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[Sep 29, 2016] The 3rd RIKEN CLST Karolinska Institutet SciLifeLab Joint Symposium: Frontiers in Life Science Technologies - Decoding Health and Disease


September 29th, 2016


ca. 9:30 - 17:15 (Social gathering 17:15-)

The abstract and program can be download HERE

[Welcome Note] 

We extend a warm invitation for your participation in the third RIKEN CLST–Karolinska Institutet–SciLifeLab Joint Symposium to be held in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Joint Symposium was initiated with the objective to build a broader and closer partnership between RIKEN CLST, Karolinska Institutet, and SciLifelab. The past symposia covered topics such as molecular imaging, molecular regulation, genomics, structural biology and drug discovery. 

This year’s symposium entitled Frontiers in Life Science Technologies – Decoding Health and Disease, will focus on technologies and applications to approaching disease and health, and will consist of three sessions; Molecular imaging and disease, Single/stem cells and disease, RNA and disease. The symposium is open to the public, and active participation by scientists, young researchers, students and others interested in the field is very much welcome.

[Speakers (Alphabetical order)] 

  • Erik Arner   RIKEN CLST 
  • Piero Carninci   RIKEN CLST
  • Goncalo Castelo-Branco   Karolinska Institutet
  • Carsten Daub   Karolinska Institutet / SciLifeLab / RIKEN
  • Lars Farde   Karolinska Institutet
  • Tibor Harkany   Karolinska Institutet
  • Kosuke Hashimoto   RIKEN CLST
  • Juha Kere   Karolinska Institutet
  • Sten Linnarsson   Karolinska Institutet
  • Johan Lundberg   Karolinska Institutet
  • Joakim Lundeberg   KTH Royal Institute of Technology / SciLifeLab
  • Satoshi Nozaki  RIKEN CLST
  • Jay W. Shin   RIKEN CLST
  • Chikako Suzuki   Karolinska Institutet
  • Kayo Takahashi   RIKEN CLST
  • Yasuhisa Tamura   RIKEN CLST
  • Yasuyoshi Watanabe   RIKEN CLST


 General chair: Kazuhiko Tanzawa

Time Title Chair/ Spekers

09:30〜 09:35

Opening remarks Olli-Pekka Kallioniemi
09:35〜11:55 Session 1:Imaging & Disease Chairs: Christer Halldin, Yasuyoshi Watanabe
09:35〜09:55 Diagnostic Radiology in Oncological Clinical Trial- Experiences from a Radiology Clinical Trial Unit at Karolinska University Hospital Chikako Suzuki
09:55〜10:15 [18F]AA-7: A novel PET tracer targeting amino acid transporter with discrimination of inflammation Satoshi Nozaki
10:15〜10:35 Molecular imaging of the serotonin 1B receptor in relation to major depressive disorder Johan Lundberg
10:35〜10:55 Break  
10:55〜11:15 Sex difference and indifference in brain aromatase expression by clinical PET study Kayo Takahashi
11:15〜11:35 PET-imaging of neuroinflammatory markers in CNS-disorders Lars Farde
11:35〜11:55 Pharmacokinetics study in human with PET molecular imaging Yasuyoshi Watanabe
11:55〜12:00 Greeting & introduction of JSPS activity 

Tadaharu Tsumoto 

(Director of the JSPS Stockholm office)

12:00〜13:00 Lunch Break  
13:00〜14:40 Session2:RNA & Disease Chairs: Juha Kere, Harukazu Suzuki
13:00〜13:20 Activation of LTR derived non-coding RNAs in human hepatocellular carcinoma Kosuke Hashimoto
13:20〜13:40 Next generation pathology using RNA seq in situ Joakim Lundeberg
13:40〜14:00 SINEUPs: a unique class of antisense RNA enhancing protein translation Piero Carninci
14:00〜14:20 Gene regulation of insulin response and its dysregulation in obesity Carsten Daub
14:20〜14:40 From Discovery to Functional Understanding of Long Non-Coding RNA Jay W Shin
14:40〜15:10 Break  
15:10〜17:10 Session 3:Single, Rare and Stem cells & Disease Chairs: Carsten Daub, Yas Furuta
15:10〜15:30 Molecular Dynamics of Midbrain Development in Mouse, Human and Stem Cells Sten Linnarsson
15:30〜15:50 Transcriptional states of oligodendrocyte lineage cells during development and in disease Gonçalo Castelo-Branco
15:50〜16:10 NG2 progenitor cells and inflammation Yasuhisa Tamura
16:10〜16:30 Decoding neuronal heterogeneity in the hypothalamus by single-cell RNA sequencing and Patch-SEQ Roman Romanov
16:30〜16:50 High-resolution characterization of drug-induced cellular response Erik Arner

Transcriptional control of human Early Genome Activation

Juha Kere
17:10〜17:15 Closing Remarks Yasuyoshi Watanabe
17:15〜 Social Gathering  

[Participation ] 

To register for the symposium, please click HERE
(Registration will be closed on Sep 26th)


If you have any questions regarding the symposium, please contact:
Thank you and see you on September 29.

The 3rd RIKEN CLST Karolinska Institutet SciLifeLab Joint Symposium

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