BIO*302*10 Description

Developmental Biology With Lab

A study of the chemical, physical, and conceptual basis of the development of multicellular organisms, with a particular focus on animal development. Topics will include cell communication, establishment of body plans, stages of morphogenesis, cell death, and regeneration. The laboratory complements the topics covered in lecture, concentrating on the development of animal models such as zebrafish, chicken, fruit fly, and frog. Prequisite: Biology 111-112 and one 200-level biology course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 111, BIO 112, and one 200 level BIO course