Principles of Biochemistry Free Online Course by Harvard University

  • Online, Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 35051
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Harvard University develops the principles of biochemistry free online courses for medical students around the world. Moreover, the course contains macromolecules and biochemical approaches to cellular function and structure. Furthermore, the course topics will address protein functions such as enzyme kinetics, major metabolic pathways characterization, and their interconnection into tightly regulated networks and enzymes manipulation and pathways with mutations or drugs. Besides, the course will focus on the framework to discuss the progression in metabolic complexity. Above all, the participants will learn about problem-solving and analytical skills related to life sciences.

Course details:

Duration: 15 weeks (4 to 6 hours weekly)

Course developer: Harvard University

Field of study: Medicine

Level of stud: intermediate

Instruction language: English

Video Transcript: English

Type of course: Self-Paced Free Online Course

Course instructors:
  • Alian Viel, Senior lecturer at the department of molecular and cellular biology
  • Rachelle Gaudet, molecular and cellular biology professor


  • Primary education on biology
  • Familiarity with general chemistry, such as basic organic chemistry

What participants will learn?

  • Function and structure of the chemical building block of life
  • Protein structure navigation by using PyMOL.
  • Enzymes central role in catalyzing the reaction of life
  • Primary metabolic pathways
  • Intricate mechanisms that regulate cellular metabolism
  • The biochemical processes integrate into the context of cells, tissues, and whole organisms.

How to apply?

Interested applicants from any part of the world can apply online

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