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Dr. Danilo D. Fernando

BTC 132: Biotechnology Orientation Seminar
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EFB 326: DIVERSITY OF PLANTS

Two hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory. An evolutionary survey of plants from unicellular prokaryotes to multicellular eukaryotes. Coverage includes the algae, fungi, bryophytes, lycopods, ferns, fossil plants, gymnosperms and angiosperms. 3 credits, Spring.

Don't miss the EFB 326 course web page, featuring videos, flashcards, answers to text questions-- it's way cool!:
www.whfreeman.com/raven

EFB 326 course syllabus:
www.esf.edu/efb/fernando/EFB326outline.pdf

Ferns of Onondaga

Beaver Lake

EFB 427: PLANT DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory. Advances in the fields of genetics and molecular biology are integrated into a dynamic study of plant structure and development. Topics include fertilization, embryogenesis, gene expression and manipulation, and hormonal and environmental regulation of development. 3 credits, Fall.

EFB 427 course syllabus:
www.esf.edu/efb/fernando/efb427syllabus03.html

EFB 797: REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY OF TREES

One hour of presentations and discussion. Sexual reproduction in woody species and its importanct to breeding, conservation, and biotechnology are emphasized. 1 credit, Fall.

American chestnut, male catkins
Osmunda, fern gametophytes