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Contact:

Kenji Matsuno
Department of Biological Sciences
Osaka University
1-1 Machikaneyama
Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043
JAPAN
TEL: +81-6-6850-5804

Program

Keynote Speakers:

Henry Sun
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Daisuke Yamamoto
Tohoku University, Japan

Sessions and Chairs

Session 1: Developmental mechanisms
Lolitika Mandal
(Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India)
Yuko Shimada-Niwa
(Tsukuba University, Japan)
 
Session 2: Signal transduction and cell biology
Kieran Harvey
(Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia)
Shizue Osawa
(Kyoto University, Japan),
Sa Kan Yoo
(Riken, Japan)
Session 3: Physiology and metabolism
Chairsand Young-Joon Kim (Gwangju Inst. Sci. Tech, Korea)
Takashi Nishimura (Riken, Japan)
 
Session 4: Genetics, genomics, anad evolution
Chau-Ti Ting (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Hiroki Oda (JT BRH, Japan)
Yoshinori Tomoyasu
(Miami University, USA)
Session 5: Stem cells and Germ line
Hongyan Wang (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
Toshie Kai (Osaka University, Japan)
 
Session 6: Neurobiology
Zhefeng Gong (Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China)
Azusa Kamikouchi (Nagoya University, Japan)
 

Program and Invited Speakers


May 8 (Monday)
Keynote lecture (1)
16:00-17:00
Henry Sun (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Session 1: Developmental mechanisms 17:00-19:30
Chairs: Yuko Shimada-Niwa (Tsukuba University, Japan) and Lolitika Mandal (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India)

Lolitika Mandal (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India)
Irene Miguel-Aliaga (MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Gut signaling and metabolism group, UK)
Erina Kuranaga (Tohoku University, Japan)
Yusuke Toyama (Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore)
Mohit Prasad (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India)
Kaoru Sugimura (Kyoto, University, Japan)
May 9 (Tuesday)
Session 2: Signal transduction and cell biology
9:00-11:30
Chairs: Shizue Osawa (Kyoto University, Japan), Sa Kan Yoo (Riken, Japan) and Kieran Harvey (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia)

Kieran Harvey (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia)
Nic Tapon (Francis Crick Institute, UK)
Lei Xue (Tongji University, China)
Susumu Hirabayashi (MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Metabolism and Cell Growth Group, UK)
Sa Kan Yoo (RIKEN, Japan)
Session 3: Physiology and metabolism 14:00-16:30
Chairs: Takashi Nishimura (Riken, Japan) and Young-Joon Kim (Gwangju Inst. Sci. Tech, Korea)

Greg Suh (NYU, Langone Medical Center, USA)
Kwang-Wook Choi (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
Young-Joon Kim (Gwangju Inst. Sci. Tech, Korea)
Xun Huang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Li-Mei Pai (Chang Gung University, Taiwan)
Do-Hyoung Kim (KAIST, Korea)
Session 4: Genetics, genomics, and evolution 17:00-19:30
Chairs: Hiroki Oda (JT, Japan), Yoshinori Tomoyasu (Miami University, USA), and Chau-Ti Ting (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

L. S. Shashidhara (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India)
Artyom Kopp (University of California Davis, USA)
Yoshinori Tomoyasu (Miami University, USA)
Hiroki Oda (JT Biohistory Research Hall, Japan)
Xue-Yan Li (Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Chau-Ti Ting (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
May 10 (Wednesday)
Session 5: Stem cells and Germ line
9:00-11:30
Chairs: Toshie Kai (Osaka University, Japan) and Hongyan Wang (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)

Hongyan Wang (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
Satoru Kobayashi (Tsukuba University, Japan)
Xinhua Lin (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Hwei-Jan Hsu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Poster session 1: odd numbers 13:30-14:30
Poster session 2: even numbers 14:30-15:30

Banquet (Hotel Hankyu Expopark): 18:00-

May 11 (Thursday)
Keynote lecture (2)
9:00-10:00
Daisuke Yamamoto (Tohoku University, Japan)
Session 6: Neurobiology 10:10-12:40
Chairs: Azusa Kamikouchi (Nagoya University, Japan) and Zhefeng Gong (Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China)

Ann-Shyn Chiang (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Hiroshi Ishimoto (Nagoya University, Japan)
Adam Claridge-Chang (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
Zhefeng Gong (Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China)
Excursion: 13:30- Day trip to Himeji-jo Castle