Genes and the Human Condition (From Behavior to Biotechnology)


To acquire an understanding of the fundamental concepts of genomics and biotechnology, and their implications for human biology, evolution, medicine, social policy and individual life path choices in the 21st century.

What you will learn

Introduction to Genetics

Module One provides a foundational overview of genetics tools and principles.

Know Thy Ancestors

Module Two explores the field of comparative genomics and traces our emergence as a species.

My Genes Made Me Do It

Module Three examines the role genes play in our behavior.

Midterm Exam

Midterm covering material in Module One through Module Three.

What’s included