Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter(Master)
Lecture Code R0000400 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生命科学概論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction to Life Science
アキ ツネヒロ,ナカシマダ ユタカ,カワモト セイジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur7-8:AdSM 401N
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture using slide projector 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Biotechnology
Eligible Students Master course student
Keywords Cell, biomolecules, metabolism 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class will lecture the basic knowledge in bioscience for students who have not taken a course of biology subjects ever. 
Class Schedule 1. General guidance
2. Components of living body 1: Unit of life - cell
3. Components of living body 2: DNA and RNA
4. Components of living body 3: Amino acid and protein
5. Components of living body 4: Sugar and lipid
6. Cell and function of gene and protein 1: Enzyme
7. Cell and function of gene and protein 2: Antibody
8. Cell and function of gene and protein 3: Hormone and cytokine
9. Cell and function of gene and protein 4: Transcription factor
10. Cell and function of gene and protein 5: Summary
11. Metabolism and its regulation 1: Basic of metabolism; Respiration and fermentation - Glycolysis, TCA cycle and electron transfer system
12. Metabolism and its regulation 2: Integrated understanding of metabolism - System biology
13. Metabolism and its regulation 3: Internal control of metabolism - Fermentation technology
14. Metabolism and its regulation 4: External control of metabolism - Environmental biotechnology
15. Metabolism and its regulation 5: Summary

Assignment of three reports for each subject 
PC or AV used in
Hand-outs, slide projection 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Not applicable 
Requirements When more than limit number of auditors (126) wishes to take the class, students enrolled in the Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter take priority. 
Grading Method Auditors' attitude and report are evaluated. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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