Virtualab Protocols (Chang Bioscience)
Perl is widely used in bioinformatics because it can easily manupilate texts and files. It is also an easy language to learn.
  • 1. A good book for beginner is Learning Perl(O'Reilly).
  • 2. To download Perl, go to
  • 3. To download Perl modules, go to CPAN.
  • 4. For applications of Perl in biology, go to