The development of the mammalian embryo. Emphasis on human embryology and reproductive technologies, with major focus on ethical, policy and social issues such as assisted reproduction, cloning, embryo selection, genome modification and surrogacy. The origin of major teratologies, evolution of developmental patterns, aspects of comparative development, and the molecular mechanisms of development are also discussed. Recommended Instructor: Smith
prerequisite: previous college course work in anatomy, development, or reproductive biology.
Bio Sci 113