Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7315030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 微生物学II
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フジエ マコト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-4,Weds3-4:ENG 117
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture mainly using blackboard, handouts, and projecter. When face-to-face classes cannot be conducted, online classes in on-demand format will be provided.  
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) 02 : Biotechnology
Eligible Students Cluster 3, third grade
Keywords microorganisms, eukaryotic microbes, taxonomy, classification, fermentation, sterilization, cultivation 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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Understanding general knowledge of microbiology.  
It is desirable to take “Training of Biotechnology I” in the same semester. 
Criterion referenced
Program of Biotechnology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic and advanced knowledge relating to biotechnology and life science. (Target/Lecture class) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course will provide basic knowledge about microbiology to understand, (1) principles of the organisms, (2) principles of microorganisms, (3) methods for classification of microorganisms including eukaryotic microbes, (4)methods for isolation, cultivation and determination of microorganisms, (5) industrial applications of eukaryotic microbes, and (6) relations between microorganisms and medical science. 
Class Schedule lesson1  Concepts and history of "Microorganisms".
lesson2  Instruments for the research of microorganisms.
lesson3  Evolution and taxonomy of microorganisms.
lesson4  Structures and classification of microorganisms.
lesson5  Nutrient metabolism and cultivation of microorganisms.
lesson6  Growth of microorganisms.
lesson7  Control of microorganisms.
lesson8-11  Taxonomy of eukaryotic microbes.
lesson12-13  Host-microbe interactions.
lesson14-15  Clinical microbiology.

Term-end examination. Several reports during the term. 
Brock,  "Biology of Microorganisms", 13th ed.  Benjamin Cummings.  
ISBN-13:  978-0-321-64963-8 
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(More Details) Handouts, PC, Projecter 
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As homework, all students should read and study the handouts and related sections of the textbook. 
Grading Method Students will receive up to 50 points for the term-end examination.  Students will receive up to 30 points depending on their reports or midterm test.  And, they will receive up to 20 points depending on how actively they participated in the lectures.  
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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