Lecture 25 covers Drosophila development. A good internet resource for this is FlyMove.
The best way to learn MATLAB® is to just play with it. Another option is to work through the official online tutorial.
Suggested MATLAB® Reference Texts
Etter, Delores, David Kuncicky, and Doug Hull. Introduction to MATLAB® 6. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001. ISBN: 9780130328458.
Two basic books that start from scratch and are very easy to read.
Gilat, Amos. MATLAB®: An Introduction with Applications. 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2004. ISBN: 9780471694205.
Pratap, Rudra. Getting Started with MATLAB®: A Quick Introduction for Scientists and Engineers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780195150148.