Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Biology

Academics

Biology 298. Experimental Courses

History and Diversification of Life

An overview of life's history from its origin to the present, with an emphasis on changing biodiversity and a specific focus on the evolution and adaptations of vertebrates. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.

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Principles of Developmental Biology

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of animal embryogenesis with an emphasis on comparisons of patterns of development. Topics include fertilization, mitosis and the cell cycle, pattern and axis formation, neurodevelopment, organogenesis, cloning, and regeneration. Three hours lecture.