Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AQN00601 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Fundamentals of Life Science (ライフサイエンスの世界)
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ライフサイエンスノセカイ
Subject Name in
English
Fundamentals of Life Science
Instructor ISHIDA ATSUHIKO,SAITO YUMIKO,FURUKAWA YASUO,UKENA KAZUYOSHI,SATOH AKIKO,NEHIRA TATSUO,HIKOSAKA AKIRA
Instructor
(Katakana)
イシダ アツヒコ,サイトウ ユミコ,フルカワ ヤスオ,ウケナ カズヨシ,サトウ アキコ,ネヒラ タツオ,ヒコサカ アキラ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Fri9-10:IAS K206
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture
PowerPoint presentations will be used.  
Credits 1 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 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students Undergraduate
Keywords Molecular biology, Gene, Protein, Nucleic acid, Biomolecule, Enzyme, Metabolism, Cell, Organelle, Signal transduction, Cell division, Development, Differentiation, Homeostasis, Nervous system, Immune system, Heredity 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them.

Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of the important characteristics and basic theoretical framework of individual academic disciplines.
・The knowledge and understanding to fully recognize the
mutual relations and their importance among individual
academic disciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability to specify necessary theories and methods for the consideration of important issues.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to think in an interdisciplinary way to discover issues based on ethical research practices and subjective intellectual interests, and propose a plan to solve them. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this class is to introduce students to fundamental life science with special emphasis on molecular biology and cell biology. We will familiarize you with the basic concepts of genetics, molecular cell biology, and biochemistry. 
Class Schedule lesson1
Structure of the cell and the origin of life (Saito)

lesson2
The components of life (Nehira)
lesson3
Structure and functions of genes (Ukena)
lesson4
Living organisms and energy (Ishida)
lesson5
Cell division and signaling/ Reproduction and development (Hikosaka)
lesson6
Self-maintenance mechanisms in multicellular organisms (Furukawa)
lesson7
Fundamental principles of heredity and human genetic disorders (Sato)
lesson8
Summary

Students will have to take final examination. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
The following book is recommended as a reference book for this class: Ya-Sa-Shi-I Biological Science (English version) by Nagumo et al.(Yodosha Co. Ltd. 2016) 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
PowerPoint presentations will be used. Handouts will be provided.  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Students are required to read the reference book and/or the handouts very carefully, and sometimes complete exercises.  
Requirements  
Grading Method Students will be assessed based on the following.
i. Assignment and attitude toward the class (30%)
ii. Final examination (70%)
 
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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