Introduction to Animal Biology
Lecture emphasize basic principles in animal biology including scientific inquiry,
cell biology, genetics, evolution, and diversity in animal anatomy and
Introduction to Plant Biology
In this lecture students can learn about the structure, physiology, reproduction and ecology of plants as a basis for an understanding of broader principles of plant sciences as well as the relation of plants to human life. Includes a survey of the important groups throughout the plant kingdom.
Introduction to Ecology
This lecture let you know the basic concept and principles of ecosystem. You can learn and get an ability to solve the problem and to make the counterplan against destruction of ecosystem.
Introduction to Microbiology
This is a beginning course in the study of microorganisms, a large and diverse group of microscopic organisms that exist as single cell or cell clusters. Students will study the history of microbiology, the general principles of cell structure and function, biochemical processes in cells, and the genetic basis of microbial growth and evolution. The goal of this course is to give students a basic understanding of bacteria, viruses, and fungi, how they live, and the effect they have on our lives. Students will study the experimental basis of microbiology, the classification and diversity of microorganisms, and the ecological activities of microorganisms in nature.
Introduction to Microbiology Lab.
Intensive laboratory exercises will stress fundamentals of compound light microscopy, aseptic techniques, media preparation, many simple and differential staining procedures, pure culture methods, and isolation techniques.
Life Sciences and English
This course is for the students who want to develop a better understanding of the original textbook in the field of life sciences and to improve their personal reading and writing skills in English.
This course designed to give students a basic understanding of biosynthesis of cellular components including such topics as replication gene expression, protein synthesis as well as a discussion of nature and catalytic mechanism of enzymes, and biosynthesis and degradation of various biomolecules.
Introductory Molecular Biology
Introductory Molecular Biology is a research field which explores life phenomena at the molecular level. It tries to understand and characterize the gene expression, regulation of prokaryotes and eukaryotes, protein synthesis, RNA processing, and the mechanism of the flow of genetic information.
Basic animal handling methods, anaesthesis of animals, behavior testing using animals are covered as well as animal model research topics. Moreover, the basics of making transgenic animals, such as basic molecular biology, embryology and genetics will be provided. Also, the techniques related to the production of transgenic animals such as pronuclear injection, nuclear transfer, gene editing, embryonic stem cell biology and the application of transgenic animals in biological and medical science will be provided.
The purpose of this lecture is to study the genetic phenomena which is one of the most important field in biology mechanisms. You can study about the nature and the characteristics of genes, and about the mechanism of gene expression.
Animal Anatomy and Lab.
In this course we will study the anatomy of vertebrates. We will comparatively study the different organs and structures that make vertebrates differ from one another. There differences are correlated with unique adaptations of the different vertebrate groups and are the result of evolution. Consequently, our guiding approach will be the analysis of the evolutionary morphology of vertebrates.
Plant Morphology and Lab.
This lecture will study external and internal morphology observed in vegetative and reproductive organs, and diverse types of tissues in the course of functional specialization. Also, this lecture will enhance the understanding of the students for the functional diversity related with the morphological characteristics of leaf, root, stem, fruit, and seed through experiments.
As a pivotal course in the field of microbiology, this course aims to help students to perceive concepts of principle of life phenomena. This course covers main aspects of microbial growth, energy and biosynthesis pathways, metabolic regulation and integrated pathways into a coherent system. Also emphasis on physiological diversity and global control systems govern adaptation of microorganisms to environmental changes.
Experiment in Microbial Physiology
Students will obtain a good understanding of laboratory practices in microbial physiology and taxonomy. Lab topics will include aseptic technique, bacterial and fungal isolation methodology, antibiotic sensitivity testing, various biochemical tests, identification of microorganism using a wide variety of diagnostic procedures.
Computer for Life Sciences and Lab
This Class will provide students with an overview of computer science and its applications to life sciences. Specific areas and topics that will be discussed include understanding computer, basic principles of bioinformatics, nucleotide and protein sequence databases, homology search, and multiple sequence alignment.
This course provide a background for a more in-depth analysis of nervous system functions and clinical disorders. Having provided the student with a basic understanding of the gross anatomy and general functions of the brain and spinal cord, this course then introduces a series of topics designed to provide an understanding of the basic elements of the nervous system and the role they play in neuronal communication.
Introduction to Cell Biology
This course helps students to obtain basic knowledges of cell biology covering the constituents, structures, and biological mechanisms of cell. So those who study in this course will have a broad concept for understanding the cell unit, a major component of all living things.
Introductory Biochemistry Lab.
Students are expected to comprehend the chemical basis of the constituents of living organisms, and to understand metabolism, biological catalysis by enzyme and biosynthesis from the aspect of physical chemistry.
Molecular Animal Embryology and Lab.
Descriptive and experimental study of the development of animals with emphasis on vertebrate development. Gameotogenesis, fertilization, cleavage, gastrulation, organogenesis, and mechanism involved in control of shaping. pattern and expression during development. Descriptive and molecular experimental examination of the development of various organism using living and sectioned embryos.
Plant Taxonomy and Lab.
This course aims to provide the fundamental concepts of plant taxonomy, history of taxonomic research, nomenclature, principles and methods of classification for the vascular plants, and develop the ability of students to perceive the representative plant species in Korea. Also, this lecture teaches how to treat the collected plants and how to manage the specimen through the practical exercise of specimen production and arrangement as well as plant collection and identification.
The objective of this course is to learn about the structure and function of genome, comparative genomics and the latest techniques and skills for analysis of genomes having the background of molecular biology and genetics.
To understand the genetic phenomena you can learn about the DNA which controls the genetic procedures.
Invertebrate Zoology and Lab.
Invertebrate Zoology is an exploration of the life styles of animals without backbones. In this course, we will learn about invertebrate life histories, taxonomy, structures and functions. Also, lectures focus on the unique features of different invertebrate phyla and the interesting ways animals interact with each other and their environments.
Environmental Biology and Lab.
This lecture aims to give the students basic knowledge on biological consequences of human intervention in ecosystems. These include endangered and threatened species, pollution impact on organisms, pest control, pollution dynamics, genetic engineering of agricultural species, management of natural areas and urban ecosystem dynamics.
Field and Marine Zoology Lab.
Wild animal conservation is the scientific field on the wild animal diversity and their management, and we learn about the diversity of wild animal, the principle and methods for their managements, and sustainable utilization of wild animal resources for human welfare. For field and laboratory techniques on the biology and ecology of land plants and marine plants, this course covers the identification of vascular plants and marine algae, the determination of algal primary productivity, and field sampling techniques in plant ecology.
Field Botany Lab.
In this course, the students will observe the inland and coastal plants and understand their distributional characteristics. Also, the students will learn how to measure and analyze qualitative and quantitative characters of the targeted plants, thereby perceiving the diversity and importance of ecological system.
Experimental Molecular Biology
The objective of this course is to obtain the fundamental techniques in molecular biology including gene cloning, protein purification and analysis of gene/protein expression in the cells
Animal Systematics and Lab.
The objective of this course is to understand the diversity of animals and relationship among them in the level of systematic zoology.
Plant Physiology and Lab.
You can learn about physiological, biochemical analysis on energy circulation and metabolite production by photosynthesis. Your knowledge on relationship of lives will be increased by study on the environmental factors which affect on physiological actions.
Animal Physiology and Lab.
The subject of animal physiology is often simply described as the study of "how animals work". In this course we will examine general physiological mechanisms, examining the structure and function of cells, tissues, organs and organ systems in animal as well as the control and integration of these functions.
The aim of this lecture is to present a balanced, comprehensive, and contemporary view of the science of freshwater botany. The cause and ecological consequences of man-made eutrophication will be discussed.
This lecture aims to introduce the student to the biology, reproduction, diversity and ecology of marine and freshwater algae. Includes the importance of algae to humans as well as the use of algae in biotechnology.
The objective of this course is to understand how organisms are adapted to the change in their surroundings in view of epigenetics.
The objective of this course is to understand how cells communicate with each other in order to coordinate their growth and differentiation.
Biostatistics and Lab.
Statistical techniques necessary for analyzing data in scientific projects for students ： calculation of sample statistics, hypothesis testing, theoretical distribution, sampling, fitness test, analysis of variance, regression and correlation. Non-parametric techniques for statistical analysis will be also covered.
Plant Ecology and Lab.
With the target of plant communities in forest ecosystem which takes up 64% of Korean peninsula, the students will acquire the basic knowledges on community structures and succession. Also this course will enhance the understanding of students on energy flow and metabolism in ecosystem. In addition, students can develop the abilities of discrimination and analysis for plants communities through the practical exercise concerned with assessment of degree of green naturality and making of vegetation map.
Plant conservation is a division of biology about conservation of plant diversity. In this course, the students will analyze the reasons for plant community collapse that is going on speedily in the recent time as well as for loss and extinction of genetic diversity for rare plants, and discuss how to evaluate them for conservation.
Molecular Histology and Lab.
Histology will give you an understanding of the structure and function of the cell and extracellular matrix as basic building blocks of tissues and organs. Specialization of cells and their interactions in forming tissues will be presented as well as how cells and tissues are structurally and functionally linked in organs. Lecture will focus on relating cell, tissue, and organ structure to their specific functions while laboratory will emphasize microscopic recognition of tissues and organs.
Study of the mechanisms responsible for evolutionary change and their results in the organism. History of evolutionary thought, evolution of single-gene and quantitative genetic traits, speciation, and molecular evolution are major concern. Role of evolutionary ideas in issues such as species conservation, medicine, eugenics are also.
Plant developmental Biology and Lab.
This lecture will provide the developmental characteristics in the course of sexual reproduction of higher plants. Especially, the students will understand the diversity of biological phenomena revealed in the formation processes of embryo sacs, pollen grains, mature embryos and seeds.
In this lecture students can learn about the biological aspects of marine plants. Comparative development, morphology, taxonomy, physiology and ecology will be discussed. Includes the uses and usage of marine plants as well as the microbial activities in marine ecosystems.
Wild animal Conservation
Wild animal conservation is the scientific field on the wild animal diversity and their management, and we learn on the diversity of wild animal, the principle and methods for their managements, and sustainable utilization of wild animal resources for human welfare.
Biological Science Seminar
The study of Biological Science is a discipline to increase our fundamental understanding of life phenomena by exploring the complex and mysterious structure and function of living organisms. This seminar course will provide the opportunity to meet most recent research area and trends in the biological science fields for training creative, talented and advanced ability.