Embryology

Course Code :1001WETEMB
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:Minimum 8/20 for Overview of the major building plans: animals
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Peter Aerts
Stefanie Lahaye

3. Course contents *

An introduction to embryology is given, mainly using examples taken from vertebrate development. Sex-determination, gametogenesis, fertilisation, blastulation, gastrulation, neurulation and primarily organogensis are discussed. Finally, some attention is paid to important regulating processes (genetic factors and induction processes).