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Useful Genetics Part 1

This college-level course gives students a thorough understanding of gene function, and enables them to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal. This is Part 1 of a two-part course; Part 2 focuses on the study of of how genes and traits are inherited.

Start Date: Sep 01, 2014


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This is a rigorous one-term 2nd-year university genetics course. Students gain a broad understanding of modern genetics that will allow them to achieve personal, professional and societal goals. See for more information.


  • Dates: Sep 01, 2014 to Oct 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Rosemary Redfield
  • Institution: Coursera

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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