Oct 31st 2016

Gut Check: Exploring your Microbiome (Coursera)

Imagine if there were an organ in your body that weighed as much as your brain, that affected your health, your weight, and even your behavior. Wouldn’t you want to know more about it? There is such an organ — the collection of microbes in and on your body, your human microbiome.


Week 1: Introduction to Microbes and the Human Microbiome

Week 2: Studying the Microbiome

Week 3: Making Sense Out of Microbial Data

Week 4: The Human Gut Microbiome and Your Health

Week 5: Gut Microbe-Host Interactions: Beyond Nutrition

Week 6: What's in the American Gut