Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HK270000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 細胞生物学A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Cell Biology A
Instructor HAMAO KOZUE
ハマオ コズエ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur5-6:SCI E209, (2T) Fri3-4:SCI B301
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
PowerPoint will be used. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students
Keywords Cell structure, Cytoskeleton, Muscle contraction, Cell division, Cell migration, Cell cycle 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To understand and acquire advanced knowledge on specialties in biology. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class will focus on the cytoskeleton. Students will learn about cell structure, muscle contraction, cell division and cell migration to understantd the roles of the cytoskeleton. 
Class Schedule lesson1  Introduction and Cell structure
lesson2  Cytoskeleton
lesson3  Polymerization/depolymerization of cytoskeleton (1)
lesson4  Polymerization/depolymerization of cytoskeleton (2)
lesson5  Polymerization/depolymerization of cytoskeleton (3)
lesson6  Regulatory proteins
lesson7  Muscle contraction
lesson8  Flagella movement
lesson9  Cell migration (1)
lesson10  Cell migration (2)
lesson11  Cell cycle (1)
lesson12  Cell cycle (2)
lesson13  Mitosis and Cytokinesis (1)
lesson14  Mitosis and Cytokinesis (2)
lesson15  Summary

Final examination 
Campbell Biology 11th edition (or 12th edition)
Molecular Biology of the Cell 6th edition 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint will be used.
You will use your PC. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Before lecture, students should read the textbook of the applicable part.
After lecture, review the contents of prints distributed in the lecture. 
Grading Method The grade will be evaluated by a final examination (90%) and the attitude toward the class (10%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Bring your PC. 
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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