Who is this class for: If you are curious about how genes work, why microbes are the masters of the chemical world, when we will be able to use DNA sequencing to predict disease risk, or what makes genetically modified plants different from their relatives, this course is right for you.


Created by:  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Gene E. Robinson

    Taught by:  Gene E. Robinson, Director, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology; Swanlund Chair; Center for Advanced Study Professor of Entomology and Neuroscience

LevelBeginner
Commitment6 weeks of study; 6-8 hours/week
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 8 ratings

A very fun and interesting course. It was challenging. I learnt a lot from this course. It is the best course a person could ask for. It was really interesting. I will remember genomics: decoding the language of life forever..