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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L0015001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 微生物学入門
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ビセイブツガクニュウモン
Subject Name in
English
Introduction to Microbiology
Instructor OKINAKA YASUSHI,SAMBONGI YOSHIHIRO,SHIMAMOTO TADASHI,NAKANO HIROYUKI,OBITSU TAKETO,NAGAOKA TOSHINORI
Instructor
(Katakana)
オキナカ ヤスシ,サンボンギ ヨシヒロ,シマモト タダシ,ナカノ ヒロユキ,オビツ タケト,ナガオカ トシノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues1:ABS C206, (2T) Tues2,Thur1-2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Students belonging to the Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences. However, other faculty students, who take the minor programs of HiPROSPECTS, are eligible.
Keywords Bacteria, Fungus, Virus, Beneficial microorganism, Fermentation, Pathogenic microorganism, Infection, Food safety, Growth and metabolism, DNA, RNA, Gene, Drug resistance, Immunity, Material cycle, Environment preservation and clarification, Rumen microorganism.,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This lecture gives you basic knowledge on the proliferation mechanisms of microorganisms and on the relationships between microorganisms and human life. This lecture also encourages greater interest in microorganisms to show food safety involved in microorganisms and utilization of microorganisms with varieties of functions. 
Class Schedule Lesson1: Histroy of microbiology, Diversity of microorganisms (Pure culture, Pasteur, Koch, Procaryote, Eucaryote,  Bacterium, Fungus, Virus)
Lesson2: Cell structure of microorganisms, Experimental methods in
microbiology  (Cell wall, Cytoplasmic membrane, Flagellum, Spore, Gram-positive  or -negative bacterium, Stainig, Culture medium, Sterilization, Classification of microorganisms)
Lesson3: Microorganisms involved in food poisoning(Food safety, Microbial hazards, Food poisoning, Foodborne infections, Techiniques to control microorganisms, HACCP、Risk analysis)
Lesson4: Growth of microorganisms(Microbial activity in  an environment, Growth curve, Generation time)
Lesson5: Metabolism of microorganisms(Catabolism, Anabolism, Oxidation, Reduction, Respiration, ATP)  
Lesson6: Application of microorganisms(Fermented food, Fermentative product)
Lesson7: Microbial genetics 1(DNA, RNA, Base, Nucleotide, Central dogma, Replication, Mutation)
Lesson8: Microbial genetics 2(Transcription, Translation, Gene, Operon, Ribosome, Genetic code)
Lesson9: Antibiotics and drug resistance (Chemotherapy, Antibiotics, Drug-resistant bacterium, Resistance gene)
Lesson10: Introduction to virology (Classification of viruses, Viral structure, Receptor, Viral multiplication, Methods for culture and detection)
Lesson11: Pathological microbiology(Bacterial diseases,  Viral diseases, Inapparent infection, Horizontal or vertical infection, Amphixenosis, Opportunistic infection, Hospital infection, Virulent factor, Natural immunity, Acquired immunity)
Lesson12: Symbiosis and  relevant microorganisms(Rhizobium, Trichonymphea, Endosymbiosis, Chloroplast, Mitochondria)
Lesson13: Microorganisms and environments (Material cycle, Environment preservation and clarification)
Lesson14: Agriculture and microorganisms (soil microorganisms, Symbiotic microorganism, Plant pathogens)
Lesson15: Livestock industry and microorganisms (Rumen microorganism, Flora, Silage microorganism) 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
微生物学、化学同人、青木健次 編著、ISBN: 978-4-7598-1104-9 (in Japanese) 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Power Point 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Prepare and review for each lesson. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Short test or report (25%)
Final exam (75%) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other Lectures are performed in English for foreign students on request. 
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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