CONJ 542: Cell Biology of Development

Description

The course will focus on four topics that reveal how molecular processes within individual cells are coordinated across tissues to build structures. The instructors will introduce each topic through an explanatory lecture and then devote four sessions to the discussion of key papers in the field. The topics are:
  1. How cytoskeletal and motor proteins create tensile forces that change cell shapes and alter tissue structures
  2. How apical-basal polarity within cells contributes to the establishment and maintenance of tissue architecture
  3. How differential adhesion facilitates construction of tissue types and the movement of cells within and through tissue layers
  4. How these cell biological characteristics combine to influence tissue morphogenesis
Offered in even numbered years.
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Details

Credits:

3.0

Quarter:

Autumn

Weeks:

1-10

Location:

UW

Time:

-

Foundational For:

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  • Developmental Biology, Stem Cells & Aging

Course Attributes:

  • Lecture
  • Literature Review