Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course) Division of Integrated Sciences for Life Program of Food and AgriLife Science
Lecture Code WC203300 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食品衛生微生物学II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Microbiology for Food Safety II
シマモト タダシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Keywords  food safety, pathogenic bacteria, bacterial toxin, regulation of gene expression,
two component regulatory system, quorum sensing, mobile genetic elements 
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
Understand the foodborne bacterial diseases.  
Class Schedule lesson1  Intracellular signal transduction in bacteria (Chemotaxis)
lesson2  Intracellular signal transduction in bacteria (Two component regulatory system)
lesson3  Intracellular signal transduction in bacteria (Phosphorelay) I
lesson4  Intracellular signal transduction in bacteria (Phosphorelay) II
lesson5  Extracellular signal transduction in bacteria (Quorum sensing)
lesson6  Virulence-related genes of foodborne pathogenic bacteria (Pathogenicity island)
lesson7  Virulence-related genes of foodborne pathogenic bacteria (Host-pathogen interaction)
lesson8  Viable but non-culturable (VBNC) condition of foodborne pathogenic bacteria

no exam. 
Handouts will be distributed in the lesson. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prepare and review for each lesson. 
Grading Method Quiz or report (100)
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class will be provided in Japanese and English (bilingual).
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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