Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code H0035000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物科学概説B
Subject Name
(Katakana)
セイブツカガクガイセツビー
Subject Name in
English
Introduction to Biological Sciences B
Instructor YAMAMOTO TAKASHI,SAKAMOTO ATSUSHI,CHIHARA TAKAHIRO,KIKUCHI YUTAKA,IDE HIROSHI,SUZUKI KATSUNORI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヤマモト タカシ,サカモト アツシ,チハラ タカヒロ,キクチ ユタカ,イデ ヒロシ,スズキ カツノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon9-10,Weds9-10:SCI E102
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
The course is mainly composed of lectures. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students First year students
Keywords bacterial cells, viruses, genome project, ES cells, development, evolution, mutations, radiation, plant science
 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Mathematics
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Being able to understand, learn and explain logical framework and system of basic studying according to each subject and necessary knowledge and skills for constructing learning.

Physics
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding on construction and development process and relations with culture and society of each academic discipline.

Chemistry
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To thoroughly understand and learn knowledge of physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry.
・Understanding and acquiring logical frameworks and structure of basic studying and knowledge and skills necessary for learning construction.

Biology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding and learning basic knowledge in scientific fields.

Earth and Planetary Systems Science
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to understand, learn and explain logical framework and system of basic studying according to each subject and necessary knowledge and skills for constructing learning. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To develop basic knowledge and recent topic of biology. This course will deal with topics of bacterial cells, viruses, genome project, ES cells, development, neurobiology, mutations, radiation, plant science 
Class Schedule 1. Guidance (Prof. Yamamoto)
2. Biochemistry for beginners to understand cells (Prof. Suzuki)
3. Structure of bacterial cells (Prof. Suzuki)
4. Structure and replication of viruses (Prof. Suzuki)
5. Human genome project (Prof. Yamamoto)
6. ES cells and iPS cells (Prof. Yamamoto)
7. Mechanisms of early development(1) (Prof. Kikuchi)
8. Mechanisms of early development(2) (Prof. Kikuchi)
9. Neurobiology overview  (Prof. Chihara)
10. Current topics of neurobiology (Prof. Chihara)
11. Genes and mutations (Prof. Ide)
12. Biological effects of  radiation (Prof. Ide)
13. Plants and the discovery of Mendelian inheritance (Prof. Sakamoto)
14. Plant science and genetic engineering (Prof. Sakamoto)
15. Summary of this course (Prof. Yamamoto)

There will be mid-term and final examinations. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Campbell & Reece, Biology 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
PowerPoint, BulletinBoard system Bb9 via either your PC or SmartPhone (iPhone) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Instructors will give instructions about preparation and review as needed. 
Requirements  
Grading Method The final grade is formed as a weighed sum of small exams mark and reports. 
Message  
Other   
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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