Plant Biotechnology
TeachersMIYAMOTO. KojiStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 3 2nd semest [Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategorySpecial Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number5I364

Course Description

This class will provide several topics on plant biotechnology, including instrumental analysis; database; tissue culture; industrial use; molecular breeding; GMO; genome editing; NPBT; current topics of plant biotechnology.

Course Objectives

This class aims to provide an understanding of basic fundamentals of plant biotechnology, including instrumental analysis, database, tissue culture, and explore examples of those industrial applications, such as molecular breeding, GMO, genome editing and NPBT. The class also includes current topics of plant biotechnology.

Grading Policy

Progress report and Take-home Examination (20%), Practical Test (80%)

Textbook and Reference

TextbookA handout and resources will be provided throughout the course.





1Instrumental analysis of phytohormones
2Industrial applications of phytohormones
3Basic technique of molecular analysis 1
4Basic technique of molecular analysis 2
5Bioresource, database
6Plant stem cell
7Tissue culture
9Molecular breeding
10GMO (gene modified organism)
11Genome editing
12NPBT(New Plant Breeding Techniques)
13Current topics of plant biotechnology 1
14Current topics of plant biotechnology 2
15Final Exam and its review in practice