BIOMG 3850

BIOMG 3850

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Introduction to the morphogenetic, molecular and cellular, and genetic aspects of the developmental biology of animals.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800 or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS)

  • Appreciate the complexity and beauty of development.
  • Become familiar with the major animal model systems used in developmental biology, such as Sea urchin, Tunicates, C. elegan, Drosophila, Amphibians, Fish, Chick and Mouse.
  • Appreciate the nature of experimental research as the basis for our current understanding in developmental biology.
  • Be able to interpret experimental results and draw conclusions from them.
  • Become familiar with, and be able to describe in writing: --General developmental mechanisms, including terms and concepts of developmental biology, such as induction, automonous specification, morphogens, differential adhesion etc. --The biological information that underlies ethical issues such as stem cells and human cloning.
  • Be able to read critically primary literature on a chosen topic through literature enrichment exercises.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMG 6850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1043BIOMG 3850  LEC 001

    • TRStimson Hall G01
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Simoes-Costa, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800 or permission of instructor.