Educational philosophy of our department

Our department focuses mainly on the studies of mammals to reveal the mechanisms of complex and diverse biological phenomena in animals from the molecular level to the organism level. We aim to foster professional talents and world-class researchers who will contribute to expanding basic biology, the development of multiple functions of animals, and new biotechnologies.

Educational plans and grading evaluation for Master's course

Master's course Ph.D. course
Under the supervision of a faculty member, students will learn to plan experiments, learn and develop experimental skills, and discuss their research results. In addition, they will search for and interpret relevant literature and comprehend how to write scientific papers. Through these activities, students will acquire the fundamentals for conducting scientific research.

[1st-yr, Apr] Decide on a research theme and begin research.
[2nd-yr, ~ early Jul] Mid-term poster presentation of Master's thesis. Students will discuss their research and prospective plans with all faculty members.
[2nd-yr, mid Jan] Submission of Master's thesis.
[2nd-yr, late Jan] Master's thesis presentation.
Criteria of certifying the completion of the Master's course
Students must complete at least 10 credits of lectures, 16 credits of practice courses I and II, and 4 credits of seminars. In addition, the student must submit a Master's thesis and pass the final examination.

Four faculty members will review the Master's thesis and the presentation.

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