BIOL3100 Developmental Biology Embryology

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: BIOL3100

Credits: 4

Term: Spring

About the Course:

An introduction to vertebrate development, this course is a survey of developing embryos from the fertilized egg through the various stages leading to the adult organism with emphasis on the anatomy of the embryo. Topics examined in this survey include growth, regulations, inductions, morphogenesis, cell differentiation and underlying molecular mechanisms, regeneration, and aging. The required laboratory will involve the descriptive and slide studies of development in the sea urchin, frog, bird and mammal. Prerequisites: One year of biology with lab or one year of anatomy and physiology with lab.

Course offered: Spring.