BIOL 430 2010 lecture 1 handout.1

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture #1 ectu e # January 12th 2010 • Introduction to BIOL 430 • Molecular Genetics of Development • Course Overview, History and Basic Concepts BIOL 430 Molecular Genetics of Development 2010 Dr. Ian Chin-Sang BIOL 430 Molecular Genetics of Development Winter 2010 Course Description: The objective of this course is to introduce p j students to a sample of strategies and complexities of how animals develop from a single cell to a multicellular organism. We ill explore the genetic and molecular mechanisms that will explore the genetic and molecular mechanisms that orchestrate how cells grow, move, change shape, pattern and differentiate to form various organs and tissues. All of these processes can be influenced by communication between the cells of the embryo. There will be much emphasis on model genetic organisms such as Drosophila , C. elegans and the mouse. Prerequisite: BIOL 330 Cell Biology I. BIOL 206 Evolutionary and Population Genetics (Which means that you must have taken BIOL 205 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics) Instructor: Dr. Ian Chin-Sang , Rm. 2422 Biosciences complex, BIOL 430 Molecular Genetics of Development 2010 Dr. Ian Chin-Sang 533-6124 e-mail: [email protected] hen uesdays11:30am ednesdays :30pm ridays 12:30pm When: Tuesdays11:30am, Wednesdays 1:30pm, Fridays 12:30pm Where: Biosciences Complex 1120 No TAs Textbook: Principles of Development 3rd edition by Lewis Wolpert et al. Oxford University Press ISBN: 019927536X . n Reser e in the Bracken Librar P rchase at amp s On Reserve in the Bracken Library. Purchase at campus bookstore BIOL 430 Molecular Genetics of Development 2010 Dr. Ian Chin-Sang Websites: www.chin-sang.ca “Courses” heading ttp://130 15 90 245/biol 430 2010w htm http://130.15.90.245/biol_430_2010w.htm http://130.15.90.72/biol_430_2010w.htm (mirror site) upplementary Reading: ) Supplementary Reading: Molecular Biology of the Cell, Bruce Alberts et al. , Garland ublishing To search for journal articles try NCBI Pub Med Publishing Developmental Biology 6 th edition by Scott F. Gilbert, Sinauer ssociates Inc. ( ww.devbio.com Associates Inc. ( www.devbio.com ) Genes VII by Benjamin Lewin Oxford University press. ( http://www.oup.co.uk/best.textbooks/biochemistry/genesvii/ ) BIOL 430 Supplementary papers will be posted online urrent journal articles on Development ( ell cience ature BIOL 430 Molecular Genetics of Development 2010 Dr. Ian Chin-Sang Current journal articles on Development ( Cell , Science , Nature , Development , Genes and Development etc.) Course Grades: Midterm Exam: 25% Quizzes: 10% eminar: 25% Seminar: 25% Critiques: 10% inal Exam: 30% Final Exam: 30% Course Outline and Goals: The objective of this course is to introduce students to a variety of processes during development. The big picture is to understand how animals develop from a single cell to a multicellular organism. We will explore the genetic and olecular mechanisms that orchestrate how cells grow move change shape molecular mechanisms that orchestrate how cells grow, move, change shape,...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course BIOL 430 taught by Professor Dr.ianchin-sang during the Winter '10 term at Queens University.

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