Tag: Biology & Life Sciences

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 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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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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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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MichiganX Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems Free Online Course

The University of Michigan is pleased to announce free online course termed as MichiganX Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems. The course is aimed for learning the integumentary system anatomy functions and skeletal muscle anatomy functions. The course covers the components of the integumentary system that helps to protect our body (epidermis, dermis, hair, nails, and glands), …

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Anatomy Free Online Course by University of Michigan

Anatomy Free Online Course is a free online course by the University of Michigan available on edx. In this anatomy course, part of the Anatomy XSeries, you will explore the interactive relationships of the cardiovascular, respiratory and urinary systems, and the roles they play in your body. The overall objective of this course is to …

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University of Adelaide Free Online Course on Managing Addiction

The University of Adelaide is offering free online course on Managing Addiction: A Framework for Successful Treatment. A background in healthcare may be helpful prior to taking this course, but there are no formal prerequisites. In this course applicants will understand how to recognize addiction and to match a person with alcohol and other drug …

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Synthetic Biology course by Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is currently offering an online course on Synthetic Biology. This course will make the participants aware about the principles of synthetic biology. This course is a combination of both biology and computer science. By doing this innovative course students will learn how to develop biological systems. The course will start on February …

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