BIOL 3542

Developmental Biology

Principles and concepts of development biology will be presented including early embryo development, tissue patterning, morphogenesis, germ cell formation, stem cell biology, organ and nervous system development, growth and regeneration. Fundamental developmental concepts as well as the cellular, genetic and molecular mechanisms behind development will be convered utilizing invertebrate, vertebrate and plant examples. Not to be held with the former BIOL 2540. Prerequisites: BIOL 2500 or BIOL 2501 (C+) or better and BIOL 2520 or BIOL 2521 (C+) or better, or consent of the department.

Winter 2019 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Jay Kormish
    CRN: 53178
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 5: 10:00 AM–11:15 AM, Tu.Th.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.