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This sixth Science Education collection introduces the field of developmental biology. Researchers in this discipline endeavor to understand the developmental processes that occur in organisms at every stage - starting from the single-celled embryo to the aging adult. Based on current science, this collection is divided into five sub-categories: developmental genetics, molecular developmental biology, stem cell biology, organogenesis, and aging and regeneration. The following videos provide a brief history of developmental biology research and discuss the common lab techniques used to answer key questions asked by experts in this field.
An Introduction to Developmental Genetics
Gene Silencing with Morpholinos
Genetic Engineering of Model Organisms
An Introduction to Molecular Developmental Biology
Explant Culture for Developmental Studies
Whole-Mount In Situ Hybridization
An Introduction to Stem Cell Biology
Embryonic Stem Cell Culture and Differentiation
An Introduction to Organogenesis
An Introduction to Aging and Regeneration
Invertebrate Lifespan Quantification
Tissue Regeneration with Somatic Stem Cells