Introduction to Bioinformatics
This is an introductory course that covers the topics of big data bioinformatics and its uses in basic research, healthcare, and the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. In many ways, advances in this discipline have helped make major discoveries in the recent years leading to new opportunities. That is why many biologists are starting to see data skills as essential to their studies and research.
The topics are organized into 3 major segments:
- Introduction to Big Data Bioinformatics
- Bioinformatics in Healthcare
- Translational Bioinformatics
This course is designed to introduce undergraduate and graduate-level students in biology or related fields to the field of bioinformatics, or the intersection of informatics and biology, and the opportunities that come with the available big data for research and industry. Students will receive an introduction to some of the many exciting ways this discipline is applied in health care, agriculture, environmental sciences, public health, and more.
The course begins with a survey and concludes with an 8-question evaluation at the end. The assessment is a multiple-choice survey that should only take a few minutes to complete. There is a completion certificate available for students completing all of the lessons and quizzes in this course.
Before continuing with the lesson, please see this brief introductory video about the courses and projects you will find in later sessions:
- Lectures 11
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 3771
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes
Introduction to Big Data Bioinformatics
Broad overview of data types, applications and approaches
Bioinformatics in Healthcare
How is "omics" data used in healthcare?
Other practical applications of bioinformatics
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This is a great foundational content for the path of bioinformatics.
The course is really an eye opener into the world of Bioinformatics. Every section of the course was interesting. I particularly liked the fact that each section was not beyond an average attention span online
Plz include certificate
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