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平成16年度から科学技術振興調整費により、東京大学大学院農学生命科学研究科に設置されました「アグリバイオインフォマティクス人材養成ユニット」(代表:生源寺眞一研究科長)の第4回目となるシンポジウムは東京大学生物生産工学研究センターと共催シンポジウムとして行います。本シンポジウムは大きく3つのセクション(微生物、生物情報、植物)に分かれ、アグリバイオインフォマティクスは生物情報のセッションを担当します。

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またはアグリバイオインフォマティクス人材養成ユニット

-----(Program Ver. 3)-----

The University of Tokyo International Symposium
Frontier of Microbial and Plant Biotechnology in Environmental and Life Sciences
December 5–6 2007
Yayoi Auditorium 1-1-1 Yayoi Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 113-8657

December 5 (Wednesday)

Opening Remarks
13:00 Yasuo IGARASHI (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo Director BRC The University of Tokyo)
13:10 Shin-ichi SHOGENJI (Dean Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)

Keynote Lectures
Chairman: Yasuo IGARASHI (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo Director BRC The University of Tokyo)
13:20-14:00 Hiroshi KOMIYAMA (President The University of Tokyo)
“Structuring knowledge in “environmental” life sciences”
14:00-14:40 Teruhiko BEPPU (Nihon University)
“Design and screening – strategies in biotechnology”

14:40-14:50 Coffee Break

Chairman: Sueharu HORINOUCHI (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)
14:50-15:30 Bradley S. MOORE (UC San Diego USA)
“Mining marine bacterial genomes for biosynthetic treasures”
15:30-15:55 Yutaka EBIZUKA (Grad. School of Pharm. Sci. The University of Tokyo)
“Expression and functional analysis of fungal polyketide biosynthetic genes”
15:55-16:20 Makoto NISHIYAMA (BRC The University of Tokyo)
“Unique lysine biosynthesis through -aminoadipate in thermophile”

16:20-16:35 Coffee Break

Chairman: Akinori OHTA (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)
16:35-17:15 Juan L. RAMOS (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas Spain)
“The toluene paradox: to eat to tolerate or to run away”
17:15-17:40 Masao FUKUDA (Dept. of Bioeng. Nagaoka University of Technology)
“Regulation of degradation genes in a PCB degrading bacterium Rhodococcus jostii RHA1”
Chairman: Koji YODA (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)
17:40-18:05 Hideaki NOJIRI (BRC The University of Tokyo)
“Plasmid-chromosome interaction regulates bacterial xenobiotic-degradation function”
18:05-18:30 Sakayu SHIMIZU (Grad. School of Agriculture Kyoto University)
“Microbial and enzymatic processes for the production of useful chemicals”

19:00- Reception (Sanjo Conference Hall)

December 6 (Thursday)

Chairman: Hirohisa KISHINO (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)
9:00-9:25 Hiromi NISHIDA (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo) and Mitsuhiro ITAYA (Keio University)
“Exhaustive analysis of RNA expression in the cells containing a genome combining the Synechocystis genome and the Bacillus genome”
9:25-10:05 Edward BUCKLER (Cornell University USA)
“Finding functional natural variation by association mapping of maize”
10:05-10:45 Ziheng YANG (University College London UK)
“Detecting Darwinian selection in DNA sequences”

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

Chairman: Hiromi NISHIDA (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)
11:00-11:25 Takuji SASAKI (National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences)
“Rice genome analysis as a seed of crop genomics”
11:25-11:50 Ken NISHIKAWA (Maebashi Institute of Technology)
“Computational analysis on plant proteins with long stretches of intrinsically disordered segments”
11:50-12:15 Naotake OGASAWARA (Grad. School of Biol. Sci. NAIST)
“Enhancement of recombinant protein productivity by genome reduction in Bacillus subtilis”

12:15-13:15 Lunch

Chairman: Naoko NISHIZAWA (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)
13:15-13:55 William J. LUCAS (UC Davis USA)
“The plant vascular system: a conduit for trafficking of macromolecules as agents in long-distance signaling”
13:55-14:20 Shinobu SATOH (University of Tsukuba)
“Xylem sap proteins delivered to aboveground organs by the roots; regulation of the gene expression by the leaf”
14:20-14:45 Jian Feng MA (Research Institute of Bioresources Okayama University)
“A unique uptake system of silicon required for high and sustainable production of rice”
14:45-15:10 Toru FUJIWARA (BRC The University of Tokyo)
“Transporters of minor essential mineral nutrients; their regulation and application for better plant production”

15:10-16:30 Poster session

Chairman: Tadao ASAMI (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)
16:30-17:10 John TURNER (University of East Anglia UK)
“Jasmonate-induced responses to stress”
17:10-17:35 Hiroshi OYAIZU (BRC The University of Tokyo)
“Studies on symbiotic nitrogen fixation toward creation of nitrogen fixing crops”
17:50-18:15 Hirohiko HIROCHIKA (National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences)
“Defense signaling in rice mediated by protein kinase cascades”
18:15-18:40 Hisakazu YAMANE and Kazunori OKADA (BRC The University of Tokyo)
“Elicitor-induced defense response and their regulatory mechanisms in rice”

Closing Remarks
Kentaro SHIMIZU (Grad. School of Agric. Life Sci. The University of Tokyo)