Selection: Introduction to Biology

Introductory courses into biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics and evolution.

Author: Grigory Sapunov
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Explore the secret of life through the basics of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, recombinant DNA, genomics and rational medicine. About this Course *Note - This is an Archived course* This is a past/archived course. At this time, you can only explore this course in a self-paced fashion. Certain...
17 June 2014, 12 weeks
Favored by 1 person
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Rosemary Redfield
The University of British Columbia
Biology & Life Sciences Medicine & Health
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
This college-level course gives students a thorough understanding of gene function, and enables them to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal. This is Part 1 of a two-part course; Part 2 focuses on the study of of how genes and traits are inherited. Image source: XKCD...
5 September 2014, 6 weeks
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The University of British Columbia
Biology & Life Sciences Medicine & Health
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
This college-level course gives students a thorough understanding of genetic inheritance, and enables them to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal. This is Part 2 of a two-part course. Image source: XKCD Who might want to take this course? People affected by or concerned...
22 October 2014, 5 weeks
Favored by 1 person
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Raymond Leger, Tammatha O'Brien
University of Maryland, College Park
Medicine & Health
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
To acquire an understanding of the fundamental concepts of genomics and biotechnology, and their implications for human biology, evolution, medicine, social policy and individual life path choices in the 21st century.
Free schedule
Favored by 1 person
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An overview of human evolutionary history viewed through the human fossil, archaeological and genetic records. About this Course *Note - This is an Archived course* This is a past/archived course. At this time, you can only explore this course in a self-paced fashion. Certain features of this course...
25 September 2013, 12 weeks
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Can we say that plants have senses? You will learn how plants sense their environment and how scientists study plant senses. You will be exposed to both classic and modern experiments in plant biology, and may even start to question what defines us as humans. For centuries we have collectively marveled...
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Mohamed Noor
Duke University
Biology & Life Sciences Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
A whirlwind introduction to evolution and genetics, from basic principles to current applications, including how disease genes are mapped, areas or research in evolutionary genetics, and how we leverage evolutionary concepts to aid humanity. Introduction to Genetics and Evolution is a college-level class...
Details to be announced
Favored by 3 people
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John Hawks
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Biology & Life Sciences Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
Introduction to the science of human origins, the fossil and archaeological record, and genetic ancestry of living and ancient human populations. The course emphasizes the ways our evolution touches our lives, including health and diet, and explores how deep history may shape the future of our species...
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Raoul Mulder and Mark Elgar
The University of Melbourne
Biology & Life Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
This course will help you understand the remarkable behaviors of wild animals from an evolutionary perspective.  [Image: Peacock spider. Photo by Jürgen Otto, Manakin bird footage (Ex-Riddle of the Sexes) reproduced with permission, courtesy of BBC Worldwide Ltd] Many of us derive inspiration from watching...
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Prof. Eric Lander
MIT OpenCourseWare
Biology & Life Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
Fundamentals of Biology focuses on the basic principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, and recombinant DNA. These principles are necessary to understanding the basic mechanisms of life and anchor the biological knowledge that is required to understand many of the challenges in everyday...
Free schedule
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Learn the basics of genetics, with a personal twist. This class is all about DNA and how it shapes who we are.
Free schedule
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Andy Baxevanis, Ph.D., Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. Tyra Wolfsberg, Ph.D.
The National Human Genome Research Institute
Biology & Life Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: 19 May 2014
A lecture series covering contemporary areas in genomics and bioinformatics. The scientific community celebrated the achievement of the Human Genome Project's major goal in April of 2003: completion of a high-accuracy sequence of the human genome. The significance of this milestone cannot be underestimated...
26 February 2014, 15 weeks
Favored by 2 people
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Learn how genes are inherited and how they affect important personal and societal issues.   Genetics permeates every aspect of the 21st century, from our doctors' offices to our judicial systems. By the end of this course, you’ll be well prepared to deal with both today’s genetic issues and new...
1 February 2016, 7 weeks
Favored by 1 person
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Learn how genes are inherited and how they affect important personal and societal issues. Genetics permeates every aspect of the 21st century, from our doctors' offices to our judicial systems. By the end of this course, you’ll be well prepared to deal with both today’s genetic issues and new questions...
1 February 2016, 5 weeks
Favored by 1 person
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Eric S. Lander, Michelle Mischke, Graham Walker, Brian White, Mary Ellen Wiltrout
MITx
Biology & Life Sciences Medicine & Health
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 4 May 2015
Explore the secret of life through the basics of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, recombinant DNA, genomics and rational medicine. Read fully to understand the verified-certificate option. Join Professor Eric Lander and the MITx Biology team in an exciting learning experience available for...
2 April 2019
Favored by 2 people

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