Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L5001004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 高次生命科学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Systemic Life Science
ホリウチ ヒロユキ,ナカエ ススム
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds1-4:ABS C304
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture, Handouts, Power Point
(It changes with the situation of COVID19 and each teacher.) 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Cell junctions, Extra Cellular Matrix (ECM), Cancer, Development,Stem cells, Renewal, Immune system 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
The program students can understand Biomolecules, Cells, Organism and Population. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Molecular Agro-Life Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding organic molecule, cell, individual organism, and population 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding about cells in their social context is goal. The explanation about the contents from chaptor 19 to 24 in "Molecular Biology of THE CELL, Sixth Edition" and basic knowledge to understand these chapters. 
Class Schedule lesson1:Class Guidance
lesson2:Cell junctions and ECM (1)
lesson3:Cell junctions and ECM (2)
lesson4:Development of multicellular organisms (1)
lesson5:Development of multicellular organisms (2)
lesson6:Stem cells and tissue renewal (1)
lesson7:Stem cells and tissue renewal (2)
lesson8:Summary & discussion or an examination (1)
lesson9:Cancer (1)
lesson10:Cancer (2)
lesson11:Pathogens and infection (1)
lesson12:Pathogens and infection (2)
lesson13:The innate and adaptive immune systems (1)
lesson14:The innate and adaptive immune systems (2)
lesson15:Summary & discussion or an examination (3)

Two examinations and/or reports

lesson 1~8: Dr. Horiuchi, lesson 8~15: Dr. Nakae 
Molecular Biology of THE CELL, Sixth Edition and other 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, Liquid-crystal projector, PC
(It changes with the situation of COVID19 and each teacher.) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
After lessons 2-7 and 9-14 review the lessons and prepare for the next lesson. After lesson 7 and 14, review the lesson or examination.  
Grading Method 80% examinations
20% reports and discussion 
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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