This course may be used to fulfill the elective requirements of the Biological Sciences major.


Fall                    NOT OFFERED FALL 2017




01:447:380 OR 01:447:384

Course Description 

How genes influence the developmental processes of an organism. Topics include gene regulatory networks, signaling pathways, stem cell biology, and the role of developmental genetics in human disease.

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Course satisfies Learning Goals 

1. Knowledge specific goals: Know the terms, concepts and theories in genetics.

2. Integrate the material from multiple courses and research. That is, to think holistically and to see the whole as well as the parts

3. Use genetic information and ideas to critically analyze published research articles in genetics.

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Course Materials 

Supplemental Textbook (not required)
Developmental Biology Ninth Edition, Scott Gilbert, ISBN: 9780878935581

Course Closed? 

If the course is closed, please use the following link to ad your name to the wait list: Wait List Sign Up for Fall 2018 Courses. If you have any questions, please contact Kathleen McDonald in the Genetics Undergraduate Office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Andrew Singson, Ph.D
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** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.



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