Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code TB000268 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
スギタ マコト,サカヨリ ノブユキ,ミヤベ リサコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte:Clinical Departments
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
(More Details)
Experiments, oral presentation, discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible 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
Students study the physiological aspects of oral and brain functions, while focusing on biologically important questions of their interest, designing experimental strategies, and investigating the molecular, cellular and system mechanisms underlying those functions. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction of recent topics on oral and brain functions
lesson2: Introduction of materials, methods and experimental strategies for science research
lesson3: Literature search and reading to find out biologically important questions
lesson4: Literature search and reading to find out biologically important questions
lesson5: Experimental planning
lesson6: Experimental planning
lesson7: Experimental planning
lesson8: Experiments and discussion
lesson9: Experiments and discussion
lesson10: Experiments and discussion
lesson11: Experiments and discussion
lesson12: Experiments and discussion
lesson13: Experiments and discussion
lesson14: Experiments and discussion
lesson15: Oral presentation and reports

Students investigate the physiological aspects of oral and brain functions including the systems of taste sensing, salivary secretion, mastication, swallowing, and feeding control, while at the same time addressing and examining their physiological relevance and their pathophysiological aspects.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handout, PC, Laboratory instruments 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please find out something you are very interested in, and learn them deeply. 
Requirements None 
Grading Method Evaluation is based on how the students consider the specific aims and experimental strategies on their reserch projects, and how they perform the research. 
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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