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DNA Decoded, Universidade McMaster

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Informações sobre o curso

Are you a living creature? Then, congratulations! You’ve got DNA. But how much do you really know about the microscopic molecules that make you unique? Why is DNA called the “blueprint of life”? What is a “DNA fingerprint”? How do scientists clone DNA? What can DNA teach you about your family history? Are Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) safe? Is it possible to revive dinosaurs by cloning their DNA? DNA Decoded answers these questions and more. If you’re curious about DNA, join Felicia Vulcu and Caitlin Mullarkey, two biochemists from McMaster University, as they explore the structure of DNA, how scientists cracked the genetic code, and what our DNA can tell us about ourselves. Along the way, you’ll learn about the practical techniques that scientists use to analyze our genetic risks, to manipulate DNA, and to develop new treatments for a range of different diseases. Then, step into our virtual lab to perform your own forensic DNA analysis of samples from a crime scene and solve a murder....

Melhores avaliações

por DR

Aug 26, 2018

The most fun I have ever had with a course! Both professors have an amazing talent for conveying information. I hope that they will teach another class!

por FL

Jun 08, 2018

Highly recommended!\n\nAwesome method of presenting a classic, boring , course.

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18 avaliações

por Alan Richardson

Apr 01, 2019

It was a good basic course. I thought the Labster sessions were particularly innovative and helped cement the learning.

por David Hill

Mar 12, 2019

Great course

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Jan 27, 2019

good enough to understand the definition and structure of DNA and how it's packaged

por Anurup Mohanty

Jan 15, 2019

It was fun and so addictive that I completed it within a day

por Stan Greenberg

Dec 24, 2018

An infantile way to present a complex science. Lectures, (videos and transcripts), are far to brief. No prerequisite mentioned. You will spend a fair amount of time researching off site to understand what is being presented. Check out other academic sources online! I did and it was free too!

por Fathima Tanaz

Nov 17, 2018

really enjoyed it

por Rathina vel

Nov 14, 2018

GOOD COURSE TO KNOW ABOUT BASICS OF GENETIC GENEERING AND MANY MORE THINGS

por Anam Javaid

Sep 06, 2018

It is an interesting and easy course for begginers

por Arina Akmal

Sep 06, 2018

It is easy and comprehensive course. well designed for beginners

por Damon Todd Roman

Aug 26, 2018

The most fun I have ever had with a course! Both professors have an amazing talent for conveying information. I hope that they will teach another class!