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Issues in Development and Evolution
BIOL 340
Fall 2017 not offered
Crosslisting: BIOL 540

This advanced seminar 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.
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)

Last Updated on OCT-16-2021
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