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Notification for Qualifying Examination 1 (QE1) on January 13, 2017

Qualifying Examination 1 (QE1) (Ph.D. Program in Human Biology)


Fri. January 13, 2017 13:00~


Laboratory of Advanced Research B 110, the University of Tsukuba《MAP


Take a bus bound for “Tsukuba Daigaku Chuo” or the “University Loop-line On-campus Bus [Tsukuba Daigaku Junkan Bus]” and get off at aiichi Tsukuba Mae.


Ph.D. Program in Human Biology is a five-year doctoral program. Students are forced to pass the QE1, which is the examination for evaluating the planning ability of research or business project, at the end of 2nd year. Assessment criteria for the QE1 are set based on the evidence of “Strong will to contribute to global issues”, Ability to identify global issues with general and specialized knowledge on human biology” and “Ability to plan and complete a research project to resolve the issues”.

A lot of faculty members and students in and out of HBP join the oral presentation and discuss actively.




The event is open to all.


13:00~13:30 Ms. Kaori Sugiyama
“Chemical approaches to the discovery of anti-aging agents in skin epithelial cells”
13:30~14:00 Ms. Chia-Jung Tsai
“Elucidation of the involvement of REM sleep in cerebral blood flow regulation and its functional significance”
14:00~14:30 Mr. Manoj Kumar
“MafB is essential in Adipose tissue Macrophages (ATM) for regulating thermogenesis.”
14:45~15:15 Ms. Yu-Hsien Lin
“Roles of Allergin-1 in colitis.”
15:15~15:45 Mr. Lalhaba Oinam
“Maintenance of heterogeneous epidermal stem cell populations by the distinct niche”


Ph. D. Program in Human Biology, Leading Graduate Doctoral Program, the University of Tsukuba


Office for the School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA)
Laboratory of Advanced Research A, Area 2, the University of Tsukuba (1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577 )

Tel: 029-853-7085

E-mail: sigma@un.tsukuba.ac.jp

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