Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2006/2007
Canadian Excellence

BI445
Developmental Biology
1.0 Credit

An examination of the dynamic nature of embryonic development, with emphasis on the experimental approach to embryology. Laboratory work includes a comparative study of the morphological changes during embryogenesis of invertebrates and vertebrates, including fish, amphibians, birds and mammals. Experimental work includes preparation of histological specimens, physicochemical manipulation and observation of embryonic development of entire organisms or of tissues from fruit fly larvae, fish and chick embryos, regeneration in planarians, and other experiments involving organ and tissue culture.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BI253*, or both BI230 and BI231, or both BI223 (or BI232) and BI224 (or BI242).
Exclusions
BI465*.
Notes
2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours