Oct 22nd 2014

Useful Genetics Part 2 (Coursera)

This college-level course gives students a thorough understanding of gene function and 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.

Who might want to take this course?

- People affected by or concerned about a genetic disease (either directly or in a family member)

- People interested in the genetic diversity of humans or other species

- People who have had (or are considering having) their genes or genomes analyzed by companies such as 23andMe

- People concerned about the public use of personal genetic information

- People interested in breeding animals or plants, or in in conservation of endangered species

- People interested in genealogy and ancestry analysis

- Science teachers

- Anyone interested in genetics but unable to enroll in university at this time