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The TI–FRIS and TFC Collaborative Event: Workshop on Biosystems Design –From nanotechnology to microfluidics in biotechnology


We have invited leading figures in the field of Biosystems, whose research expertise ranges from DNA origami, biosensing, and microfluidics. They will share their exciting research focusing on the latest topics. Through this workshop, we aim to promote interdisciplinary research that integrates life science and engineering fields. We are looking forward to your participation!


Thursday, December 8, 2022 13:00 – 16:45


Hybrid :
• TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity 3F, Lecture Theater, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University [Access]
• Online´╝ÜZoom


Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 1, 2022 at noon
– Closed

Eligible Participants:
Faculty and staff members and students belonging to TI–FRIS participating universities (Hirosaki University, Iwate University, Tohoku University, Akita University, Yamagata University, Fukushima University, Miyagi University of Education)

Organized by

• Tohoku Initiative for Fostering Global Researchers for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TI–FRIS)
• Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences (FRIS)

Co–Organized by

Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Organization for Research Promotion (TFC)

Keynote Speakers

Amy Shen (OIST)

Invited Speakers

Kenichi Funamoto (Tohoku University)
Yusuke Sato (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Kan Shoji (Nagaoka University of Technology)
Yuki Suzuki (Mie University)

Time Schedule

Keynote Lecture
13:00 – 13:50
Amy Shen (OIST)
Using microfluidics to probe complex flows in biomimetic systems
13:50 – 14:00
Invited Lectures
14:00 – 14:40
Kenichi Funamoto (Tohoku University)
Microfluidic platform for investigation of hypoxic responses of eukaryotic cells
14:40 – 15:20
Yuki Suzuki (Mie University)
Creation of nano– and microscale structures from DNA
15:20 – 16:00
Yusuke Sato (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Construction of bio–inspired artificial molecular systems and devices based on DNA nanotechnology
16:00 – 16:40
Kan Shoji (Nagaoka University of Technology)
Electrode–Tethered DNA Nanopore Systems for Nanopore Sensing


Takuya Mabuchi (Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Tohoku University)
Email: mabuchi*tohoku.ac.jp (change * to @)

Yuanyuan Guo (Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Tohoku University)
Email: yyuanguo*fris.tohoku.ac.jp (change * to @)


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