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 Mathematical and Life Sciences
Lecture Code WG138002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生命理学特論A
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Topical Seminar in Life Science A
タテ シンイチ,ヤスダ キョウタ,オオマエ エイジ,カタヤナギ カツオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Inte:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Every student will have a presentation on his/her research progress once a week. In addition to their research reports, they will review the relating papers published in some of the high level journals.   
Credits 2.0 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) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students All the students in the master course
Keywords protein structure and function; protein structural dynamics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Biophysics is based on the entire basics in chemistry. All the students in the chemistry course are encouraged to review your knowledge in chemistry prior to think over the biophysical issues.   
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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Every student is expected  to achieve the following in this seminar.
1. Critical reading the high-quality paper: Do not be naive to see the papers. You have to think over the deposited figures in the manuscript to judge if the authors are right.  
2. Steady progress in your research: All the students have to gain something new in their researches. Have an open-minded altitude to the criticisms from your colleagues and positively consider their comments to proceed your research. 
Class Schedule lesson1 progress report
lesson2 progress report
lesson3 journal club
lesson4 progress report
lesson5 progress report
lesson6 journal club
lesson7 progress report
lesson8 progress report
lesson9 journal club
lesson10 progress report
lesson11 progress report
lesson12 journal club
lesson13 progress report
lesson14 progress report
lesson15 journal club

After the 15th course, all students will present interim reports.  
Handouts and Presentations 
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Preparation and
Every student has to prepare for the reports in a neat way, but honestly. In the paper reviewing, you should carefully select the papers to inspire the others. 
Grading Method The judge comes based on your research achievements; especially publication of your work is highly remarked. 
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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