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May 1st 2017

This course will introduce the student to contemporary Systems Biology focused on mammalian cells, their constituents and their functions. Biology is moving from molecular to modular. As our knowledge of our genome and gene expression deepens and we develop lists of molecules (proteins, lipids, ions) involved in cellular processes, we need to understand how these molecules interact with each other to form modules that act as discrete functional systems. These systems underlie core subcellular processes such as signal transduction, transcription, motility and electrical excitability. In turn these processes come together to exhibit cellular behaviors such as secretion, proliferation and action potentials.

Average: 9.2 (6 votes)
Apr 24th 2017

Come and explore the basics of Microbiology and Forensic Science so you can better understand the world around you. Have you ever thought about infectious diseases and why we get infected? What is the causative agent? In this course you will be touring through four modules, starting by taking a close look at the bacterial cell structure and functions which will then lead you to the study of viruses. You will go through the differences in the different types of cells which will allow you to distinguish the two major groups of bacteria and techniques. Next, you will focus on Forensic Microbiology, its history and how this discipline has evolved. Finally, we will look at the latest molecular techniques used for detecting microbes’ genetic material.

Average: 6.9 (11 votes)
Mar 15th 2017

Le cours propose d'étudier les premières formes de vie, notamment grâce à une manipulation des biomolécules à la base de la vie et de l'évolution.

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Sep 1st 2016

Comment cultiver des cellules humaines ? Comment les reprogrammer en cellules souches ? A la suite des travaux du prix Nobel Shinya Yamanaka, découvrez les principales étapes de culture et de reprogrammation des cellules humaines en cellules souches, et abordons ensemble les éléments fondamentaux de la biologie cellulaire.

Average: 7.5 (8 votes)
Sep 15th 2015

The first course in a comprehensive series designed to prepare you for the AP Biology exam, focusing on the cell, its structure, and functions.

Average: 9.7 (3 votes)
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With content based on Next Generation Science Standards, this course explores the properties of life through the cell.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jun 23rd 2014

Billions of cells in the body die every day. How and why do these cells die? If you want to know the answers to these questions and if you also would like to know how scientists figured them out, this course might interest you.

Average: 8 (1 vote)