Department of Biology

Professor Mark Nielsen

Biology 3360 - Vertebrate Embryology

    As Aristotle stated in 360 BC, “He who sees things grow from the beginning will have the finest view of them.” The Vertebrate Embryology course is designed to show students how anatomy emerges from the single cell called a zygote and develops into our final elegant form. A background in human anatomy is a prerequisite for this course, as the lectures will clarify and bring meaning to adult anatomy through the study of developmental anatomy. The course analyzes early development from a comparative vertebrate approach, but focuses on mammalian development throughout the study of the emergence of the various body systems and organs.

    The course is offered every other fall semester (in the even years). Class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:45 to 11:35 AM.

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