The following courses have been selected to help you explore Biology at MIT.
Description:Covers the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. The course focuses on current research in cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, genomics, and molecular medicine. Features a full set of video lectures.
Description:Covers the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. This course focuses on an understanding of human biology through genetics, cell biology, disease (infectious agents, inherited diseases and cancer), developmental biology, neurobiology and evolution. Features a full set of audio lectures.
Description:Covers the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. This course focuses particularly on an understanding of microorganisms as geochemical agents responsible for the evolution and renewal of the biosphere and of their role in human health and disease. Features a full set of video lectures.
Description:This course discusses the principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the many levels. The topics include: Structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes, biological variation, population genetics, use of genetic methods to analyze protein function, gene regulation, and inherited disease. Features a full set of lecture notes from the course.
Description:This course samples the wide variety of bioengineering options for students who plan to major in one of the undergraduate Engineering degree programs. The beginning lectures describe the science basis for bioengineering with particular emphasis on molecular cell biology and systems biology. The Videos page features video interviews with many of the bioengineering faculty at MIT.
Description:This course is a seminar designed to give students an understanding of how scientists with medical or scientific degrees conduct research in both hospital and academic settings. The Assignments page features student perspectives on guest speakers working in the field of biomedical research, along with students' personal biographies.