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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year 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 YAMAGUCHI TOMIO,OGINO HAJIME,SAKAMOTO ATSUSHI,IMAMURA TAKUYA,KUSABA MAKOTO,CHIHARA TAKAHIRO,TAKAHASHI HARUKO,SHIMADA HIROSHI,TAKAHASHI YOUSUKE,KIKUCHI YUTAKA,HAYASHI TOSHINORI,MIURA IKUO,SUZUKI KATSUNORI,MORIGUCHI KAZUKI,SAKAMOTO NAOAKI,SHIMAMURA MASAKI,FUKAZAWA JUTAROU,YAMAMOTO TAKASHI,UEKI TATSUYA
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヤマグチ トミオ,オギノ ハジメ,サカモト アツシ,イマムラ タクヤ,クサバ マコト,チハラ タカヒロ,タカハシ ハルコ,シマダ ヒロシ,タカハシ ヨウスケ,キクチ ユタカ,ハヤシ トシノリ,ミウラ イクオ,スズキ カツノリ,モリグチ カズキ,サカモト ナオアキ,シマムラ マサキ,フカザワ ジュタロウ,ヤマモト タカシ,ウエキ タツヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues9-10,Thur9-10:IAS K202
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) 03 : 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 lesson 1. Guidance. Bryophytes as primitive land plants: diversity and unique features (Prof. T. Yamaguchi)
lesson .2 Origin and early evolution of land plants (Assoc. Prof. M. Shimamura)
lesson 3. Genetics of Flower Development (Prof. M. Kusaba)
lesson 4. Photosynthesis (Assoc. Prof. H. Shimada)
lesson .5 Plant function, metabolism and biotechnology (Prof. A. Sakamoto)
lesson .6 Gene expression and signal transduction of plant (Prof. Y. Takahashi and Assis. Prof. J. Fukazawa)
lesson .7 Bacteria (Prof. K. Suzuki)
lesson 8. Trans-kingdom gene transfer phenomena (Assoc. Prof. K. Moriguchi)
lesson 9. Regulation of gene expression and genetic control of embryogenesis in marine invertebrates (Prof. T. Yamamoto and Assoc. Prof. N. Sakamoto)
lesson 10. Metal utilization in marine animals (Assoc. Prof. T. Ueki)
lesson 11. Neurobiology introduction (Prof. T. Chihara)
lesson 12. Genetic programming of body plan in vertebrates (Prof. Y. Kikuchi and Assist Prof. H. Takahashi)
lesson 13. Evolution of developmental genes for animal diversity (Prof. H. Ogino)
lesson 14. Introduction of regeneration biology in amphibians (Prof. T. Hayashi)
lesson 15. DNA music (Assoc. Prof. I. Miura) 
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%). 
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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