Developmental Biology Fundamentals
Explain key principles of developmental biology including: a) mechanisms by which differential gene activity controls development, b) mechanisms that determine cell fate, c) mechanisms that allow dividing cells to become different from each other, d) mechanisms that ensure consistency and reliability of development.
Explain key principles of physiology including: a) mechanisms of maintenance of homeostasis by physiologic control systems, b) mechanisms of communication among cells and organs, c) properties that influence movement of substances across living membranes, d) relation of cell and organ structure to function.
Perform a variety of standard laboratory techniques used in the discipline.
The Human Body: Development, Form, and Function
Summarize the wonders of the human body as manifested by its development, form, and function.