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Institute for Academic Initiatives Symposium: "The Forefront of Drug Discovery Basic Technology and Strategies for Practical Use"

2016-1-15 (Fri) 13:00 -

Date and Time: Friday, January 15, 2016 

  • 13:00~18:00 -- Symposium (Registration starts at 12:30)
  • 18:00~ Information exchange session / Social gathering for drug discovery support technology

Venue: Hankyu Railways/Sanwa Bank Hall, 3F, Icho Kaikan, Osaka University
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Sponsored by: Institute for Academic Initiatives
Attendance for this symposium is free.  
To make application, click here.
To view a poster of this symposium, click here.

Program

13:00-13:10 -- Greeting - NISHIO Shojiro, President, Osaka University
13:10-13:30 -- Introduction - DOI Takefumi, Head, Division 6, Institute for Academic Initiatives Osaka University; Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University     
Keynote speech
(MC: KANEDA Yasufumi, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)       
13:30-14:15 -- "Sharing Basic Research Results for the Common Good – Measures for Accelerating the Practical Use of Drug Discovery Research Results," SUZUKI Kan, Special Advisor to the Minister, MEXT; Professor, The University of Tokyo; Professor, Keio University

Basic Research at OU
(MC: NISHIDA Kohji, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)

  • 14:15-14:45 -- "Making of High-functional Human-derived iPS Hepatic Cells and the Application to Discovery Drug Research," MIZUGUCHI Hiroyuki, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University
  • 14:45-15:15 -- "Genome Editing and Humanized Animals," MASHIMO Tomoji, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  • 15:15-15:45 -- "Next Generation’s Basic Medicine and Drug Discovery Research Explored by the Latest Bio-Imaging Technology," ISHII Masaru, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

Business Development of Basic Research
(MC: MASAKI Toshihiro, Professor, Office for University-Industry Collaboration Osaka University)

  • 16:00-16:30 -- "Development from Basic Research to Practical Use Research," TAWARA Shuichi, Coordinator, Department of Innovative Drug Discovery and Development Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
  • 16:30-17:00 -- "Innovation, Bio-venture, and OUVC," MATSUMI Yoshio, representative director and president, OSAKA University Venture Capital Co., Ltd. (OUVC)

Special Lectures
(MC: MORI Yusuke,  Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)

  • 17:15-17:55 -- "How to Clear the Mind – Psychology to Extract Natural Inner Power," NAKOSHI Yasufumi, Psychiatrist, Visiting Professor, Koyasan University
  • 17:55-18:00 -- Closing Remarks - KANEDA Yasufumi, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

18:00 -- Information exchange session / Social gathering for drug discovery support technology
A fee of 1,000 yen will be collected from attendees.
For more information, contact:
Takeichi Miho, Division 6 (Division of Innovative Research for Drug Development) of the Institute for Academic Initiatives Office  
Tel: 06-6879-7410 
Email: takeichi [at] iai.osaka-u.ac.jp

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