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Issues in Development and Evolution
BIOL 540
Fall 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: BIOL 340

This advanced course explores the relationship between embryonic development and morphological evolution. The course will include a combination of lectures, discussion, and student presentations of papers chosen from the primary literature. Subjects covered will include broad, fundamental issues such as the concept of homology and developmental characters and phylogeny, as well as the evolutionary significance of specific developmental phenomena such as animal segmentation, direct development, and major morphological transitions in evolution.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Course work includes running a discussion, a full class presentation, and a comprehensive research paper
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: GRAD Prerequisites: BIOL218 OR BIOL214
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(INFO-MN)

Last Updated on MAY-28-2024
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