Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HK510000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 分子細胞情報学
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Molecular Cell Biology
チハラ タカヒロ,オクムラ ミサコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues5-6,Thur1-2:SCI E210
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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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 Neuroscience, Neuron, Synapse, Neural network, Signal transduction, Learning and Memory, Animal behavior, Neural diseases 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This subject is to understand the specialized knowledge in the interdisciplinary biology field (Neuroscience). 
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 neurobiology.  Students will learn the molecular and cellular features of neurons, the wiring and function of the nervous system, and the relationship between malfunction of neurons and brain disorders.  SDG_03 
Class Schedule lesson 1  Introduction to Neurobiology
lesson 2  Synapses
lesson 3  Wiring of the Visual System
lesson 4  Olfaction 1
lesson 5  Olfaction 2
lesson 6  Taste, Audition
lesson 7  Vision
lesson 8  Wiring of the Visual System
lesson 9  Evolution of the Visual System
lesson 10  Motor and regulatory systemsNeural wiring
lesson 11  Circadian Rhythm and Sleep
lesson 12  Sexual Behavior
lesson 13  Synapse and synaptic plasticity, Learning and Memory
lesson 14  Diseases in the nervous system
lesson 15  Reviews and Final exam

Final examination 
Neil Campbell et al., Biology 10th edition (PEARSON)
Liqun Luo, Principles of Neurobiology (Garland Science) 
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(More Details) PowerPoint will be used. 
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Preparation and
Before and after the lectures, students should read the textbook of the related parts, which will be announced in the lecture.  The handouts will be distributed. 
Grading Method The grade will be evaluated by the attendance attitude (50%) and final examination (50%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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