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Genomic Sciences Research Complex (GSC) Tanabata meeting 2012

The Genomic Sciences Research Complex (GSC) 2012 Tanabata Meeting was held at the Yokohama Institute on Friday, July 6, with some 100 attendees. For this third annual meeting, 20 young researchers (12 from overseas) were selected to give presentations.


10:30 - Opening remarks by Dr. Akiyoshi Wada (Director, GSC)
10:45 - Lectures
"Towards establishing Experimental Human Genetics" by Dr. Taro Muto
(participant in the 2nd Tanabata Meeting)
"Can single-headed, non-processive Myosin 1b form a membrane tubule in a reconstituted minimal system?" by Dr. Ayako Yamada
(participant in the 2nd Tanabata Meeting)
11:45 - Lunch
12:00 - Yokohama Institute Luncheon Seminar
Presenter: Kazuhiro Takemoto (One of the poster presenters)
12:45 - Two-minute speech by poster presenters
13:45 - Group Photo
13:50 - Poster Sessions
16:00 - Lecture "Application of iPS cells in Retinal Diseases" by Dr. Masayo Takahashi
(Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology)
16:30 - Closing remarks by Dr. Yoshihide Hayashizaki (Director, RIKEN Omics Science Center)
17:00 - Social gathering (advance application and participation fee required)

Group photo

Opening remarks by Dr. Akiyoshi Wada (Director, GSC)

Dr. Taro Muto

Dr. Ayako Yamada

Poster session

Dr. Masayo Takahashi

Closing remarks by Dr. Yoshihide Hayashizaki (Director, RIKEN Omics Science Center)

Speech and Poster Presentation by Young Scientists (Second Tanabata fellows)

Name Affiliation Title
Naoki Irie RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology Re-formulating the relationship between evolution and development
Kazuhiro Takemoto Japan Science and Technology Agency Understanding formation and adaptation of metabolic system from a network perspective
Tan Ming Wan(Guest) Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Modelling of Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Takeshi Sunami Japan Science and Technology Agency Directed evolution of a self-encoding system using giant liposome
Taruho Kuroda Dana-Farber Cancer Inst./Harvard Med. Sch./Howard Hughes Medical Inst. Genome-wide RNAi screen for polyploid-specific lethality: Potential strategy for novel cancer therapy
Yohichi Suzuki University of California San Diego, USA Single-Molecule Rupture Dynamics on Multidimensional Landscape
Sayaka Higuchi RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center Efficacy of soft substrate in establishment of iPS cells
Shuji Kawaguchi RIKEN Bioinfomatics And Systems Engineering Division Positional correlation analysis of transcriptomes toward multidiscipline analysis of cell activities
Keigo Arai Massachusetts Institute of Technology Development of nanoscale magnetometer and super-resolution optical imager using nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond
Yu-ki Matsuno National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Supported Molecular Matrix Electrophoresis: A New Concept of Membrane Electrophoresis
Jay Shin RIKEN Omics Science Center A novel method to study transcriptional regulation involved in direct cell reprogramming
Hiroaki Machiyama National University of Singapore Quick replacement of phophorylated p130Cas at focal adhesions involves cell migration
Jieting Wang(Guest) Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Zinc oxide nanoparticles induces apoptosis in the primary cultured glia cells
Keisuke Ueno Hokkaido University Computational Model Reveals Humoral Immune Responses against Influenza Virus
Misako Yamazaki University of Lausanne Development and polarity in plants focused on Casparian strips in the endodermis
Satoru Ide Institute of Human Genetics Toward understanding the biology of the non-coding genome
Hiroshi Wanatabe University of Heidelberg Patterning of animal body axes at early evolutionary phase
Akiko Minoda Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA, USA Comprehensive analysis of the chromatin landscape in Drosophila melanogaster
Yuki Nagata Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research Sum-frequency generation spectra of water at the hydrophilic and superhydrophilic interfaces: A molecular dynamics simulation study
Shigeyoshi Matsumura Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France Why is the life a cell? : Building an “RNA world” model protocell based on droplet-based microfluidics