BIO/BIOL 362. Animal Development

This course provides a detailed study of molecular and cellular control of embryonic and post-embryonic development in animals. Topics include fertilization, gastrulation, organogenesis, pattern formation, cell differentiation, and molecular signaling mechanisms in development. Evolutionary aspects of developmental biology and current research in the field will be addressed throughout the course. Two hours lecture/1 laboratory per week.
Offered: Spring
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Biology 105/106.