BIOL 4542


(Formerly ZOOL 4270, 022.427) An in depth examination of selected topics in embryonic development, emphasizing the genetic control of the cell and molecular mechanisms that direct embryogenesis. The course will focus primarily on vertebrate development, but insights provided by studies on invertebrates will also be covered. Prerequisites: BIOL 2520 (ZOOL 2280, 022.228) or BIOL 2521 (ZOOL 2281)(C); and BIOL 2540 (ZOOL 2150, 022.215) (C); or consent of department.

Fall 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Jeffrey Marcus
    CRN: 17769
    Lecture Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Slot 9: 11:30 AM–12:45 PM, 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.