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Forensic Science: DNA Analysis (edX)

With an introduction to both genetics and forensic science, this course will show you the role of DNA in criminal investigations. Case studies illustrate how forensic investigations have changed with advances in genetics and how future developments will affect criminals and investigators.

Salmon, People, and Place (edX)

This course explores the relationships between salmon and people with an emphasis on the special ties of salmon to Indigenous peoples and to Alaska Natives in particular. No wild animal has more profoundly influenced the cultures and well-being of societies in North America than salmon. Salmon and people have [...]

Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology (Coursera)

Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology is a 12-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs. Topics covered: anatomy, eating, locomotion, growth, environmental and behavioral adaptations, origins and extinction. Lessons are delivered from museums, fossil-preparation labs and dig sites. Estimated workload: 3-5 [...]

RNA Biology with Eterna (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
RNA Biology with Eterna (Coursera)
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Through videos and gameplay, this course provides a unique introduction to RNA biology, including its uses in medicine and bioengineering. Learn how RNA powers cell growth and development by designing your own RNAs using the popular citizen science game Eterna.

Engineering Genetic Circuits: Design (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
Engineering Genetic Circuits: Design (Coursera)
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This course gives an introduction to the biology and biochemistry necessary to understand genetic circuits. It starts by providing an engineering viewpoint on genetic circuit design and a review of cells and their structure. The second module introduces genetic parts and the importance of standards followed by a discussion [...]

Agroforestry III: Principles of Plant and Soil Management (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
Agroforestry III: Principles of Plant and Soil Management (Coursera)
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Agroforestry III: Principles of Plant and Soil Management is a detailed review of fundamental principles and best practices for successful agroforestry projects through understanding plant and soil interactions. This interdisciplinary module, presented by leading experts in the field, is the third in the five-module course covering the various aspects [...]

Agroforestry II: Major Systems of the World (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
Agroforestry II: Major Systems of the World (Coursera)
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Welcome to Agroforestry II: Major Systems of the World. A focused exploration of agroforestry practices from around the world. This is the second module of the five-module course covering the various aspects of agroforestry including the global distribution of the practices, their underlying principles, and major scientific advances during [...]

Agroforestry V: Ecosystem Services, Food and Sustainability (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
Agroforestry V: Ecosystem Services, Food and Sustainability (Coursera)
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Welcome to Agroforestry V: Ecosystem Services, Food Security and Sustainable Development, a detailed review of fundamental principles and best practices for successful agroforestry projects. This interdisciplinary module, presented by leading experts in the field, is the final in the five-module course covering the various aspects of agroforestry including the [...]

Agroforestry IV: Climate, Carbon Storage and Agroforestry (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
Agroforestry IV: Climate, Carbon Storage and Agroforestry (Coursera)
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Welcome to Agroforestry IV: Climate Change, Carbon Storage and Agroforestry Systems, a detailed review of fundamental principles and best practices for successful agroforestry projects. This interdisciplinary module, presented by leading experts in the field, is the fourth in the five-module course covering the various aspects of agroforestry including the [...]

Introduction to Seaweeds (Coursera)

This course was produced by the Algae Technology Educational Consortium and UC San Diego with funding from the Algae Foundation, the National Renewable Energy Lab, and the U.S. Department of Energy.