Welcome to your Developmental Biology reading list. Here you will find resources selected by your course team to support you throughout this module.
Developmental biology by Barresi, M.J.F.; Gilbert, S.F.Thoroughly updated, streamlined, and enhanced with pedagogical features, the twelfth edition of Barresi and Gilbert's Developmental Biology engages students and empowers instructors to effectively teach both the stable principles and the newest front-page research of this vast, complex, and multi-disciplinary field. This much loved, well-illustrated, and remarkably well written textbook invigorates the classical insights of embryology with cutting edge material, and makes the most complex topics understandable to a new generation of students. Designed with the undergraduate student in mind, this new, streamlined edition now contains studies of plant development, expanded coverage of regeneration, over a hundred new and revised illustrations, and deeply integrated active learning resources that build on the text's enthusiasm and accuracy. This is a text designed to make students become excited about how animals and plants develop their complex bodies from simple origins. The new edition makes it easier to customize one's developmental biology course to the needs and interests of today's students, integrating the printed book with electronic interviews, videos, and tutorials. Michael J. F. Barresi brings his creativity and expertise as a teacher and as an artist of computer-mediated learning to the book, allowing the professor to use both standard and alternative ways of teaching animal and plant development.
Call Number: 571.86 BAR
Publication Date: 2019
Principles of development by Wolpert, L.; Tickle, C.; Arias, A.M.All the key principles that students need to know, underpinned by experimental evidence and molecular detail.The process of biological development is an amazing feat of tightly regulated cellular behaviours - differentiation, movement, and growth - powerful enough to result in the emergence of a highly complex living organism from a single cell: the fertilized egg. With cutting edge science and customdrawn figures and animations, the new edition of Principles of Development clearly illustrates the universal principles that govern this process of development in a clear, succinct, and accessible style.
Molecular Biology of the Cell. 6th edn. by Alberts, B.; Johnson, A.; Lewis, J.; Morgan, D.; Raff, M.;Roberts, H.; Walter, P.As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts. As with previous editions, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this goal with clear writing and beautiful illustrations. The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated with the latest research in the field of cell biology, and it provides an exceptional framework for teaching and learning.
The entire illustration program has been greatly enhanced. Protein structures better illustrate structure-function relationships, icons are simpler and more consistent within and between chapters, and micrographs have been refreshed and updated with newer, clearer, or better images. As a new feature, each chapter now contains intriguing open-ended questions highlighting "What We Don't Know," introducing students to challenging areas of future research. Updated end-of-chapter problems reflect new research discussed in the text. Thought-provoking end-of-chapter questions have been expanded to all chapters, including questions on developmental biology, tissues and stem cells, the immune system, and pathogens.
Call Number: 571.6 ALB + eBook
Publication Date: 2015
Life : the science of biology by Hillis, D.M.; Heller, H.C.; Hacker, S.D.; Hall, D.W.; Laskowski, M.J.; Sadava, D.E.The 12th edition of Life: The Science of Biology continues to be engaging, active, and focused on teaching the skills that students need to master.
New pedagogical features support the mission of Life by teaching students the skills and understanding of experimentation and data they need to succeed in introductory biology and ultimately in their future STEM careers.
Life’s potent combination of expertly crafted pedagogy and engagement makes this new edition the best resource yet for biology students.
Call Number: 570 HIL
Publication Date: 2020
Developmental Biology by Hodge, R.In labs, clinics, and companies around the world, an amazing revolution in our understanding of life has taken place. This revolution makes the news nearly every day and has dramatically changed the way medicine is practiced, but the headlines often seem mysterious and scary. Today, discoveries are made at such a dizzying pace that even scientists - let alone the public - can barely keep up. The six-volume ""Genetics and Evolution"" set aims to explain what is happening in biological research and put things into perspective for high school students and the general public. Providing up-to-date research as well as a basis for understanding all aspects of life, this new full-color set highlights key issues in the field of biology and how genetics and evolution are drawn together in a powerful way. Providing a detailed look at how these sciences are likely to shape science and society in the future, the books in this accessible set aim to fill an important niche by connecting the history of scientific ideas and methods to their impact on today's research. This set is ideal for high school and college students interested in these exciting areas of scientific research.