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Module code:ANAT3003(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Mechanisms of Development
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Prof. Claudio Stern
Organiser's location:Anatomy Building
Available for students in Year(s):3,
Module prerequisites:No specific requirements but students should have taken 2nd year level Developmental Biology (e.g. ANAT2008, BIOL2010, MBBS).  
Module outline:This course will consider the cellular and molecular events which underlie animal development and cell differentiation, drawing on examples of a range of vertebrate and invertebrate organisms. Topics to be covered include maternal, gap and pair-rule genes, imaginal disks and signalling pathways, gastrulation, hindbrain and PNS patterning, limb development and regeneration, neural induction and aspects of development in the human adult. 
Module aims:The course aims to bring the students' knowledge and understanding of developmental biology to the level of current research.  
Module objectives:The objective, to be achieved through lectures and reading of research papers, is to examine the mechanisms of development through a detailed study of the experimental evidence. Lectures run concurrently with ANAT3005. 
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Module assessment:Unseen three-hour written examination 100.00%. 
Notes:Runs in Term 1, Block B. This module will have the code CELL3003 from 2015-2016. 
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