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 WH106083 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生命医科学特別演習B
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Exercises in Biomedical Science B
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,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) 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 
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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, and the ability to find new research themes by reading and presenting journal papers. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Mechanisms of gene evolution (1)
lesson2 Mechanisms of gene evolution (2)
lesson3 Mechanisms of gene evolution (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 (1)
lesson9 Genomic control of development (2)
lesson10 Genomic control of development (3)
lesson11 Genomic control of development (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) 
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(More Details) Handout, powerpoint, whiteboard. 
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Students are expected to select an important paper for assigned research topics. Please read not only the selected paper but also related ones to deepen the knowledge. 
Grading Method The ability to find new research themes 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 to find new research themes for development of 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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