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完成時間為 2 小時

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 個視頻 (總計 11 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
4 個閱讀材料
Syllabus15分鐘
About the Discussion Forums5分鐘
Updating Your Profile5分鐘
Social Media5分鐘
2 個練習
Orientation Quiz10分鐘
Demographics Survey5分鐘
完成時間為 7 小時

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 個視頻 (總計 56 分鐘), 5 個測驗
11 個視頻
What Is Genomics Good For?5分鐘
Reverse-Engineering the Machinery of Life6分鐘
Basic Components of Life6分鐘
What Is Life?6分鐘
Why Does Life Exist?5分鐘
How Do We Recognize Life?6分鐘
Analyzing Living Cells6分鐘
Module 1 Conclusion1分鐘
3 個練習
All Roads Lead through Genomics15分鐘
Life: Here and There, Now and Then15分鐘
Week 1 Quiz30分鐘
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完成時間為 7 小時

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 個視頻 (總計 49 分鐘), 5 個測驗
11 個視頻
What Is a Genome?4分鐘
The Grammar of Genomes6分鐘
How Do We Read Genomes?6分鐘
Genomics and Computing: P2P6分鐘
High-Performance Biological Computing5分鐘
Equalizing Access to Genomics of Health3分鐘
Challenges in Supercomputing (Optional)7分鐘
Module 2 Conclusion1分鐘
3 個練習
Genome Nuts and Bolts15分鐘
Genome Sequencing15分鐘
Week 2 Quiz30分鐘
3
完成時間為 7 小時

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 個視頻 (總計 72 分鐘), 6 個測驗
14 個視頻
What Do Proteins Do, and How?6分鐘
How Do Proteins Evolve?4分鐘
Horizontal Gene Transfer: Caring About DNA Sharing5分鐘
Why Do We Study Microbes?7分鐘
Antibiotics and the Microbial Arms Race9分鐘
The Revolution of Protein Science5分鐘
The Protein Science Facility at the CBC4分鐘
Complexity from Simplicity6分鐘
Pathways to Understanding the Mind5分鐘
Mapping the Genomic Landscape5分鐘
Module 3 Conclusion1分鐘
4 個練習
The Central Dogma15分鐘
Microbes and Drug Resistance15分鐘
Gene Interactions15分鐘
Week 3 Quiz30分鐘
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完成時間為 8 小時

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 個視頻 (總計 67 分鐘), 7 個測驗
13 個視頻
Biomaterials & Human Health5分鐘
Why Study Development in Mammals?6分鐘
Studying Limb Development: Four Thumbs Up?4分鐘
The Who, Where, and When of Genes in Development10分鐘
Adaptation & Evolution4分鐘
What Is a Genetically Modified Organism?4分鐘
Ozone and Plant Health5分鐘
Preparing Crops for Climate Change3分鐘
Fear of GMOs6分鐘
Module 4 Conclusion1分鐘
5 個練習
Guiding Tissue Growth15分鐘
Endless Forms15分鐘
Adapting to Change15分鐘
Concerns About GMOs15分鐘
Week 4 Quiz30分鐘
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來自Genomics: Decoding the Universal Language of Life的熱門評論

創建者 SSSep 17th 2018

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

創建者 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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