May 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 354 - Developmental Biology

Embryonic development with an emphasis on the molecular mechanisms involved in fertilization, pattern formation, and cell differentiation. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisites: CHEM 361 and BIOL 183.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the basic concepts of developmental biology including fertilization, pattern formation, cell differentiation and organogenesis
  • Compare and contrast stages of development in vertebrate and non-vertebrate organisms including the molecular signaling events involved.
  • Design and perform experiments to examine the effect of environmental contaminants on early embryo development including data collection and analysis.
  • Apply basic developmental concepts and interpret data presented in primary literature articles.

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