Announcement of Kick-off Symposium on Ph. D. Program in Humanics (2019.03.09)

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  • Date: March 9th (Sat.), 2019
  • Venue: 1F Auditorium, IIIS Building, University of Tsukuba
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  • Language: English

Invited Speakers:

  • Dr. Bernd Fleischmann (University of Bonn): cardiovascular system
  • Dr. Tilo Kunath (University of Edinburgh): Parkinson’s disease
  • Dr. Ian Chambers (University of Edinburgh): ES cell
  • Dr. Seong-jin Kim (Seoul National University): TGFb signaling

Speakers from University of Tsukuba:

  • Dr. Masashi Yanagisawa (International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine): Neuroscience of sleep
  • Dr. Kenji Suzuki (Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems/Center for Cybernics Research): Intelligent mechanics
  • Dr. Tetsuya Sakurai (Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems/Center for Artificial Intelligence Research): Numerical Analysis
  • Dr. Emiko Noguchi (Faculty of Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences): Genetic medicine
Program (tentative)
10:00-10:10: Welcoming Address & Introduction of the program: Masashi Yanagisawa
10:10-10:15: Greeting: Masayuki Hirata (Osaka University)
10:15-11:15 Session 1

Chair : Masayuki Matsumoto

  • 10:15-10:40: Lecture 1: Masashi Yanagisawa
    Toward the Mysteries of Sleep
  • 10:40-11:15: Lecture 2: Ian Chambers
    Transcription Factor Control of Pluripotent Cell Identity
Group Photo & Coffee break
11:30-12:30 Session  2

Chair : Masayuki Matsumoto

  • 11:30-12:05: Lecture 3: Seong-jin Kim
    A novel binding protein regulating dual functions of cathepsin B in triple-negative breast cancer cells
  • 12:05-12:30: Lecture 4: Kenji Suzuki
    Cybernics as the Human-Technology Frontier for Humanics
Lunch
13:30-14:30 Poster discussion
14:30-15:30 Session 3

Chair : Atsushi Kawaguchi

  • 14:30-14:55: Lecture 5: Emiko Noguchi
    Disease prediction using genetic data: future perspective
  • 14:55-15:30: Lecture 6: Tilo Kunath
    Induction of Parkinson’s pathology in human neurons with pre-formed fibrils of alpha-synuclein
Coffee break
15:45-16:50 Session 4

Chair : Atsushi Kawaguchi

  • 15:45-16:25: Lecture 7: Bernd Fleischmann
    Plasticity in the Neonatal and Adult Heart
  • 16:25-16:50: Lecture 8: Tetsuya Sakurai
    How to make AI serve the Human? Applications for Biomedicine
Closing remarks
17:00-19:00: Reception

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