BIOL 3542

Developmental Biology

Principles and concepts of development biology will be presented including early embryo development, tissue patterning, morphogenesis, germ cell formation, stem cell biology, organ and nervous system development, growth and regeneration. Fundamental developmental concepts as well as the cellular, genetic and molecular mechanisms behind development will be convered utilizing invertebrate, vertebrate and plant examples. Not to be held with the former BIOL 2540. Prerequisites: BIOL 2500 or BIOL 2501 (C+) or better and BIOL 2520 or BIOL 2521 (C+) or better, or consent of the department.

Winter 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Jay Kormish
    CRN: 53178
    Lecture Location: 205 Armes
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 5: 10:00 AM–11:15 AM, Tu.Th.

Important Date

April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.