Courses tagged with "Biology & Life Sciences" (299)

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102 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Medicine

This course will survey fundamental principles of cognitive and behavioral neurology. The emphasis of the course will be on the neural mechanisms underlying aspects of cognition and on diseases that affect intellect and behavior. No prior background in neurology, medicine, or neuroscience is required.

Starts : 2013-09-30
107 votes
Coursera Free Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences

Each of our cells contains nearly identical copies of our genome, which provides instructions that allow us to develop and function. This course serves as an introduction to the main laboratory and theoretical aspects of genomics and is divided into themes: genomes, genetics, functional genomics, systems biology, single cell approaches, proteomics, and applications.

Starts : 2015-08-24
90 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Physics Teacher Professional Development

Nerves, the heart, and the brain are electrical. How do these things work? This course presents fundamental principles, described quantitatively.

Starts : 2015-01-05
126 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Medicine

In this course, students learn to recognize and to apply the basic concepts that govern integrated body function (as an intact organism) in the body's nine organ systems.

Starts : 2015-01-01
109 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Teacher Professional Development

A whirlwind introduction to evolution and genetics, from basic principles to current applications, including how disease genes are mapped, areas or research in evolutionary genetics, and how we leverage evolutionary concepts to aid humanity.

Starts : 2016-01-04
97 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Medicine Teacher Professional Development

Explore the structure and function of the human central nervous system. Learn why knowledge of human neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neural plasticity, and new discovery in the brain sciences matters for clinical practice in the health professions.

Starts : 2015-07-13
99 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Computer Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Health & Society Mathematics Statistics and Data Analysis

This class presents the fundamental probability and statistical concepts used in elementary data analysis. It will be taught at an introductory level for students with junior or senior college-level mathematical training including a working knowledge of calculus. A small amount of linear algebra and programming are useful for the class, but not required.

Starts : 2014-01-04
102 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Medicine

The neuroscience of drugs for therapy, for prevention, and for recreation.  Drug addiction and drug abuse. You’ll learn the prospects for new generations of medications in neurology, psychiatry, aging, and treatment of substance abuse.

Starts : 2013-11-11
97 votes
Coursera Free Engineering English Biology & Life Sciences Chemistry Health & Society Physical & Earth Sciences Physics

Nanotechnology is an emerging area that engages almost every technical discipline – from chemistry to computer science – in the study and application of extremely tiny materials.  This short course allows any technically savvy person to go one layer beyond the surface of this broad topic to see the real substance behind the very small.

Starts : 2015-05-01
93 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Computer Sciences English Artificial Intelligence Biology & Life Sciences Computer Science Engineering Mathematics Medicine

Understanding how the brain works is one of the fundamental challenges in science today. This course will introduce you to basic computational techniques for analyzing, modeling, and understanding the behavior of cells and circuits in the brain. You do not need to have any prior background in neuroscience to take this course.

Starts : 2015-01-12
112 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology Biology & Life Sciences College Biology Human biology Physics Science

Learn about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life beyond the Earth.

Starts : 2015-01-19
103 votes
Coursera Free Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Energy & Earth Sciences Health & Society

In this course you will develop and enhance your ability to think critically, assess information and develop reasoned arguments in the context of the global challenges facing society today.

Starts : 2012-09-24
89 votes
Coursera Free Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Humanities

This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review.

Starts : 2015-06-01
119 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences

This course will help you understand the remarkable behaviors of wild animals from an evolutionary perspective.  [Image: Peacock spider. Photo by Jürgen Otto, Manakin bird footage (Ex-Riddle of the Sexes) reproduced with permission, courtesy of BBC Worldwide Ltd]

Starts : 2015-06-29
115 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Medicine

Each mammalian cell has the same genes, yet performs distinct functions. This is achieved by epigenetic control of gene expression; the switching on and switching off of genes. This course will cover the principles of epigenetic control of gene expression, how epigenetic control contributes to cellular differentiation and development, and how it goes wrong in disease.

Starts : 2014-09-02
117 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences

An introduction to current concepts of how cellular molecules come together to form systems, how these systems exhibit emergent properties, and how these properties are used to make cellular decisions.

Starts : 2015-01-05
117 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Computer Sciences English Artificial Intelligence Biology & Life Sciences Computer Science Computer Science Information Software Engineering

An introduction to data integration and statistical methods used in contemporary Systems Biology, Bioinformatics and Systems Pharmacology research.

Starts : 2015-03-02
88 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Mathematics

An introduction to dynamical modeling techniques used in contemporary Systems Biology research.

87 votes
Coursera Free Engineering English Biology & Life Sciences

Step into the world of Tissue Engineering, a rapidly expanding field of applied biology aiming to create artificial organs for transplantation, basic research, or drug development.

Starts : 2015-10-19
95 votes
Coursera Free Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Medicine

Learn about the physiological responses to acute and chronic exercise and their relevance for athletic performance.

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