About this Course

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Beginner Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian

Skills you will gain

BioinformaticsBioinformatics AlgorithmsBiologyPython Programming

Learner Career Outcomes

39%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian

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University of California San Diego

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Week 1

5 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 18 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Optional: Where in the Genome Does DNA Replication Begin? (Part 2) 6m
2 readings
Course Details10m
(Optional) Week 1 FAQs
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Week 2

5 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Optional: Where in the Genome Does DNA Replication Begin? (Part 4) 4m
1 reading
(Optional) Week 2 FAQs
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Week 3

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Optional: From Implanted Patterns to Regulatory Motifs (Part 2) (05:06)5m
Optional: From Implanted Patterns to Regulatory Motifs (Part 3) (07:22)7m
1 reading
(Optional) Week 3 FAQs
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Week 4

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Optional: How Rolling Dice Helps Us Find Regulatory Motifs (Part 2) (05:37)5m
Optional: How Rolling Dice Helps Us Find Regulatory Motifs (Part 3) (07:46)7m
1 reading
(Optional) Week 4 FAQs
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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