The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Int. J. Dev. Biol. 47: 165 - 170 (2003)

Vol 47, Issue 2-3

Special Issue: Teaching Developmental Biology

Chick-embryo culture techniques employed at Karnatak University in Dharwad, India, for studying cellular and molecular aspects of morphogenesis

Published: 1 January 2003

Sohan P Modak

Department of Zoology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India.


The objective of the courses which this syllabus describes is to expose developmental biologists to embryo culture and embryo manipulation techniques and applications in quantitative analyses. The laboratory program complements classroom teaching by exposure to both inductive and deductive methodologies. Developmental biology teaching requires good background in cell biology, molecular biology and genetics. Developmental biology research requires computer literacy and an aptitude for quantitative methodology and graphics.

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