BIOL 4544

Advanced Developmental and Cellular Biology

(Lab required) The course focuses on contemporary concepts and approaches in developmental biology, including theoretical and practical aspects. The emphasis is on the laboratory component. May not be held with the former BIOL 3540. Prerequisites: BIOL 2520 or BIOL 2521 and BIOL 3542 (C) or the former BIOL 2540; or consent of the department.

Winter 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Steve Whyard
    CRN: 53179
    Lecture Location: 401 Biological Sciences
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 8: 1:30 PM–2:20 PM, M.W.F.
    Laboratory Location: W340 Duff Roblin
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, W.

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Karen Dunmall PhD Oral Defense: “Pacific salmon in the Canadian Arctic Indicators of Change” — Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Doering, PhD Proposal: “Adding spice to fungicides: Discovery of novel genes operating in specialised metabolite biosynthesis in Piper spp. (Piperaceae)” — Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jared Field, MSc Defense: “Alternative splicing of Bnip3 modulates calcium signals to prevent mitochondrail-dependent cell death and regulate gene expression” — Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m., 201 BSB.