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The 4th Human Biology Symposium


September 28-30, 2015

Our program host The 4th Human Biology Symposium as a part of Tsukuba Global Science Week 2015(TGSW2015). Researchers and students from more than 40 countries participates in TGSW2015. In this big event, we hope participants would discuss various fields of science and deepen mutual understating and friendship across the boards.



Eligible Participants

The event is open to all


New Realm of Human Biology Sep 28, 2015
  • Dr. Arthur D. Lander (University of California, Irvine)
    "Genome-wide dysregulation and the origins of birth defects"
  • Dr. Fang-Jen Lee (National Taiwan University)
    "Regulation of Arf GTPase signaling for cell invasive growth: from yeast to humans"
  • Dr. Patrick C.N. Rensen (Leiden University)
    "Brown adipose tissue: a novel therapeutic target to combat cardiometabolic disease"
  • Dr. Masaki Kita (University of Tsukuba)
    "Recent advances in the study of actin-targeting natural products"
  • Dr. Qing Nie (University of California, Irvine)
    "Cell plasticity and multi-step transition in development and cancer"
  • Dr. Han-Yi E. Chou (National Taiwan University)
    "Miniature sample manipulation for personalized medicine"
Student Session Sep 28-30, 2015
Oral Session
  • Presentation 〔Conference Room 406:Sep 29〕
    Poster Session
  • Poster display 〔Lobby, Convention Hall300:Sep 28-30〕
  • Short Presentation 〔Conference Room 406:Sep 30〕
  • Poster discussion 〔Lobby, Convention Hall300:Sep 28-30〕
    Student Awards Ceremony〔Conference Room 406:Sep 30〕
Systems Biology Café Sep 29, 2015
  • Dr. Christopher C.W. Hughes (University of California, Irvine)
    "Body-on-a-chip: at the interface between physiology, engineering and systems biology"
NTU Lounge Sep 29, 2015
  • Dr. Wen-Yih Isaac Tseng (National Taiwan University)
    "Introduction of NTU Molecular Imaging Center"
  • Dr. Tony Hsiang-Kuang Liang (National Taiwan University)
    "NTU Proton Therapy Center"
  • Ms. Meng-Tsz Tsai (National Taiwan University/ University of Tsukuba)
    "Campus Life in National Taiwan University and University of Tsukuba"
Imaging Science Café : for Biology and Medicine Sep 29, 2015
  • Dr. Satoru Takahashi (University of Tsukuba)
    "In vivo image analysis using iRFP transgenic mice"
  • Dr. Tzu-Ming Liu (National Taiwan University)
    "In vivo leukocyte imaging with multiphoton fluorescence and harmonic generation microscopy"
  • Dr. Kentaro Hatano (University of Tsukuba)
    "Synthesis system for PET radiopharmaceutical dedicated to boron neutron capture therapy"
  • Dr. Vincent Dousset (University of Bordeaux)
    "Translational research for the understanding of early cognitive impairment in patients with neuro-inflammatory diseases"
  • Dr. Arash Kheradvar (University of California, Irvine)
    "Volumetric echocardiographic particle image velocimetry (V-Echo-PIV)"


Ph. D. Program in Human Biology, Global Innovation Join-Degree Program, the University of Tsukuba

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