Web-based Learning Tools

"Free video lectures" Educational portal

FreeVideoLectures (FVL) is an organization committed to improve the education quality. Educational portal contains video lectures in different areas of sciences from many universities. FVL is the worlds biggest class room recorded video lectures collection with more than 740+ courses, 18,000+ video lectures from more than 20 top universities. Most of the videos are down-loadable in various formats and updated almost every day.

Type: Video lectures

Topics: Biology, Others


"Study.com" Educational portal

Educational portal in many different areas of sciences. It offers to take courses and after finishing to take a quiz. Each of free courses is self-paced and paired with a "challenge exam" that yields transferable credit accepted at over 2,900 colleges and universities. Each of our free college courses is paired with a credit-granting exam.

Type: Video lectures, Reading materials, E-courses

Topics: Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Chemistry, Others


"OpenCourseWare" Educational portal of Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT OpenCourseWare makes the materials used in the teaching of almost all of MIT's subjects available on the Web, free of charge. With more than 2,000 courses available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge. All these courses are freely available from top universities world-wide who release their courseware freely under a permissive license. Courses are designed to provide a solid background in the physical sciences and to develop an integrated scientific perspective.

Type: Video lectures, Audio lectures, Reading materials, E-courses

Topics: Biology, Biological engineering, Chemistry, Others


"BioInteractive" Educational portal of Howard Huges medical institute

Dedicated to advancing science education, HHMI provides powerful teaching tools for use in high schools, colleges, and universities across the country, free of charge. Howard Hughes medical institute. HHMI provides the array of free educational materials offered by for science teachers and students, including interactive multimedia, virtual labs, videos, scientific animations, and other teacher resources. Topics in different areas.

Type: Video lectures

Topics: Biology, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Genetics


"Videolectures.net" Educational portal

VideoLectures.NET is an award-winning free and open access educational video lectures repository. The lectures are given by distinguished scholars and scientists at the most important and prominent events like conferences, summer schools, workshops and science promotional events from many fields of Science. The portal is aimed at promoting science, exchanging ideas and fostering knowledge sharing by providing high quality didactic contents not only to the scientific community but also to the general public. All lectures, accompanying documents, information and links are systematically selected and classified through the editorial process taking into account also users' comments.

Type: Video lectures

Topics: Systems biology, Others


SysMO "Systems Biology of Microorganisms"

SysMO-DB is a project that is creating a web-based platform, and tooling, for finding, sharing and exchanging Data, Models and Processes in Systems Biology. It was designed to support the SysMO Consortium (Systems Biology for Micro-Organisms), but the principles and methods employed are equally applicable to other multi-site Systems Biology projects.

Type: Lectures

Topics: Systems biology


"Biology learning tool" portal

This site was created to make Biology Learning easier. It provides a list of resources in biology. You will find animations and games related to Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Anatomy and Physiology and Biotechnology. Ideal for visual learners, learning disabled students, home-schooling, teachers and tutors.

Type: Video lectures, Reading materials

Topics: Systems biology, Biochemmistry, Biology


"Train online" EMBL-EBI learning portal

Train online provides free courses on Europe's most widely used data resources, created by experts at EMBL-EBI and collaborating institutes.

Type: E-courses

Topics: Bioinformatics, Genetics, Systems biology


"BioModLat" IP Course in Systems biology learning materials

Main activity of the "BioModLat" are the lectures and practical modeling activities in a computer class and also laboratory practicals to give laboratory work feeling to modelers and mathematicians. Since the lectures will be based on system biology and synthetic biology, then the foreground will be imposed on the acquisition of knowledge as biology, mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer modelling, engineering, information technology.

Type: Video lectures, Workshop materials

Topics: Systems biology


"In silico systems biology: network reconstruction, analysis and network based modelling" Course

This course specifically aims to enable early-stage experimental researcher to bridge the gap between data exploration in individual domains (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, etc.) and allow them to synthesise the data to gain a whole systems perspective.

Type: Workshop materials, Lectures, Reading materials

Topics: Systems biology


SoCal SysBio Conference video materials

Teaching Systems Biology an Howard-Hughes Medical Institute sponsored workshop. The primary goal of the workshop will be articualting and disseminating strategies for effective Systems Biology education. The workshop materials consist of a mix of oral presentations and panel discussions.

Type: Workshop materials, Video lectures

Topics: Systems biology


E-courses: ‘Introductions to Systems Biology’ Netherlands consortium for systems biology

The Netherlands Consortium for Systems Biology (NCSB) together with the Netherlands Institute for Systems Biology (NISB) have set up the web-based e-courses on 'Basic Introduction to Systems Biology'. The e-courses are all fully web-based and are carried out individually. Each e-course consists of readings, recorded lectures, assignments to monitor progress, and, online-interaction with a tutor.

Type: E-courses

Topics: Systems biology


"Coursera" courses in biology

Classes offered on Coursera are designed to help you master the material. When you take one of our classes, you will watch lectures taught by world-class professors, learn at your own pace, test your knowledge, and reinforce concepts through interactive exercises

Type: E-courses

Topics: Systems biology, Biology, Others


"Systems biology: Simulation of Dynamic Network States" Lecture notes from University of California

Lectures from Systems biology research group

Type: Lectures, Video lectures

Topics: Systems biology, Microbiology


"Systems Biology" Lecture notes from Lund University

This course is part of the Master's level course program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology given at the Faculty of Medicine. The aim of the course is to describe characteristics of known biological networks, and examples of dynamical models, from small networks involving only a few proteins and genes, to large-scale intercellular networks.

Type: Lectures, Reading materials

Topics: Systems biology, Bioinformatics


"Computational Systems Biology" Lecture notes from Saarland University

This lecture will introduce students to the commonly used work flow in this context ranging from model formulation and refinement to simulation and analysis approaches.

Type: Lectures

Topics: Systems biology, Bioinformatics


"Systems Biology of Cell Cycle Regulation in Eukaryotes" Lecture notes

Systems Biology of Cell Cycle Regulation in Eukaryotes John Tyson is a computational cell biologist, interested at present in the molecular mechanisms underlying the control of cell growth, division and death. For a recent review, see Tyson and Novak (2012). Earlier he worked on oscillations and wave propagation in chemical reaction systems.

Type: Lectures

Topics: Systems biology, MIcrobiology


"Computational systems biology" Lecture notes from University of Edinburgh

CSB course wiki, latest course materials.

Type: Lectures

Topics: Biology, Biochemistry, Systems biology


Lectures in Systems biology and Bioinforamtics at University of Rostock

Videolectures of interesting talks from conferences and seminars as well as links to useful databases and other resources for Systems Biology and Bioinformatics from University of Rostock

Type: Video lectures

Topics: Systems biology, Bioinformatics


TED talks

On TED the best talks and performances from TED and partners are available to the world, for free. More than 1500 TED Talks are collected in different topics, including biology.

Type: Video lectures

Topics: Biology, Systems biology