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W3040x - Project Lab in Cell & Developmental Biology

Project Lab in Developmental Biology 5 pts. A. Heicklen Lecture-Lab. Prerequisite: Introductory Biology. Limited to 12 students. Instructor approval required. Preference is given to students majoring in biology, biochemistry and biophysics. Fee: $150. Come discover how the union of sperm and egg trigger the complex cellular interactions that specify the diverse variety of cells present in organisms. Cellular and molecular techniques are used to study gametogenesis, fertilization, cell fate decisions, cellular morphogenesis, cell-cell interactions, organ formation and the control of gene expression patterns. Model organisms such as the flatworm, Dictyostelium, Acetabularia and zebrafish will be used.
Number of Credits: 5
Semester: fall  2005

Course Sections

Section Number: 001
Location: 743 Seeley W. Mudd
Days of the Week: Tuesday & Thursday
Start Time: 1:10 pm
End Time: 5:00 pm
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Instructor: Alice Heicklen