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 WH105081 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生命医科学特別演習A
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Exercises in Biomedical Science 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,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) 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 5 : Graduate Basic
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, Disease 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
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, regeneration and diseases, by reading and presenting research papers.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Mechanisms of gene regulation (1)
lesson2 Mechanisms of gene regulation (2)
lesson3 Mechanisms of gene regulation (3)
lesson4 Genome duplication and evolution (1)
lesson5 Genome duplication and evolution (2)
lesson6 Genome duplication and evolution (3)
lesson7 Genome duplication and evolution (4)
lesson8 Genomic control of development and diseases (1)
lesson9 Genomic control of development and diseases (2)
lesson10 Genomic control of development and diseases (3)
lesson11 Genomic control of development and diseases (4)
lesson12 Genomic control of regeneration (1)
lesson13 Genomic control of regeneration (2)
lesson14 Genomic control of regeneration (3)
lesson15 Genomic control of regeneration (4)

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) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handout, powerpoint, whiteboard. 
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Preparation and
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 and understand 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 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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