Biology 3307
Evolutionary Developmental Biology
Spring 2014

Advanced seminar investigating the synergistic but complex interface between the fields of developmental and evolutionary biology. Topics may include the evolution of novel structures, developmental constraints to evolution, evolution of developmental gene regulation, and the generation of variation. Readings and discussions from the primary scientific literature.

Syllabus - Schedule - Assignments - Readings

Figure from William Bateson's 1894 book Materials for the Study of Variation, showing developmental defects found in nature.

William Jackman
Bowdoin College