BIO 349 Developmental Biology (K. Kalthoff)
Related Web Sites
Note: Many sites on the internet are
related to developmental biology, and most of them are linked to
more sites. You have a universe of information literally at your
fingertips. And with the knowledge you acquire in the BIO 349
course at UT, you will be able to understand and evaluate much of
The following sample of links will get you
started and give you a taste of what is out there. If you find
another particularly attractive website that you think should be
added to this sample please contact me by
telephone: (512) 471-1412 or
- Amphibian embryology tutorial with QuickTime
movies. This is a superb review
of amphibian development. Jeff Hardin at the University
of Wisconsin set up this web site with lots of graphics
and movies for students in developmental biology. Note
to users at UT Austin: If you find downloading the
movies from this site to be tedious, you can get some of
them faster from the UT server by clicking here on Movies.
- Stages of Zebrafish Development This site was created by Charles Kimmel and
coworkers from the Institute for Neuroscience at Eugene,
OR, and from the Department of Biology at Dartmouth
College, Hanover, NH. Taking advantage of the
transparency of zebrafish embryos, the authors show
gorgeous photographs at various stages of development.
- BERP--The Basic Embryology Review Program of the
U. Pennsylvania Medical School. Review human development
here. Another review program of
human development, focusing on nervous system, heart,
eye, and ear.
Xenopus Molecular Marker Resource This site was built and is being maintained by
one of our own, Peter Vize, here at UT Austin. It shows a
dazzling array of gene expression patterns, obtained by
in situ hybridization or immunostaining.
- Froggy Page Listen to
bullfrog calls between 3 and 33 dB.
- Society for Developmental Biology This is the web site of the principle society
for developmental biologists in the U.S.
Society for Developmental Biology The British Society for Developmental Biology
is the "sister" society for developmental
biologists in England.
- The World-Wide Web Virtual Library:
Developmental Biology A
treasure trove of information on just about anything
related to developmental biology.
- The Virtual Embryo
This site, maintained by Leon Browder at the University
of Calgary, contains sections with a Media Watch, a
Developmental Biology Journal Club, Research Resources,
Learning Resources, and Society Pages. The Journal Club
section provides links to many of the online journals of
interest to developmental biologists.
- Bill Wasserman's Developmental Biology Page offers a very nice collection of drawings,
photos, and movies from gametogenesis to gastrulation of
- Christian Sardet's web
site contains contains all on reproduction and early
development of ascidians and other marine organisms. Many
links, great images and movies!
- Zygote This site,
maintained by Scott Gilbert and coworkers at Swarthmore
College, contains material deemed too specialized to fit
into the fifth edition of his textbook, historical
information about certain areas of developmental biology,
medical aspects of developmental phenomena, debates and
commentaries relevant to the field, and updates of text
- Human Embryological Development is a web site constructed by U.S. National
Museum of Health and Medicine. It contains an extensive
collection of animations of human development from
gametogenesis to organogenesis
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