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Understanding Plants - Part II: Fundamentals of Plant Biology (Coursera)

This class is aimed at people interested in understanding the basic science of plant biology. In this four lecture series, we'll first learn about the structure-function of plants and of plant cells. Then we'll try to understand how plants grow and develop, making such complex structures as flowers. Once [...]

CRISPR Gene Editing Teach-Out (Coursera)

Aug 1st 2022
CRISPR Gene Editing Teach-Out (Coursera)
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CRISPR is a genetic engineering technique, but just one of many. Genetic engineering dates back to the 1970s, and has had far-reaching benefits for medicine, biomedical research, agriculture, and industrial applications. Among types of genetic engineering techniques, CRISPR is important because it is highly precise, cost effective, and very [...]

Algae Biotechnology (Coursera)

For decades, researchers have been studying microalgae to understand their biological functions and how we can use technology to harness algae’s power to create a wide range of commercial products. In this course, we will cover how synthetic biology, genetic engineering, and metabolic engineering is used in algae biotechnology, [...]

Principles of Synthetic Biology (edX)

Learn how to engineer biological systems and program organisms to perform novel tasks. Do you like biology, biotechnology, or genetic engineering? Are you interested in computer science, engineering, or design? Synthetic Biology is an innovative field bringing together these subject areas and many more to create useful tools to [...]

The Science and Politics of the GMO (edX)

Learn the basics of genetic engineering and biotechnology and examine why the GMO is politically contentious. Participants will gain an understanding of how science works, its limits, and how the interaction of these factors leads to decision making.