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Scintillating Café "Chromsomes and Humans -- birth, miscarriage, and cancer"

2013-10-5 (Sat) 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

We live through a complex blending of dispositions inherited from our parents and abilities acquired in the process of our growth. How are chromsomes in the human genome involved in making up the human body? How about rethinking, with Professor Shinohara, about our genes and ourselves while taking a look at life-related issues such as birth, miscarriage, and cancer?

Guest: SHINOHARA Akira, Professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

Venue: Osaka Science Museum

There is no entrance fee for attending this event and advance registration is not required. Admission will be limited to those who come first if persons attending exceeds capacity of the venue.


What is the Osaka University Research Council?

Osaka University consists of more than schools and graduate courses where students study; there also research institutes and centers conducting scintillating research. The Osaka University Research Council promotes mutual cooperation among these research institutes and centers in supporting young researchers with outstanding abilities and actively contributing to research communities in the world.

What is a Scintillating Café?

Scintillating Café is the name for an informal seminar sponsored by Osaka University Research Council and the Support Office for Large-Scale Education and Research Projects. The Scintillating Cafés invite researchers and serve as forums for dialogue between researchers and citizens. The organizers hope that participants can appreciate these chances to learn about next-generation environmental technology and bioscience in these Cafés.

Date: 2013-10-5 (Sat) 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Osaka University Research Council, Osaka Science Museum
Sponsored: Support Office for Large-Scale Education and Research Projects, Kaitokudo for the 21st Century
Venue: Osaka Science Museum (about 500m eastward from the Exit 3 of Higobashi station on the subway Yotsubashi Line)
Registration: Not necessary.
Contact: Osaka University Research Council (General Affairs Section, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases)

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