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About the Course

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution is a college-level class being offered simultaneously to new students at Duke University. The course gives interested people a very basic overview of some principles behind these very fundamental areas of biology. We often hear about new "genome sequences," commercial kits that can tell you about your ancestry (including pre-human) from your DNA or disease predispositions, debates about the truth of evolution, why animals behave the way they do, and how people found "genetic evidence for natural selection." This course provides the basic biology you need to understand all of these issues better, tries to clarify some misconceptions, and tries to prepare students for future, more advanced coursework in Biology (and especially evolutionary genetics). No prior coursework is assumed....

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LK

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The course is very good and I learnt a lot from this course. I was able to get the basic understanding of genetics and evolution. The instructor is also magnificent he makes everything simpler.

MB

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Very thorough introduction to the subject. As someone who comes from a math background, the biological terms and theory were explained very well. Dr. Noor was an excellent teacher.

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By SHRUTI S

Oct 26, 2021

GOOD.

By Keri B

Jan 27, 2016

quite good

By УО 2

Sep 14, 2020

ho

By Yusuf M A

Sep 25, 2021

Boring and the quizzes are extremely hard.

By DEEPAK D

Nov 17, 2023

Questions should moderate it's too tough

By Fakhra B

Mar 22, 2024

the give the only chance for quiz in every 8 hours. They shouldn't have done like this

By MUHAMMAD B

Jan 16, 2024

instructor is soo poor