Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code TB112101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 疫学・疾病制御学特別研究
Subject Name
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Advanced Research on Epidemiology,Infectious Disease Control and Prevention
フクマ シンゴ,コ コ,アキタ トモユキ,スギヤマ アヤ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
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Lecture and  Experiment   
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Medical Sciences
Eligible Students Doctor's course students
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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Student will be able to get technique of experiment and basic knowledge of sero-epidemiological and molecular epidemiological survey of hepatitis virus infection contains the system of infection, trend and persistence infection.

This class contains Review of text or paper, seminar, laboratory experiment, field research, data analysis, seminar etc. under the guidance of supervisor.

The following lecture plan will be modified flexibly according to the students' research topics. 
Class Schedule 1: Basic Epidemiology of  Hepatitis virus -1 (Structure of viral particles of HBV and HCV, Prevalence)
2: Basic epidemiology of hepatitis virus - 2 (pathogenesis and natural history of persistent infection with HBV and HCV)
3: Basic epidemiology of hepatitis virus - 3 (new incidence of HBV and HCV)
4: Immunoserological assays
5: Molecular analysis
6: Immunoserological assay practice-
7: PCR practice
8: Phylogenetic tree analysis
9: Data analysis practice -1 (graphing of experimental data, calculation of basic statistics)
10: Data analysis practice-2 (comparison between groups)
11: Data analysis practice - 3 (sensitivity, specificity, ROC analysis)
12: Data analysis practice - 4 (scatter plots and regression analysis)
13: Policy Research on Hepatitis Virus - 1 (HBV mother-to-child transmission, examination rate survey)
14: Policy Research on Hepatitis Virus - 2 (Epidemiological Indicators, Visualization, Cascade)
15: Advanced Topics 
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If student has questions, please send by E-mail. 
Requirements None 
Grading Method Report 
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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