updated date : 21, September 2017
Life Science Reading Seminar I(A, B)-V(A, B) One semester, 2 Credits
Recent papers in life science are introduced, explained, and discussed in journal and textbook reading clubs.
(1) To understand the contents of scientific papers or textbooks
(2) To evaluate the validity of each author’s claim based on the evidence presented in the paper and/or knowledge already acknowledged in the research field
(3) To develop the abilities to both evaluate the logic and validity of others’ arguments and to present one’s own opinion in a logical manner by engaging in critical discussion with other participants regarding the contents and logic represented in each reading
The faculty member in charge of each journal club evaluates student’s goal achievement based on his/her participation, performance in presentation, engagement in discussion and the discussion contents, and assigns a grade of A, B, C, or D.
See the information in Journal Clubs/Textbook Reading Clubs.
English or Japanese
Contact the “contact person” found in Journal Clubs/Textbook Reading Clubs.
Even if you join in multiple journal and textbook reading clubs, you can only receive credits from one club.
Ask the contact person for each journal or textbook reading club for details.
In principle, Life Science Reading Seminar I (A, B)-V (A, B) should be taken sequentially from years D1 through D5.