Question 1 is obligatory. Answer 4 questions in total.

  1. Explain two strategies to identify adult stem cells
  2. Explain how intestinal epithelium ensures rapid regeneration following injury such as ulceration
  3. What are the characteristic features of embryonic neural progenitor cells and how is their differentiation regulated?
  4. Early inductive events in the eye, inner ear and peripheral olfactory system development
  5. Please describe first and second heart field in terms of development and briefly explain possible molecular machinery regulating them