Tentative Lecture Schedule

 

 

 

Topic

Reading

Instructor

1/10

Introduction

Ch 1 & 2

Powell-Coffman

1/12

Cell fate specification

Ch 3

Becraft

1/14

Gene Regulation

Ch 4 & 5

Becraft

1/17

Holiday MLK

 

 

1/19

Cell biology review

Web material

Becraft

1/21

Cell interactions

Ch 6

Becraft

1/24

Signal transduction

Ch 6

Becraft

1/26

Competence and Induction

Ch 6

Becraft

1/28

Cell cycle

Article, pp. 295-301

Becraft

1/31

Apoptosis

Article, pp. 269-280

Becraft

2/2

Cancer

 

Becraft

2/4

Fertilization

 Ch 7

Powell-Coffman

2/7

MIDTERM

 

 

2/9

Early invertebrate devel

Ch 8

Becraft

2/11

Early invertebrate devel

Ch 8

Becraft

2/14

Developmental genetics

 

Becraft

2/16

Drosophila pattern formation

Ch 9

Becraft

2/18

Drosophila pattern formation

Ch 9

Becraft

2/21

Hox genes and AP patterning

 pp. 377-380

754-761

Becraft

2/23

Early amphibian devel.

Ch 10

Powell-Coffman

2/25

DV axis formation in Xenopus

Ch 10

Powell-Coffman

2/28

Chick and mammal early dev

Ch. 11

assigned article

Powell-Coffman

3/2

Chick and mammal early dev

Ch. 11

Powell-Coffman

3/4

MIDTERM

 

 

3/7

Neurulation

Ch 12

Powell-Coffman

3/9

Neural crest cells

Ch 13

Powell-Coffman

3/11

Axonal pathfinding

Ch 13

Powell-Coffman

3/14

SPRING BREAK

 

 

3/21

Mesoderm/ Tissue interaction

Ch 14

Powell-Coffman

3/23

Mesoderm/ Endoderm.

Ch 15

Powell-Coffman

3/25

Limb development

Ch. 16

Becraft

3/28

Sex determination

Ch. 17

Powell-Coffman

3/30

Dosage compensation

Ch. 5

Powell-Coffman

4/1

Germ cell development

Ch. 19

Powell-Coffman

4/4

Stem Cells

 

Powell-Coffman

4/6

Stem Cells

 

Powell-Coffman

4/8

MIDTERM

 

 

4/11

Regeneration

Ch. 18

Powell-Coffman

4/13

Metamorphosis

Ch. 18

Becraft

4/15

Intro to plant development /

Shoot apical meristems

Ch 20

Becraft

4/18

Flower induction

Ch 20

Becraft

4/20

Flower development

Ch 20

Becraft

4/22

Environmental regulation

Ch. 22

Powell-Coffman

4/25

presentations   students
4/27 presentations   students

4/29

presentations

 

students

5/4

FINAL at Wed 5/4 at 2:15