Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 63330005 Subject Classification Foundation Courses
Subject Name 細胞科学[1生]
Subject Name
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Cell Science
フジカワ ユキチ,フルサワ シュウイチ,シマダ マサユキ,フナト コウイチ,ヒラヤマ マコト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5-8:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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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) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students All students belonging to Faculty of Applied Biological Science
Keywords Cell, molecule, structure, function 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected OutcomeUnderstanding the basics of structure and functions of cells 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand structure and functions of cells. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction (FUJIKAWA)

lesson2: Evolution of cells (HIRAYAMA)

lesson3: Structure of cells (HIRAYAMA)

lesson4: Molecules in cells (HIRAYAMA)

lesson5: Organelles (Part 1) (FUNATO)

lesson6: Organelles (Part 2) (FUNATO)

lesson7: Traffic in cells (FUNATO)

lesson8: Summary (Part 1) (HIRAYAMA, FUNATO)

lesson9: Cytoskeleton and cell adhesion (FURUSAWA)
The student understands cytoskeleton fibers.
The student understands a role of the protein for a cell adhesion, and the association with cells and cells or cells and extracellular matrix.

lesson10: Signaling (FURUSAWA)
The student understands the type of the intercellular communication and its regulation.
The student understands the mechanism of intracellular signal transduction.

lesson11: Cell cycle (FURUSAWA)
The student understands a characteristic of each stage of the cell cycle, and the mechanism of its regulation.
The student understands difference between mitosis and cell division.
The student understands a meiosis.

lesson12: Gene expression (FUJIKAWA)

lesson13: Development and differentiation (SHIMADA)

lesson14: Cancer and cell death (SHIMADA)

lesson15: Summary (Part 2) (FURUSAWA, SHIMADA, FUJIKAWA)
"Molecular Biology of the Cell  (5th Edition)"
Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Peter Walter, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff , Keith Roberts   
PC or AV used in
Slides and handouts. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Texts and handouts. 
Grading Method Grading should be done based on the results of exam and attendance to the classes. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it This lecture will be provided by a faculty member who has worked as a senior researcher with animal pathogens. in the field of animal health research at the National Institute of Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
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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