Educational Links

Online Courses is a fantastic resource for free online classes taught by leading universities.  While no credit hours are attached to them, many give certificates of completion at the end of the course, which may be useful material to add to your CV.

Some upcoming courses that may be of interest to Bioinformatics students are listed below with their start dates and duration in weeks:

MIT OpenCourseware (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content.  OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. is a web-based initiative with many participating schools including Harvard, Yale, and Georgetown.  The courses are free, and you can obtain a certificate of Mastery in most courses.  A few upcoming courses of potential interest might be:

Google Developer’s University Consortium contains a large collection of materials for learning programming in a variety of languages.