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2015-2016 Catalog

BIOL 338 Biological Pattern Formation

In this course we discuss the formation and function of living patterns, such as concentric spots, body axis gradients, spirals, evenly spaced spots, ruffles, stripes, traveling waves, branches, and networks. Students gain experience in searching, presenting and critiquing primary research literature.


BIOL 101 and BIOL 102 or permission of instructor