Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code TB000366 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Advanced Seminar
シュクナミ チサ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte:Clinical Departments
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lectures, Reading circle, presentation by students 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students Graduate student
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 learn basic knowledges for studies of molecular and cellular biology. 
Class Schedule 1. Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis
2. Vectors for Gene Cloning
3. Purification of DNA from Living Cells
4. Manipulation of Purified DNA
5. Introduction of DNA into Living Cells
6. Cloning vectors
7. How to Obtain a Clone of a Specific Gene
8. The Polymerase Chain Reaction
9. Sequencing Genes and Genomes
10 Studying Gene Expression and Function
11. Studying Genomes
12. Production of Protein from Cloned Genes
13. Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis in Medicine
14 Cell Culture
15 Presentation by students 
Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis An Introduction (6th edition) by T. A. Brown (textbook)
Molecular Biology of the Cell (5th edition) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Personal Computer 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students should read the textbook ahead of time every class. 
Requirements Please contact the instructor beforehand if you take this seminar. 
Grading Method Grading will be based on Attitude toward class participation, understanding level, oral presentation, and active participation to the 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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