Integrative understanding of biological phenomena with temperature as a key theme(Thermal Biology)



Thermal Biology 2017 International Symposium

Date: Sep 4th, 2017.  9:00-17:00

Venue: Shiran Kaikan (Kyoto University)

Program: <click here to download PDF

9:00-9:05 Opening Remarks by Makoto Tominaga, Organizer
   A01 (Molecular and Cellular Thermal Biology)
  Chair: Naoko Imamoto, RIKEN, Japan
9:05-9:45 Makoto Tominaga (Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, Japan)
“Thermal Biology and Thermosensitive TRP Channels”
9:45-10:25 Yifan Cheng (UCSF, USA)
“Structure of TRPV1 Ion Channel by Single Particle Cryo-EM”
  Chair: Masato Umeda, Kyoto University, Japan
10:40-11:20 Shin’ichi Ishiwata (Waseda University, Japan)
“Thermodynamic Studies on Cellular Functions: Heat-Pulse Effects and Imaging of Temperature Distribution”
11:20-12:00 Franz Narberhaus (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)
“The Temperature-Responsive RNA Structurome of a Bacterial Pathogen”
   A02 (Systems Thermal Biology)
  Chair: Masao Doi, Kyoto University, Japan
13:20-14:00 David M. Virshup (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
“Temperature Compensation of Circadian Rhythms”
14:00-14:40 Shingo Kajimura (UCSF, USA)
“The Color of Fat: Brown, Beige, and White”
  Chair: Kazuhiro Nakamura, Nagoya University, Japan
14:40-15:20 David Engblom (Linköping University, Sweden)
“Molecular Neural Mechanisms of Fever and Aversive Responses Associated with Infection”
  Chair: Masabumi Minami, Hokkaido University, Japan
15:35-16:15 Shaun F. Morrison (OHSU, USA)
“Brain Pathways Controlling Brown Adipose Tissue Thermogenesis”
16:15-16:55 Kazuhiro Nakamura (Nagoya University, Japan)
“Central Neural Mechanisms to Defend Life from Environmental Stressors”
16:55-17:00 Concluding Remarks by Makoto Tominaga, Organizer


Makoto Tominaga (OIIB, Japan)


Kazuhiro Nakamura (Nagoya Univ., Japan), Masao Doi (Kyoto Univ., Japan)

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Integrative Understanding of Biological Phenomena with Temperature as a Key Theme (Thermal Biology)
(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas)