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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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AT

May 29, 2020

I recommend this course for someone who is interested in learning of basics of population genetics and evolutionary processes. Prof. Noor is a very good teacher and I like his explanation of concepts.

YH

Jul 04, 2017

The course is really interesting! I love the way the professor demonstrate genetics theories by countless examples and evidence. And those questions about debates in genetics are thought-provoking!

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By Reem H

Feb 22, 2016

I love the instructor; he's hilarious. This is a very well-taught course.

By Ramya S

Jun 27, 2017

Professor Noor is amazing!! I wish I could attend more of his classes :(

By Mark M

Jan 31, 2019

Great Guy!!!! I am an adjunct and I use these lectures as inspiration

By He X

Dec 26, 2017

Great entry level class for ppl who want to know more about genetics!

By Mohammed M

Jun 26, 2017

Amazing Course! Dr. Noor is probably the best instructor on coursera!

By Haruka S

May 07, 2018

His lecture is really plain and interesting and I enjoyed the course

By Patricia T

Sep 23, 2017

Awesome course! And I really loved the enthusiasm of the professor.

By Ben N

Jul 02, 2020

Dr Noor is awesome. Can he add another (possibly advanced?) class?

By Amelia E

Jul 15, 2017

Great professor + interesting material = huge success of a course!

By Abraham N

Feb 10, 2017

Great Professor, Great material, Great University, Great medium.

By Raul G R

May 05, 2020

Excellent course! I´ve learnt a lot. Thank very much, Dr. Noor!

By Anamaria S

Jan 25, 2016

Amazing professor. I am really enjoying this course. Thank you!

By Mark A N

Jan 13, 2016

Great introductory course! I am learning a lot about genetics.

By Ashlee B

Oct 15, 2016

Very informative, and Dr Noor in a genuinely engaging teacher.

By Emma S

Mar 28, 2016

Gets into a lot! And the app fufills my evolution app dreams.

By JOSÉ D D C B

Jun 29, 2020

Excelente curso, tanto por la temática como por el profesor.

By Michelle A C

Jul 17, 2016

Very engaging lectures and helpful complementary materials

By Marek C

Sep 24, 2018

Comprehensive, accurate difficulty level and interesting.

By Diana S A

Jun 07, 2016

very interesting!, just begining and i liked it very much

By Jacek B

Apr 04, 2016

Perfectly done, dynamic, manageable, with sense of humor.

By Karen G

Mar 16, 2017

love the Prof! This is a great, informative course.

By harshal D

Feb 18, 2019

its an awesome review for genetics college class.

By furyroad

Oct 23, 2017

Learning lessons from scientist is really awesome

By Andrea A P

Jul 02, 2020

Such a great course. Great team and professor!

By Christina B

Dec 13, 2015

Fun, interesting and well explained lectures