Carnegie Mellon University

Advanced Developmental Biology and Human Health

Course Number: 03451

This course will examine current research in developmental biology, focusing on areas that have important biomedical implications. The course will examine stem cell biology, cellular reprogramming, cell signaling pathways, tissue morphogenesis, and genetic/developmental mechanisms of birth defects and human diseases. Emphasis will be placed on the critical reading of recent, original research papers and classroom discussion, with supporting lectures by faculty.

Academic Year: 2019-2020
Units: 9
Prerequisite(s): (03240 or 03320) and (03220 or 03330)