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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 53013001 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 生物学からみたストレス[旧パッケージ]
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Stress in the biological context
ウケナ カズヨシ
Campus Across Campuses (videoconferencing, etc.) Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon1-4:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students
Keywords Humanity, Stress, Biology, Life science, Adaptation, Cell 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Area Courses(Courses in Natural Sciences) Category:Biology
*Students who got admitted in 2018 or after can take this course as an “Area Course”. For this group of students, credits from this course will be regarded as credits from an “Area Course”.
If students who got admitted in 2017 or before take this course, it is regarded as a “Package-Based Subject”. The latter group of students cannot take this course as an “Area Course”. 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to explain the formation and development processes and contemporary issues of each academic discipline.
2. To be able to explain historical and contemporary issues that span multiple academic disciplines from multifaceted perspectives. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
I will give lectures about the stress response, especially by aspects of immunity, endocrinology, disease, and aging. At the evey leture, I will ask repors. Finally, I ask students to understand the biological mechanisms in the cells at the time of stress. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance and introduction.
lesson2 Concept of stress.
lesson3 Stress in humanity and disease I.
lesson4 Stress in humanity and disease II.
lesson5 Stress and hormone I.
lesson6 Stress and hormone II.
lesson7 Stress and immunity I.
lesson8 Stress and immunity II.
lesson9 Stress and cancer.
lesson10 Stress and aging.
lesson11 Fundamental knowledge of cell biology.
lesson12 Stress response in the cells I.
lesson13 Stress response in the cells II.
lesson14 Conclusion I.
lesson15 Conclusion II. 
I will give students my hand out of presentation on Moodle. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Personal Computer 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please ask me what you don't understand. 
Grading Method Mini and Final Reports  
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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