About The Course
The course takes its starting
point in introducing bacteria and the microbiology
Through lectures, readings, quizzes and discussions, you will be introduced to the main concepts and properties of bacteriology and bacterial biofilm. The course will examine the impact of chronic infection on the human body and reflect on ways of overcoming the challenges of treating chronic infections.
You will learn why chronic infections are difficult to treat and to diagnose and get introduced to the evolution and social perspectives of this great medical challenge.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Yes. Course participants who successfully complete the course will receive a Statement of Accomplishment signed by Professor Thomas Bjarnsholt.
- The course is also offered on Signature Track. This makes it possible for you to earn a so-called Verified Certificate. Read more on https://www.coursera.org/signature/
- For this course, all you need is an internet connection, and the time to dive into one of the greatest medical challenges of our time.
The course is on an introductory level, but for students who want to dig deeper or already have some prior knowledge of microbiology, we have compiled some additional open access readings and other open online resources.