The 5th Japan-Lithuania Joint Life Sciences Symposium

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September 25

 

Event Program

The 5th Japan-Lithuania Joint Life Sciences Symposium

Registration in advance is required by September 19, 2018. This event is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

https://www.lmt.lt/en/events/2558/the-5th-international-symposium-of-lithuanian-and-japanese-researchers-will-be-held-on-25-september-in-vilnius/r44

 

– Program – 

Date and time:   September 25, 2018, 10:00-17:10

 

Venue: Research Council of Lithuania (Gedimino pr. 3, Vilnius)

 

Organizers:  Research Council of Lithuania

                        JSPS Stockholm Office

                        Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan

 

Tuesday 25 September

 

09:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:20 Opening Addresses

                      H.E. Ambassador Gediminas Varvuolis, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan

                      H.E. Ambassador Shiro Yamasaki, Embassy of Japan in Lithuania

10:20-11:00 Role of the activin protein for organs formation in vertebrate’s development

                     Prof. Dr. Makoto Asashima

                     Academic Adviser of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

                     Specially Research Professor of the Strategic Innovation and Research Center, Teikyo University

        Presentation slides (6MB)

11:00-11:40 Transplanted limb bud as a model for skeleton pattern formation studies

                     Prof. Renata Šimkūnaitė-Rizgelienė, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Vilnius University

11:40-12:20 Reconstructing the kidney from human iPS cells

                     Prof. Ryuichi Nishinakamura, Director of the Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University

12:20-13:20 Lunch

13:20-14:00 Stems cell therapies in the prevention chronic kidney diseases: European challenges in translational research

                      Prof. Romaldas Mačiulaitis, Institute of Physiology and Pharmacology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

14:00-14:40 Cartilage repair in the knee joint

                      Dr. Mitsuo Ochi, President of Hiroshima University

14:40-15:20 Pre-clinical and clinical possibilities to repair the articular cartilage in LUHS

                      Prof. Rimtautas Gudas, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

15:20-15:40 Coffee Break

15:40-16:20 Emerging roads to novel therapeutics/prevention approaches for Alzheimer disease

                     Prof. Taisuke Tomita, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

16:20-17:00 Neurotoxicity of tau and Alzheimer‘s disease

                     Prof. Vilmantė Borutaitė, Neuroscience Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

17:00-17:10 Closing Addresses

                     Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director of the JSPS Stockholm Office

                     Dr. Valdemaras Razumas, Chairman of the Research Council of Lithuania

 

Report:
https://www.lmt.lt/en/lithuanian-and-japanese-scientists-are-united-by-an-aspiration-to-increase-the-healthy-and-good-quality-lifetime-of-society/2971
(by Research Council of Lithuania)

 

  
  

 

 

 

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Date:
September 25
Event Category:

Organisers

The Research Council of Lithuania (RCL)
JSPS Stockholm Office
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan

Venue

Research Council of Lithuania (RCL)
Gedimino pr. 3
Vilnius, 01103 Lithuania
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