos, Web Resources, Quiz, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 4 - Translating RNA into Protein with Python (5 Resources)
Resource Types: Web Resource, Virtual Lab Activity, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content
SKILL 5 - Blasting Thousands of DNA Sequences (7 Resources)
Resource Types: Web Resources, Videos, Virtual Lab Activity, Discussion Activity, AI-Curated Content