BIOMG 6850

BIOMG 6850

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.

  • 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.

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMG 3850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18614BIOMG 6850  LEC 001

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

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