Utrecht University
The exposome: cracking the science about what makes us sick
Utrecht University

The exposome: cracking the science about what makes us sick

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Roel Vermeulen
Diederick E. Grobbee

Instructors: Roel Vermeulen

Intermediate level

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14 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

Welcome! Here you will find general information about the course. The learning objectives, the structure, and the requirements of completion will be presented to you. We will kick off with an introductory lecture by Prof. dr. Roel Vermeulen, a peer discussion assignment and a short quiz.

What's included

1 video4 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

This week we will learn about how Exposome approaches are changing research into the etiology of cardiovascular diseases.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This week we will address what the external Exposome is and how we can assess it. We will focus on two exposures: air pollution and the food environment.

What's included

2 videos2 readings2 discussion prompts

This week we delve into what the internal Exposome is, with a focus on metabolomics as one important approach.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This week we look at the role of data science in Exposome research and the novel data science solutions.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this final week of the course Roel Vermeulen describes which exposome deliverables we can expect in the near future. Some of the experts reflect on challenges and future perspectives in the field of Exposome research.

What's included

1 video4 readings1 peer review2 discussion prompts


Roel Vermeulen
Utrecht University
1 Course1,493 learners
Diederick E. Grobbee
Utrecht University
2 Courses43,481 learners

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