Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code TB001801 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 分子生物学と放射線防護
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Molecular Biology and Radiological Science
ヤスダ ヒロシ,ヨシナガ シンジ,ナカ カズヒト,ゴンザレス クリズル アンジェリカ ババ,クボタ アキコ,ソン ケイエイ,イナバ トシヤ,タニモト ケイジ,カワイ ヒデヒコ,ミヤモト タツオ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon13-14:MED Rm 3
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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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) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students Graduate school students
Keywords Radiation, molecular biology, protection, epidemiology, biological effects, cancer, DNA damage, cells, genome, leukemia, stem cells, dose assessment, emergency response 
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To acquire substantial knowledge on the biological effects of radiation, radiological protection and emergency responses that will be needed for medical workers using radiation in diagnosis or treatment. 
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For getting fundamental knowledge of medical radiations widely used in diagnosis and treatment, you will learn deeply the biological effects of radiation from the molecular level and then acquire the practical measures needed for radiological protection and emergency responses. 
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4/12 ガイダンスおよび放射線に関する基礎知識
Guidance & Basic knowledge of radiation  保田 浩志 Yasuda, Hiroshi
4/19 放射線の人体影響
Health effects of radiation 保田 浩志 Yasuda, Hiroshi
4/26 疫学で測る放射線被ばくの健康影響
Epidemiological evaluation of radiation-related health effects 吉永 信治 Yoshinaga, Shinji
5/10 分子レベルでの放射線の作用
Molecular-scale interactions with radiation 谷本 圭司 Tanimoto, Keiji
5/17 DNA損傷と修復
DNA damage and repair  谷本 圭司 Tanimoto, Keiji
5/24 細胞の分裂
Cell division 宮本 達雄 Miyamoto, Tatsuo
5/31 組織反応と生物学的効果比(RBE)
Tissue reactions and relative biological effectiveness (RBE) 保田 浩志 Yasuda, Hiroshi
6/7 細胞の死
Programmed cell death 稲葉 俊哉 Inaba, Toshiya
6/14 細胞周期とがん
Cell cycle and cancer 河合 秀彦 Kawai, Hidehiko
6/21  エピジェネティクスとゲノム修復
Epigenetics and genome repair 孫 継英 Sun, Jiying
6/28   白血病幹細胞
Leukemic stem cells 仲 一仁 Naka, Kazuhito
7/5 原爆被ばくに関する医学データの再評価   
Reanalysis of A-bomb survivors’ medical data 久保田 明子 Kubota, Akiko
7/12 放射線被ばくの遡及的な線量評価
Retrospective dosimetry of radiation exposure ゴンザレス クリーゼル Gonzales, Chryzel
7/19 放射線事故の歴史と教訓
History and lessons of radiological accidents 保田 浩志 Yasuda, Hiroshi
7/26 放射線被ばくに対してどう身を守るか 及び 試験
How to protect yourself against radiation exposure & Examination 保田 浩志 Yasuda, Hiroshi

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"Housyasen-gairon 13th edition" (Tsushosangyo-kenkyu-sya) [in Japanese] 
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Message Please take this course and acquire a wide range of knowledge to become a more superior medical professional who could lead the preparedness and response in an unexpected radiological accident at a medical facility. 
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