Lytechinus variegatus late gastrula. Image courtesy of Charles Ettensohn, Carnegie-Mellon University.

Welcome to the Dynamics of Development, version 2.0! This tutorial is intended to provide supplementation to standard courses in animal development. It is admittedly idiosyncratic, and was originally designed by Jeff Hardin for use in his Introduction to Animal Development course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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