447:370 Developmental Genetics


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






01:447:380 OR 01:447:384

Course Description 

How genes influence the developmental processes of an organism. The course will include how genetic approaches can be used to study development and how certain genetic pathways drive normal animal development. The course will also be presented with a historical perspective of the field of developmental genetics

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Fall 2021 Syllabus

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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.

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 add your name to the wait list: Wait List Sign Up for Fall 2021 Courses. If you have any questions, please contact 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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