B.Sc. Developmental Biology with a Modern Language

University of Manchester
En Manchester (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Manchester (Inglaterra)

Developmental biology explains how the single cell formed at fertilisation forms an embryo and then a fully formed adult organism. For this to happen, the fertilised egg must grow and divide to produce the many cells within the adult organism; different types of cells (such as nerves, muscles and skin) must be produced; these cells must be arranged together to form the organs of the body; and these organs must be positioned appropriately in the body. Altogether, these ensure, for example, that hands form at the ends of arms, not legs, and flowers on stems, rather than roots.Our understanding of developmental biology is having a significant impact on our understanding of evolution and modern medicine, including treatment of birth defects, infertility and cancer in humans. Of particular interest is the use of stem cells to engineer replacement tissues and organs, which could revolutionise medicine.

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01 septiembre 2016
Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Greater Manchester, Inglaterra
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Developmental Biology
Skills and Training


Course Content
  • Academic Tutorials Year 1
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • From Molecules to Cells
  • Introduction to Laboratory Science
  • Introduction to Experimental Biology - Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Genes, Evolution and Development
  • Data Handling Skills 1
  • Data Handling Skills 2
  • Academic Tutorials Year 2
  • Data Handling Skills 3
  • Developmental Biology RSM
  • Organismal Biology EDM
  • Dissertation
  • Genome Maintenance & Regulation
  • The Dynamic Cell
  • Principles of Developmental Biology
  • Organismal Genetics
  • Critical Writing Skills (online unit)
  • Academic Tutorials Year 3
  • Projects
  • Project Literature Review
  • Comparative Developmental Biol (L)
  • Advanced Developmental Biology (E)
  • Post-Genome Biology (L)
  • Biochemical Basis of Disease (E)
  • Advanced Immunology (E)
  • Gene Regulation & Disease (E)
  • Evolution of Genes, Genomes & Systems (E)
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