Category: Biology and Life Sciences Courses

Free Online Course on Micronutrients and Malnutrition

The Wageningen University & Research is offering free online course on Nutrition and Health: Micronutrients and Malnutrition. This course is especially useful for health care professionals and people working in the food industry with a non-nutrition background. In this seven-week course, applicants will learn about malnutrition and micronutrients and how they impact human health. This …

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Free Online Course on Science of Gastronomy

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is offering free online course on Science of Gastronomy. This course is not designed for people with special dietary needs such as vegetarian, diabetic, and gluten-free diets. This course introduces a number of basic scientific principles underpinning the methodology of cooking, food preparation and the enjoyment of …

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Free Online Course on The Extremes of Life

Kyoto University is offering free online course on Extremes of Life: Microbes and Their Diversity. In this course, the university will discover how diverse life is on our planet and consider the basic principles that govern evolution. In this four week course, applicants will explore those that thrive in the most extreme environments, the extremophiles. …

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Free Online Course on Demystifying Biomedical Big Data: A User’s Guide

Georgetown University is offering free online course on Demystifying Biomedical Big Data: A User’s Guide. The goal of this course is to “demystify” the process of analyzing biomedical big data through a series of lectures and online hands-on training sessions and demos. This course is designed to help you understand, analyze, and interpret biomedical big …

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Free Online Course on Simulation Neuroscience

The EPFL is offering free online course on Simulation Neuroscience. The aim is to build a unified empirical picture of the brain, to study the biological mechanisms of brain function, behavior and disease. In this six week course, applicants will learn how to digitally reconstruct a single neuron to better study the biological mechanisms of …

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Free Online Course on Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues

The University of Adelaide is offering free online course on Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues. This course will provide you with an outstanding foundation of knowledge in human anatomy and physiology. The course employs a variety of engaging learning methods, including short videos, animations, interactive activities and integrated quizzes to guide you through key …

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Free Online Course on Introduction to Genomic Data Science

University of California, San Diego is offering free online course on Introduction to Genomic Data Science. This course begins a series of classes illustrating the power of computing in modern biology. Applicants will learn how to look for hidden messages in DNA without ever needing to put on a lab coat. This course will start …

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Molecular Biology Free Online Course by MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Molecular Biology – Part 3: RNA Processing and Translation. An in-depth adventure through RNA Processing and Translation. Strengthen your scientific thinking and biological experimental design skills. This course will explore translation of mRNA to protein, a key part of the central dogma of biology. The …

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Free Online Course on Animal Breeding and Genetics

Wageningen University & Research is offering free online course on Animal Breeding and Genetics. Students will learn how an animal breeder balances the need for improving the desirable qualities of the animals with the need for genetic diversity and long-term sustainability of the breeding program. In this seven-week course, applicants will understand the genetic and …

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Free Online Course on Basics of Transport Phenomena

The Delft University of Technology is offering free online course on Basics of Transport Phenomena. Students will learn how to model the processes and make quantitative statements. In this seven-week course, applicants will learn the basic framework to work on a broad spectrum of engineering problems concerning transfer of heat, mass and momentum. Course At …

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Free Online Course on High-performance Computing for Reproducible Genomics

Harvard University is offering free online course on High-performance Computing for Reproducible Genomics. Students will discuss how to create interactive reports that enable us to move beyond static tables and one-off graphics so that our analysis outputs can be transformed and explored in real time. In this four week course, applicants will learn how to …

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Free Online Course on High-Dimensional Data Analysis

Harvard University is offering free online course on High-Dimensional Data Analysis. A focus on several techniques that are widely used in the analysis of high-dimensional data. Students will learn about the batch effect: the most challenging data analytical problem in genomics today and describe how the techniques can be used to detect and adjust for …

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University of Michigan Free Online Course on Human Neuroanatomy

The University of Michigan is offering free online course on Anatomy: Human Neuroanatomy. Students will be introduced to the central and peripheral nervous systems. In this eight-week course, applicants will learn about the different parts of the central nervous system and how they work together with the entire body. This course will start on October …

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Free Online Course on Introduction to Linear Models and Matrix Algebra

Harvard University is offering free online course on Introduction to Linear Models and Matrix Algebra. In this introductory data analysis course, University will use matrix algebra to represent the linear models that commonly used to model differences between experimental units. In this four week course, applicants will learn to use R programming to apply linear …

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Harvard University Free Online Course on Case Studies in Functional Genomics

Harvard University is offering free online course on Case Studies in Functional Genomics. The course will end with a brief description of the basic steps for analyzing ChIP-seq datasets, from read alignment, to peak calling, and assessing differential binding patterns across multiple samples. In this four week course applicants will explore data analysis of several …

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Free Online Course on Introduction to Bioconductor

Harvard University is offering free online course on Introduction to Bioconductor: Annotation and Analysis of Genomes and Genomic Assays. The structure, annotation, normalization, and interpretation of genome scale assays. Course At A Glance  Length: 4 weeks Effort: 2-4 hours pw Subject: Biology & Life Sciences Institution: Harvard University and edx Languages: English Price: Free Certificate Available: Yes, …

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Free Online Course on Global Biodiversity, Biology and Conservation

Cornell University, University of Queensland is offering free online course on Sharks Global Biodiversity, Biology and Conservation. In this biology course, students will learn how scientists study sharks. In four week course, applicants will learn about most fascinating animals on Earth, their sophisticated senses and how sharks and their relatives have impacted human history and …

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University of Queensland Free Online Course on Tropical Coastal Ecosystems

The University of Queensland is offering free online course on Tropical Coastal Ecosystems. Students will go on to explore the challenges these ecosystems are facing such as overfishing, coastal pollution, ocean warming and acidification, then learn about some techniques being used to tackle these problems. Lectures will be delivered by leading experts. In this nine-week …

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Weston High School Free Online Course on Ramp to AP* Biology

Weston High School is offering free online course on Ramp to AP* Biology. This course will help students who have taken an introductory level biology course get ready for more advanced courses, including AP Biology. This short course will briefly review basic concepts covered in AP Biology, and will include advanced challenge questions. This course will …

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Free Online Course on Respiration in the Human Body

The Catholic University of Louvain is offering free online course on Respiration in the Human Body.  This course is for anyone who wants to understand human respiratory physiology, the operation of respiration and the lungs. In this seven-week course, applicants will learn about respiration and the function of the lungs, oxygen and CO? in the …

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