03-751: Advanced Developmental Biology -Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

03-751: Advanced Developmental Biology

This course examines current topics in developmental biology at an advanced level. The course is team-taught by faculty from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. Each year several areas of current research are examined. Previous topics have included pattern formation, molecular signaling pathways, morphogen gradients, cell movements, and stem cells. Emphasis is on critical reading of original research papers and classroom discussion, with supporting lectures by faculty.

Fall: 12 units
Prerequisites: 03-350.
Special permission is required.