Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WF103162 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 基礎生物学特別演習A
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Exercises in Basic Biology A
オギノ ハジメ,イガワ タケシ,スズキ マコト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Inte:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Oral presentation using powerpoint and discussion. 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students Graduate students
Keywords Development, Evolution, Genomics, Genetics, Epigenetics, Regeneration 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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within Educational
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Class Objectives
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Students are expected to acquire up-to-date knowledge of the molecular mechanisms of vertebrate development, evolution and regeneration, by reading and presenting research papers. Students are also expected to develop skills to critically evaluate data in the paper. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Epigenetic control of development (1)
lesson2 Epigenetic control of development (2)
lesson3 Epigenetic control of development (3)
lesson4 Epigenetic control of development (4)
lesson5 Epigenetic control of development (5)
lesson6 Epigenetic control of regeneration (1)
lesson7 Epigenetic control of regeneration (2)
lesson8 Epigenetic control of regeneration (3)
lesson9 Epigenetic control of regeneration (4)
lesson10 Epigenetic control of regeneration (5)
lesson11 Evolution of epigenetic regulation (1)
lesson12 Evolution of epigenetic regulation (2)
lesson13 Evolution of epigenetic regulation (3)
lesson14 Evolution of epigenetic regulation (4)
lesson15 Evolution of epigenetic regulation (5)

Presentation and discussion are evaluated in place of a scheduled examination or report task. 
Developmental Biology (Tenth Edition by Scott F. Gilbert, ISBN-13: 978-0878939787, ISBN-10: 0878939784)
Ecological Developmental Biology (by Scott F. Gilbert, ISBN-13: 978-0878932993, ISBN-10: 0878932992) 
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(More Details) Handout, powerpoint, whiteboard. 
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Students will be assigned a paper a couple of weeks prior to the presentation. Please read not only the assigned paper but also related ones to deepen the knowledge. 
Grading Method The ability to read, understand and criticize leading-edge research papers is evaluated through the presentation and discussion at the classes. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Please acquire the skills to critically read papers and effectively use the obtained knowledge for your graduate research. 
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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