Who is this class for: This course is designed for bachelor’s students studying health/biomedicine/biology programs. You may take this course with confidence if you are acquainted with the basics of molecular biology, genetics and statistics. If you are a health professional, this course will provide the means for reviewing and updating your knowledge in human and medical genetics. Lastly, if you are curious about the field of human genetics, you are also encouraged to take this course, provided that your are willing to commit your time not only to all the assigned lectures, exercises and readings, but also to the additional reading provided at the beginning of each of the blocks.

Created by:  Novosibirsk State University

  • Marianna Bevova

    Taught by:  Marianna Bevova, PhD, Director of GIGA Doctoral School

    University of Liège (GIGA)

  • Yurii Aulchenko

    Taught by:  Yurii Aulchenko, PhD, Professor, Head of Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory

    Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory

  • Michel Georges

    Taught by:  Michel Georges, PhD, Professor, GIGA Research Director

    University of Liège

  • Gert Matthijs

    Taught by:  Gert Matthijs, PhD, Professor

    Center for Human Genetics, University of Leuven

  • Lennart Karssen

    Taught by:  Lennart Karssen, PhD, Owner and Chief Computational Scientist


  • Yakov Tsepilov

    Taught by:  Yakov Tsepilov, PhD, Senior Researcher

    Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory

  • Natalia Aulchenko

    Taught by:  Natalia Aulchenko , M.Sc., Project manager

    Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory

  • Sodbo Sharapov

    Taught by:  Sodbo Sharapov, M.Sc, Junior Researcher

    Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory
Commitment6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours a week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Novosibirsk State University
Novosibirsk State University (NSU) is a research university located in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok, the world-famous scientific center in Siberia. 80% of NSU teachers are active researchers affiliated with the Russian Academy of Sciences; therefore education is closely linked to world-class science: our students get first-hand knowledge about scientific discoveries before they are published. Nearly 6000 students (including international students from 37 countries) are enrolled at undergraduate and graduate programs offered by 13 departments. The leading areas of NSU expertise are natural sciences, life sciences, physics, math, IT, and more.