VERTEBRATE EMBRYOLOGY - BIOL 314
SYLLABUS SPRING 2004
Dr. Ellen McLaughlin
   

DATE TOPIC TEXT CHAPTERS LABORATORY
Jan. 29

Outline of Development
Meiosis, Gametogenesis

1

Spermatogenesis
Oogenesis

Feb. 3-5 Fertilization, cleavage gastrulation in echinoderms, Amphioxis 2, 3 Snail Development
Echinoderm Development
Feb. 10-12 Frog Development
18 hr. Chick w.m.
  Frog Development
Feb. 17-19 Chick Development   24 hr. chick wm, cs
Lab Quiz I
Feb. 24-26

Mammalian Development
Neurulation, induction
cell and nucleus

4, 5

33 hr. chick wm, cs
Lecture Test I

Mar. 2-4 ECTODERM nervous system
brain, spinal cord
5 48 hr. chick wm
Mar. 9-11 Nerves, neural crest
sense organs
12, 13 48 hr. chick cs
Mar. 16-18 Integuments, skull, face 12,14 Lab Quiz II
72 hr. chick wm
Mar. 22-26 SPRING BREAK    
Mar. 30- Apr. 1
ENDODERM: stomadaeum
pharynx, gut, lungs, stomach, intestine, urinary bladder
9 72 hr. chick cs
Apr. 6-8 MESODERM: coelom, septa, mesenteries, diaphragm, Respiratory System 6 72 hr. chick cs
Lecture Test II
Apr. 13-15 Somite, skeleton, muscle, appendages, heart, arteries, veins 11 Lab Quiz III
Living chick
Apr. 20-22 Circulatory System, heart, arteries, veins 7,8 10 mm pig cs
Apr. 27-29 Urogenital System
Excretory
10 10 mm pig cs
May 4-6, 11 Reproductive System 10 Lab Quiz IV

Final Exam: May 18, 2004, Tuesday 8 A.M.
Text:  Human Embryology by William Larsen. 2001. Churchill Livingstone Publ.
Lab:  Atlas of Descriptive Embryology by Schoenwolf and Mathews. 2003. Prentice Hall
Handouts

Grading:  Three Lecture Tests and Final = 150 points each
               Four Lab Quizzes                    = 100 points each
               Total                                       = 1000 points
900-1000=A     800-900=B     700-800=C     600-700=D

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