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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Biology

BIOL 358 (W) Developmental Biology (1)

A survey of mechanisms that regulate animal development. Topics include genetic and biochemical control of cell division and differentiation, cell-cell communication and cell movement. Various animal model systems will be used to illustrate these mechanisms and to highlight their many evolutionarily conserved features. The course includes lectures, readings, and discussions of relevant primary literature, maintenance of a Developmental Biology Website and independent research. Laboratory.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

Prerequisite: BIOL 130, BIOL 125 recommended

  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: Stebbins-Boaz