date September 11th-12th, 2014

Sweden-Kyoto Symposium

Session 9 Outstanding Young Researchers-Academic Diversity, Academic Freedom

@ BMC Building; Room E10:3309, Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab), Entre C11, Husargatan 3, Uppsala


Magnus Lundgren, Uppsala University

Kyoko Kitamura, Kyoto University

9:00-9:30 Opening and Greeting

First Session: Create

9:30-11:00 Masaki Shigemori, Kyoto University The black hole puzzle and string theory
  Magnus Lundgren, Uppsala University Bacteria vs. virus: the battle, their arsenals and how we can use it
  Yusuke Maeda, Kyoto University Synthetic biology towards the construction of minimal cells
  Gonçalo Castelo-Branco, Karolinska Institutet Epigenetics and Regeneration of the Brain in Multiple Sclerosis: from stem/progenitor cells to junk DNA

11:00-11:20  Coffee Break


Second Session: Build

11:20-12:00 Ferdinando Sardella, Stockholm University Hinduism and Globalization: The Making of a Return Journey
  Kiyokazu Okita, Kyoto University Emotions Colorful: Aesthetics, Colorimetry, and Theology in Early Modern South Asia

12:00-13:15  Lunch Break


Third Session: Adjust

13:15-14:00 Stefan Gruber, Kyoto University Cultural Heritage Protection Law and Policy in East Asia
  Rebecca Thorburn Stern, Uppsala University Migration: The global challenge

14:00-14:15  Coffee Break


Fourth Session: Develop

14:15-15:15 Hedvig Kjellström, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Robots learning from humans: modeling and recognition of human activity in video sequences
  Kyoko Kitamura, Kyoto University Next Generation of Light Control for Lasers
  Menaka De Zoysa, Kyoto University Next Generation of Light Control for Solar Cells

15:15-15:30  Coffee Break

15:30-16:30 Discussion
16:30-17:00 Wrap-up session