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    Apr 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

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

Credits: 4

Note: NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.