Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter(Master)
Lecture Code R2002700 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 環境生命工学B
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Environmental Biotechnology B
カキゾノ トシヒデ,ナカシマダ ユタカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon1-4:AdSM 401N
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture and discussion including presentation by the students are mainly done in this coursework. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Biotechnology
Eligible Students Graduated Student belonging to Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter and Global Environmental Leaders Education Program
Keywords Environmental protection, Biotechnology, Biomass, Energy, Useful material production 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The coursework aims to understand the advances and contribution of environmental biotechnology especially with microorganisms for efficient use of biomass through lectures and discussions on several current research topics. 
Class Schedule Monday lecture (by Y. Nakashimada)
lesson1 Importance of environmental biotechnology
lesson2 Aerobic and anaerobic treatment of organic wastes
lesson3 Anaerobic microbial ecosystem
lesson4 Interspecies metabolic network
lesson5 Kinetics of anaerobic digestion
lesson6 Current advance in high rate methane fermentation
lesson7 Various process for wastewater treatment
lesson8 Discussion or examination
Tuesday lecture (by T. Kakizono)
Lesson 9 Microbial energy metabolism
Lesson 10 Current advances in ethanol fermentation
Lesson 11 Current advances in fermentation of several alcohols
Lesson 12 Biomass utilization
Lesson 13 Sludge (Biosolid) utilization
Lesson 14 Microbial fuel cells and their application
Lesson 15 Examination or report 
Documents distributed at the lecture time. 
PC or AV used in
- Documents distributed at the lecture time.
- Projector for powerpoint slides
- Movies 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Carefully read and understand documents for preparation and review distributed at the lecture time. 
Grading Method Reports and small examination (70%) + activeness in the lecture time (30%) 
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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