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Feb 17 2022

Introduction to Python

February 17, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


This Python tutorial will guide participants through common tasks in data science, such as importing, manipulating, and exporting data. It is designed to be accessible to people with no previous programming experience.

Learning objectives

  • use Open OnDemand to open a Jupyter notebook
  • work in a Jupyter notebook to run and record Python code
  • understand basic Python syntax to use functions and assign variables
  • create lists
  • use for-loops
  • define functions
  • load packages and spreadsheet-style data using Python
  • extract columns, rows, and portions thereof from datasets
  • calculate summary statistics
  • subset data by identifying rows that meet particular conditions
  • group data to summarize by category
  • accommodate missing data
  • export data using pandas


Registration for this training is closed.


Ana Marija Sokovic

Date posted

Jan 19, 2022

Date updated

Feb 9, 2022