Biology 298. Experimental Courses
History and Diversification of Life
An overview of life’s history from its origin to the present, with an emphasis on changing biodiversity and a specific focus on the evolution and adaptations of vertebrates. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Principles of Developmental Biology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of animal embryogenesis with an emphasis on comparisons of patterns of development. Topics include fertilization, mitosis and the cell cycle, pattern and axis formation, neurodevelopment, organogenesis, cloning, and regeneration. Three hours lecture.