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完成时间为 2 小时

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

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2 个视频 (总计 11 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
4 个阅读材料
Syllabus15分钟
About the Discussion Forums5分钟
Updating Your Profile5分钟
Social Media5分钟
2 个练习
Orientation Quiz10分钟
Demographics Survey5分钟
完成时间为 7 小时

What Is a Genome and Why Do We Care?

Genes, genomes, DNA: these words have slipped into our daily news cycles and our awareness, but what they actually mean often remains unclear. In these lessons, we aim to give you, not just the Biology 101 explanation of what a genome is, but a real-life perspective on why you already care about genomics – perhaps in ways you didn’t even realize. Are you interested in where your food comes from, what health conditions you are most likely to develop, what fish will share your aquarium most successfully? Genomes are a key to finding a better answer to these and other everyday questions.

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11 个视频 (总计 56 分钟), 5 个测验
11 个视频
What Is Genomics Good For?5分钟
Reverse-Engineering the Machinery of Life6分钟
Basic Components of Life6分钟
What Is Life?6分钟
Why Does Life Exist?5分钟
How Do We Recognize Life?6分钟
Analyzing Living Cells6分钟
Module 1 Conclusion1分钟
3 个练习
All Roads Lead through Genomics15分钟
Life: Here and There, Now and Then15分钟
Week 1 Quiz30分钟
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完成时间为 7 小时

What Were the First Genomes Like and How Do They Work Now?

You may have seen DNA visually represented in different ways: a twisted ladder, a tangle of string, an array of sloppy X shapes, a row of letters. But what is DNA actually doing, and how does it relate to genes and the genome? How are scientists able to move from studying the physical structure of the genome to understanding its functionality? This module will help you become more comfortable with these ideas.

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11 个视频 (总计 49 分钟), 5 个测验
11 个视频
What Is a Genome?4分钟
The Grammar of Genomes6分钟
How Do We Read Genomes?6分钟
Genomics and Computing: P2P6分钟
High-Performance Biological Computing5分钟
Equalizing Access to Genomics of Health3分钟
Challenges in Supercomputing (Optional)7分钟
Module 2 Conclusion1分钟
3 个练习
Genome Nuts and Bolts15分钟
Genome Sequencing15分钟
Week 2 Quiz30分钟
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完成时间为 7 小时

How Can We Use Genomes to Understand the Healthy Body and Fight Diseases?

Often, we hear about genes only when something goes wrong – when mutations, mistakes made in the DNA sequence, cause a disease like cancer cystic fibrosis. But what happens inside our cells that leads from a mutation in DNA to the physical symptoms of a disease? Why do some mutations cause positive outcomes, or no change at all? To answer these questions, we take a closer look at how information flows from genes, to RNA, to proteins, to all the physical structures and processes that make up living things.

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14 个视频 (总计 72 分钟), 6 个测验
14 个视频
What Do Proteins Do, and How?6分钟
How Do Proteins Evolve?4分钟
Horizontal Gene Transfer: Caring About DNA Sharing5分钟
Why Do We Study Microbes?7分钟
Antibiotics and the Microbial Arms Race9分钟
The Revolution of Protein Science5分钟
The Protein Science Facility at the CBC4分钟
Complexity from Simplicity6分钟
Pathways to Understanding the Mind5分钟
Mapping the Genomic Landscape5分钟
Module 3 Conclusion1分钟
4 个练习
The Central Dogma15分钟
Microbes and Drug Resistance15分钟
Gene Interactions15分钟
Week 3 Quiz30分钟
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完成时间为 8 小时

What Can Genomes Tell Us About How to Grow New Organs or New Crops?

If all the cells in all the tissues and organs of our bodies have the same genome, how is it that they can look so different? How does a hair cell, a white blood cell, or a brain cell know what to do or where to go? The answer can be found by looking beyond the structure of the genome, into the timing of its activities. Recognizing how the information stored in the genome can be used in flexible ways shows us how living things can develop and change over time.

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13 个视频 (总计 67 分钟), 7 个测验
13 个视频
Biomaterials & Human Health5分钟
Why Study Development in Mammals?6分钟
Studying Limb Development: Four Thumbs Up?4分钟
The Who, Where, and When of Genes in Development10分钟
Adaptation & Evolution4分钟
What Is a Genetically Modified Organism?4分钟
Ozone and Plant Health5分钟
Preparing Crops for Climate Change3分钟
Fear of GMOs6分钟
Module 4 Conclusion1分钟
5 个练习
Guiding Tissue Growth15分钟
Endless Forms15分钟
Adapting to Change15分钟
Concerns About GMOs15分钟
Week 4 Quiz30分钟
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来自Genomics: Decoding the Universal Language of Life的热门评论

创建者 SSSep 17th 2018

Great course, gives a beautiful visual and colorful introduction and possibilities in Genomics!

创建者 MAJan 3rd 2019

Quite informative and useful course... I just love it...

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Dr. Gene E. Robinson

Director, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology; Swanlund Chair; Center for Advanced Study Professor of Entomology and Neuroscience

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