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BMED 817 - Mammalian Embryonic Development

 Winter 2022
 3 units

Ron Easteal

Overview of mammalian development, emphasizing the cellular and molecular mechanisms that direct embryogenesis. The first 2/3 of the course consists of lectures on gastrulation, neurulation, establishment of the body axes, differentiation, sex determination, limb development, and organogenesis. The last 1/3 of the course involves student seminar presentations and group discussions of current topics in developmental biology and teratology.

Offered jointly with ANAT 417

ANAT 416/ANAT 816, or BMED 816, or permission of the Department

ANAT 817

Students submit a major essay and give a seminar from a selected list of topics. Three hours of lectures/seminars per week.