BIOL 5600 - Developmental Biology
Goals: To survey developmental processes in a variety of protists, plants and animals. To design and perform experiments that address topics chosen by students, using developmental systems. To practice writing skills.
Content: The genetic basis of development, sexual reproduction, morphogenesis and embryonic development in animals, plant development, pattern formation, regeneration, metamorphosis, and aspects of cancer and aging.
Taught: Alternate years, spring term
Prerequisite: BIOL 3050 and 3060
Note: NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.