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Issues in Development and Evolution
BIOL 340
Spring 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: BIOL 540

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
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: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: BIOL218 OR BIOL214
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(INFO-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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