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Frontiers in agricultural immunology


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Date

July 21, 2017 – July 24, 2017

Venue

[Youth program]
TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity 3F, Lecture Theater, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University [Access]

[Symposium]
Aobayama Commons, Auditorium, Aobayama New Campus, Tohoku University
[Access] [Campus map]

Speakers Include  [May 12, 2017 Updated]

Fuller W. Bazer (Texas A&M University)
Sylvia Brugman (Wageningen University)
Ikuo Hirono (Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology)
Ken Ishii (National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN))
Naoki Itoh (University of Tokyo)
Hong-Gu Kang (Texas State University)
Richard Kormelink (Wageningen University)
Yasuyuki Kubo (Kyoto Prefectural University)
Jun Kunisawa (National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN))
Eric S. Loker (University of New Mexico)
Corne Pieterse (Utrecht University)
Jean-Marc Reichhart (University of Strasbourg)
Julio Cesar Villena (CERELA-CONICET)
Hisashi Aso (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Hideki Takahashi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Shoichiro Kurata (Tohoku University)
Haruki Kitazawa (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Keisuke Takahashi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Tomonori Nochi (CFAI, Tohoku University)

Time Schedule  [Nov. 21, 2017 Updated]

Youth program
Friday, July 21, at Katahira campus, TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity
10:00 – 10:10
Opening remark
Hisashi Aso (Director, CFAI, Tohoku University)
10:10 – 10:20
Haruki Kitazawa (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Introduction of guest researchers
Opening talk I
Chair: Haruki Kitazawa (CFAI, Tohoku University)
10:20 – 10:40
Jean-Marc Reichhart (University of Strasbourg)
The Drosophila model
Opening talk II
Chair: Haruki Kitazawa (CFAI, Tohoku University)
10:40 – 11:00
Fuller W. Bazer (Texas A&M University)
Roles of cytokines during the peri-implantation period of pregnancy in ruminants and swine
11:00 – 11:10
Sugihiro Ando (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Guidance for youth program
11:20 – 12:00
Move to Iwanuma-ya
Akiu, Iwanuma-ya
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
Short talk I
Chair: KM Humayun Kober (CFAI, Tohoku University)
13:30 – 13:45
Naoki Ito (The University of Tokyo)
“Parasitology” to “Parasitology for Immunology”
Short talk II
Chair: KM Humayun Kober (CFAI, Tohoku University)
13:45 – 14:00
Julio Cesar Villena (CERELA-CONICET)
The advantages of working in a multinational and multicultural research team
Short talk III
Chair: KM Humayun Kober (CFAI, Tohoku University)
14:00 – 14:15
Hong-Gu Kang (Texas State University)
Transposable elements: their history and evolution
Short talk IV
Chair: KM Humayun Kober (CFAI, Tohoku University)
14:15 – 14:30
Sylvia Brugman (Wageningen University)
The long winding road of science.....
Oral presentation by selected students I (15 min speech and 15 min discussion)
Chair: Islam Jahidul (CFAI, Tohoku University)
14:30 – 15:00
Yukiyo Sato (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Oral presentation by selected students II (15 min speech and 15 min discussion)
Chair: Islam Jahidul (CFAI, Tohoku University)
15:00 – 15:30
Shun Yosano (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Break (Poster setting)
15:40 – 17:50
Short introduction of the posters I (18 students) 5 min speech and 2 min discussion
Chair: Previous presenter
Facilitator: Wakako Ikeda-Ohtsubo (CFAI, Tohoku University)
18:30 – 20:00
Banquet
20:00 – 21:30
Poster presentation I
Saturday, July 22, at Akiu, Iwanuma-ya
Oral presentation by selected students III (15 min speech and 15 min discussion)
Chair: AKM Humayun Kober (CFAI, Tohoku University)
9:00 – 9:30
Ainan Tian (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Oral presentation by selected students IV (15 min speech and 15 min discussion)
Chair: AKM Humayun Kober (CFAI, Tohoku University)
9:30 – 10:00
Shun Onodera (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Oral presentation by selected students V (15 min speech and 15 min discussion)
Chair: AKM Humayun Kober (CFAI, Tohoku University)
10:00 – 10:30
Kanae Niimi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Break
10:40 – 12:00
Short introduction of the posters II (12 students) 5 min speech and 2 min discussion
Chair: Previous presenter
Facilitator: Shuhei Miyashita (CFAI, Tohoku Universtity)
12:00 – 13:00
Lunch
13:00 – 14:00
Poster presentation II
14:00 – 14:50
Group discussion (Make 6 Groups)
14:50 – 15:00
Closing Remarks
Yukiyo Sato (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Kanae Niimi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Symposium
Day1: Sunday, July 23, at Aobayama New Campus, Aobayama Commons
8:30 – 9:30
Registration
9:30 – 9:40
Opening Remarks
Yoshiaki Maeda (Vice Director of TFC, Tohoku University)
Amane Makino (Dean, Graduate School of Agricultural Science and Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University)
9:45 – 9:55
Hisashi Aso (Director, CFAI, Tohoku University)
Introduction of CFAI
Session I
9:55 – 10:10
Haruki Kitazawa (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Introduction of Symposium Session I
10:10 – 10:55
Jean-Marc Reichhart (University of Strasbourg)
The Drosophila Innate Immune system, a flying history
10:55 – 11:10
Break
11:10 – 11:40
Shoichiro Kurata (Tohoku University)
Neural control of gut homeostasis in Drosophila immunity
11:40 – 13:00
Lunch
13:00 – 13:30
Ken Ishii (National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN))
Extra cellular nucleic acids: its recognition of, and regulation by, the immune system
13:30 – 14:00
Julio Cesar Villena (CERELA-CONICET)
Immunobiotic-host interactions in the post-genomic era: perspectives and applications in the improvement of antiviral immunity in humans and animals
14:00 – 14:15
Break
Session II
14:15 – 14:30
Hideki Takahashi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Introduction of Symposium Session II
14:30 – 15:15
Corne Pieterse (Utrecht University)
The root microbiome and plant health
15:15 – 15:45
Hong-Gu Kang (Texas State University)
Role of transposable elements in stress response and adaptation
15:45 – 16:15
Yasuyuki Kubo (Kyoto Prefectural University)
Infection structure development of a plant pathogenic fungus Colletotrichum orbiculare and plant immunity
16:15 – 17:00
Richard Kormelink (Wageningen University)
On the induction of innate immunity by small-interfering (si)RNAs and their role in Ty-1-mediated epigenetic antiviral defense against geminiviruses
17:00 – 20:00
Welcome Reception in Midori Cafeteria
Day2: Monday, July 24, at Aobayama New Campus, Aobayama Commons
Session III
10:00 – 10:15
Keisuke Takahashi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Introduction of Symposium Session III
10:15 – 11:00
Eric S. Loker (University of New Mexico)
Biotic diversity (including domestic livestock) and its influence on transmission of human schistosomiasis in Africa
11:00 – 11:30
Ikuo Hirono (Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology)
Recent study on DNA vaccine against microbial infection in aquaculture
11:30 – 13:00
Lunch
13:00 – 13:45
Sylvia Brugman (Wageningen University)
Intestinal mucosal immunity: using the zebrafish as a model
13:45 – 14:00
Break
Session Ⅳ
14:00 – 14:15
Tomonori Nochi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Introduction of Symposium Session Ⅳ
14:15 – 15:00
Fuller W. Bazer (Texas A&M University)
The many faces of interferon tau in pregnancy and its potential therapeutic value
15:00 – 15:30
Jun Kunisawa (National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN))
Establishment of gut environment by dietary materials and commensal bacteria in the regulation of host immune responses
15:30 – 16:00
Tomonori Nochi (CFAI, Tohoku University)
Uniqueness of developmental process of immune and microbial environments in the mammary gland
16:00 – 16:10
Closing Remarks
Masaaki Toyomizu (CFAI, Tohoku University)

Poster

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