Protistology University of Tsukuba
Topics in protistology. Cellular evolution, cell biology, sex and reproduction, phylogeny and ecology of protists will be the subjects of this lecture.
The goal is to deepen your knowledge and interest on protists and to know the importance of protists in biology, through the up-to-date topics of protists given by five scientists who work on protist in different fields.
Lectures will give up-to-date hot topics of protistology for helping you to get interested in protistology.
Essays (20% each).
Amazing diversity of protistsEndosymbiosis:an amaging mechanism of evolutionAsexual reproduction (cytokinesis) of TetrahymenaSexual reproduction (conjugation) of TetrahymenaUnicell or Multicell? The life cycle of the cellular slime moldGenome analysis of the cellular slime moldMacro phylogeny of eukaryotes and supergroupsHeaven and hell in phylogenetic analyses: amitochondriate protistsSexual reproduction of green algaeOrganelle inheritance in green algaeOrder of these topics is subject to change.
Online Course Requirement
Ishida Ken-ichiro,Degawa Yosuke,kuwayama hidekazu,Miyamura Shinichi
Lecture can only give you chances to get interested in the subjects and to deepen your knowledge and thoughts on it by yourself. Your positive attitude toward learning each subject is expected.
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Contact person: Miyamura Shinichi,kuwayama hidekazu,Ishida Ken-ichiro
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org ,email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to the syllabus provided by the university