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Molecular Biology - Part 1: DNA Replication and Repair (edX)

Apr 16th 2024
Molecular Biology - Part 1: DNA Replication and Repair (edX)
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An in-depth adventure through DNA replication and repair to strengthen your scientific thinking and experimental design skills. You’re acquainted with your DNA, but did you know that your cells synthesize enough DNA during your lifetime to stretch a lightyear in length? How does the cellular machinery accomplish such a [...]

Causes of Human Disease: Exploring Cancer and Genetic Disease (FutureLearn)

Sep 4th 2023
Causes of Human Disease: Exploring Cancer and Genetic Disease (FutureLearn)
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Explore how the unravelling of genetic code has led to a deeper understanding of genetic diseases and cancer. It’s widely known that some diseases run in families. The discovery of the structure of DNA and the unravelling of the genetic code has led to a deeper understanding of such [...]

Molecular Biology - Part 2: Transcription and Transposition (edX)

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Molecular Biology - Part 2: Transcription and Transposition (edX)
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Strengthen your scientific thinking and experimental design skills in this adventure through transcription and transposition. In Part 2 of this Molecular Biology course, you’ll explore transcription of DNA to RNA, a key part of the central dogma of biology and the first step of gene expression.

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT): An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals (FutureLearn)

Nov 14th 2022
Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT): An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals (FutureLearn)
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Get broad insight into the key issues surrounding Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing with this course for healthcare professionals. Learn about the history, limitations, and ethical considerations of NIPT. Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) is a timely issue in the UK. Already available within the private healthcare system, this maternal blood test [...]

DNA and Atoms: The Secret of Life (edX)

Learn about DNA structure, how atoms are bonded to make DNA molecules and the periodic table, through Nobel lectures and key scientific papers. In this chemistry course, you will learn about “Life in the Universe." We will explore DNA as genetic material and atoms as the building blocks of [...]

How Does the Body Use DNA as a Blueprint? (FutureLearn)

Jun 27th 2022
How Does the Body Use DNA as a Blueprint? (FutureLearn)
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Get an introduction to the basics of molecular biology, and how DNA code works. Find out how the body repairs and regulates itself. Every part of the body is made according to a code that is carried in the body’s cells. This code is called DNA, and knowing how [...]

Введение в биоинформатику (Introduction to Bioinformatics) (Coursera)

Курс «Введение в биоинформатику» адресован тем, кто хочет получить расширенное представление о том, что такое биоинформатика и как она помогает биологам и медикам в их работе. The course is aimed at those who would like to have a better idea of what bioinformatics is and how it helps biologists [...]

The Chemistry of Life (edX)

Learn how to generate ideas at the interface between chemistry and biology. Chemistry and biology are traditionally taught as separate subjects at the high school level, where students memorize fundamental scientific principles that are universally accepted. However, at the university level and in industry, we learn that science is [...]

Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology (FutureLearn)
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Enter the fascinating world of forensics, and learn how the deceased are located, recovered and analysed using DNA and pathology. Learn the science behind the exhumation and identification of skeletal remains. The location, exhumation and identification of the dead requires highly specialised expertise. On this course, you’ll learn the [...]
Oct 4th 2021
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Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics (FutureLearn)

Use bioinformatics to explore DNA sequences and protein functions, to find the determinants of virulence in microbes. Join us in our quest to discover what makes microbes dangerous. Use bioinformatics to probe genomes, to explore and represent DNA and protein sequences. Then, use databases to find protein sequences’ conserved [...]