1. MoocLab

    Required Finding Hidden Messages in DNA (Bioinformatics I)

    COURSE DESCRIPTION This course begins a series of classes illustrating the power of computing in modern biology. Please join us on the frontier of bioinformatics to look for hidden messages in DNA without ever needing to put on a lab coat. In the first half of the course, we investigate DNA...
  2. MoocLab

    Required Introduction to Bioethics

    COURSE DESCRIPTION Should we clone humans? What should we think of the coming genetic revolution? How much control should we have over how and when we die? When does medical treatment turn into medical enhancement — and should we care? Is rationing health care good, bad, necessary — or all of...