Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WC204100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 応用動物生命科学I
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Animal Life Science I
ニシボリ マサヒデ,ホリウチ ヒロユキ,シマダ マサユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-4,Weds3-4:ABS C308
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Handouts, PC, PowerPoint, Presentation & Discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Master course. Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Doctor courase.
Keywords Endocrinology, Gamete Biology, Stem Cell Biology, Animal Immunology, Animal Genetics & Genome Research 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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within Educational
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Class Objectives
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The aims of this lecture series are to understand the followings: (1) Inheritance mode and genetic diversity in animals (M.Nishibori). (2) the mechanisms of gamete generation, especially oocyte maturation and spermatogenesis (M.Shimada). (3) Basic knowledge and application of Stem Cell Biology and Animal Immunology (H.Horiuchi). 
Class Schedule lesson1: Mode of Inheritance, Inheritance patterns for Qualitative Traits
lesson2: Mode of Inheritance, Inheritance patterns for Quantitative Traits
lesson3: Mutations and Genetic Variation in Animals
lesson4: Method, Principal and Application of Molecular Genetic Study
lesson5: Molecular Evolution, Phylogeny and Genetic Diversity in Animals
lesson6: spermatogenesis and sperm
lesson7: ovary, follicular development and ovulation
lesson8: oocyte meiosis, molecular mechanisms of oocyte maturation
lesson9: fertilization,
lesson10: aging and fertility
lesson11: Basic knowledge of Stem Cell Biolog
lesson12: Application of pluripotent stem cells
lesson13: Basic knowledge of molecular immunology (mainly antibody)
lesson14: Application of antibody
lesson15: Preparation of monoclonal & polyclonal antibody, and purification methods of antibody

Exanination or Submission of reports 
・Knobil and Neill’s Physiology of Reproduction (Academic Press),
・Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals (Wiley-Blackwell)
・Immunobiology (eds: Charles A.,Jr. Janeway et al., garlandscience)
・VETERINARY Immunology An Introduction 7th editon (eds: Ian R. Tizard PhD
  BSc BVMS, Saunders)
・Developmental Biology (eds: Scott F. Gilbert, SINAUER)
・Campbell Essential Biology 6th edition (ISBN-13: 978-0133917789)
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, Liquid-cryatal projector 
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Preparation and
lesson1-5: The chapters related to Genetics and Evolution in the book of Campbell Essential Biology 6th edition should be read before class.
lesson6-10: The students should study the mechanisms of meiosis.
lesson11-15:The note of distributed material and each one is compared, and the point that cannot be understood is arranged. 
Grading Method atendance(about20%)、discussion(about 20%)、report(about 60%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is provided in English upon 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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