About this Specialization

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 8 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

What you will learn

  • Next generation sequencing experiments

  • Genomic technologies

  • DNA, RNA and epigenetic patterns

  • Genome analysis

Skills you will gain

BioconductorBiopythonPython ProgrammingR ProgrammingGalaxy

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 8 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

How the Specialization Works

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Hands-on Project

Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.

Earn a Certificate

When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.

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There are 8 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Introduction to Genomic Technologies

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2,036 ratings
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Course2

Course 2

Genomic Data Science with Galaxy

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628 ratings
172 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Python for Genomic Data Science

4.3
stars
822 ratings
126 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Algorithms for DNA Sequencing

4.8
stars
479 ratings
114 reviews

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in 6-9 months.

  • Each course in the specialization is offered monthly.

  • Some background in statistics, computer science, and biology is helpful but not required.

  • The sequence shown above is strongly recommended.

  • No, you will not earn credit at Johns Hopkins University by completing this specialization.

  • Upon completion, you will be able to use a variety of tools to conduct analysis of data generated by next generation sequencing experiments.

  • Pre-enrollment will be available on January 11, 2016.

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