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Institute for Protein Research Seminar -- The Synthesis of Neuroscience and Biophysiography

2010-10-28 (Thu) - 2010-10-29 (Fri)

Institute for Protein Research Seminar


Comprehensive Brain Science Network -- The Synthesis of Neuroscience and Biophysiography

Date & Time: Thursday, October 28 - Friday, October 29, 2010

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

There is no participation fee. However, a party fee will be requested from those who attend the after-seminar party.


Thursday, October 28


  • Greetings from Director HASE Toshiharu, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University
  • Greetings -- NAKAGAWA Atsushi, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

1:10 - 3:10 p.m. -- Session 1: RNA

Chairpersons: INAGAKI Fuyuhiko & IGARASHI Michihiro

  • The Translation Network Controlled by Neural-specific RNA-binding Protein, FUJIWARA Toshinobu, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University
  • X-ray Structure Analysis of microRNA Nuclear Export Complex, JIKO Chimari, Kyoto University, Career Path
  • Roles of mRNA Transport to Dendrite and Local Translation, SHIINA Nobuyuki, National Institute for Basic Biology
  • X-ray Structure Analysis of Human Membrane Proteins using Antibodies, MURATA Takeshi, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Chiba University

3:30 -5:30 p.m. -- Session 2: Signal Transduction

Chairpersons: NAKAGAWA Atsushi & SHIINA Nobuyuki

  • The Role of Notch Signaling in Neural Stem Cells, KAGEYAMA Ryoichiro, Institute for Virus Research Kyoto University
  • The Function and Structure of PB1 Domain Involved in Cell Polarization, INAGAKI Fuyuhiko, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University
  • The Molecular Structure of Growth Cone Structure Viewed from Proteomics, IGARASHI Michihiro, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University
  • The Structural Foundation of Semaphorin Signal Regulating Axon Guidance, TAKAGI Jun-ichi, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

18:00-20:00 -- After-seminar party

Friday, October 29

9:00 -11:00 a.m. -- Session 3: Traffic

Chairpersons: NISHIMURA Yoshifumi & KAIBUCHI Kouzo

  • The Neural System Analysis in Deficient Mice of Molecules Regulating Intracellular Polarized Transport, HARADA Akihiro, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  • Biophysiography of Membrane Traffic in Cytokinesis, KAWASAKI Masato & WAKATSUKI Soichi, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Institute of Materials Structure Science
  • Rab11-dependent Synaptic Control via Sphingolipid Initiated by Protrudin, SHIRANE Michiko, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University
  • The Mechanism of Membrane Fusion Controlled by Tethering Complex, FUKAI Shuya, Synchrotron Radiation Research Organization, The University of Tokyo

11:20 a.m. -2:00 p.m. -- Session 4: Synapse

Chairpersons: NUREKI Osamu & HARADA Akihiro

  • Imaging of Synapse Formation and Remodeling, OKABE Shigeo, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
  • Crystal Structure of Na+, K+-ATPase, TOYOSHIMA Chikashi, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo
  • Lunch
  • Glutamate Channel Receptor -- Issues that have not solved by Biophysiography, YUZAKI Michisuke, School of Medicine, Keio University

2:00 - 4:20 p.m. -- Session 5: The Neural Development and Diseases

Chairpersons: TOYOSHIMA Chikashi & YUZAKI Michisuke

  • GTPase carrier Activating Elongation, Termination Reaction, and Abnormal Stop Reaction in Genetic Code Translation, NUREKI Osamu, Graduate School of Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
  • Biophysiography of Neuron-Specific Transcription Factor, NISHIMURA Yoshifumi, Graduate School of Nanobioscience, Yokohama City University
  • Break
  • Roll of Clustered Protocadherin Played in the Individualization and Network Formation of Neuron Cells, YAGI Ken, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University
  • The Current Situation of in-cell NMR and Future Prospects of Research about Amyloidosis Mechanism, Shirakawa Masahiro, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

16:20-16:55 -- Panel discussion

  • How do we overcome Boundaries of Neuroscience and Biophysiography?
  • Moderators: NAKAGAWA Atsushi & KAIBUCHI Kouzo
  • Closing remarks from KAIBUCHI Kouzo, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University

For more information, contact: KAWAI Minako, Secretary to NAKAGAWA Atsushi

Tel: 06-6879-8635, Fax: 06-6879-4313

Date: 2010-10-28 (Thu) - 2010-10-29 (Fri)
Organizer: Comprehensive Brain Science Network, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University
Registration: Not necessary.

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