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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Introduction. Human genome

7 videos (Total 54 min), 9 readings, 9 quizzes
7 videos
Course Introduction1m
Anatomy of the Human Genome13m
Identifying Functionally Important Elements in the Human Reference Genome12m
Genetic Polymorphism11m
Interrogating Genetic Variation10m
Week 1 Conclusion2m
9 readings
Meet your Educators and Fellow Learners10m
Course Navigation10m
Typos in videos10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
The Human Genome Project30m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Glossary Week 110m
9 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Questions6m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz4m
Pre-lecture Questions6m
Practice Quiz2m
Introduction. Human Genome8m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Populational genetics

7 videos (Total 59 min), 13 readings, 13 quizzes
7 videos
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium8m
Linkage Disequilibrium8m
Natural Selection11m
Genetic Drift9m
Genetic Structure12m
Week 2 Conclusion2m
13 readings
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Glossary Week 210m
13 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz4m
Pre-lecture Questions6m
Practice Quiz4m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz4m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz4m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Practice Quiz4m
Populational Genetics14m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Mendelian disorders

6 videos (Total 51 min), 10 readings, 11 quizzes
6 videos
Linkage Analysis. Family Studies11m
NGS for Studying Monogenic Disorders — Part I7m
NGS for Studying Monogenic Disorders — Part II10m
NGS for Studying Monogenic Disorders — Part III11m
Week 3 Conclusion1m
10 readings
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Mendelian disorders: discussion10m
Glossary Week 310m
11 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Practice Quiz2m
Mendelian Disorders10m
Week
4
6 hours to complete

Complex disorders

10 videos (Total 88 min), 18 readings, 19 quizzes
10 videos
Introduction to Genome-Wide Association Studies. Historical Overview12m
GWAS Nowadays. Imputations10m
4.4. Analysis of Directly Genotyped and Imputed data. Significance of GWAS11m
4.5. Population Stratification and its Consequences10m
4.6. Analysis of Genetically Structured Populations9m
4.7. Meta-analysis of GWAS Results: Theory and Background6m
4.8. Quality Control of GWAS Array Data10m
4.9. Meta-analysis of GWAS Results: Practical Details8m
Week 4 Conclusion2m
18 readings
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Recommended Pre-reading10m
Additional Materials10m
Additional Materials10m
Glossary Week 410m
19 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Practice Quiz4m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Practice Quiz6m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Practice Quiz2m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Post-lecture Questions4m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Post-lecture Questions4m
Pre-lecture Questions4m
Post-lecture Questions6m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Post-lecture Questions4m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Post-lecture Questions2m
Pre-lecture Questions2m
Quiz4m
Complex disorders26m
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Top reviews from From Disease to Genes and Back

By FLSep 27th 2018

Highly recommended!\n\nAn interesting, up-to-date course with eye-catching and well designed videos.

By JQDec 30th 2017

Fun and interesting course. Great review of material I had forgotten, sadly.

Instructors

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Sodbo Sharapov

M.Sc, Junior Researcher
Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory
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Natalia Aulchenko

M.Sc., Project manager
Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory
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Gert Matthijs

PhD, Professor
Center for Human Genetics, University of Leuven
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Yurii Aulchenko

PhD, Professor, Head of Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory
Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory
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Michel Georges

PhD, Professor, GIGA Research Director
University of Liège
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Marianna Bevova

PhD, Director of GIGA Doctoral School
University of Liège (GIGA)
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Yakov Tsepilov

PhD, Senior Researcher
Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory
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Lennart Karssen

PhD, Owner and Chief Computational Scientist
PolyOmica

About Novosibirsk State University

Novosibirsk State University (NSU) is a research university located in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok, the world-famous scientific center in Siberia. 80% of NSU teachers are active researchers affiliated with the Russian Academy of Sciences; therefore education is closely linked to world-class science: our students get first-hand knowledge about scientific discoveries before they are published. Nearly 6000 students (including international students from 37 countries) are enrolled at undergraduate and graduate programs offered by 13 departments. The leading areas of NSU expertise are natural sciences, life sciences, physics, math, IT, and more....

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