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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Feb 21, 2018
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

BIOL 126. Biomechanics in Development and Regeneration

Mechanical forces are an important mechanism influencing cell differentiation and migration during embryonic development and regeneration in animals.  In this seminar, student will explore the primary literature in biomechanics and work on independent research projects aimed at dissecting the role of mechanics in development.  One required laboratory each week with continuing, independent laboratory projects. 


Prerequisite: BIOL 001 and BIOL 024, BIOL 025, or BIOL 027; PHYS 003L or PHYS 007; or permission of instructor. 
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
Lab required.
2 credits.
Spring 2019. Collins.
Catalog chapter: Biology  
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Check the Spring 2018 Schedule of Courses