Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course) Division of Integrated Sciences for Life Program of Food and AgriLife Science
Lecture Code WC101122 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食品生命科学特別演習A
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Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
シマダ マサユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords ovulation, follicular development, oocyte, molecular biology, endocrinology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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within Educational
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Criterion referenced
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Class Objectives
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The amim of my class is to understand how to regulate follicular development and ovulation in mammalian ovary in molecular levels. 
Class Schedule 1-3ed: the molecular mechnisms of exocytosis system (Ca2+-synaptotagmin directly regulates t-SNARE function during reconstituted membrane fusion. Bhalla et al., 2006, Nature Structure & Molecular Biology)
4-6th: The role of EGF like factor in ovulation process (Luteinizing hormone-dependent activation of the epidermal growth factor network is essential for ovulation. Hsieh et al., 2007, Mol Cell Biol)
7-9th: Immune related factors (TLR4 links innate immunity and fatty acid induced insulin resistance. Shi et al., 2006, J Clin Invest)
10-15th: Presentation of student experiment designe and discussion about them 
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Grading Method attendance, report, interview 
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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