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The 11th International Symposium for Future Drug Discovery and Medical Care

Date:August 1 (Thurs.) - 2 (Fri.), 2013
Language:English
Venue:Large Auditorium, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University (Science Bldg. 5, 2nd floor)
Contact to:Coordinating Office, Hokkaido University, Masako Wada
TEL/011-706-7798
Mail/innovation@cris.hokudai.ac.jp


Participation requires prior registration by sending [June 7. - July 19, 2013]
(i) Full name (family, first & middle names),
(ii) Affiliation (university/institute/company, etc.),
(iii) Position,
(iv) e-mail or other contact address, and
(v) a list of events you wish to participate (please select from the followings: 8/1 - symposium (free); 8/1 - Evening Reception (3,000 Yen); 8/2 - symposium (free))
by e-mail to innovation@cris.hokudai.ac.jp



"The 11th International Symposium for Future Drug Discovery and Medical Care"

Current Strategy for Development of Biopharmaceuticals and Small Molecule Drugs

(Large Auditorium, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University (Science Bldg. 5, 2nd floor), JPN)


August 1, Thursday


12:00- Registration
12:50-13:00 Opening Remarks

Keizo Yamaguchi, Ph.D. (President, Hokkaido University (HU), JPN)
Yasuyuki Igarashi, Ph.D. (Drug Discovery Research Project Leader, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, HU, JPN)
Sotaro Ito (Senior Deputy Director-General, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, MEXT, JPN)


13:00-13:50 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Kenji Monde, Ph.D. (Faculty of Advanced Life Science, HU, JPN)
Learning Nature’s Strategies for Making Unusual Sugars: Mechanisms, Pathways, and Biosynthetic Applications
Hung-wen Liu, Ph.D. (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
13:50-14:40 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Shin-Ichiro Nishimura, Ph.D. (Faculty of Advanced Life Science, HU, JPN)
Natural product-inspired peptide drug discovery accelerated by RaPID system
Hiroaki Suga, Ph.D. (Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, JPN)
14:40-15:15 Educational Lecture
Chairperson Tsunehisa Araiso, Ph.D. (Center for Innovation and Business Promotion, HU, JPN)
Bioventures: Growth strategies and importance for drug discovery and development
Robert Kneller, J.D., M.P.H., M.D. (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, JPN)
15:15-16:05 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Nagara Tamaki, M.D., Ph.D. (Graduate School of Medicine, HU, JPN)
Integrated whole-body PET/MR: Current status and perspective
Matthias Eiber, M.D. (Department of Nuclear Medicine, Technische Universität München, GER)

16:05-16:20   Coffee Break



16:20-17:10 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Yoshikazu Tanaka, Ph.D. (Faculty of Advanced Life Science, HU, JPN)
Specificity and Affinity of Antigen-Antibody Interactions: Thermodynamic analyses
Kouhei Tsumoto, Ph.D. (Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, JPN)
17:10-18:00 Special Lecture
Chairperson Katsumi Maenaka, Ph.D. (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, HU, JPN)
LIGAND RECOGNITION AND PLASTICIY IN HIV ENVELOPE GLYCOPROTEIN gp120
Wayne A. Hendrickson, Ph.D. (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, USA)

18:30-20:00   Welcome Reception Party:Faculty House "Enreiso"




August 2, Friday


08:30- Registration
08:57-09:00 Greetings
Masanori Kasahara, M.D., Ph.D. (Dean, Graduate School of Medicine, HU, JPN)
09:00-09:50 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Toyoyuki Ose, Ph.D. (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, HU, JPN)
Insights for novel therapeutic strategies from the molecular mechanisms of cell-cell signalling
E. Yvonne Jones, FMedSci. (Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, GBR)
09:50-10:40 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Yuji Kuge, Ph.D. (Central Institute of Isotope Science, HU, JPN)
PET imaging for development of biopharmaceuticals and small molecule drugs
Shintaro Nishimura, Ph.D. (Bioimaging Research Laboratories, Astellas Pharma Inc., JPN)
10:40-11:30 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Min Yao, Ph.D. (Faculty of Advanced Life Science, HU, JPN)
Crystal structure of Histamine H1 receptor and drug design
Tatsuro Shimamura, Ph.D. (Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, JPN)
11:30-12:20 Invited Lecture
Chairperson Fuyuhiko Inagaki, Ph.D. (Faculty of Advanced Life Science, HU, JPN)
Structure-based drug design using chemical compound and peptide
Osamu Nureki, Ph.D. (Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, JPN)
12:20- Closing Remarks
Katsumi Maenaka, Ph.D. (Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, HU, JPN)

12:30-13:30   Lunch & Poster Sessions




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