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Science Student International Conference Series (SciSics) workshop “2020 Nobel Prize Research and COVID-19”

2021-3-15 (Mon) 14:00 - 17:30

We will hold the Science Student International Conference Series (SciSics) workshop “2020 Nobel Prize Research and COVID-19” on March 15, 2021. In this workshop, we will have wonderful professors from various research fields delivering talks and enthusiastic messages about their own research stories, including commentary on the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Physics, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. All faculty and students are welcome, so please come and join us.

Science Student International Conference Series (SciSics) workshop “2020 Nobel Prize Research and COVID-19”

Date and time

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 2:00pm ~ 5:30pm

Venue (two options)

  • Online
  • Nambu Yoichiro Hall, School of Science Building J (Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University) https://www.sci.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/access-maps/

(Note: Depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, the event may shift to an online-only format.)

Speakers

- Dr. Akira Shinohara (Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University)
“Editing of Life-tale on CRISPR/Cas discovery”

- Dr. Yoshiyuki Inoue (Graduate School of Science, Osaka University)
“How can we find black holes?”

- Dr. Sujin Kang (Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC), Osaka University).
“Targeting of Interleukin-6 signaling in COVID-19 induced cytokine storm”

Registration

Please make your registration in advance here.

[Deadline: Thursday, March 10, 2021]
(The Zoom ID, URL, and other information you need to participate will be sent to you by email at least two days before the event. Participation is free.)

Host

Graduate School of Science, Osaka University

Program

Part 1: At Nambu Yoichiro Hall (also available online)

13:45 - Zoom Webinar & Nambu Yoichiro Hall Open
14:00 - Opening Remarks, Koichi Fukase (Dean of the Graduate School of Science)
14:05 - Ice Breaker
14:15 - “Editing of Life-tale on CRISPR/Cas discovery” (includes commentary on the Nobel Prize in Chemistry), Akira Shinohara (Institute for Protein Research)

Part 2: Online (also available at Nambu Yoichiro Hall)

15:25 - “How can we find black holes?” (includes commentary on the Nobel Prize in Physics), Yoshiyuki Inoue (Department of Earth and Space Science)
16:25 - “Targeting of Interleukin-6 signaling in COVID-19 induced cytokine storm” (includes commentary on COVID-19), Sujin Kang (IFReC)
17:25- Closing Remarks, Takashi Kubo (Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Science)

*Facilitators: Yuri Kamon (Office of Research Administration, Graduate School of Science), Yosuke Tani (Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science)

Inquiries

Office of Research Administration, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
TEL: 06-6850-8169
Email: ri-international@osaka-u.ac.jp

Date: 2021-3-15 (Mon) 14:00 - 17:30
Organizer: Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
Venue: Online or Nambu Yoichiro Hall, School of Science Building J (Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University)
Registration: Online registration is required for this workshop.
Contact: Office of Research Administration, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
ri-international@sci.osaka-u.ac.jp

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