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Objectives of the course (preferably expressed in terms of learning outcomes and competences Introduction to the field of Drosophila developmental biology. Emphasis on accessing and utilizing original scientific literature.
Course contents: Tools for Drosophila developmental biology and genetics. Molecular characterization of pathways that define the two major axes of the embryo (anterior – posterior) and dorsal – rentral). Oogenesis and localization of determinants. Embryogenesis and elaboration of pattern.