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ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 430 - Developmental Genetics

3.75 credit hours
Analysis of genetic mechanisms of animal development. Consideration of the genetic establishment and regulation of developmental pathways, with extensive use of the primary scientific literature. Issues in research ethics and scientific leadership are discussed, including core values of science, ethical standards of conduct and peer review as well as a focus on the ethics of animal and stem-cell research and the clash of values in the political arena. Laboratory required: independent project investigating the effects of specific developmental genes. Research course.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 330  or BIO 360 .
ACR: Leadership, Ethics and Values.

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