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Institute for Protein Research Seminar -- Sciences of Diseases and Protein Membrane Dynamics

2010-9-17 (Fri) - 2010-9-18 (Sat)

A Sciences of Diseases and Protein Membrane Dynamics seminar will be held over two days, from Friday, September 17 to Saturday, September 18.

Venue: Hall, 1st floor, Institute for Protein Research, Suita Campus, Osaka University

There is no fee for participating in this seminar. Also, registration is not necessary.


September 17 (Fri.)

13:00 -- Opening greetings, HASE Toshiharu, Director, Institute for Protein Research

13:05 -- Greetings from facilitator, GOTO Yuji, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

13:10-14:30 -- Session 1: Bacterial & Viral Infection

  • "Mechanisms for Enhancing Cell Adhesion using Escherichia Coli Host Factor, Annexin A2", TOBE Toru, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  • "Sensing of Viral Multiplication and Antiviral Immune Responses", FUJITA Takashi, Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University
  • "The Analysis of Yeast Prion-like [KIL-d] inducing Mutation in Double-stranded RNAs Viruses", SUZUKI Genjiro, Neuroscience, RIKEN
15:10-16:55 -- Session 2: The Molecular Mechanism of Membrane Dynamics (Membrane Control)
  • "The Shape Control Mechanism of Biomembrane by a Lipid Binding Domain", ITOH Toshiki, Faculty of Medicine, Kobe University
  • "The Activation Mechanism in Membrane Fusion of Fertilization", INOUE Naokazu, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
  • "The Morphological Change of Lipid Membrane by OPA1 and OPA1's Role in Mitochondrial Membrane Fusion", BAN Tadato, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui
17:10-18:40 -- Session 3: Prions & Amyloids (Aggregation Mechanism) 
  • "Oligomer Intermediate inducing Highly Infectious Amyloid of Yeast Prion Sup35", OHASHI Yumiko, Neuroscience, RIKEN
  • "The Analysis of Internal Interaction of Normal Prion Protein by Fragment Molecular Orbital Method", ISHIKAWA Takeshi, Prevention of Anthropozoonosis, Gifu University
  • "Direct Observation of Amyloid Formation by Fluorescence Microscopy", YAGI Hisashi, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University
19:00-21:00 -- After-seminar party

September18 (Sat.)

9:00-10:10 -- Session 4: The Molecular Mechanism of Membrane Dynamics (Autophagy)

  • "The Membrane Dynamics Control Mechanism in Autophagy", NODA Takeshi, Vital Function, Osaka University
  • "The Structural Basis for Selective Autophagy", NODA Nobuo, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University
10:25-12:10 -- Session 5: Prions & Amyloids (Mechanism of Diseases) 
  • "Intracellular Trafficking of Abnormal Prion Protein in Prion-Infected Cells",  HORIUCHI Motohiro, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University
  • "Application of In-vitro Propagation of Abnormal Prion Protein to Diagnosis of Prion Disease using Spinal Fluid", NISHIDA Noriyuki, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University
  • "Poor Prion Protein Synthesis and Molecular Mechanisms of Diseases", HACHIYA Naomi, Tokyo Biomedical University
12:10 -- Closing Remarks, KUWATA Kazuo, Prevention of Anthropozoonosis, 

 Gifu University

Date: 2010-9-17 (Fri) - 2010-9-18 (Sat)
Registration: Not necessary.
Contact: Mr. Yuji GOTO, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

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