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300014 VO Introduction to animal development (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

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NEW INFORMATION: Due to the COVID-19 situation, we will hold the lecture fully digital. The platform and the link will be announced by Moodle. We will record the lectures for anyone registered to download it.
The lectures will start at 10:00. Joining via BigBlueButton will become possible 5 minutes before that time.


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Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction lecture to the basic principles of the embryonic development in animals.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LECTURE WILL BE GIVEN IN ENGLISH.

We will introduce the basic principles and the control mechanisms regulating animal development.
We will cover the following topics:
- Questions of developmental biology
- A brief overview of the early animal development
- Molecular basics of developmental biology
- The driving forces of morphogenesis
- Pattern formation in development
- Development of selected vertebrates (fish, amphibians, birds, mammals)
- Development of model invertebrates (Drosophila, Caenorhabditis, Sea urchins, tunicates, cnidarians)
- Stem cells

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written Exam

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Association in the course directory

BZO 6, BAN 6, BBO 8, BOE 11, BMG 10, BMB 10, BPB 11, UF BU 10

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