The third RIKEN CLST – Karolinska Institutet – SciLifeLab Joint Symposium was held in Stockholm
On September 29, the third RIKEN CLST – Karolinska Institutet – SciLifeLab Joint Symposium was held at Karolinska institute in Sweden. The Joint Symposium was initiated since 2014, 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, was focus on technologies and applications to approaching disease and health, and consisted of three sessions; Molecular imaging and disease, Single/stem cells and disease, RNA and disease.
The participants of the symposium was over 120, especially young researchers actively participated in the discussion.
Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, the director of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Stockholm also introduced active research exchanges between Japan and Nordic countries including their activity.
The 4th symposium will be held at Kobe, Nov 2017.
For the past programs of the symposia, please see here for the details.
The symposium for this year was supported by the RIKEN centennial project.