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From Disease to Genes and Back (Coursera)

Human genetics explores the genetically determined similarities and differences between human beings. This scientific discipline encompasses a variety of related fields such as molecular genetics, genomics, population genetics and medical genetics. Study of human genetics can help to find answers to questions regarding the inheritance and development of different [...]

Making sense of genomic data: COVID-19 web-based bioinformatics (FutureLearn)

Explore the tools for web-based SARS-CoV-2 sequencing analyses and learn techniques to prepare data and share genomic outputs. Discover how to analyse SARS-CoV-2 sequences using web-based tools. Over the past decade, sequencing technologies have become more accessible and sequencing data has increased exponentially. However, bioinformatics capacity is still limited. [...]

MedTech: Exploring the Human Genome (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
MedTech: Exploring the Human Genome (FutureLearn)
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Discover how advances in the field of genomics are transforming healthcare with this online genomics course. Learn how genomics is changing the future of healthcare. Advances in genomics have opened up exciting new possibilities for healthcare. On this course, you’ll learn what genomics is, and how it can revolutionise [...]

Case Studies in Functional Genomics (edX)

Perform RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, and DNA methylation data analyses, using open source software, including R and Bioconductor. We will explain how to perform the standard processing and normalization steps, starting with raw data, to get to the point where one can investigate relevant biological questions. [...]

Introduction to Bioconductor (edX)

The structure, annotation, normalization, and interpretation of genome scale assays. We begin with an introduction to the biology, explaining what we measure and why. Then we focus on the two main measurement technologies: next generation sequencing and microarrays. We then move on to describing how raw data and experimental [...]

Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life (edX)

Explore the secret of life through the basics of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, recombinant DNA, genomics and rational medicine. 7.00x is an introductory level biology course hosted by professor Eric Lander, who was one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project. The course content reflects the topics taught [...]

The Power of Genomics to Understand the COVID-19 Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Gain insights into tracking, treating, preventing, and preparing for pandemics through genome sequencing and data sharing. See how viral genomics can improve the response to COVID-19 and future pandemics. Genomics is crucial in understanding and responding to pandemics, including COVID-19. On this three-week course, you’ll learn key concepts in [...]

Genomics for Educators (FutureLearn)

Learn strategies and techniques for teaching genomics in and outside of the classroom to create enriching learning opportunities. Discover the importance of incorporating genomics into your curriculum. This three-week course from Wellcome Connecting Science will help you understand the benefits of teaching genomics and gain confidence in genomics [...]

Interpreting Genomic Variation: Inherited Cancer Susceptibility (FutureLearn)

Explore how robust variant interpretation is needed to support patients with increased risk of cancer. Explore germline variation in cancer susceptibility genes. Germline genomic variation can increase the risk of developing cancer. It’s essential to use the best evidence available to decide if a genomic variant is likely to [...]

Interpreting Genomic Variation: Fundamental Principles (FutureLearn)

Learn the principles and language of genomic variant interpretation and enhance your working knowledge of the ACMG guidelines. Discover the principles of genetic variant interpretation. Our individual genomes make us unique, and contribute to both rare and common disease. In genomic testing, it’s vital to distinguish the clinically relevant, [...]