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Japanese
Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 63300101 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 生物学入門
Subject Name
(Katakana)
セイブツガクニュウモン
Subject Name in
English
Introduction to Biology
Instructor CHIHARA TAKAHIRO,OKUMURA MISAKO,TAKAHASHI HARUKO,HAMAO KOZUE,SAKUMA TETSUSHI,OBARA MASANOBU,KIKUCHI YUTAKA,TAKAHASHI YOUSUKE,FUKAZAWA JUTAROU,YAOITA YOSHIO,OGINO HAJIME,YAMAGUCHI TOMIO,SUZUKI KATSUNORI,YAMAMOTO TAKASHI,SAKAMOTO NAOAKI,SAKAMOTO ATSUSHI,KUSABA MAKOTO
Instructor
(Katakana)
チハラ タカヒロ,オクムラ ミサコ,タカハシ ハルコ,ハマオ コズエ,サクマ テツシ,オバラ マサノブ,キクチ ユタカ,タカハシ ヨウスケ,フカザワ ジュタロウ,ヤオイタ ヨシオ,オギノ ハジメ,ヤマグチ トミオ,スズキ カツノリ,ヤマモト タカシ,サカモト ナオアキ,サカモト アツシ,クサバ マコト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Tues9-10,Thur9-10:IAS K203
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lectures 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students Students are required to have basic knowledge of biology at the level of high school. HUSA students
Keywords “husa” 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
 
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Lecturers, who are also scientists in the specialized biological fields will explain the basic knowledge and the recent progresses on each biological topic.  Students aim to learn the basic biological knowledge and feel the fun of biology. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance (12/4: Prof. T. Chihara)
lesson2 The extracellular matrix in vertebrates (12/6: Prof. M. Obara)
lesson3 Genetic programming of body plan in vertebrates (12/11: Prof. Y. Kikuchi and Assist Prof. H. Takahashi)
lesson4 Gene expression and signal transduction of plant (12/13: Prof. Y. Takahashi and Assis. Prof. J. Fukazawa)
lesson5 Amphibian metamorphosis (12/18: Prof. Y. Yaoita)
lesson6 Evolution of developmental genes for animal diversity (12/20: Prof. H. Ogino)
lesson7 Bryophytes as primitive land plants: diversity and unique features (1/8: Prof. T. Yamaguchi)
lesson8 Trans-kingdom gene transfer phenomena (1/10: Prof. K. Suzuki)
lesson9 Regulation of gene expression and genetic control of embryogenesis in marine invertebrates (1/15: Prof. T. Yamamoto and Assoc. Prof. N. Sakamoto)
lesson10 Plant function, metabolism and biotechnology (1/17: Prof. A. Sakamoto)
lesson11 Plant Genetics (1/22: Prof. M. Kusaba)
lesson12 Cytoskeleton (1/24: Assoc. Prof. K. Hamao)
lesson13 Development and application of genome editing and related technologies (1/29: Lecturer T. Sakuma)
lesson14 Neurobiology introduction (1/31: Prof. T. Chihara)
lesson15 Phenotypic plasticity (2/5: Assist. Prof. M. Okumura) 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Handouts will be provided in each class. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Handouts, Visual presentation (PC) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Review what you learned in the class using handouts.  For the Report (homework), students need to carefully take notes of the classes and refer handouts and/or recomennded textbooks. 
Requirements  
Grading Method The attitude toward the class (~50%) and final examination including Report (~50%). 
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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