Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences (Master)
Lecture Code AZ2B0301 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 脳機能解析学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ノウキノウカイセキガク
Subject Name in
English
Functional Organization of the Brain
Instructor UKENA KAZUYOSHI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ウケナ カズヨシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri1-4:IAS A704
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture. In addition, presentation by students. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Lectures will be given concerning the experimental tools and methods used to elucidate brain functions, especially hypothalamic functions. These functions include the behavior, learning, and memory elicited by several biomolecules. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Orientation and introduction
Lesson 2: History of the functional organization of the brain
Lesson 3: Experimental tools of brain function I
Lesson 4: Experimental tools of brain function II
Lesson 5: Genetically modified animals for neuroscience I
Lesson 6: Genetically modified animals for neuroscience II
Lesson 7: Histological analysis of the brain
Lesson 8: Development of the brain
Lesson 9: Neuronal network
Lesson 10: Neurotransmitters
Lesson 11: Synaptic transmission
Lesson 12: Higher brain functions
Lesson 13: Disease in the brain I
Lesson 14: Disease in the brain II
Lesson 15: Conclusion

Students will be requested to give a presentation on brain functions. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
I will give students handouts of my presentations. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Computer and projector. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
If you do not understand something please ask. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Attitude to class 70% and report 30% 
Message  
Other   
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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