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Intermediate Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to Algae Biotechnology

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 11 min)
2 videos
Potential and Challenges of Algae Biotechnology9m
1 practice exercise
Potential and Challenges of Algae Biotechnology30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Genetic and Metabolic Engineering of Algae Part 1

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 45 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Developing Algae for Commercial Production6m
Genetic Engineering of Cyanobacteria10m
Engineering Algae Chloroplast8m
Genetic Engineering of Green Algae - Nuclear10m
5 readings
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
1 practice exercise
Assessment35m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Genetic and Metabolic Engineering of Algae Part 2

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 35 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Metabolic Engineering of Algae7m
Metabolic Engineering of Cyanobacteria17m
3 readings
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
1 practice exercise
Assessment12m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Algae Biotechnology Commercial Production

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 52 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids15m
Outdoor Algae GMO Field Trial at UCSD14m
Regulatory Approval for New Algae Food Products14m
4 readings
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
Learning Objectives1m
1 practice exercise
Assessment34m

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