Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HK510000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 分子細胞情報学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ブンシサイボウジョウホウガク
Subject Name in
English
Molecular Cell Biology
Instructor CHIHARA TAKAHIRO,OKUMURA MISAKO
Instructor
(Katakana)
チハラ タカヒロ,オクムラ ミサコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds1-2,Thur1-2:SCI B305
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture
PowerPoint will be used. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students  
Keywords Neuroscience, Neuron, Synapse, Neural network, Signal transduction, Learning and Memory, Animal behavior, Neural diseases 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
This subject is to understand the specialized knowledge in the interdisciplinary biology field (Neuroscience). 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Biology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To understand and acquire advanced knowledge on specialties in biology. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class will focus on the neurobiology.  Students will learn the molecular and cellular features of neurons, the wiring and function of the nervous system, and the relationship between malfunction of neurons and brain disorders.   
Class Schedule lesson 1  Introduction to Neurobiology
lesson 2  Synapse and synaptic plasticity, Learning and Memory
lesson 3  Olfaction
lesson 4  Wiring of the Olfactory System
lesson 5  Evolution of the Olfactory System
lesson 6  Taste, Audition, and Somatosensation
lesson 7  Sexual Behavior
lesson 8  Neural wiring
lesson 9  Disease in the nervous system
lesson 10  Review of lesson 1~9
lesson 11  Vision
lesson 12  Circadian Rhythm
lesson 13  Wiring of the Visual System
lesson 14  Evolution of the Visual System
lesson 15  Review of lesson 11~14

Final examination 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Neil Campbell et al., Biology 10th edition (PEARSON)
Liqun Luo, Principles of Neurobiology (Garland Science) 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
PowerPoint will be used. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Before and after the lectures, students should read the textbook of the related parts, which will be announced in the lecture.  The handouts will be distributed. 
Requirements  
Grading Method The grade will be evaluated by the attendance attitude (50%) and final examination (50%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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