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Add free, open Genetics subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Cognitive & Behavioral Genetics MIT non-degree Prof. Elly Nedivi, Prof. Steven Pinker Browser Start anytime English undergraduate, graduate
Experimental Microbial Genetics MIT non-degree Dr. Janis Melvold, Dr. Philip Lessard, Prof. Anthony Sinskey Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Experimental Microbial Genetics MIT non-degree Prof. Dianne Newman, Dr. Janis Melvold, Dr. Laura Croal, Prof. Michael Laub Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Genetic Neurobiology MIT non-degree Prof. Troy Littleton, Prof. William Quinn Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Genetics MIT non-degree Prof. Chris Kaiser, Prof. Gerald Fink, Prof. Leona Samson, Dr. Michelle Mischke Browser English Undergraduate
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology courses UC Boulder non-degree Browser Start anytime English
RNA Interference: A New Tool for Genetic Analysis and Therapeutics MIT non-degree Dr. Stephane Kissler, Dr. Andrea Ventura Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Freshman Seminar: Structural Basis of Genetic Material: Nucleic Acids MIT non-degree Prof. Shuguang Zhang Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
The X in Sex: A Genetic, Medical, and Evolutionary View of the X Chromosome MIT non-degree Dr. Jacob Mueller Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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Genotype directly and causally linked to phenotype

Trisomy 21: Extra chromosome 21

Directly linked to causing Down syndrome

Trisomy 21>Down Syndrome

Underlying genotype CAUSES the phenotype

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Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

(WUaS's wiki, information technologies and criteria for this - informed by the WUaS academic journal subject matter - are developing, since you can already publish your article at

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Smith, Nadia. 2012. Bioinformatics Learning Tutorial (BLT). Educational interactive tutorials and 3D animations for Replication, Transcription, and Translation for First year college biology. ( ... Download Windows version and . This also requires Qt libraries). Lexington, KY: Transylvania University.

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Bray, Heather. 2012. Decoding the Dance of the Chromosomes. June 21.

Callaway, Ewen. 2012. 'Hippie chimp' genome sequenced. June 13. Nature.

FDA Laboratory Developed Tests. 2014. FDA Laboratory Developed Tests.

Johnson, Eric Michael. 2012. The Good Fight: Prominent scientists are in a bitter struggle over the origins of kindness. But the root of this conflict may be the most ironic part of all.. July 9. (The Primate Diaries: Notes on science, politics, and history from a primate in the human zoo.). .

Lana-Elola, Eva, Sheona D. Watson-Scales, [...], and Victor L. J. Tybulewicz. 2011. Down syndrome: searching for the genetic culprits. (Dis Model Mech. Sep 2011; 4(5): 586–595). Bethesday, MD:

Lee, Jong Bum, Songming Peng, Dayong Yang, Young Hoon Roh, Hisakage Funabashi, Nokyoung Park, Edward J. Rice, Liwei Chen, Rong Long, Mingming Wu & Dan Luo. 2012. A mechanical metamaterial made from a DNA hydrogel. December 2. 816–820 doi:10.1038/nnano.2012.211. Nature Nanotechnology 7.

Limas, M.N., Sarkar, A., Ramana, C.V., Fernandes, P., Dolinar, M., et al. 2012. Synthetic Biology. (MeSH Review). WikiGenes Collaborative Publishing.

Overbye, Dennis. 2011. ‘It’s Alive! It’s Alive!’ Maybe Right Here on Earth. July 27. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Reynolds, Gretchen. 2015. One Twin Exercises, the Other Doesn’t. MARCH 4. New York, NY: .

Sullivan, Tanya. 2017. Algae to Biofuels

Pickens, Hugh. 2012. The Case Against DNA. August 31.

Soulskill. 2012. Scientists Resurrect 500-Million-Year-Old Gene Inside Modern Organism. July 13.

SternisheFan. 2013. Cambridge University Scientists Find Quadruple Helix DNA In Human Cells. January 21.

SVOBODA, ELIZABETH with MICHAEL WOLOSCHINOW (ILLUSTRATIONS). 2014. The Family That Couldn’t Say Hippopotamus: The origins of language are not what inherited disorders seemed to suggest. SEPTEMBER 18. San Jose, CA:

Trafton, Anne. 2013. Enhancing RNA interference: Helping RNA escape from cells’ recycling process could make it easier to shut off disease-causing genes. June 23. Cambridge, MA:

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Broad Institute Groundbreaking Announcement. 2014. Broad Institute Groundbreaking Announcement. July 22. (Ted Stanley gift - .

Dobbs, David. 2013. What Makes Us Who We Are? The Promise (and Perils) of Behavioral Genetics. New Haven, CT: Yale University.

Faust, Drew Gilpin (moderator), Eric Lander, Margaret Hamburg, M. Susan Lindee, Vamsi Mootha, Vicki L. Sato. 2011. Mapping the Human Genome: Ten Years After. February 22. Cambridge, MA:

Krishnamurti, J. 1983. J. KRISHNAMURTI: The Future : Part 3 (of 3): Computer, Genetics & the Brain.

Moe-Behrens, Gerd. 2012. CytoComp reinvents medical treatment. Stanford, CA: Venture Lab Technology Entrepreneurship OAP.

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How Should the U.S. Regulate Genetic Testing? 2014. How Should the U.S. Regulate Genetic Testing?. October 13. Stanford, CA:

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ClinGen. 2014. ClinGen.

ClinVar. 2014. ClinVar.

DNA from the Beginning. 2012. DNA from the Beginning. Cold Springs Harbor, NY: DNA from the Beginning.

GTR: Genetic Testing Registry. 2014. GTR: Genetic Testing Registry.

Wadsworth Center Division of Genetics. 2014. Division of Genetics Wadsworth Center. Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health.

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WikiGenes. 2012. WikiGenes. WikiGenes Collaborative Publishing.

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Admissions at World University and SchoolEdit

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Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, Greatest Universities-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - - and accessible here, also - WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email if you'd like to participate.

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Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012.

Alice. 2012.

Minecraft. 2012.

Edusim. 2013.

Gifted 2013.

Google Street View. 2017.

Kaneva. 2014.

Open Cobalt. 2013.

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Open Wonderland. 2012.

Primary Games. 2013.

Quest Atlantis. 2012. (

Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

SmallWorlds. 2014. 2014.

Twinity. 2014.

Unity3D. 2012.

WiloStar3D. 2013.

World of Warcraft in School. 2014.

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List of Wikipedias. 2015. List of Wikipedias. .

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Babelxl. 2015. Babelxl: the best translator. .

Babylon Online Translation. 2015. Babylon Online Translation. (Offering hundreds of dictionaries and translation in more than 800 language pairs). . 2015. .

Google Translate. 2015. Google Translate. .

SDL Free Translation. 2015. SDL Free Translation. .

Word Lingo Free Translation Tools. 2015. Word Lingo Free Translation Tools and Machine Translation Products. .

Select Video with Subtitles for Translation 2015. Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified. (Amara makes video globally accessible: Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified).

TED Open Translation Project. 2015. TED Open Translation Project. (See - - and - .

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World University and School - like Wikipedia with Greatest Universities' OpenCourseWare - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization charity.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

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