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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7031001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 薬学研究方法論演習A
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Research Practice A
モリオカ ノリミツ,カミヤ ヒロユキ,イカワ カズロウ,ウチダ ヤスオ,クマモト タクヤ,ノムラ ワタル,クロダ テルオ,ナガセ ケンイチ,オザワ コウイチロウ,タハラ ヒデトシ,コタケ ヤイチロウ,マツナミ カツヨシ,ヨコオオジ トモハル,マツオ ヒロアキ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Presentation and discussion 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students Third-year undergraduates of Pharmaceutical sciences
Keywords Pharmacognosy, Functional Molecular Sciences, Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Analytical Molecular Medicine and Devices, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Xenobiotic Metabolism and Molecular Toxicology, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Physiological Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics and Therapeutics, Pharmacotherapy, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics, Hospital pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacotherapy 
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)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The basic knowledge and understanding of basic structures, physical characters and reaction of medicine and other inorganic and organic compounds. ●quality ⑤
・Knowledge and understanding about rational analyses of pharmacokinetics in order to to understand quantitatively madicinal effects or side effects. ●quality ⑥
・The ability of considering basic pharmacological effects of medicine to chemical structure.  ●quality ⑤
(Abilities and Skills)
・Abilities of collecting necessary information of drug treatment her/him self. ●quality ⑥
・Using available compounds as starting materials, to be able to handle organic synthesis in order to chemically transform medicine into a target substance. ●quality ⑤
・Ability and skills to measure drug blood level concerning major drugs. ●quality ⑥
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Comprehensive problem-solving ability and educational ability: Concerning the influences caused by numerous chemical substances existing on the earth, to be able to analyze and argue about the survival  of the human race. Also, to have the ability and skills to give instruction to youth.●quality ⑤ ⑩
・The research ability: the ability to select issues to be solved in the professional field of pharmacist and carry out measures and research to solve the issues.  ●quality ⑧

Medicinal Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge of chemical compounds including medicine.
・The knowledge relating to mutual reaction between chemical compounds including medicine and a human body
(Abilities and Skills)
・Development of knowledge of chemical compounds including medicine. (application)
・Development of knowledge relating to mutual reaction between chemical compounds including medicine and a human body (application)
・Being able to read English chemical papers and discuss them. (application)
・To be able to basically treat major chemical agents, substances related to the living body, and microbes.
・Having ability to act as member of a research team.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・1. The active attitude of dealing with issues on drug development and environmental hygiene.  2. The social responsibility as a specialist of drug development and environmental hygiene.  3. The comprehensive, scientific and calm attitude to solve problems.  4. The cooperative attitude in team research.  5. The ability to make communication and presentation.  6. The ability of assessment and analysis.  7. The active usage of information technology and the management ability.  8. The ethical consideration toward genetically modified foods and animal experiments 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
GIO:In order to contribute to progress and improvement of pharmaceutical care, to master  the ability for problem discovery and problem-solving.
Summary of the class:
You will learn the purpose of the research in the pharmaceutical sciences, laws and restrictions, ethics, the essential knowledge for research by participating in the seminar of laboratory that you will belong to. 
Class Schedule 1) We will read original papers, which are written in English, carefully every time.
2) Each presenter makes resume and describes the keyword of the article concerned, a background, an experiment method, experimental data in detail as well as adding own original discussion about the paper every time.
3) You also discuss about the significance and the problems of the paper.
4) You will attend the seminar and present your own theme and discuss your results with collaborators. 
Each presenter notifies the original papers within one week before a seminar.
Each presenter makes resume and distribute it to participants. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Please bring personal PC which downloaded pdf of original papers.  Each presenter makes resume and present with power point. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please read particular part of the resume and review the class and keep to read particular paper about each topic and to take a look at associated articles.
You will check the question that I will not be able to reply in own presentation enough and re-consider it and announce it appropriately. 
Grading Method Based on the question contents and frequency in each seminar's question-and-answer session (10 points) and the understanding of presentations (10 %) , each teacher in charge grades students out of 20 points. The total points of 6 seminars are converted to 100 points. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it A teacher who has the experience which participated in pharmacist work lectures on basic knowledge about works at a hospital and a pharmacy. 
Other SBOs:G-(1),G-(2),G-(3)-1 
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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