Workshop material


Download and install:

We recommend creating a new “project” in RStudio for this workshop. This will ensure you are working in a fresh working directory. Once you have opened the project, copy and paste the following code to the R console to download necessary files and install packages. During the workshop we will be working through the code in the file “workshop.R”.

# Download files for workshop
filenames <- c(

for(filename in filenames) {
        paste0("", filename),

# Install packages used in workshop

# Worm FASTA and GTF files are originally from:

Further reading


This course has been developed for the Monash Bioinformatics Platform and Monash Data Fluency by Paul Harrison.

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Source code