Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1504080 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 微生物学I
Subject Name
ビセイブツガク I
Subject Name in
Microbiology I
コマツザワ ヒトシ,マツオ ミキ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon1-4:DEN Large Lecture Rm
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Mainly, face-to-face lecture. Due to COVID-19, Lectures are performed by on demand lecture and live lecture by Teams.  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 2nd grade of dental student
Keywords Microbiology, bacteria, virus, fungus, protozan, chemotherapy, sterilization, disinfection, oral bacteria 
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)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge regarding basic and clinical dental medicine
・Knowledge of life sciences
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Rich humanity, understanding of professional responsibilities of a dentist, and general capabilities including basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required for putting such responsibilities into practice 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1: Understand the basic characters of microbiology
2: Understand infection control (chemotherapy, sterilization, disinfection)
3: Understand the basic characters of oral bacteria and basic oral infectious diseases 
Class Schedule 7rd October 8:45-10:15 (Mon) lesson1 Overview of Microbiology
7rd October 10:30-12:00 (Mon) lesson2 Bacterial classification and characters
16th October  8:45-10:15 (Wed) lesson3 Bacterial gene
16th October 10:30-12:00 (Wed) lesson4 Bacterial infection
22th October  8:45-10:15 (Mon) lesson5 Virus classification and characters
22th October10:30-12:00  (Mon) lesson6 Fungus and protozan
29th October  8:45-10:15 (Mon) lesson7 chemotherapy (1)
29th October 10:30-12:00 (Mon) lesson8 chemotherapy (2)
7th November  8:45-10:15 (Thu) lesson9 sterilization and disinfection
7th November 10:30-12:00 (Thu) lesson10 oral bacteria
11th November  8:45-10:15 (Mon) lesson11 dental caries
11th November 10:30-12:00 (Mon)lesson12  periodontal disease
18th November  8:45-10:15 (Mon) lesson13 oral bacteria: relation with systemic disease
18th November 10:30-12:00 (Mon) lesson14 Summary
25th November  8:45-10:15 (Mon) examination

Paper test, report 
Any text book for Microbiology can be used. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts (electronic form) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
By using the book,  review is very important. 
Requirements Attend all classes as a rule. 
Grading Method Test score over 60% is required to obtain credit. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Based on dental clinical experiences, lectures, especially infection control, chemotherapy, oral diseases-associated bacteria, are provided to the students 
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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