2016 Topics 1 in Computational Life Sciences (ACLS)

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Academic unit or major
Life Science
Instructor(s)
Kajiwara Susumu  Endo Hirofumi  Takata Yoshihiro 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
ZBA.A409
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Distinguished researchers in life sciences or outstandingly active researchers, Kazuhiko Kume (Nagoya), Hiroshi Shimizu (Saudi Arabia) and Masayuki Hatta (Tokyo) in various fields such as chronobiology, genetics, developmental biology, evolutionary biology and clinical medicine give introductory and detailed lectures of the latest research frontiers.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will able to:
1) Get a basic knowledge about frontiers or topics in computational life sciences or technology.
2) Acquire practical knowledge to help further research.
3) Enhance the qualifications and abilities of the Γ(gamma)-type specialist.

Keywords

life science, sleep research, chronobiology, clinical medicine, food intake and digestion, reproduction

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

This course is an intensive course, and three classes are given.
In each class, two 2 credit lectures in succession are conducted by adjunct lectures, specialists in clinical medicine, physiology, genetics followed by 1 credit hour discussion among students with the lecture on current topics and concrete problems.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Frontiers or topics on life sciences (1): Introductory and detailed lecture on sleep research and chronology is given by the invited researcher. Practical applications in the clinical field are also presented. Understand the essential features and matters on frontiers or topics (1) in life sciences, sleep research, chronology and practical applications in the clinical field.
Class 2 Frontiers or topics on life sciences (2): Introductory and detailed lecture on food intake and digestion are given by the invited researcher. Understand the essential features and matters on frontiers or topics (2) in life sciences, food intake and digestion.
Class 3 Frontiers or topics on life sciences (3): Introductory and detailed lecture on reproduction are given by an invited researcher. Understand the essential features and matters on frontiers or topics (3) in life sciences, reproduction.

Textbook(s)

There is no assigned textbook.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

In each class, the lecturer hands out materials.

Assessment criteria and methods

Reports in each class (100%).

Related courses

  • Nothing.

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

There are no prerequisites for taking the course.

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