Application for the Molecular Biology Free Online Course by MIT in USA – 2021/2022. Entry is now open by MIT in USA.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering a free online course on Molecular Biology – Part 3: RNA Processing and Translation. An in-depth adventure through RNA Processing and Translation. Strengthen your scientific thinking and biological experimental design skills. The instructors are; Stephen P. Bell: HHMI Investigator; Professor of Biology, Tania A. Baker: HHMI Investigator; Whitehead Professor of Biology, Mary Ellen Wiltrout: MITx Digital Learning Scientist, Department of Biology, Sera Thornton: MITx Digital Learning Fellow, Department of Biology, and Swati Carr: MITx Digital Learning Fellow, Department of Biology.
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MOLECULAR BIOLOGY COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
- How to compare and contrast translation in bacteria and eukaryotes
- How to describe several mechanisms of RNA turnover and RNA splicing
- How to analyze protein structures to infer functional information
- How to design the best experiment to test a hypothesis
- How to interpret data from translation and RNA processing experiments
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY COURSE REQUIREMENTS
- 7.00x Introduction to Biology or similar (undergraduate biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics), 7.28.1x and 7.28.2x Molecular Biology or similar (advanced understanding of the central dogma)
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY COURSE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
- Go to the course website link
- Create an edX account to SignUp
- Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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- Applications is Self-Paced.