Office of Undergraduate Instruction

01:447:370 Developmental Genetics

This course may be used to fulfill the elective requirements of the Biological Sciences major


Offered  

Spring 

Credits 

Prerequisites 

01:447:380 OR 01:447:384  

Course Description 

How genes influence the developmental processes of an organism. Topics include gene regulatory networks, signaling pathways, stem cell biology, and the role of developmental genetics in human disease.  

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus Spring 2018

Course URL  

N/A 

Course Satisfies Learning Goals 

1. Knowledge specific goals: Know the terms, concepts and theories in genetics. 

2. Integrate the material from multiple courses and research. That is, to think holistically and to see the whole as well as the parts 

3. Use genetic information and ideas to critically analyze published research articles in genetics. 

Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy 

TBA 

Course Materials 


Required: Developmental Biology Ninth or Tenth Edition, Scott Gilbert, ISBN: 9780878935581 (9e) or 9780878939787 (10e)

Supplemental text (not required): From DNA to Diversity, Sean B. Carroll, Jennifer Grenier, Scott Weatherbee ISBN: 9781405119504

 

Course Closed? 

If this course is closed or you require a special permission number, please add your name to the wait list by using the following link: Wait List Sign Up for Spring 2018 Courses . If you have any questions or concerns, please  contact Kathleen McDonald in the Genetics Undergraduate Office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Faculty 

Professor Maureen M. Barr
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** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator. 

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