Registration started for free online course – Why Do We Age?

31 March 2015

The European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing (ERIBA), University of Groningen, will launch on 1 June 2015 its first free online course on the Biology of Ageing. This course will focus  on questions like: ‘Why do we age?’, ‘Is there a limit to human lifespan?’ and ‘Can we prolong our lives?’. Participants will study the current concepts and theories of the biology of ageing and will learn about the molecular processes that take place in the ageing cell.

More information, a trailer and the registration form are available on the website of

The  University of Groningen signed a partnership with platform Future Learn last year. The MOOC on Molecular Ageing is already the fourth one realized within this partnership.

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