Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life(Master's Course)
Lecture Code WB004100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 環境バイオテクノロジーB
Subject Name
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Environmental Biotechnology B
ナカシマダ ユタカ,アオイ ヨシテル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon1-2,Thur1-2: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 B : Japanese/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, Microbial diversity, Material cycle, Environmental engineering 
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 microbial function with diversity 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
lesson 2-3 Aerobic treatment of organic wastes (C, P, N)
lesson 4-6 Anaerobic treatment of organic wastes (Anaerobic digestion, microbial ecosystem, and kinetics)
lesson7 Various process for wastewater treatment
Tuesday lecture (by T. Aoi)
lesson 1 Microbial diversity in environments
lesson 2 Cutting edge research topics on microbial diversity and community analysis
lesson 3 Global elemental cycle and environmental engineering
lesson 4 Cutting edge research topics on global elemental cycle
lesson 5 Technologies for microbial community analysis
lesson 6 Cutting edge research topics on microbial community analysis
lesson 7 Unknown microbes and its potential
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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