Courses: Developmental Biology (BIOLB271001)

Fall 2013

Class Number: 1129
An introduction to embryology and the concepts of developmental biology. Concepts are illustrated by analyzing the experimental observations that support them. Topics include gametogenesis and fertilization, morphogenesis, cell fate specification and differentiation, pattern formation, regulation of gene expression, neural development, and developmental plasticity. The laboratory focuses on observations and experiments on living embryos. Lecture three hours, laboratory three scheduled hours a week; most weeks require additional hours outside of the regularly scheduled lab. Prerequisites: one semester of BIOL 110-111 or permission of instructor.
Div: IIL; Approach: Scientific Investigation (SI); Haverford: Natural Science (NA)
Enrollment Limit: 22; Post Bacc Spaces: 2; Enrollment Criteria:
Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Post Bacc; Major/Minor/Concentration; Lottery;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1129 Div: IIL; SI;


Biology (Web site)

Taught By

Davis,Gregory K.


Bryn Mawr, PK229,PK126

Meeting Times

MWF 10:00am-11:00am,TH 1:00pm-4:00pm