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as of 7/2/2022

REPRODUCTION AND IN VITRO FERTILIZATION
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectBiological Sciences
Number & Suffix: 106
Full UC Title: REPRODUCTION AND IN VITRO FERTILIZATION 
Transcript Title: REPRODUCTION & IVF 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course offers a study of reproduction. The course discusses topics including regulation of oogenesis and follicogenesis and processes involved in follicle development; the female hormonal cycle, regulation of ovulation, pathologies in the female cycle, and intervention possibilities for the human species; the process of spermatogenesis, the functional concept of sperm cell, the importance of sperm maturation, transport, and activation for the fertilization; recognition and mating behavior at estrus of animals; the physiology of copulation; Artificial Reproductive Techniques (ART); the development of zygote to blastocyst; maternal recognition of the conception; regulation of birth; embryo and primary stem cells; cloning and preparation of embryonal stem cells and the application of these techniques for production of organs and organisms; reproductive ageing and degeneration of gonocytes; ethical considerations in ART; FISH and prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal aberrations; and principles of advanced detection techniques for detection of processes in living gametes and embryo’s. The course consists of lectures, discussions, and practicums. The course requires the completion of the biomedical sciences curriculum or the equivalent as a prerequisite. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: REPRODUCTION / IVF 
Partner University Department: Biomedical Sciences 
Partner University Course Number: BMW30805