International Symposium on Genome Science 2015
“Expanding Frontiers of Genome Science II”

We are pleased to announce that the International Symposium on Genome Science 2015 “Expanding Frontiers of Genome Science II” will be held as follows:

Date : January 20th(Tue)-21st(Wed.), 2015

Venue : Hitotsubashi-Hall, National Sciences Building 2F, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

(http://www.hit-u.ac.jp/hall/)

Chair : Sumio Sugano (The University of Tokyo)

Support : Grant in Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas “Genome Science” from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Registration : Pre registration is required. (http://www2.convention.co.jp/genome_science)

Participation fee : Free

Reception fee (Optional) : 5,000 JPY

Session Topics:Medical genomics, Genome of multicellular organism, Microbial genomics & metagenomics, Bioinformatics & computational biology, New technology, Database/ELSI

Invited Speakers:Nicole Soranzo (Sanger Inst.), Naomichi Matsumoto (Yokohama City Univ.), Christine M. Eng (Baylor College of Medicine), Jessica Alföldi (Broad Inst.), Haruhiko Fujiwara (Univ. of Tokyo), Tsutomu Suzuki (Univ. of Tokyo), Michael Feolo (NCBI), Sharon Terry (Genetic Alliance), Kazuto Kato(Osaka Univ.), Josie Bryant (Sanger Inst.), Susannah G. Tringe (DOE Joint Genome Institute), Paul Evans (Univ. of Queensland), Haruhiko Maruyama (Univ. of Miyazaki), William J. Greenleaf (Stanford Univ.), Yohei Sasagawa (Riken), Yutaka Suzuki (Univ. of Tokyo), Jeff Kidd (Univ. of Michigan), Ali Bashir (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Jason Chin (Pacific Biosciences) 

 

Details of the symposium will be placed on the Symposium Web site (http://www2.convention.co.jp/genome_science).

 

Contact : Symposium Secretariat

         c/o Japan Convention Services, Inc.

         Tel: +81-6-6221-5931 / Fax: +81-6-6221-5939

         E-mail:  genome_science{at}convention.co.jp