Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1509100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name がんの生物学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Cancer Biology
フジイ マキコ,ヒノイ タカオ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 5th-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds7-8:DEN Lecture Rm 2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture and practice in terminal chamber 
Credits 1.0 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 fifth grade
Keywords human genome, cancer genome, medical genetics, personalized medicine, SNP, genome polymorphism, epigenetics, miRNA 
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
Understand about gemonic diseases, new technology to find genetic disease and  how to cure the disease. 
Class Schedule Lessen 1.2 What is Genome?
Lessen 3.4 Genetics in cancer
Lessen 5.6 molecular mechanisms of cancer cells and the targeted treatment
Lessen 7 bench side to clinical side

We will give exam after the course. The submission of reports will be required after each lecture. 
DeVita "Cancer principles and practice of Oncology" 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) White/Black boards, LCD projector, personal PC in terminal chamber 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students should take a look at a chapter before lecture. Please try to understand the outline of contents during the lecture and carry out a review of them. We strongly recommend students who could not understand the contents of this class to refer to references that suit your level at the beginning. 
Grading Method Students who get a score of more than 60% in the final examination take the credit.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message We strongly reccomend to take this class to understand the new topics based on the genetics which might increase the importance in the future medical field. 
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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