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 WC205200 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食品栄養機能学II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Nutrition and Food Functions II
カムランシー タナッチャポーン,ヤナカ ノリユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri1-4:ABS C305
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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lecture, In-class discussion, Presentation
Credits 2.0 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 molecular biology, human genome, obesty, diabetes, functional food, brain function 
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
Explanations and understanding about molecular mechanisms by which  functional foods and nutrient factors affect the onset and pathological process of lifestyle related diseases. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 The Nervous System and Brain Structure and Cells (Kumrungsee) 11/29

Lesson 2 Blood Brain Barrier (Kumrungsee) 11/29
Lesson 3 Neurotransmitters 12/6
Lesson 4 Taste and smell: The Chemical Senses 12/6
Lesson 5 Food Intake Regulation 12/13
Lesson 6 Reward Circuit, Motivation, and alcohol Addiction 12/13
Lesson 7 Food and Brain Disease 12/20
Lesson 8 Food and Brain Disease II 12/20
Lesson 9 Current Trends in Nutrition and genome I (Yanaka)  1/10
Lesson 10 Current Trends in Nutrition and genome II (Yanaka) 1/10
Lesson 11 Current Trends in Nutrition and genome III (Yanaka) 1/24
Lesson 12 Current Trends in Nutrition and genome III (Yanaka) 1/24
Lesson 13-15 Self-study/Presentation 
Molecular Biology of the Cell, (Bruth Alberts et al), Newton Press
Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease (Ann M. Coulston et al.) Academic Press
Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease (A. Catharine Ross et al.) Wolters Kluwer 
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(More Details) Projector & whiteboard 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
This class is for students who have ever done molecular biological experiments. It is useful to search for the latest literature on molecular nutrition and human diseases. 
Requirements Students are expected to have molecular biological research themes as actual master theses. 
Grading Method Q&A 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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