Projects
Name
Transduction mechanism of odor and pheromone reception at the peripheral and central nerve systems
University
Asahikawa Medical University
Domain
Physiology
Departement
Department of Sensory Physiology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa 078-8510, Japan_
Head
Professor. Makoto Kashiwayanagi
Tutor
Makoto Kashiwayanagi, Tomohiro Noguchi, Hitoshi Sasajima
Languages
English/Japanese
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
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Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Clarify the transduction mechanism at the olfactory neuron and the neural pathway of the olfactory information in the brain.
What is the aim of the project?
Clarify the transduction mechanism at the olfactory neuron and the neural pathway of the olfactory information in the brain.
What techniques and methods are used?
Patch clamp technique,immunohistochemistry,RT-PCR
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks of the student will be performed on his/her own
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Learn how to do general experiments of physiology
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
none
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a poster
- The student will prepare a presentation
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
There is no legal limitations in the student
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
5
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
Articles
- none