||Survey of molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in development and growth of animals, as well as recent advancement in stem cell and Regenerative medicine research. Topics to be covered include fertilization and early cell lineage, body axis formation, gastrulation, neural induction and patterning, segmentation, and other aspects of pattern formation including organogenesis and limb development, as well as embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, adult stem cells, regeneration and regenerative medicine. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MCB 252 or consent of instructor.