date September 1st-2nd, 2014

Kyoto University and National Taiwan University Symposium 2014


@ Seminar Room 2, 2nd floor, Shiran Kaikan Annex, Faculty of Medicine Campus



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September 1st

Parallel Session 1

Chair: Tsai-Kun Li

13:30-13:35 Fumihiko Matsuda Opening address
13:35-14:00 Chien-Kuo Lee Regulation of dendritic cell development at steady-state and inflammation
14:00-14:25 Takashi Fujita Dysregulation of MDA5-dependent signaling causes autoimmune disorder
14:25-14:50 Bor-Luen Chiang Translational studies on clinical immunological diseases
14:50-15:15 Shigekazu Nagata Exposure of phosphatidylserine, and engulfment of apoptotic cells by macrophages
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break

Chair: Shigekazu Nagata

15:30-15:55 Tsai-Kun Li Activation of topoisomerase II-mediated DNA cleavage and mutagenesis during inflammation underlies cancer development
15:55-16:20 Maki Kobayashi AID-regulated Topoisomerase1 is the DNA cleaving enzyme during immunoglobulin diversification
16:20-16:45 Shu-Chun Teng Telomerase activation in stem cells and in yeast
16:45-17:00 Coffee Break

Chair: Shu-Chun Teng

17:00-17:25 Fuyuki Ishikawa How telomerase is recruited to telomeres in human cells
17:25-17:50 Nei-Li Chan Structure-based development of selective type II topoisomerase-targeting anticancer drugs
17:50-18:15 So Iwata Structural biology of membrane proteins and drug discovery

September 2nd

Parallel Session 2

Chair: Akira Shimizu

09:00-09:25 Ji-Wang Chern Design and synthesis of A neurotrophic and fibrillar β-amyloid dissolution molecule for Alzheimer's disease
09:25-09:50 Masatoshi Hagiwara Challenges to cure genetic diseases with RNA-targeting chemical compounds
09:50-10:15 Masao Mitsuyama Central role of inflammasome for the host response to bacterial infection
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break

Chair: Bor-Luen Chiang

10:30-10:55 K. Arnord Chan Comparative effectiveness evaluation of medications using a national population-based healthcare environment
10:55-11:20 Akira Shimizu Translational research in Kyoto University Hospital
11:20-11:45 Chiun-Sheng Huang The role of ultrasound in breast cancer screening and the development of automated whole breast ultrasound
11:45-12:10 Masakazu Toi New therapy development for primary breast cancer
12:10 -12:15 Shan-Chwen Chang Closing address