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Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]

Stories of Infection (Coursera)

This course introduces learners to a variety of infectious diseases using a patient-centered, story-based approach. Through illustrated, short videos, learners will follow the course of each patient’s illness, from initial presentation to resolution. Integrating the relevant microbiology, pathophysiology and immunology, this course aims to engage and entice the learner [...]

Epidemics - the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases (Coursera)

Not so long ago, it was almost guaranteed that you would die of an infectious disease. In fact, had you been born just 150 years ago, your chances of dying of an infectious disease before you've reached the tender age of 5 would have been extremely high. Since then, [...]

Whole genome sequencing of bacterial genomes - tools and applications (Coursera)

This course will cover the topic of Whole genome sequencing (WGS) of bacterial genomes which is becoming more and more relevant for the medical sector. WGS technology and applications are high on international political agenda, as the classical methods are being replaced by WGS technology and [...]

Bacteria and Chronic Infections (Coursera)

This course will give you an introduction to bacteria and chronic infections. Leading experts in the field will make you familiar with the fundamental concepts of microbiology and bacteriology such as single cell bacteria, biofilm formation, and acute and chronic infections.

Tropical Parasitology: Protozoans, Worms, Vectors and Human Diseases (Coursera)

This course provides students an understanding of important human parasitic diseases, including their life cycles, vectors of transmission, distribution and epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention and control. Tropical Parasitology is taught by faculty from an area highly impacted by tropical parasites- the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University [...]

SARS-CoV-2 and acute respiratory viral infections (Coursera)

We live in a very amazing and disturbing time. No one could have imagined that a single phenomenon in the field of biology (mutation of the virus and its transition to a new organism) would cause such large-scale changes in the life of everyone, the economy and politics of [...]

Antimicrobial resistance - theory and methods (Coursera)

The course will cover the topics related to antimicrobial resistance with basic definitions and overview on antimicrobials their use and the emergence and spread of resistance. The course will guide you through the concepts and the importance of resistance spread and dissemination and how that happens. It will [...]

Food Fermentation: The Science of Cooking with Microbes (edX)

In Food Fermentation: The Science of Cooking with Microbes, explore the history of food and beverage fermentations and how tiny microbes change and enhance flavors, aromas, and tastes in our food. What’s living in your food? Many of the foods that we consume daily owe their distinct characteristics and [...]