Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HK450030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study for Graduation
オクムラ ミサコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte
Lesson Style Research Lesson Style
(More Details)
Students read research papers, make plans for experiments, analyze obtained results, and give presentations. 
Credits 4.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students
Keywords Neuroscience, Animal behavior, Genetics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・To absorb cutting-edge knowledge, acquire high-level skills, learn how to conduct research, improve presentation ability through discussion, summarize research results as a graduation thesis, and deliver presentations. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim of this study is to reveal the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the neural development and functions.   
Class Schedule lesson 1: Reading research papers
lesson 2: Reading research papers
lesson 3: Reading research papers
lesson 4: Reading research papers
lesson 5: Reading research papers
lesson 6: Perform experiments (Genetics)
lesson 7: Perform experiments (Biochemistry)
lesson 8: Perform experiments (Molecular biology)
lesson 9: Perform experiments (Biological imaging)
lesson 10: Perform experiments (Statistical analysis)
lesson 11: Research presentation
lesson 12: Research presentation
lesson 13: Research presentation
lesson 14: Research presentation
lesson 15: Research presentation 
Research papers that are related to your research study  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, research equipments 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
The research papers related to your research study should be read carefully, and the obtained knowledge will be utilized for your research study. 
Requirements Students need to carefully perform experiments, and discuss the results with your colleagues including your supervisors. 
Grading Method The evaluation will be comprehensively judged with the posture over the research study, the contents, and presentation. 
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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