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Approx. 9 hours to complete

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Learners taking this Course are

  • Biologists
  • Dentists
  • Scientists
  • Pharmacists
  • Researchers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
22 minutes to complete

General concepts in stem cell biology

4 videos (Total 22 min), 4 quizzes
4 videos
What defines the fate of stem cells ?4m
Introduction to asymmetric cell division6m
Asymmetric cell division: the cellular and molecular processes5m
4 practice exercises
What are stem cells ?
What defines the fate of stem cells ?
Introduction to asymmetric cell division
Asymmetric cell division: the cellular and molecular processes
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Tissue specific stem cells

10 videos (Total 55 min), 3 readings, 10 quizzes
10 videos
Drosophila Intestinal Stem Cells5m
Introduction to Hematopoietic stem cells5m
Origins of hematopoietic stem cells5m
Tracking the journey of hematopoietic stem cells in live zebrafish embryos5m
Neural Stem cells5m
Skeletal muscle identity4m
Skeletal muscle stem cell properties and ageing5m
Deconstructing and reconstructing a satellite cell niche3m
Heart regeneration7m
3 readings
Additional Ressources10m
Tissue homeostasis and aging: new insight from the fly intestine, Louis Gervais & Allison J. Bardin10m
Additional resources10m
10 practice exercises
Intestinal stem cells
Drosophila Intestinal Stem Cells
Introduction to Hematopoietic stem cells
Origins of hematopoietic stem cells
Tracking the journey of hematopoietic stem cells in live zebrafish embryos
Neural Stem cells
Skeletal muscle identity
Skeletal muscle stem cell properties and ageing30m
Deconstructing and reconstructing a satellite cell niche
Heart regeneration
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Pluripotent stem cells

6 videos (Total 32 min), 6 quizzes
6 videos
What are the most common methods to generate iPSCs ?5m
Specification & segregation of embryonic vs. extra-embryonic stem cells5m
Differentiation of ICM cells: the underlying mechanisms6m
Derivation of mouse embryonic stem cells5m
Derivation of human embryonic stem cells4m
6 practice exercises
Human pluripotent stem cell derivation
What are the most common methods to generate iPSCs ?
Specification & segregation of embryonic vs. extra-embryonic stem cells
Differentiation of ICM cells: the underlying mechanisms
Derivation of mouse embryonic stem cells
Derivation of human embryonic stem cells
Week
4
10 minutes to complete

Organoids

2 videos (Total 10 min), 2 quizzes
2 videos
Self-organization of embryonic organoids5m
2 practice exercises
Using ES cells to understand how cells build organisms
Self-organization of embryonic organoids
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Top reviews from Advances in Stem Cell Biology

By IOMar 16th 2019

Very clear and easy to understand. It is very good for someone who wants to learn the basics and have a look on the spectrum of research or to begin working in a lab with this thematology

By JDMar 20th 2019

I enjoyed learning about cutting edge technologies that are being used in the field of stem cell research. Great course work.

Instructor

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Pr Shahragim Tajbakhsh

Head of the stem cells and development lab
Developmental and stem cell biology department

About Institut Pasteur

The Institut Pasteur, a private, non-profit foundation set up by Louis Pasteur in 1887, is today an internationally renowned center for biomedical research with a network of 33 institutes worldwide. Its mission is to help prevent and treat diseases, in France and throughout the world, through scientific and medical research, teaching, public health and technology transfer....

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