Feb 11, 2017
Very informative! Everybody should take this course, to know more about their own microbiome...\n\nThe first lessons are not so exciting, but hang in there! The most interesting parts come later ;)
Jul 01, 2018
It was a good experience, and while I'm not too big on microbiology in general, I was intrigued in the role our microbiome plays in our lives. The summer I did this changed my life in a way. :)
par Heather M•
May 31, 2020
This was a good introductory overview to this subject. There were some excellent videos and extra readings, but some of the links are not working properly. The peer review process works but would be more valuable if people were required to give real feedback and not just chose from a limiting scoring choice. I will suggest this to others who want a quick overview.
par Deanna S•
May 08, 2020
The course is good, my only objection was that there was no personal Lecturer or Mentor feedback as in some other courses. In fact in the discussion section, it was obvious that some questions that had been asked some time ago were not answered. In fact one could have finished the course and not got a reply. this happened to me.
par Magdalena G•
May 15, 2016
the course is very interesting, but the questions in tests are a bit too detailed and thus, too difficult; overall, during the course I learned a lot of new things, discovered new possibilites behind the gut flora and deepened my overall knowledge; if only the certificates were a bit cheaper...
par Charlotte H•
Jan 11, 2016
Course content was very good and I'd highly recommend this class. However the course policy of getting other students to grade the assignments results in people with big egos assigning other students arbitrarily bad grades. Maybe this can be fixed on the next iteration. Otherwise, bravo.
par Andrew J L•
Mar 27, 2018
Great class, get ready to learn. Lots of reading assignments, which I really liked. Very current research that they are presenting to you here and the researchers that you'll hear from in this are absolutely world class.
par Digant R K•
Mar 01, 2016
Interesting and informative. The only reason it is not 5-stars is because some lectures were too much PR, and some assignments required non-scientists to name-drop microbes and design a study without proper reference.
par PJ R•
Aug 18, 2015
Excellent introduction to the gut microbiome and its importance to our health. Lots of science but would have like a little more information about how to increase and balance the microbiome through nutrition.
par Alexandra L•
Jun 15, 2016
The lab portion was a little too quick for me; well, long because I didn't understand it. I need more in depth to understand how all the extracting and testing happens.
par James U•
Jun 25, 2019
Waiting on the completing peer review work and the grading of my own work in Week 6 was stressful and annoying. Overall though, this was a good course! Thanks!
Dec 12, 2015
Loved the idea of this course but a bit out of my league. I wanted more on the data and applying it in real life rather than how the data is collected.
par Lucia M•
Jun 26, 2017
The course is very clear and touches important aspects of Human Microbiota. It just needs more updates, because the field is rapidly growing. Thanks.
par Natasha R T•
Aug 24, 2015
The only thing that would create a five star rating, would be more valuable interaction among fellow students, and with the instructor as well.
par Andrea R B•
Mar 29, 2016
This class was very enlightening. I liked how the videos went along with the quizzes and it was easy to articulate what everyone was saying.
Mar 28, 2019
A very intersting and informative course for all who are interested with gut microbiome as well as ways to determine gut microbiome.
par Simone E G•
Aug 08, 2016
I really loved the course. I would be thrilled to make a real gut check, even though I live in Europe (Belgium). Simone Einstoss
par Laura S N•
Jan 02, 2019
I really enjoyed this course and learned an incredible amount and good information regarding microbiome. Highly recommended!
par Robert K•
Jun 08, 2016
Good introduction into the world of microbiome. The only drawback - not enough of this precious, well-delivered information.
par Maria L L Y•
Dec 27, 2016
This is a great introductory course of Microbiome with moderate pace and exposure to the latest researches on this area.
par Petra Č•
Nov 11, 2015
Good course, I liked everything except reading from cards that made the lectures feel very artifical.
par dawn b•
Feb 06, 2019
Really useful course! I learned a lot. Sounded a lot like a commercial on the last day, however.
par Kah W T•
Jan 20, 2016
Very interesting course that covers a lot. Make me more interested in all aspect of my life.
par Niels D L•
Aug 19, 2015
Eye opening. Great professors and interviewees. I recommended this to many friends
par Jaroslav S•
Jul 22, 2017
Very nice course and easy to follow if you wont to know more about your own gut!
par Alexis R•
Oct 31, 2016
Great course. Very informational. Good start for anyone looking to know more.
Oct 02, 2015
It is an injteresting course and provides insight into current research