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DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

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DB 4002
EVOLUTION AND DEVELOPMENT
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr J Pettitt

Pre-requisite(s): DB 3003, BT 3007, DB 3803, DB 3502, DB 3501, DB 3804

Co-requisite(s): PY 4302, BM 4004

This course will cover developmental mechanisms in evolutionary change and the importance of evolutionary change on developmental mechanisms. The historical concept of Body Plan will be compared with the modern equivalent concept of Phylotpic Stage of Development.

3 one-hour lectures per week and 1 one-hour tutorial every other week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (70%); continuous assessment (30%).

Resit: 1 two-hour Examination.