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Developmental and Reproductive Biology (DRB)

School of Medicine

The minimum grade required for undergraduate prerequisites is a D or better, and graduate prerequisites is a C (not C-) or better.

DRB 601 Fertilization and Early Development (2) Lecture on the basics of vertebrate and invertebrate fertilization and early embryonic development. Open to all graduate students. (Fall only)

DRB 613 Seminar in Developmental and Reproductive Biology I (1) Presentations of current research carried out by developmental and reproductive biology graduate program faculty.

DRB 614 Developmental and Reproductive Biology Scientific Investigations (3) Discussion of current research in developmental and reproductive biology.

DRB 650 Stem Cell Biology (3) Seminar designed to teach graduate students and advanced undergraduate students about current topics relating to stem cell biology, as well as the application of stem cells to modern medicine. A-F only. Pre: BIOL 275 and PHYL 604, or consent. (Spring only)

DRB 666 Applied Development Reproductive Biology (3) Combined lecture-lab on current technologies and methods for mammalian reproduction and developmental biology. A-F only. Pre: 601 (or concurrent), 613/614 (or concurrent); or consent. (Spring only)

DRB 695 DRB Research Rotation (3) Introductory laboratory research experience under the supervision of faculty. Repeatable two times. A-F only.

DRB 699 Directed Research (V) Research experience in developmental and reproductive biology. Repeatable unlimited times.

DRB 700 Thesis Research (V) Repeatable unlimited times.

DRB 800 Dissertation Research (V) Repeatable unlimited times.