The 1st Activity Seminar for FY2018 organized by JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden

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22 August, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 23 August, 2018 at 12:30 PM CEST

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JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC) Activity Seminar ~ Environmental Impact on Reproduction and Fertility ~

Registration in advance is required by July 29, 2018.

For further information about the seminar and how to register, please check this link:


– Program – 

Date and time:   August 22, 2018, 11:00-18:30

August 23, 2018, 09:00-12:30


Venue: “Eken” Entrance 65, US campus, Linköping University, Sweden


Organizers:  Dr Manuel Álvarez-Rodriguez, IKE, BKH Linköping University, JSPS Alumni

Prof Emeritus Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez, Linköping University, JSPS Alumni

Prof Jan Brynhildsen, IKE, BKH, Linköping University


Wednesday 22 August


11:00-12:00 Registration and welcome for participants opens


12:00-13:00 Get together (light lunch)


13:00 Program starts – Opening remarks by Dr. Manuel Álvarez-Rodriguez, IKE, BKH Linköping University, Prof Emeritus Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez, Prof Jan Brynhildsen, IKE, BKH, Linköping University.


13:05-13:15 Introduction to JSPS and SAC, Director Tadaharu Tsumoto, JSPS Stockholm Office


Environmental effects on human and animal reproduction


13:20-13:50 Prof Manel López-Bejar, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

“Relationship between environmental health with animal and human reproduction”


13:50-14:20 Dr Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna, IFM-Biology, Linköping University, Sweden

“Trans-generational and epigenetic effects of endocrine disruptors”


14:20-14:50 Doc Helen Karlsson, Linköping University, Sweden

“Chemical exposure and affected reproduction”


14:50-15:20 Doc Dominic Wright, IFM-Biology, Linköping University, Sweden

“Trans-generational effects of stress on animal behavior”


15:20-15:45 Coffee/Tea Break


Endocrine disruptors and reproduction


15:50-16:20 Doc Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, Karlstad University, Sweden

“Endocrine disruptive chemicals and early human reproduction”


16:20-16:50 Henrik Kylin, Department of Water and Environment Studies, Linköping University, Sweden

“Global perspectives on pesticides and other endocrine disruptors”


Invited lecturer: Does “out-in-space” also affect reproduction?


17:00-18.00 Prof Teruhiko Wakayama, University of Yamanashi, Japan

“Freeze-dried sperm preserved on space station”


18.00- General discussion


18.30- Reception/Dinner


Thursday 23 August


Moderator: Prof Emeritus Mats Hammar, IKE, BKH, Linköping University.


Nanomaterials and reproduction


09:30-10:00 Coffee/Tea Break


09:00-09:30 Prof Susana Cristobal, Linköping University, Sweden

 “Environmental nanotoxicology”


Advances in reproductive testing: alternative methods for toxicology testing


10:00-10:30 Dr Cecilia Berg, Institutionen för organismbiologi, Miljötoxikologi, Uppsala University, Sweden

“The frog as a model to investigate reproductive toxicity”


10:30-11:00 Lasse Jensen, Linköping University, Sweden

“The best living model ever? Zebrafish?”


Does it matter what we do here?


11:00-11:30 Dr Sara Persson, SLU, Uppsala, Sweden

“Effect of pollutants on the early embryo, using the bovine animal model”


11:30-12.30 General discussion


12:30 Concluding ceremony: SAC-Chair & Prof Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez, IKE, BKH, Linköping University








22 August, 2018 at 11:00 AM CEST
23 August, 2018 at 12:30 PM CEST
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JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC)
JSPS Stockholm Office


Linköping University
581 83 Linköping
Linköping, Sweden
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