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DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

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DB 3502
REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Professor P A Fowler

Pre-requisite(s):

The gonads, sexual differentiation, ovarian and testicular function and their control, central control of reproduction, reproductive rhythms, puberty, oestrous/menstrual cycles, fertilisation, implantation, placentation, embryo/fetal development biology, pregnancy, fertility, manipulation of reproduction, induction and inhibition of fertility, environmental effects on reproduction.

21 hours of lectures over the course. 2 two hour practicals and 3 one hour tutorials over the course.

1st Attempt: 1 one and a half hour essay examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%).
Continuous assessment comprises: 1 essay (1000 words), 1 closed book quiz.

Resit: 1 one and a half hour essay examination (70%) and previous continuous assessment (30%).