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Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences / Graduate School of Applied Biological Sciences

Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences

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The discipline of applied biological sciences represents an integration of the principles and techniques of biotechnology and life sciences and their ultimate application in bio-industry. Through education and research, the Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences at Gifu University strives to contribute to the welfare and sustainability of human existence and the enhancement of the environment in which we live.

To these ends, the department offers three undergraduate programs encompassing six unique curricula:
The Food and Life Science program includes
・Food Science and
・Molecular Life Science.
The Agricultural and Environmental Science program includes
・Applied Plant Sciences,
・Applied Animal Sciences, and
・Environmental Ecology.
The Veterinary Medicine program trains students in veterinary sciences.

These programs deal with the following issues:
1. Securing a stable and safe supply of food
2. Environmentally friendly production of food
3. Restoration and preservation of both natural ecosystems and human habitats
4. Promotion of health and development of sophisticated and beneficial food products.
5. Bolstering public sanitation in order to cope with diseases that can pass between animals and humans.

The Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences prepares students for active careers in agriculture as well as in biological industries related to food commodities, medical supplies, and the environment.

Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences
Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences

Graduate School of Applied Biological Sciences

In 2008, the Graduate School of Agriculture was reorganized and the Graduate School of Applied Biological Sciences established.Through education and research in the applied biological sciences, members of this school strive to adapt the techniques and principles of biological and life sciences to use in biological industries; they hope to benefit mankind and, most importantly, contribute to mankind's continued existence.

To these ends, this school trains professionals with sophisticated knowledge regarding the stable and safe supply of food, environmentally sound production of food, and restoration and preservation of natural ecosystems and human habitats, and fosters the development of students expected to be active starting in the central Japan area, spreading to the rest of Japan, and finally reaching out into the neighboring countries of Asia.

The Graduate School of Applied Biological Sciences welcomes students who have gained a solid and well-rounded academic foundation through their undergraduate studies and offers them offers them training in the advanced scientific principles and techniques of the specialist.

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