7.22 Developmental Biology

Class Info

Topics include development of animal body plans, tissue patterning, cell type determination, organogenesis, morphogenesis, stem cells, and the evolution of developmental diversity and processes. Covers experimental approaches to problems of development and evolution, such as the study of vertebrate (mouse, chick, frog, fish) and invertebrate (fly, worm) models.

This class has 7.06 as a prerequisite.

7.22 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by R. O. Hynes and P. Reddien.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT Department of Biology: 7.22 Developmental Biology site or on the 7.22 Stellar site.

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