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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Overview

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
What Is Genomics?7m
What Is Genomic Data Science?8m
Just Enough Cell Biology8m
Important Molecules in Molecular Biology7m
The Human Genome Project17m
Molecular Biology Structures9m
From Genes to Phenotypes9m
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1: Overview and Molecular Biology30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Measurement Technology

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 25 min)
3 videos
Next Generation Sequencing7m
Applications of Sequencing8m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 2: Measurement Technology30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Computing Technology

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 39 min)
6 videos
Algorithms4m
Memory and Data Structures6m
Efficiency3m
Software Engineering8m
What is Computational Biology Software11m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3: Computing Technology30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Data Science Technology

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 55 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
What Went Wrong?4m
The Central Dogma of Statistics3m
Data Sharing Plans4m
Getting Help with Statistics2m
Plotting Your Data5m
Sample Size and Variability7m
Statistical Significance6m
Multiple Testing7m
Study Design, Batch Effects, and Confounding7m
2 readings
Course Project Instructions and Reading10m
Post-Course Survey10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 4: Data Science Technology30m
Course Project30m

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