LOC Symposia

[Session: S14 (LOCS)]March 29,Fri. 15:10-17:10 [RoomA] 1F,Conference Center
Advances in understanding cerebellar LTD and motor learning: Masao Ito Symposium
Chairs Yasuo Kawaguchi (National Institute for Physiological Science, Japan)
Masanobu Kano (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Kazuo Kitamura (University of Yamanashi, Japan)
Speakers Masanobu Kano (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Keiko Tanaka-Yamamoto (Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
Christian Hansel (The University of Chicago, USA)
Shinji Matsuda (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
Jennifer Raymond (Stanford University, USA)
[Session: S1 (LOCS)] March 29, Fri., 10:00-12:00 【Room A】1F, Conference Center
Molecular mechanisms of aging
Chairs Shohei Mitani (Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan)
Shigeo Horie (Juntendo University, Japan)
Speakers Makoto Kuro-o (Jichi Medical University, Japan)
Eiji Hara (Osaka University, Japan)
Xiaodong Wang (National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China)
Hiroshi Itoh (Keio University, Japan)
[Session: S2 (LOCS)] related to S15 March 29, Fri., 15:10-17:10 【Room B】3F, Conference Center
Thermal biology: A new world of life science
Chairs Makoto Tominaga (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Masao Doi   (Kyoto University, Japan)
Speakers Makoto Tominaga (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Craig Montell (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
D. Allan Drummond (University of Chicago, USA)
[Session: S15 (LOCS)] related to S2 March 29, Fri., 10:00-12:00 【Room B】3F, Conference Center
Thermal biology: A new world of life science
Chairs Makoto Tominaga (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Kazuhiro Nakamura (Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Kohki Okabe (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Takashi Yoshimura (Nagoya University, Japan)
Kazuhiro Nakamura (Nagoya University, Japan)
Jan Erik Siemens (Heidelberg University, Germany)
[Session: S36 (LOCS)] related to S48 March 30, Sat., 15:10-17:10 【Room A】1F, Conference Center
Inter-tissue communications underlying metabolic and feeding control in living body
Chairs Yasuhiko Minokoshi (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Shingo Kajimura (University of California, USA)
Speakers Yasuhiko Minokoshi (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Masamitsu Fukuyama (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Tadashi Uemura (Kyoto University, Japan)
Koichi Kawakami (National Institute of Genetics, Japan)
Karen SL Lam (The University of Hong Kong)
[Session: S48 (LOCS)] related to S36 March 30, Sat., 10:00-12:00 【Room A】1F, Conference Center
Inter-tissue communications underlying metabolic and feeding control in living body
Chairs Yasuhiko Minokoshi (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Shingo Kajimura (University of California, USA)
Speakers Hiroshi Inoue (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Hirofumi Misu (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Ichiro Manabe (Chiba University, Japan)
Juro Sakai (Tohoku University, Japan)
Shingo Kajimura (University of California, USA)
[Session: S38 (LOCS)] March 30, Sat., 10:00-12:00 【Room C】3F, Conference Center
Cutting-edge research topics on skeletal muscle plasticity in health and diseases
Chairs Katsumasa Goto (Toyohashi SOZO University, Japan)
Gordon S. Lynch (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Hidefumi Waki (Juntendo University, Japan)
Speakers Nobuharu L Fujii (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Shuichi Machida (Juntendo University, Japan)
Gordon S. Lynch (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Katsumasa Goto (Toyohashi SOZO University, Japan)
[Session: S4 (LOCS)] related to S17 March 29, Fri., 15:10-17:10 【Room D】4F, Conference Center
Teaching physiology; International perspectives
Chair Mei Ling Tsai (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
Speakers Masato Shibuya (Kagawa Education Institute of Nutrition, Japan)
Fabian C.L. Li (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Adrianta Surjadhana (Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia)
Arif Siddiqui (Barrett Hodgson University, Pakistan)
[Session: S17 (LOCS)] related to S4 March 29, Fri., 10:00-12:00 【Room D】4F, Conference Center
Teaching physiology; International perspectives
Chair Noriyuki Koibuchi (Gunma University, Japan)
Speakers Mei Ling Tsai (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
Hwee Ming Cheng (Univeristy of Malaya, Malaysia)
Mangala Gunatilake (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
Noriyuki Koibuchi (Gunma University, Japan)
[Session: S37 (LOCS)] March 30, Sat., 10:00-12:00 【Room B】3F, Conference Center
Primate researches in Asian regions
Chairs Suchinda Malaivijitnond (Chulalongkorn University & National Primate Research Centre, Thailand)
Atsushi Iriki (RIKEN, Japan)
Speakers Suchinda Malaivijitnond (Chulalongkorn University & National Primate Research Centre, Thailand)
Michael D. Gumert ( Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Ikki Matsuda (Chubu University Academy of Emerging Sciences, Japan)
Atsushi Iriki (RIKEN, Japan)
[Session: S49 (LOCS)] March 30, Sat., 15:10-17:10 【Room B】3F, Conference Center
Frontiers in pain physiology - from detection to the survival behavior
Chairs Fusao Kato (The Jikei University, Japan)
Seog Bae Oh (Seoul National University, Korea)
Speakers Xu Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Seog Bae Oh (Seoul National University, Korea)
Elena Bagley (The University of Sydney, Australia)
Yukari Takahashi (The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
Chien-Chang Chen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
[Session: S39 (LOCS)] March 30, Sat., 10:00-12:00 【Room D】4F, Conference Center
Cutting-Edge Optical Imaging of Neuronal Circuits and Synapses
Chairs Haruo Kasai (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Junichi Nabekura (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Speakers Haruo Kasai (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Ken-ichi Ohki (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Ryohei Yasuda (Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, USA)
Valentin Nagerl (Bordeaux University, France)
[Session: S71 (LOCS)] March 31, sun., 10:30-12:30 【Room A】1F, Conference Center
Toward understanding the neural basis of memory
Chairs Kaoru Inokuchi (University of Toyama, Japan)
Naoki Matsuo (Osaka University, Japan)
Speakers Naoki Matsuo (Osaka University, Japan)
Kaoru Inokuchi (University of Toyama, Japan)
Bong-Kiun Kaang (Seoul National University, Korea)
Teruhiro Okuyama (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Shigeyoshi Fujisawa (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan)
[Session: S32 (LOCS)] March 29, Fri., 18:30-20:00 【Room G】5F, Conference Center
Membrane transporters related to diseases and drug development
Chairs Naohiko Anzai (Chiba University, Japan)
Stefan Broer (The Australian National University, Australia)
Speakers Stefan Broer (The Australian National University, Australia)
Arthit Chairoungdua (Mahidol University Faculty of Science, Thailand)
Hiroko Segawa (Tokushima University, Japan)
Shinichi Sakamoto(Chiba University, Japan)
[Session: S79 (LOCS)] March 31, Sun., 10:30-12:30 【Room I】5F, Conference Center
Mechanomedicine
Chairs Keiji Naruse (Okayama University, Japan)
Hyoung-kyu Kim (Inje University, Korea)
Speakers Kimiko Yamamoto (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Sung Joon Kim (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea)
Hiroshi Hibino (Niigata University, Japan)
Hiroshi Asahara (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)

Symposia (Special Slots for International Scientific Program Committee/ FAOPS Councils)

[Session: S50 (ISPCS)] March 30, Sat., 15:10-17:10 【Room C】3F, Conference Center
Maternal influences on offspring development (AuPS, Australia)
Chairs Deanne Hryciw (Griffith University, Australia)
Mark Vickers (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Speakers Mark Vickers (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Hui Wang (Wuhan University, China)
Ken-ichi Ohta (Kagawa University, Japan)
Deanne Hryciw (Griffith University, Australia)
[Session: S7 (ISPCS)] March 29, Fri., 10:00-12:00 【Room G】5F, Conference Center
From synaptic and network plasticity to behavior (CAPS, China)
Chairs Ying-Shing Chan (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Tian-Le Xu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Speakers Tian-Le Xu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Hitoshi Okamoto (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan)
Ying-Shing Chan (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Juan Lerma (Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain)
[Session: S16 (ISPCS)] March 29, Fri., 15:10-17:10 【Room C】3F, Conference Center
Gastrointestinal Control of Energy Metabolism (CAPS, China)
Chairs Weizhen Zhang (Peking University Health Science Center, China)
Jinxia Zhu (Capital Medical University, China)
Speakers Weizhen Zhang (Peking University Health Science Center, China)
Jinxia Zhu (Capital Medical University, China)
Takafumi Sakai (Saitama University, Japan)
Andreas Stengel (University Tuebingen, Germany)
Jianping Ye (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
[Session: S77 (ISPCS)] March 31, Sun., 10:30-12:30 【Room G】5F, Conference Center
Advances in the role of adipocyte in health and disease (CPS, Taiwan)
Chair Po-Shiuan Hsieh (National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan)
Speakers Yu-Hua Tseng (Harvard Medical School, USA)
Yau-Sheng Tsai (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
Juu-Chin Lu (Chang Gung University, Taiwan)
Toshimasa Yamauchi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
[Session: S3 (ISPCS)] March 29, Fri., 10:00-12:00 【Room C】3F, Conference Center
Gastrointestinal microbiome and immunophysiology (CPS, Taiwan)
Chairs Linda Chia-Hui Yu (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Shinji Fukuda (Keio University, Japan)
Speakers Shinji Fukuda (Keio University, Japan)
Sunny H Wong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Linda CH Yu (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Andre G Buret (Inflammation Research Network, Canada)
[Session: S44 (ISPCS)] March 30, Sat., 10:00-12:00 【Room I】5F, Conference Center
Cutting-edge approaches to long-lasting questions and novel aspects of inward rectifier K+ channels -- A quarter-century anniversary of cDNA isolation (ISPP, Israel)
Chairs Eitan Reuveny (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Yoshihiro Kubo (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Speakers Keiko Ishihara (Kurume University, Japan)
Chung-Chin Kuo (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
I-Shan Chen (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Eitan Reuveny (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
[Session: S41 (ISPCS)] March 30, Sat., 10:00-12:00 【Room F】5F, Conference Center
Leveraging novel techniques to research and translate synaptic transmission and plasticity (ISPP, Iran)
Chairs Javad Mirnajafi-Zadeh (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran)
Vahid Sheibani (Kerman Neuroscience Research Center, Iran)
Speakers Azar Omrani (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Bechara John Saab (Mobio Interactive, Canada)
Qiang Liu (University of Science and Technology of China, China)
Javad Mirnajafi-Zadeh (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran)
Vahid Sheibani (Kerman Neuroscience Research Center, Iran)
[Session: S72 (ISPCS)] March 31, Sun., 10:30-12:30 【Room B】3F, Conference Center
Neurobiology of reward system in the Brain (ISPP, Iran)
Chairs Abbas Haghparast (Shahid Beheshti University, Iran)
Abdolrahman Sarihi (Hamadan University, Iran)
Speakers Dipesh Chaudhary (New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
Jing Liang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Abbas Haghparast (Shahid Beheshti University, Iran)
Yonghui Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Abdolrahman Sarihi (Hamedan University, Iran)
[Session: S19 (ISPCS)] March 29, Fri., 15:10-17:10 【Room F】5F, Conference Center
Mitochondrial Physiology and Pathophysiology (KPS, Korea)
Chairs Kyu-Sang Park (Yonsei University, Korea)
Jin Han (Inje University, Korea)
Speakers Nicolas Demaurex (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Minho Shong (Chungnam National University, Korea)
Naotada Ishihara (Osaka University, Japan)
Kyu-Sang Park (Yonsei University, Korea)
[Session: S76 (ISPCS)] March 31, Sun., 10:30-12:30 【Room F】5F, Conference Center
Physiome for organ function (KPS, Korea)
Chairs Eun Bo Shim (Kangwon National University, Korea)
Chae-Hun Leem (University of Ulsan, Korea)
Speakers Vartan Kurtcuoglu (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Seiryo Sugiura (UT-Heart Inc., Japan)
Chae Hun Leem (University of Ulsan, Korea)
Eun Bo Shim (Kangwon National University, Korea)
[Session: S74 (ISPCS)] March 31, Sun., 10:30-12:30 【Room D】4F, Conference Center
The consequences of preterm birth, intrauterine growth restriction and hypoxia-ischemia (PSNZ, New Zealand)
Chair Laura Bennet (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Speakers Simerdeep Kaur Dhillon (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Julia B Pitcher (University of Adelaide, Australia)
Rebecca Maree Dyson (Otago University, New Zealand)
Tomoaki Ikeda (Mie University, Japan)
[Session: S9 (ISPCS)] March 29, Fri., 10:00-12:00 【Room I】5F, Conference Center
Metabolic syndrome and bone metabolism (TPS, Thailand)
Chair Narattaphol Charoenphandhu (Mahidol University, Thailand)
Speakers Narattaphol Charoenphandhu (Mahidol University, Thailand)
Siriporn C Chattipakorn (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
Panan Suntornsaratoon (Mahidol University, Thailand)
Miyuki Kuno (Osaka City University, Japan)

General Symposium

[Session: S5(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 10:00-12:00 [Room E] 4F, Conference Center
New Translational Insights on Cardiopulmonary Remodeling
Chair Masanari Umemura (Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Lin Hai Kurahara (School of Medicine, Fukuoka-University, Japan)
Speakers Aya Yamamura (Department of Physiology, Aichi Medical University, Japan)
Masanari Umemura (Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Keita Saku (Department of Advanced Risk Stratification for Cardiovascular Disease, Center for Disruptive Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University, Japan)
Yong Zhang (Department of Pharmacology, Harbin Medical University, China)
[Session: S6(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 10:00-12:00 [Room F] 5F, Conference Center
Facilitation of Recovery of Motor Function After Paralysis
(Co-sponsored by: Uno Hospital)
Chair Yukio Nishimura (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
Co-Chair Takuya Takahashi (Yokohama City University, Japan)
Speakers Takuya Takahashi (Department of Physiology Yokohama City University, Japan)
Yukio Nishimura (Neural Prosthesis Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
Seiji Etoh (Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan)
Marie-Claire Smith (Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand)
[Session: S8(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 10:00-12:00 [Room H] 5F, Conference Center
Biophysical mechanisms underlying nano-vibrations of the sensory epithelium in hearing organs
(Co-sponsored by: the Society for Promotion of International Oto-Rhino-Laryngology)
Chair Hiroshi Hibino (Niigata University School of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Tobias Reichenbach (Imperial College London, UK)
Speakers Takeru Ota (Department of Molecular Physiology, Niigata University School of Medicine, Japan)
Elizabeth Sue Olson (Departments of Otolaryngology and Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, USA)
Fangyi Chen (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southern Univ. of Sci. & Tech., China)
Manuela Nowotny (Institute of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Goethe University, Germany, German)
Tobias Reichenbach (Imperial College London)
[Session: S10(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 10:00-12:00 [Room J] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Neural circuit basis of behavioral physiology
Chair Shi-Bing Yang (Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Co-Chair Tsung-Han Kuo (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Speakers Shi-Bing Yang (Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Hitoshi Aonuma (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan)
Kumi O Kuroda (Lab for Affiliative Social Behavior, RIKEN Center for Brain Science, Japan)
Ming-Yi Chou (Department of Life Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Rebecca Campbell (Centre for Neuroendocrinology, Department of Physiology, University of Otago, New Zealand)
[Session: S11(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 10:00-12:00 [Room K] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Advances in the mastication and swallowing physiology to prepare for an aging society
Chair Yoshitaka Oku (Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Makito Iizuka (Showa University School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Tomio Inoue (Department of Oral Physiology, Showa University School of Dentistry, Japan)
Takahiro Ono (Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata Univ., Japan)
Mathias Dutschmann (Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Australia)
Yoshitaka Oku (Department of Physiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan)
Makito Iizuka (Department of Physiology, Showa University School of Medicine, Japan)
[Session: S12(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 10:00-12:00 [Room L] 3F, Exhibition Hall
New insights into baroreflex function for cerebral and cardiovascular regulation: Implications for human health and disease
Chair Shigehiko Ogoh (Toyo University, Japan)
Co-Chair Paul J Fadel (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)
Speakers Shigehiko Ogoh (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Toyo University, Japan)
Paul J Fadel (Department of Kinesiology, University of Texas at Arlington, USA)
Qi Fu (Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA, China)
Scott Alan Smith (School of Health Professions, Department of Health Care Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)
Kanji Matsukawa (Department of Integrative Physiology, Hiroshima University, Japan)
[Session: S13(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 10:00-12:00 [Room M] 3F, Exhibition Hall
The role of the sympathetic nerves in health and disease
Chair Rohit Ramchandra (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Speakers Kate M Denton (Department of Physiology, Monash University, Australia)
Mamoru Tanida (Department of Physiology II, Kanazawa Medical University, Japan)
James T. Pearson (Department of Cardiac Physiology, National Cerebral & Cardiovascular Center, Japan)
Rohit Ramchandra (Department of Physiology, The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Vaughan G Macefield (Human Autonomic Neurophysiology Lab, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia)
[Session: S18(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 15:10-17:10 [Room E] 4F, Conference Center
Dynamics of membrane trafficking and intracellular signaling
Chair Yoh Takuwa (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Co-Chair Yusuke Ohba (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Speakers Won Do Heo (Department of Biological Sciences, KAIST, Korea)
Noriko Takahashi (Department of Physiology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Japan)
Yusuke Ohba (Department of Cell Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan)
Kazuaki Yoshioka (Department of Physiology, Kanazawa University, Japan)
Shige H. Yoshimura (Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Japan)
[Session: S20(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 15:10-17:10 [Room G] 5F, Conference Center
Adaptation mechanisms to external or internal environmental changes of respiratory system
Chair Hiroshi Onimaru (Showa University School of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Keiko Ikeda (International University of Health and Welfare, Japan)
Speakers Keiko Ikeda (Department of Physiology, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan)
Rishi R Dhingra (Division of Systems Neurophysiology, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health, Australia)
Yasumasa Okada (Clin. Res. Ctr., Murayama Med. Ctr., Japan)
Peter George Burke (Neuroscience Research Australia, Australia)
Kun-Ze Lee (Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan)
[Session: S21(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 15:10-17:10 [Room H] 5F, Conference Center
New Paradigm in Physiology and Pathophysiology of Coagulation-fibrinolysis System
Chair Katsuya Hirano (Kagawa University, Japan)
Co-Chair Tetsumei Urano (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Tetsumei Urano (Department of Medical Physiology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Yuko Suzuki (Department of Medical Physiology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Katsuya Hirano (Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Japan)
Nigel W. Bunnet (Columbia University, USA)
Robert Lindsay Medcalf (Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Monash University, Australia)
[Session: S22(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 15:10-17:10 [Room I] 5F, Conference Center
Proton signalings and proton-related functions
Chair Yoshifumi Okochi (Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan)
Co-Chair Ye Yu (China Pharmaceutical University, China)
Speakers Yoshifumi Okochi (Integrative Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan)
Toshihiko Kobayashi (Department of Molecular Immunology and Inflammation, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
Emily Liman (Section of Neurobiology, University of Southern California, USA)
Hiroshi Horiuchi (Division for Homeostatic Development, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Ye Yu (China Pharmaceutical University, Chaina)
[Session: S23(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 15:10-17:10 [Room J] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Glia and Neurological Diseases: from Physiological to Pathological Roles of Astrocytes and Microglia
Chair Sun Kwang Kim (College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea)
Co-Chair Hiroaki Wake (Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Hiroaki Wake (Division of System Neuroscience, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Wen-Biao Gan (Skirball Institute, New York University School of Medicine, USA)
Schuichi Koizumi (Department of Neuropharmacology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine, University of Yamanashi, Japan)
Sun Kwang Kim (Department of Physiology, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea)
[Session: S24(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 15:10-17:10 [Room K] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Complexity and Diversity of Motility Regulation in Smooth Muscle
Chair Shinsuke Nakayama (Nagoya University, Japan)
Co-Chair Masaru Watanabe (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Speakers Hiromi Tamada (Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Japan)
Jae Yeoul Jun (Department of Physiology, University of Chosun, Korea)
Shunichi Kajioka (Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Kyushu University, Japan)
Masaru Watanabe (Laboratory of Physiology, Graduate School of Human Health Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
[Session: S25(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 15:10-17:10 [Room L] 3F, Exhibition Hall
Calcium signaling in heart disease
Chair Shi-Qiang Wang (Peking University, China)
Co-Chair Sun-Hee Woo (Chungnam National University, Korea)
Speakers Sun-Hee Woo (College of Pharmacy, Chungnam National University, Korea)
Junko Kurokawa (School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan)
Wenjun Xie (School of Life Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China)
Nagomi Kurebayashi (Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Juntendo University, Japan)
Shi-Qiang Wang (College of LIfe Sciences, Peking University, China)
[Session: S26(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room A] 1F, Conference Center
Synaptic remodeling and beyond in health and disease
Chair Ryuta Koyama (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Co-Chair Naofumi Uesaka (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speakers Ryuta Koyama (Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Edward S Ruthazer (Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada)
Yukiko Hori (Laboratory of Neuropathology and Neuroscience, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Yoshifumi Ueta (Dept Physiol, Div Neurophysiol, Grad Sch Med, Tokyo Women’s Med Univ, Japan)
Naofumi Uesaka (Graduate School Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan)
[Session: S27(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room B] 3F, Conference Center
Regulation of cell functions by phosphoinositides
Chair Zhuan Zhou (Peking University, China)
Co-Chair Yasushi Okamura (Osaka University, Japan)
Speakers Zhuan Zhou (Peking University, China)
Takafumi Kawai (Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan)
Byung C. Suh (Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, DGIST, Korea)
Junko Sasaki (Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan, Japan)
[Session: S28(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room C] 3F, Conference Center
Molecular evidences Link Physical Exercise to Cardiovascular Improvement
Chair Junjie Xiao (Shanghai University, China)
Co-Chair Julie McMullen (Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia)
Speakers Junjie Xiao (Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, School of Life Science, Shanghai University, China)
Han Xiao (Institute of vascular medicine, Peking University Third Hospital, China)
Julie Rae Mcmullen (Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia)

[Session: S29(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room D] 4F, Conference Center
New insights into central mechanisms underlying hypertension
Chair Julian FR Paton (Department of Physiology, University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Co-Chair Sabine S. S. Gouraud (Ochanomizu University, Japan)
Speakers Yoshitaka Hirooka (Department of Medical Technology and Sciences, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan)
Julian FR Paton (Department of Physiology, University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Jouji Horiuchi (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Toyo University, Japan)
Sabine S. S. Gouraud (Dept. Biology, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan)
Hidefumi Waki (Department of Physiology, Graduate School of Health and Sports Science, Juntendo University, Japan)
[Session: S30(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room E] 4F, Conference Center
Substance abuse and addiction ~ From basic science to regulatory science
Chair Tomoaki Shirao (Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Bart A Ellenbroek (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Speakers Ruri Kikura-Hanajiri (Division of Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry and Narcotics, National Institute of Health Sciences, Japan)
Kenji Hanamura (Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Kazutaka Ikeda (Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
Bart A Ellenbroek (School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, Newzealand)
[Session: S31(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room F] 5F, Conference Center
Genomics of Sports and Exercise
Chair Noriyuki Fuku (Juntendo University, Japan)
Co-Chair Ola Hanson (Lund University, Sweden)
Speakers Eri Miyamoto-Mikami (Graduate School of Health and Sports Science, Juntendo University, Japan)
Ola Hansson (Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Sweden)
Hirofumi Zempo (Department of Administrative Nutrition, Faculty of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo Seiei College, Japan)

[Session: S33(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room H] 5F, Conference Center
New insights into Endocrinology and Metabolism
Chair Izuki Amano (Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Ronny Lesmana (Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia)
Speakers Izuki Amano (Department of Integrative Physiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Ronny Lesmana (Departement of basic science, Physiology Division, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia)
Megan Jean Ritter (Weill Cornell Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, USA)
Munehiko Shibata (Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA)
[Session: S34(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room I] 5F, Conference Center
Life Style Related Diseases in Asia: Underlying Mechanisms, Functions and Behavioural Transitions
Chair Kanwal Preet Kochhar (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
Co-Chair Kishore Kumar Deepak (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
Speakers Naim A Khan (Universite de Bourgogne, France)
Kishore Kumar Deepak (Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
Kanwal Preet Kochhar (Department of physiology,All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
Raj Kumar Yadav (Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
Siddharth Sarkar (Department of Psychiatry and NDDTC, AIIMS, India)
[Session: S35(General Symposium)] March 29, Fri. 18:30-20:00 [Room J] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Frontiers in Ca2+ release research in skeletal muscle: 50th anniversary from discovery of Ca2+-induced Ca2+ release
Chair Takashi Murayama (Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Zhiguang Yuchi (Tianjin University, China)
Speakers Takashi Murayama (Department of Pharmacology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan)
Tsutomu Nakada (Department of Molecular pharmacology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Toshiko Yamazawa (Department of Molecular Physiology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
Zhiguang Yuchi (School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Tianjin University, China)
[Session: S40(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 10:00-12:00 [Room E] 4F, Conference Center
Social communication through sensory information
Chair Sachine Yoshida (Toho University, Japan)
Co-Chair Masakazu Ide (National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities, Japan)
Speakers Chun-Hsiang Tan (Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan)
Sachine Yoshida (Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Toho University, Japan)
Chihiro Hiramatsu (Department of Human Science, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan)
Emi Tamaki (Waseda University, Japan)
[Session: S42(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 10:00-11:30 [Room G] 5F, Conference Center
Physiological function of royal jelly contributing to healthy longevity - The effectiveness on Locomotive syndrome, Menopausal disorders, Infectious diseases -
(Co-sponsored by: Yamada Bee Company, Inc.)
Chair Yoshinori Marunaka (Kyoto Industrial Health Association, General Incorporated Foundation, Japan; Ritsumeikan University, Japan; Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Hongmei Wu (Nutritional Epidemiology Institute and School of Public Health, China)
Akira Minami (Department of Biochemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan)
Shogo Misumi (Department of Environmental and Molecular Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Japan)

[Session: S43(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 10:00-12:00 [Room H] 5F, Conference Center
TRP channels and inflammation/fibrosis
Chair Insuk So (Seoul National Univ, Korea)
Co-Chair Ryuji Inoue (Fukuoka University, Japan)
Speakers Chansik Hong (Department of Physiology, Chosun University School of Medicine, Korea)
Lixia Yue (Department of Cell Biology, Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA)
Lin Hai Kurahara (Department of Physiology, Fukuoka University, Japan)
Seung-Kuy Cha (Department of Physiology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Korea)
Tzong-Shyuan Lee (Graduate Institute and Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
[Session: S45(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 10:00-12:00 [Room J] 2F, Exhibition Hall
New molecular insights into the synaptic tagging and capture hypothesis
Chair Tomonori Takeuchi (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Co-Chair Sreedharan Sajikumar (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Speakers Szu-Han Wang (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK)
Haruhiko Bito (Dept of Neurochemistry, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Sajikumar Sreedharan (Department of Physiology,, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ted Abel (Iowa Neuroscience Institute, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa, USA)
Tomonori Takeuchi (Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark)
[Session: S46(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 10:00-12:00 [Room K] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Plasticity of inhibitory signaling in Epilepsy: New Physiological Mechanisms
Chair Andrew Moorhouse (UNSW Sydney, Australia)
Co-Chair Atsuo Fukuda (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Zhong Chen (Zhejiang University, China)
Chelsea Goulton (Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Australia)
Atsuo Fukuda (Department of Neurophysiology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Claudio Rivera (Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki, Finland)
Dennis Lawrence Cheung (Division of Homeostatic Development, National Insititute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
[Session: S47(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 13:30-15:00 [Room F] 5F, Conference Center
New Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine of Renal Function
(Co-sponsored by: Shinkoiwa CIinic)
Chair Yoshinori Marunaka (Kyoto Industrial Health Association, General Incorporated Foundation, Japan; Ritsumeikan University, Japan; Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Eisei Sohara (Department of Nephrology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Ryuichi Nishinakamura (Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University, Japan)
Takashi Yokoo (Department Internal of Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)

[Session: S51(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room D] 4F, Conference Center
Cutting-edge Research in Neural Network Dynamics
(Organized by: Women in Physiology of Japan (WPJ))
Chair Akiko Arata (Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Yumiko Yoshimura (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Speakers Seung-Hee Lee (Department of Biological Sciences, KAIST, Korea)
Rie Kimura (Division of Visual Information Processing, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Jinhyun Kim (Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
Chiaki Ohtaka-Maruyama (Neural Network Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
[Session: S52(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room E] 4F, Conference Center
Sports and Brain
(Co-sponsored by: De Luca Foundation)
Chair Kazuyuki Kanosue (Waseda University, Japan)
Co-Chair Yukio Nishimura (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
Speakers Toshiki Tazoe (Neural Prosthesis Project, Department of Dementia and Higher Brain Function, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
Xiaohong Wan (School of Pychology, Beijing Normal University, China)
Kimitaka Nakazawa (Department of Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Kouki Kato (Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Japan)
[Session: S53(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room F] 5F, Conference Center
Dynamic signaling of axon and presynaptic terminals revealed by direct recordings
Chair Shin-ya Kawaguchi (Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation, Kyoto University, Japan)
Co-Chair Haruyuki Kamiya (Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Shin-Ya Kawaguchi (Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation, Kyoto University, Japan)
Federico F Trigo (Brain Physiology Laboratory, France, and University Paris Descartes, France)
Mitsuharu Midorikawa (Department of Physiology, Division of Neurophysiology, School of Medicine, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan)
Yousheng Shu (State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University, China)
Haruyuki Kamiya (Department of Neurobiology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
[Session: S54(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room G] 5F, Conference Center
Ca2+ signaling in health and disease
Chair Xiaoqiang Yao (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Co-Chair Ryuji Inoue (Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Ryuji Inoue (Department of Physiology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Japan)
Xiaoqiang Yao (School of Biomedical Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Huangtian Yang (Laboratory of Molecular Cardiology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Jianbo Yue (Department of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, China)
Xiaodong Liu (Beihang University, China)
[Session: S55(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room H] 5F, Conference Center
Brain pathways linking between emotion, behaviour and autonomic responses
Chair Youichirou Ootsuka (Flinders University, Australia)
Co-Chair Tomoyuki Kuwaki (Kagoshima University, Japan)
Speakers Yoko Ikoma (Department of Physiology, Graduate School of Medical & Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Japan)
Youichirou Yoyo Ootsuka (Centre for Neuroscience, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Australia)
Christopher Vincent Dayas (School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, Australia)
Gavan McNally (School of Psychology, UNSW Sydney,, Australia)
[Session: S56(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room I] 5F, Conference Center
Optical neuroscience: reading and manipulating neural computation behind cognition, memory, and behavior
Chair Masakazu Agetsuma (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Co-Chair Luis Alberto Carrillo-Reid (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico)
Speakers Akiko Hayashi-Takagi (Lab of Medical Neurosci, IMCR, Gunma Univ, Japan)
Masakazu Agetsuma (Division of Homeostatic Development, National Institute for Physiological Sciences Japan)
Darcy Peterka (Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Columbia University, USA)
Luis Alberto Carrillo-Reid (Department of Developmental Neurobiology and Neurophysiolgy, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico)
Misha Benjamin Ahrens (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus, USA)
[Session: S57(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room J] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Alternative GPCR and G-protein signaling in cardiovascular disease and therapy
Chair Utako Yokoyama (Yokohama City University, Japan)
Co-Chair Motohiko Sato (Aichi Medical University, Japan)
Speakers Hemal Patel (UC San Diego & VA San Diego, USA)
Hisaki Hayashi (Department of Physiology, Aichi Medical University, Japan)
Utako Yokoyama (Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yokohama City University, Japan)
Akiyuki Nishimura (Department of Translational Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan)
Jin Han (Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Center, Inje University, Korea)
[Session: S58(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room K] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Zinc physiology and pathophysiology
Chair Toshiyuki Fukada (Tokushima Bunri University, Japan)
Co-Chair Taiho Kambe (Kyoto University, Japan)
Speakers Toshiyuki Fukada (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan)
Adisorn Ratanayotha (Laboratory of Integrative Physiology, Department of Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan)
Ayako Fukunaka (Institute for Molecular & Cellular Regulation Gunma University, Japan)
Taiho Kambe (Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Japan)
[Session: S59(General Symposium)] March 30, Sat. 15:10-17:10 [Room M] 3F, Exhibition Hall
Contribution of microglia in health and disease of the brain
Chair Mami Noda (Kyushu University, Japan)
Co-Chair Bo Peng (Shenzen Institutes of Advanced Technology, China)
Speakers Bo Peng (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Dandan Sun (Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Hiroshi Kiyama (Department of Functional Anatomy & Neuroscience, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Mami Noda (Kyushu University, Graduate School of Pharmaseutical Sciences, Japan)
[Session: S60(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room C] 3F, Conference Center
Hibernation and Torpor in mammals
Chair Yoshifumi Yamaguchi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Co-Chair Genshiro A Sunagawa (RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Japan)
Speakers Genshiro A Sunagawa (Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Japan)
Hiroshi Yamaguchi (Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA)
Yasutake Shimizu (Department of Basic Veterinary Science, Laboratory of Physiology, The United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University, Japan)
Jingxing Ou (National Eye Institute, National Institute of Health, USA)
Yoshifumi Yamaguchi (Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Japan)
[Session: S61(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room D] 4F, Conference Center
The Social Brain: Recent Progress in Understanding Molecules and Networks of Social Behavior
Chair Sonoko Ogawa (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Co-Chair Nandini Vasudevan (University of Reading, UK)
Speakers Nandini Vasudevan (School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, UK)
Sonoko Ogawa (Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Tomoko Soga (Brain Research Institute, School of Medicine and Health Science, Monash university, Malaysia)
Larry James Young (Center for Social Neural Networks, University of Tsukuba, Japan)
[Session: S62(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room E] 4F, Conference Center
Integrative neural processing of sound information in the higher auditory centers
Chair Munenori Ono (Kanazawa Medical University, Japan)
Co-Chair Ling Qin (China Medical University, China)
Speakers Munenori Ono (Department of Physiology, Kanazawa Medical University, Japan)
Hiroaki Tsukano (Department of Neurophysiology, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University, Japan)
Ma Lanlan (Department of Physiology, China Medical University, China)
Tomoyo Isoguchi Shiramatsu (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
[Session: S63(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room F] 5F, Conference Center
Implication of tonic inhibition for Brain function
Chair Bo-Eun Yoon (Dankook University, Korea)
Co-Chair C. Justin Lee (Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
Speakers Bo-Eun Yoon (Department of Molecular Biology, Dankook University, Korea)
Kiyoshi Egawa (Department of Pediatrics, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Japan)
C Justin Lee (Institute for Basic Science, Korea)
Jin Bong Park (Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Korea)
[Session: S64(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room G] 5F, Conference Center
New insights into the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurological diseases using experimental model systems
Chair Ching‐Yi Tsai (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)
Co-Chair Sujira Mukda (Mahidol University, Thailand)
Speakers Sujira Mukda (Research Center for Neuroscience, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University, Thailand)
Hui-Ching Lin (Department and Institute of Physiology, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)
Idris Long ( School of Health Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Ching-Yi Tsai (Institute for Translational Research in Biomedicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)
[Session: S65(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room H] 5F, Conference Center
Intervention factors of neuronal irregular development: from gut bacteria to mental situation via chemicals
Chair Sachiko Yoshida (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)
Co-Chair Yasunari Kanda (National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS), Japan)
Speakers Yasunari Kanda (Division of Pharmacology, National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS), Japan)
Yoko Nomura (Queens College, The City University of New York, USA)
Kenji J Tsuchiya (Research Center for Child Mental Development, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Jianzhong Hu (Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA)
Sachiko Yoshida (Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)
[Session: S66(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room I] 5F, Conference Center
Inflammation and Atherosclerosis
Chair Yi Zhu (Tianjin Medical University, China)
Co-Chair Ding Ai (Tianjin Medical University, China)
Speakers Jeng-Jiann Chiu (National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan)
Yoshiyuki Rikitake (Laboratory of Medical Pharmaceutics, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Japan)
Ding Ai (Department of Physiology, Tianjin Medical University, China)
Yi Zhu (Department of Physiology, Tianjin Medical University, China)
[Session: S67(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room J] 2F, Exhibition Hall
The potential roles of NMDAR in neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders: new findings and therapeutic targets
Chair Wen-Sung Lai (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Co-Chair Hisashi Mori (University of Toyama, Japan)
Speakers Hisashi Mori (Department of Molecular Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama, Japan)
Wen-Sung Lai (Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Ming-Kai Pan (Department of Medical Research, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan)
Noboru Komiyama (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK)
[Session: S68(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room K] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Pulmonary hypertension and inflammation: the interdependent processes triggered by each other
Chair Xiaoqun Qin (Central South University, China)
Co-Chair Qinghua Hu (Tongji Medical College, China)
Speakers Ming Yang (University of Newcastle, Australia)
Qinghua Hu (Department of Pathophysiology, Tongji Medical College, China)
Weiguo Chen (Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Xiaoqun Qin (Department of Physiology, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, China)
[Session: S69(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room L] 3F, Exhibition Hall
Optogenetics: Contributions to Physiology and Medicine Beyond Brain Circuit-Breaking
Chair Hiromu Yawo (Tohoku University Graduate School of Life Sciences, Japan)
Co-Chair George J. Augustine (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Speakers George J. Augustine (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Moritoshi Sato (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Takao Nakata (Department of Cell Biology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Ko Matsui (Super-network Brain Physiology, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan)
Hiromu Yawo (Department of Integrative Life Sciences Developmental Biology and Neurosciences, Tohoku University Graduate School of Life Sciences, Japan)
[Session: S70(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 08:00-09:30 [Room M] 3F, Exhibition Hall
Contribution of brain research to the understanding of the physiology, psychology and communication of acute and chronic pain
Chair Mathieu Pich? (Universit? du Qu?bec ? Trois-Rivi?res, Canada)
Co-Chair Pierre Rainville (University of Montreal, Canada)
Speakers Pierre Rainville (Department of Stomatology, University of Montreal, Canada)
Philip L. Jackson (School of Psychology, Laval University, Canada)
Alice Wagenaar-Tison (Department of Chiropratic, Universit? du Quebec ? Trois-Rivi?res, Canada)
Nobuhiro Watanabe (Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan)
[Session: S73(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 10:30-12:30 [Room C] 3F, Conference Center
New Twists in Understanding Taste
(Co-sponsored by: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.)
Chairs Yuzo Ninomiya (Kyushu University, Japan)
Robert F. Margolskee (Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA)
Speakers Robert F. Margolskee (Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA)
Atsuko Yamashita (Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan)
Akiyuki Taruno (Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan)
Yuzo Ninomiya (Division of Sensory Physiology, R&D Center for Five-Sense Devices, Kyushu University, Japan)
[Session: S75(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 10:30-12:30 [Room E] 4F, Conference Center
Ca2+-permeable channels of excitable and non-excitable cells in health and disease
Chair Masayuki X Mori (Kyoto University, Japan)
Speakers Takeshi Sakaba (Graduate School of Brain Science, Doshisha University, Japan)
Guey-Shin Wang (Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Hua Huang (Department of Physiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Masayuki X Mori (Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan)
Jian Yang (Biological Sciences, Columbia University, USA)
[Session: S78(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 10:30-12:30 [Room H] 5F, Conference Center
“Ins” and “outs” of smooth muscle
Chair Hikaru Hashitani (Nagoya City University, Japan)
Co-Chair Dirk Ferdinand van Helden (University of Newcastle, Australia)
Speakers Nick John Spencer (College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Australia)
Russ Chess-Williams (Centre for Urology Research, Bond University, Australia)
Jane Elizabeth Bourke (Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Department of Pharmacology, Monash University, Australia)
Helena C. Parkington (Department of Physiology, Monash University, Australia)
Hikaru Hashitani (Department of Cell Physiology, Nagoya City University, Japan)
[Session: S80(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 10:30-12:30 [Room J] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Daily /adaptable Yin-Yang transitions in diverse physiological processes coordinated by multi-cellular Chrono-molecular signal
Chair Masaaki Ikeda (Saitama Medical University, Japan)
Co-Chair Teruya Tamaru (Toho University School of Medicine, Japan)
Speakers Masaaki Ikeda (Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Japan)
Teruya Tamaru (Department of Physiology, Toho University School of Medicine, Japan)
Jae Bum Kim (Center for Adipose Tissue Remodeling, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Korea)
Kimiko Shimizu (Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Gijsbertus Van Der Horst (Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands)
[Session: S81(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 10:30-12:30 [Room K] 2F, Exhibition Hall
Mechanisms of systemic beauty and health
Chair Motohiro Nishida (ExCELLS, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan)
Co-Chair Jin Han (Inje University, Korea)
Speakers Joo Hyun Nam (Department of Physiology, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Korea)
Yeun Ja Choi (Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering, Dongguk University, Korea)
Kenji Hamase (Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan)
Shushi Nagamori (Nara Medical University, Japan)
Takuro Numaga-Tomita (Department of Creative Research, Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems: ExCELLS, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan)
[Session: S82(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 10:30-12:30 [Room L] 3F, Exhibition Hall
Amygdala Neuronal Circuits in Adaptive Behaviors
Chair Ayako M Watabe (Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
Co-Chair Pankaj Sah (The University of Queensland, Australia)
Speakers Pankaj Sah (Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, Australia)
Ayako M Watabe (Institute of Clinical Medicine and Research, Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
Joshua Johansen (RIKEN Center for Brain Science, Japan)
Sayaka Takemoto-Kimura (NeuroscienceI, RIEM, Nagoya University, Japan)
[Session: S83(General Symposium)] March 31, Sun. 10:30-12:30 [Room M] 3F, Exhibition Hall
Neurobiology of obesity and its metabolic comorbidities
Chair Makoto Fukuda (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)
Co-Chair Toshihiko Yada (Kansai Electric Power Medical Research Institute, Japan)
Speakers Yusaku Iwasaki (Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Prefectural University, Japan)
Yong Xu (Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, USA)
Feifan Guo (Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health(SINH), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Makoto Fukuda (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)
Toshihiko Yada (Center for Integrative Physiology, Kansai Electric Power Medical Research Institute,Japan)
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[Session: S47 (Sponsored Symposium)]
New Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine of Renal Function
(Co-sponsored by Shinkoiwa Clinic)
Chair Yoshinori Marunaka (Kyoto Industrial Health Association, General Incorporate Fundation, Japan)
Speakers Eisei Sohara (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Ryuichi Nishinakamura (Kumamoto University, Japan)
Takashi Yokoo (The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
Sponsored by Shinkoiwa Clinic
[Session: S73 (Sponsored Symposium)]
New Twists in Understanding Taste
(Co-sponsored by AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
Chair Yuzo Ninomiya (Kyushu University , Japan)
Robert F. Margolskee (Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA)
Speakers
Robert F. Margolskee (Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA)
Atsuko Yamashita (Okayama University, Japan)
Akiyuki Taruno (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan)
Yuzo Ninomiya (Kyushu University, Japan)
Sponsored by AJINOMOTO CO.,INC.
[Session: S42 (Sponsored Symposium)]
Physiological function of royal jelly contributing to healthy longevity - The effectiveness of Locomotive syndrome, Menopausal disorders, Infectious diseases -
(Co-sponsored by Yamada Bee Company, Inc.)
Chair Yoshinori Marunaka (Kyoto Industrial Health Association, General Incorporated Fundation, Japan)
Speakers Hongmei Wu (Nutritional Epidemiology Institute and School of Public Health, China)
Akira Minami (Univesity of Shizuoka, Japan)
Shogo Misumi (Kumamoto Univesity, Japan)
Sponsored by Yamada bee Company, Inc.