BIOL
W4022
Developmental Biology
Semester: 
Fall 2015
Section Number: 
001
Days of the Week: 
Tuesdays
Thursdays
Time: 
1:10pm - 2:25pm
Location: 
601 Sherman Fairchild Life Sciences Building
Number of Credits: 
3
Course Description: 

Prerequisites: BIOL C2005-C2006 or equivalent. Come discover how the union of egg and sperm triggers the complex cellular interactions that specify the diverse variety of cells present in multicellular organisms. Cellular and molecular aspects of sex determination, gametogenesis, genomic imprinting, X-chromosome inactivation, telomerase as the biological clock, stem cells, cloning, the pill and cell interactions will be explored, with an emphasis on humans. Original research articles will be discussed to further examine current research in developmental biology.

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