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DNA Decoded

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.

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Length 5 weeks
Starts Jan 31 (28 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From McMaster University via Coursera
Instructors Caitlin Mullarkey, Felicia Vulcu
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Language English
Subjects Science Engineering
Tags Chemistry Life Sciences Biology Physical Science And Engineering Basic Science

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really enjoyed it GOOD COURSE TO KNOW ABOUT BASICS OF GENETIC GENEERING AND MANY MORE THINGS It is an interesting and easy course for begginers It is easy and comprehensive course.

really it is a very simple course for explaining the complicated DNA facts and techniques.i like it so much.Thanks Pr.Caitlin and Pr.Felicia .

excellent awesome Perfect course for the DNA Excellent teaching by the two professors Dr. Felicia Vulcu and Dr. Caitlin Mullarkey.

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Rating 4.8 based on 45 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts Jan 31 (28 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From McMaster University via Coursera
Instructors Caitlin Mullarkey, Felicia Vulcu
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science Engineering
Tags Chemistry Life Sciences Biology Physical Science And Engineering Basic Science

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