Bio+3490+-+Lecture+Syllabus+-+Spring+2012

Bio+3490+-+Lecture+Syllabus+-+Spring+2012 - Bio 3490...

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Bio 3490 Principles of Developmental Biology - Spring 2012 T, H 11:00 am 12.20 pm Ag 00204 Instructor: Dr. Nihal Dharmasiri Office: SUPP 320; Office Hours: T, H 1:00-2:00 pm or by appt. Office Phone: 245-4911 Email: md34@txstate.edu January 17 Overview of development Chapter 1 19 Genes & Development 24 Gene structure & regulation Chapter 14 26 Molecular tools in developmental biology Chapter 1 31 Molecular tools in developmental biology ( Quiz1 ) Chapter 1 February 02 Cell environment & behaviors Chapter 12 07 Cell signaling in development Chapter 12 09 Cell signaling in development ( Quiz 2 ) Chapter 12 14 Exam I 16 Gametogenesis & Fertilization Chapter 2 21 Drosophila development Chapter 3 23 Drosophila development Chapter 3 28 Vertebrate development Chapter 4 March 01 Insect metamorphosis Chapter 8 06 Amphibian metamorphosis ( Quiz 3 ) Chapter 8 08 Regulatory networks (invertebrates) Chapter 15 Spring Break 20 Regulatory networks (invertebrates) Chapter 15 22 Regeneration 27 Regeneration ( Quiz 4 ) 29 Plant meristems Chapter 9 April 03 Exam 2 05 Hormonal control of plant development Chapter 11 10 Hormonal control of plant development Chapter 11 12 Environmental control of plant development( Quiz 5 )Chapter 11 17 Embryogenesis Chapter 10 19 Cell specification Chapter 11 24 Flower development Chapter 10 26 Evolution and development ( Quiz 6 ) Chapter 17 May 03 Final Exam 11.00 am 1.30 pm Grading : All 3 exams will have the same weight in the final average. In class exam - 60%; Quizzes - 15%; Lab - 25% Important Dates : Last day to drop with no record - Feb. 01 Last day to drop with auto matic “W” - March 22 Textbook: Principles of Developmental Biology by Wilt & Hake
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