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BIO401 Developmental Biology

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course covers basic human and animal developmental processes. It deals with gametogenesis, fertilization, cleavage, gastrulation, neural and germ layer formation. It explores the details of early human embryo development and human birth defects. The course also deals with the most recent Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) as well as emphasizes and updates current Stem Cell research knowledge and its application in treatment of diseases and gene therapy.

Prerequisite: BIO321 Genetics