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MSE501 Biomedical Biochemistry
This course covers advanced description of biosynthesis of macromolecules including such topics as replication gene expression, protein synthesis as well as a discussion of nature and functional aspects of protein and nucleic and structures.

MSE502 Biomedical Molecular Biology
This course designed to give students a basis understanding and history of molecular biology. Topics include ; structure and function of nucleic acids, enzymes involved in DNA replication, in vivo DNA replication, transcription and translation in general. This course also cover various experimental technique and the theometical backgrounds. In addition, these topics will be discussed in several aspects of biomedical research.

MSE503 biomedical Cell Biology I
Biomedial Cell Biology I covers the recent advances in most areas of modern life sciences which graduate students should be acquainted with for their own thesis researches The course will place a particular emphasis on basic processes of cell biology.

MSE504 biomedical Cell Biology II
Biomedical Cell Biology II is the continuation of Molecular Cell Biology I, which will cover the recent advances in several fundamental biological phenomena occurring at the level of cells with a particular emphasis on their molecular and mechanistic aspects.

MSE505 Biomedical Bioinformatics
This course discusses recent research trend of interdisciplinary research area among biology, medical, information, electronic and mechanical engineering. By providing the newest research method and application of bioelectroinformatic systems, this course serves design, analysis and development ability for bioelectroinformatic systems.

MSE506 Introduction of Biomedical Science
Current research topics in the biomedical science and biomedical engineering area and prospective future topics are covered.

MSE507 General Clinical Medicine
This course designed to give students a basic understanding of clinical medicine. Topics include etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. The each lecture will be given by a specialist in the each clinical area.

MSE508 Cell Therapy

 The purpose of this course is to make students who took the courses of Cell Biology or Immunology learn comprehensive techniques to treat diseases using therapeutic cells. It is composed of lectures by a faculty and experimental practice. Topics include immunity to tumors, allergy, autoimmunity, and infection.

MSE509 Introduction to Global Medicine

This course explores the concept and basic themes of global medicine. The course will address classic themes of social medicine such as social inequalities and health disparity. It will also address issues of patenting, development, and delivery of vaccines, pharmaceuticals or biotechnologies in international context. New paradigms, challenges and solutions for global health will be identified and discussed through the course.

MSE510 Pathology of Laboratory Animals

With the increase in use of laboratory animals in the research, the purpose of this class is to increase the capabilities of reading the histopathological findings and understanding a variety of diagnostic tools to scientists. To achieve this goal, learn the normal microstructure of each organ and understand the pathogenesis of diseases in laboratory animals.

MSE524 Experimental Animals

Animals used in biomedical research are studied for their anatomy and physiological characteristics. Basic animal treatment methods, anaesthesis of animals, toxicity testing using animals are covered as well as animal model research topics.

MSE530 Molecular & Cellular Biology of Cancer

Cancer is one of the most common causes of death. This course amis to comprehensively understand cancers in molecular and cellular aspects. We will discuss about the oncogenic mutations initiating various solid and blood cancers and DNA repair system, the regulation of cell cycle and apoptosis related to tumor growth and the regulatory roles by immune cells and tumor vasculatures, and cell-cell interaction and cancer stem cells involved in tumor invasion and metastasis.

MSE545 Stem Cell Biology

To improve the fundamental knowledge of regenerative medicine, this subject is focusing on understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms of stem cells, including pluripotency of stem cells, stem cell niche and epigenetic mechanism.

MSE552 Cognitive Neuroscience

Human cognitive functions are understood and their mathematical models are developed.  We first study measurement techniques for brain signals such as EEG and fMRI.  Then, cognitive models are developed for learning, memory, language, emotion, and behavior.

MSE553 Advanced Cellular and Molecular Immunology

The purpose of this course is to make students who took the courses of Cell Biology or Immunology understand advanced and comprehensive concepts of immunology. It is composed of lectures by a faculty and discussion of recent articles. Topics include innate immunity, recognition of antigen, activation and regulation of lymphocytes, effector mechanism of cell-mediated or humoral immunity, immunity to microbes, transplantation, immunity to tumors, allergy, autoimmunity, and immune deficiency.

MSE601 Experimental Techniques of Biomedical Molecular Biolog
This course is designed to give students basic understanding of the latest experimental technique of biomedical molecular biology.

MSE602 Contemporary Seminar of Modern Medical Sciences I
This lecture will provide the students with new paradigm of viewpoints by reviewing 'cutting-edge' technologies and theories in the field of medical sciences. We will especially focus on immunology, stem cells, infectious diseases, and cancers.

MSE603 Contemporary Seminar of Modern Medical Sciences II
This lecture will provide the students with new paradigm of viewpoints by reviewing 'cutting-edge' technologies and theories in the field of medical sciences. We will especially focus on animal model of human disease and human translational research.

MSE605 Experiment for Translation Research

This course amis for graduate students who have ample clinical experience to enhance their research power by performing numerous related experiments as well as the acquisition of their underlying principles. This would lead to activate the translation research.

MSE606 Molecular endocrinology

This class will provide basic understanding of endocrine systems that control homeostasis of body. This class will focus on molecular aspect of endocrinology; the molecular mechanisms by which steroid hormones activate nuclear receptors to provoke their biological effects; the molecular mechanisms by which peptide hormones activate cell surface receptors to provoke their biological effects; the mechanism how the actions of peptide hormones (e.g. insulin) are involved in diseases (e.g. diabetes); the pathways of the endocrine systems that link control and production of hormones in specific tissues with the actions of these hormones in their respective target organs. Topics include the molecular biology and endocrinology of sexual differentiation, hypothalamic and pituitary regulation, ovarian follicular development, steroidogenesis, breast and prostate cancer, steroid and thyroid hormone action, diabetes and insulin action, G-protein coupled receptors and hormonal regulation of gene expression.  

MSE607 Clinical Functional Neuroimaging

This course covers clinical application of functional neuroimaging in clinical neuroscience, especially normal brain development and neuropsychiatric disorder.

MSE610 Techniques of Laboratory Animal

Based on the animal anatomy and pathologic characteristics, animal treatment methods (anaesthesis of animals, sacrifice, injection, etc) are generally introduced for the research of students.

MSE611 Clinical Aspects of Immunology
This lecture will provide the students with basic and comprehensive concepts of modern immunology in cellular and molecular level. Topics include development of immune system, innate and adaptive immunity, recognition of antigen, lymphocyte development and activation, and immune system in health and disease.

MSE612 Pathophysiology of Chronic Infectious Diseases
Viruses and bacteria which induce chronic infectious diseases in human will be discussed, especially in the aspect of molecular and cellular biology. Immune responses, inflammation, oncogenesis and mechanisms of other complications in chronic infectious diseases will be also discussed.

MSE614 Vascular Biology

Proper vasculature function is essential for normal metabolism in every cells and abnormal vasculatures are causatively involved in various diseases. The central goal of this course is to provide both developmental and pathologic aspects of vascular biology. Throughout the whole course, students would comprehensively understand the process to form new vessels and the vascular functions in both molecular and cellular aspects.

MSE622 Biochemistry of Carcinogenesis

This course is designed for graduate students to understand the basic biochemistry of chemical carcinogens. These include metabolism of chemical carcinogen, interactions between the carcinogens and oncogenes, inhibition of chemical carcinogenesis, chemopresentaton and reduction of cancer risks, and finally influence of dietary constituents in chemical carcinogenesis.

MSE722 Cell Signaling Networks

Cell Signaling Network’provide students with fundamental understanding of intracellular signaling and intercellular communication. It also provide them with new concept of drug development targeting cell signaling.