Spring 2024 BIOL 7800 Developmental Biology

In this course, you will learn about developmental processes and underlying mechanisms in vertebrate and invertebrate models, as well as in humans, with an emphasis on the molecular genetic basis and evolutionary mechanisms of developmental events. Specific topics include:

  • Tools and techniques for Studying Developmental Biology
  • Cell Specification and Regulation of Gene Expression
  • Stem Cells, Organoids, Animal Cloning
  • Formation of Early Body Plan
  • Organogenesis and Regeneration 
  • Development in Wider Contexts