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[Oct. 16th] Karolinska Institutet - RIKEN - SciLifeLab Joint Symposium "New Era of Life Science"


16th October, 2014


9:00 - 18:00


Gamma conference, Tomtebodavägen 23A, Karolinska Institutet Campus in Solna 
(on the ground floor of the SciLifeLab, GAMMA building)

[Welcome note]  

We welcome you to the first CLST/RIKEN-Karolinska Institute-SciLifeLab Joint Symposium. This symposium brings together top researchers from the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies (CLST), the Karolinska Institute and from the SciLifeLab with the aim to identify mutually beneficial research topics for collaboration in the fields of Bioimaging and Genomics and their applications to improve health.


9:00-9:30 Reception
Session 1: Introduction / Chair: Harukazu Suzuki
9:30 - 9:40 "Opening Remarks"
Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren 
9:40 - 9:50 "Overview of Karolinska Institute"
Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren
9:50 - 10:00 "Overview of SciLifeLab"
Karin Dahlman-Wright
10:00 - 10:10 "Overview of RIKEN CLST"
Yasuyoshi Watanabe
Session 2: Molecular Imaging / Chair: Christer Halldin
10:10 - 10:30 "Translational PET Neuroimaging"
Christer Halldin
10:30 - 10:50 "PET molecular imaging for medical innovation"
Yasuyoshi Watanabe
10:50 - 11:10 "PET imaging of the human brain in health and disease"
Lars Farde
11:10 - 11:30 "Assessment by PET molecular imaging for transplantation therapy with stem cell-derived neural cells in Parkinson’s disease"
Hirotaka Onoe
JSPS Special Talk for Students
11:30 - 11:45 "JSPS Activities for Promotion of Scientific Exchange"
Hideo Akutsu (Director, JSPS Stockholm Office)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Session 3: Genomics / Chair: Mathias Uhlen
13:00 - 13:20 "FANTOM5, a comprehensive promoter-based gene expression atlas" 
Piero Carninci
13:20 - 13:40 "Dynamics of enhancer and promoter activity during mammalian cellular activation and differentiation"
Erik Arner
13:40 - 14:00 "Gene expression during the first three days of human development"
Juha Kere
14:00 - 14:20 "Genome-wide analysis of protein-DNA interactions"
Jussi Taipale
14:20 - 14:50 Coffee Break
Session 4: Molecular Regulation / Chair: Kazuhiko Tanzawa
14:50 - 15:10 "Overview of the Molecular Network Control research project" 
Kensaku Sakamoto
15:10 - 15:25 "Transcriptome analysis in the Molecular Network Control Project"
Harukazu Suzuki
15:25 - 15:40 "Development of effective drug delivery systems for molecular network control"
Hidefumi Mukai
15:40 - 16:00 "Genomics of obese human adipose tissue"
Peter Arner
16:00 - 16:20 "MTH1 inhibitors for anti-cancer treatment"
Thomas Helleday
16:20 - 16:30 "Closing remark"
Yasuyoshi Watanabe
16:40 - 18:00 Mixer


Please access the webpage of Sci Life Lab by October 8.


RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies
1-7-22, Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, 230-0045 JAPAN 
Tel: +81-(0)45-503-9222   Fax: +81-(0)45-503-9216 

CLST was reorganized into three centers according to the RIKEN 4th Medium-Term Plan from April 1, 2018.