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Intermediate Level

None required but you should be familiar with basic aspects of plant and molecular biology. Bioinformatic Methods I and II would be good preparation

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of hands-on study, plus 2 evaluation weeks. The hands-on modules will take 2-4 hours of time...

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Learners taking this Course are
  • Biologists
  • Biostatisticians
  • Researchers
  • Scientists
  • Research Assistants

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

None required but you should be familiar with basic aspects of plant and molecular biology. Bioinformatic Methods I and II would be good preparation

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of hands-on study, plus 2 evaluation weeks. The hands-on modules will take 2-4 hours of time...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Plant Genomic Databases, and useful sites for info about proteins

4 videos (Total 44 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Mini-lecture17m
Lab Discussion23m
Summary1m
4 readings
Acknowledgements10m
Course Logistics10m
Mini-lecture Notes10m
Lab 1 -- Plant Genomic Databases and Tools for Exploring Protein Information1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Lab Quiz 1
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Expression Analysis

4 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Mini-lecture17m
Lab Discussion18m
Summary50s
2 readings
Mini-lecture Notes10m
Lab 2 -- Expression Analysis1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Lab Quiz 2
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Coexpression Tools

4 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Mini-lecture9m
Lab Discussion16m
Summary49s
2 readings
Mini-lecture Notes10m
Lab 3 -- Coexpression Tools1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Lab Quiz 3
Week
4

Sectional Quiz 1

1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Sectional Quiz 1
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Top reviews from Plant Bioinformatics

By QRMar 10th 2019

Very good course for mastering bioinformatics skills. Genetics and molecular biology students/professionals should take this course to augment their research skills.

By FSFeb 22nd 2019

Professor Provart is very good and the labs taught us in simple and direct instructions how to perform a wide range of analysis regarding Plant Bioinformatics.

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Nicholas James Provart

Professor
Cell & Systems Biology

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