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CS92PROD
EvoDevo: Origins of Variation in the Phenotype
BIOL 340
Fall 2021
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: BIOL 540

This advanced seminar explores the relationship between embryonic development and morphological evolution. Subjects covered will include broad, fundamental issues such as the relationship between genotype and phenotype, 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. The course will include a combination of lectures, discussion, and student presentations of papers chosen from the primary literature.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM BIOL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: BIOL218 OR BIOL214
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(INFO-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JAN-26-2023
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