Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Biology 254. Developmental Biology

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of animal embryogenesis with an emphasis on experimental method and on comparisons of patterns of development. Topics include fertilization, mitosis and the cell cycle, pattern and axis formation, neurodevelopment, organogenesis and animal cloning. The laboratory will include observations of both fixed and living embryos. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.