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Tales from the Genome

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Introduction to Genetics for Beginners

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About this Course

This course is a journey into the biology of the human genome and will highlight the scientific, social, and personal perspectives of people living with a variety of traits.

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Approx. 3 months
Skill Level
beginner
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Joanna Mountain

Joanna Mountain

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Uta Francke

Uta Francke

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23andMe Team

23andMe Team

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Matthew Cook

Matthew Cook

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Lauren Castellano

Lauren Castellano

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Prerequisites and Requirements

No previous experience in genetics is necessary. However, familiarity with basic biological concepts, like the cell, is beneficial.

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Why Take This Course

You will learn about fundamental principles of inheritance, gene expression, mutation and variation, development of simple and complex biological traits, human ancestry and evolution, and the acquisition of personal genetic information. By the end of this course, you will be able to read and understand genetic information available from personal genetics services such as 23andMe.

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