The cell cycle, reproduction and cancer


This course covers the fundamental concepts of the cell cycle, including its phases, regulation, and role in reproduction, as well as the relationship between the cell cycle and cancer, with a focus on mitosis, meiosis, and the impact of reproductive technologies.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the cell cycle, reproduction, and cancer, as well as the ability to analyze and evaluate the impact of these processes on genetic disorders, evolution, and ethical considerations in reproductive technologies.

Course program

Understanding the Cell Cycle
Phases and Regulation of the Cell Cycle
Mitosis: Cell Division for Growth and Repair
Meiosis: Sexual Reproduction and Evolution
Cancer: Mutations, Disruption of the Cell Cycle, and Prevention
Evolutionary Perspectives on the Cell Cycle and Reproduction