DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ / DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
CodeGM.04.19
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Chatzistergos
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001152

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 153
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course425

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
600167945
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Training students on key issues of development in animal models and plants
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
General principles of Developmental Biology. Gametogenesis-Fertilization. Early development, developmental commitment, cytoplasmic determinants and induction in Drosophila, C. elegans, sea urchin, Xenopus, chick and mouse. Development of the nervous system. Development and communication of plant cells. Cell recognition and fertilization. Plant hormones and development.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work210.8
Reading Assigment712.8
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination. Written examination on laboratory work.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Slack J.M.W. (Ελληνική έκδοση) (2007). Βασικές αρχές Βιολογίας Ανάπτυξης. Ακαδημαϊκές Εκδόσεις Μπάσδρα & Σια. Αλεξανδρούπολη.
Additional bibliography for study
Προτεινόμενα Βιβλία: 1. Developmental Biology, 7th edition, S.F.Gilbert, Sinauer Associates Inc.2003 ISBN# 0-87893-258-5 2. Principles of Development, 3rd edition, L.Wolpert, Oxford University Press 2006 ISBN# 0-19-879291-3 WEB sites http://www.gastrulation.org/ http://8e.devbio.com/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9983/
Last Update
19-01-2021