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 WG147053 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生命理学特別演習B
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Exercises in Life Science B
ヤマモト タカシ,ナカツボ ケイコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Discussion, presentation, experiments. 
Credits 2.0 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) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students
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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim of this seminar is to conduct practical exercises to have research activities with expertise and originality concerning the research theme selected in relation to life science. Especially, this seminar focuses on flexible introduction or development of different field research with emphasis on expertise, without regard to existing research methods. Specifically, Students will acquire the abilities to collect informations, create and modify research plan, utilize scientific instruments, analyze data and communicate and present with different field researchers, which are necessary for research activities. 
Class Schedule 1: Guidance
2: Practical use of scientific instruments: extended use and requirement
3: practical use of scientific instruments: Combination with other instruments
4: Research plan 1: correction of motivation and confirmation of validity
5: Research plan 2: improvement of experimental system and overcoming problems
6: Research plan 3: verification of experimental system and assumption of expected results
7: Information collection: survey of related research trends and introduction to the theme
8: Data analysis 1: verification of validity of analysis results
9: Data analysis 2: scientific understanding of obtained results
10: Communication with different field researchers: how to introduce different field speciality
11: Presentation 1: exhibition of graphs and extraction of necessary information
12: Presentation 2: preparation with emphasis on discussion
13: Preparation of manuscript 1: verification of story and citation of literatures
14: Preparation of manuscript 2: verification of logic of results and discussions
15: Conclusion, advice to apply to each research theme 
Books, research papers and reviews of each theme related to life sciences 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, research equipments 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Research papers related to the theme should be read carefully, and the obtained knowledge will be utilized for your research study. 
Grading Method Your evaluation will be comprehensively judged with preparation and contents of presentation (75%) and final report (25%). 
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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