BIOL 302 – Developmental Biology

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Take BIOL-105 BIOL-115L BIOL-107 BIOL-106 BIOL-108 CHEM-102. (Required, Previous). | Take BIOL-302L. (Required, Concurrent).
Credit Hours: Min: 4; Max:

Description: How a single cell, the zygote, grows into a multicelled organism. First part of the course focuses on how cells differentiate into specialized types, move around the embryo and communicate with each other. Second part of the course focuses on how molecular mechanisms give rise to major embryonic tissues, organs and organ systems in representative organisms. Also included are discussions about birth defects, sex determination and aging.

No periods were set for this course