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Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Skills you will gain

BioinformaticsBioinformatics AlgorithmsBiologyPython Programming
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Week 1

Where in the Genome Does Replication Begin? (Part 1)...
Reading
2 videos (Total 18 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Optional: Where in the Genome Does DNA Replication Begin? (Part 2) 6m
Reading2 readings
Course Details10m
(Optional) Week 1 FAQs
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Week 2

Where in the Genome Does Replication Begin? (Part 2)...
Reading
2 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Optional: Where in the Genome Does DNA Replication Begin? (Part 4) 4m
Reading1 reading
(Optional) Week 2 FAQs
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Week 3

Which DNA Patterns Play the Role of Molecular Clocks? (Part 1)...
Reading
3 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Optional: From Implanted Patterns to Regulatory Motifs (Part 2) (05:06)5m
Optional: From Implanted Patterns to Regulatory Motifs (Part 3) (07:22)7m
Reading1 reading
(Optional) Week 3 FAQs
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Week 4

Which DNA Patterns Play the Role of Molecular Clocks? (Part 2)...
Reading
3 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Optional: How Rolling Dice Helps Us Find Regulatory Motifs (Part 2) (05:37)5m
Optional: How Rolling Dice Helps Us Find Regulatory Motifs (Part 3) (07:46)7m
Reading1 reading
(Optional) Week 4 FAQs
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m
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Top Reviews

By DLApr 18th 2016

I give this course 5 star because I did Bioinformatics I and I totally enjoy it.\n\nThis is where programming can be fun, and practical, and you'll learn some basic biology too.\n\nWhat's not to love?

By HLAug 16th 2017

I learned a lot from this difficult and time-consuming course! It covers biological concepts using Python. It made learning Python more interesting for me, since I have always loved biology.

Instructors

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Pavel Pevzner

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
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Phillip Compeau

Visiting Researcher
Department of Computer Science & Engineering

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