Advanced Seminar Series on Microbiology and Immunology



Next Advanced Seminar Series is:

LecturerProf. Nobuhiko Nomura (Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba)
Title”Bacterial cell death and Biofilm
〜One for All, All for One?〜”
DateFriday, June 9, 4:00 - 5:00pm
PlaceTaniguchi Memorial Hall, 1st Floor, Integrated Life Science Building
HostProf. Tetsuya Iida(Dept. of Bacterial Infections)
*The Lecture will be given in Japanese.
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Past Seminar

2017

DateLecturerTitle
2017.4.14(Fri)

Poster
Prof. Yoshio Koyanagi
(Laboratory of Systems Virology, Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University )
“Evolutional Conflict on Retroviruses vs Host Intrinsic Immunity”

 

2016

DateLecturerTitle
2017.2.16(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Akira Shibuya
(Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine and Life Science Center, Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance (TARA) University of Tsukuba)
“Cell Death in the Barrier Tissue and Allergy and Inflammation”
2017.2.2(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Jun Suzuki
(Institute for integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University)
“Phospholipid scrambling on the plasma membranes -Identification of the molecules and their functional analysis-”
2017.1.11(Wed)

Poster
Prof. Yukinori Okada
(Department of Statistical Genetics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine)
“Statistical genetics, disease biology, and drug discovery”
2016.12.9(Fri)
The BIKEN Academic seminar
Poster
Prof. Kazutoshi Mori
(the Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University)
“Dynamics of Function and Regulation of the Endoplasmic Reticulum”
2016.11.18(Fri)

Poster
Prof. Kouhei Tsumoto
(Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
“Studies on Protein Interactions for Therapeutics”
2016.10.6(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Shin-ichiro Kawazu
(National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine )
“Investigation on gliding motility of Babesia bovis merozoites using bioimaging analysis”
2016.9.14(Wed)

Poster
Makoto Murakami, PhD
(Lipid Metabolism Project, Department of Advanced Science for Biomolecules, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)
“Immune regulation by the phospholipase-driven lipid mediator pathways”
2016.7.15(Fri)

Poster
Prof. Keiichi Namba
(Biophysics/Structural Biology, Graduate school of Frontier Bioscience, Osaka University)
“Studying the mechanisms of macromolecular assemblies by electron cryomicroscopy”
2016.6.23(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Koji Yasutomo
(Department of Immunology and Parasitology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokushima University)
“Pathogenesis of immune-mediated disorders evaluated by single-gene mutations”
2016.5.19(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Kazuhisa Sekimizu
(Institute of Medical Mycology, Teikyo University)
“Use of silkworm, as a novel experimental animal, for evaluation of drugs and foods”

 

2015

DateLecturerTitle
2016.2.4(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Takafumi Tsuboi
(Division of Malaria Research, Proteo-Science Center, Ehime University)
“Post-genome malaria vaccine research”
2016.1.21(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Koji Nakayama
(Division of Microbiology and Oral Infection, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University)
“Type V pili, type IX secretion system and gliding motility in Bacteroidetes phylum bacteria”
2016.1.5(Tue)

Poster
Prof. Sho Yamasaki
(Kyushu University)
“Regulation of Immune Responses through C-type Lectin Receptors”
2015.12.11(Fri)
The BIKEN Academic seminar
Poster
Prof. Koreaki Ito
(Senior Research Fellow, Structural Biology Research Center, Kyoto Sangyo University)
“Molecular autonomy in translation of the genetic message”
2015.11.10(Tue)

Poster
Group Director Takashi Saito
(Group Director, Laboratory for Cell Signaling, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences)
“Regulation of T cell activation at Immune synapse”
2015.10.26(Mon)

Poster
Prof. Takashi Nagasawa
(Department of Immunobiology and Hematology Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences Kyoto University)
“The microenvironmental niches for hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells in bone marrow”
2015.10.15(Thu)

Poster
Wensheng Wei Ph.D.
(Biodynamic Optical Imaging Center (BIOPIC), Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences, and School of Life Sciences at Peking University)
「Genome editing and human disease - have you CRISPRed?」
2015.9.25(Fri)

Poster
Makoto Miyata
(Graduate School of Science1, OCARINA2, Osaka City University)
“Gliding motility of Mycoplasma, ths smallest bacteria”
2015.7.29(Wed)

Poster
Prof. Masahira Hattori
(Cooperative Major in Advanced Health Science, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University)
“NGS-based metagenomics of human microbiome”
2015.6.29(Mon)
The 6th Kishimoto Foundation Lecture

Poster
Dr. Akiko Iwasaki
Dr. Akiko Iwasaki

Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Yale University School of Medicine Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Innate resistance to mucosal viral infection"
Dr. Ruslan Medzhitov
Dr. Ruslan Medzhitov

Professor of Immunobiology Yale University School of Medicine Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Inflammation, Homeostasis and Host Defense"
2015.5.29(Fri)

Poster
Prof. Hiroshi Kawamoto
(Department of Immunology, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University)
“Generation and regeneration of T cells-Molecular mechanisms of T cell lineage commitment and application of the T cell regeneration technology to cancer immunotherapy- ”
2015.4.23(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Kiyoshi Kita
(Department of Biomedical Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
“Mitochondria as drug target - from parasites to cancer cells -”

 

2014

Date Lecturer Title
2015.2.18(Wed)

Poster
Prof. Keizo Tomonaga
(Department of Viral Oncology, Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University)
“Challenges and rewards of research on a rare virus, Bornavirus”
2015.1.23(Fri)

Poster
Prof. Masanori Hatakeyama
(Division of Microbiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
“Helicobacter pylori oncoprotein CagA and bacterial EPIYA effectors”
2014.12.19(Fri)
The Biken Academic Seminar

Poster
Prof. Haruhiko Siomi
(Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Keio University School of Medicine)
“Small RNA-mediated transposon silencing in animal gonads”
2014.10.23(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Tetsuo Hashimoto
(Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Univ. of Tsukuba)
“Forefront of the Tree of Life Project: 'Phylogenomics' approach provides insights into diversity and evolution of life”
2014.9.22(Mon)
The5th Kishimoto Foundation

Poster
Dr. Alan F. Cowman
Dr. Alan F. Cowman

Division of Infection and Immunity The Walter and Eliza Hall institute of Medical Research / Professor, Department of Medical Biology Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences The University of Melbourne

"Moving in and renovating: invasion and remodeling of the human erythrocyte by the malaria parasite"
Dr. David Tarlinton
Dr. Ruslan Medzhitov

Division of Immunology The Walter and Eliza Hall institute of Medical Research / Professor, Department of Medical Biology Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences The University of Melbourne

"Shaping Immune Memory through B-cell death, division and differentiation"
2014.7.23(Wed)

Poster
Prof. Tomoyoshi Nozaki
(Director, Department of Parasitology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences University of Tsukuba)
“Unique evolution of pathogenesis and metabolism of the enteric protozoan parasite”
2014.6.18(Wed)

Poster
Prof. Toshinori Nakayama
(Department of Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University)
“Pathogenic memory Th2 cells in airway inflammation”
2014.5.20(Tue)

Poster
Dr. Takeshi Noda
(Associate Professor, Division of Virology, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency)
“Mechanisms of influenza virus replication”
2014.5.12(Mon)

Poster
Prof. Hiroshi Takayanagi
(Department of Immunology Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
“Autoimmune arthritis and osteoimmunology”
2014.4.24(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Masayuki Amagai
(Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine Laboratory for Skin Homeostasis, RCAI,RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences)
“Pemphigus and Atopic Dermatitis”

2013

Date Lecturer Title
2014.3.14(Fri)

Poster
Dr. Sidonia Fagarasan
(Laboratory for Mucosal Immunity,Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS-RCAI), RIKEN)
「Symbiotic regulatory loop between Foxp3+ T cells, IgA and gut microbiota」
2013.2.20(Thu)

Poster
Dr. Kenya Honda
(Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS RCAI) Laboratory for Gut Homeostasis, RIKEN)
“Gut microbiotal influence on T cells”
2013.1.8(Wed)

Poster
Prof. Yousuke Takahama
(Director, Institute for Genome Research, University of Tokushima)
“Thymic microenvironments that shape T lymphocyte repertoire”
2013.12.20(Fri)
The Biken Academic Seminar

Poster
Dr. Kohei Miyazono
(Professor, Department of Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
“TGF-β signaling in cancer”
2013.11.12(Tue)

Poster
Prof. Toshiyuki Takai
(Department of Experimental Immunology, IDAC, Tohoku University)
"Regulation of Autoantibody Production by FcγRIIB"
2013.10.8(Tue)
The 4th Kishimoto Foundation

Poster
Prof. David Isenberg
Prof. David Isenberg

Academic Director and Arthritis Research UK Diamond Jubilee Professor of Rheumatology University College London

"Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Outcome and Origins"
2013.9.26(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Toshiya Hirayama
(Dept. of Bacteriology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University)
"Pleiotropic action of Helicobacter pylori VacA toxin and its receptors"
2013.7.11(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Hiroshi Kiyono
(Div. of Mucosal Immunology, The University of Tokyo)
"Mucosal Connections of Immunity, Commensal Flora and Vaccine"
2013.6.6(Thu)

Poster
Prof. Takaaki Akaike
(Dept. of Environmental HealthSciences and Molecular Toxicology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine)
“ROS signal-mediated autophagy and its unique host defense function”
2013.4.19(Fri)

Poster
Prof. Yoshihiro Kawaoka
(Div. of Virology, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo)
“Influenza Pandemics”

2012

Date Lecturer Title
2013.3.21(Thu)
The 3rd Kishimoto Foundation

Poster
Dr. Suzanne Cory
Dr. Alan F. Cowman

President of the Australian Academy of Science Professor, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia

"The Bcl-2 family: an Achilles' heel for cancer?"
Dr. Jerry Adams
Dr. Ruslan Medzhitov

Professor, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia

"How the Bcl-2 protein family regulates the cell death switch."
2013.2.8(Fri)

Poster
Akihiko Yoshimura, Ph.D
(Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Keio University School of Medicine)
“Generation of regulatory T cells by TGF-beta and NR4a”
2012.12.21(Fri)
supported by Biken Academic Seminar

Poster
Dr. Hitoshi Sakano
(Professor Emeritus, Project Researcher, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)
“How is the olfactory map formed and interpreted in the mammalian brain?”
2012.12.12(Wed)

Poster
Prof. Fritz Melchers
(Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany Lab. of Lymphocyte Development, IFReC)
"Microenvironments that regulate B cell development"
2012.11.8(Thu)

Poster
Akihito Yamaguchi, Ph.D.
(Professor, Department of Cell Membrane Biology, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University)
“Structural basis of xenobiotic recognition by bacterial efflux transporters”
2012.10.22(Mon)

Poster
Dr. Terence S. Dermody, M.D.
(Dorothy Overall Wells Professor of Pediatrics Director of Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA)
"Mechanisms of viral bloodstream spread"
2012.9.10(Mon)
The2nd Kishimoto Foundation

Poster
Dr. Antonio Lanzavecchia
Dr. Alan F. Cowman

Professor, Human Immunology ETH Zurich Director, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Switzerland

"Dissecting the human immune response to pathogens and self antigens"
Dr. Peter Sarnow
Dr. Ruslan Medzhitov

Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

"Protection of the hepatitis C viral RNA genome and modulation of polyadenylation site usage in Insig1 mRNA by liver-specific microRNA 122"
2012.8.1(Wed)

Poster
Shigeo Koyasu, D.Sc.
(Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Keio University School of Medicine)
"Innate immunity against helminth infection: role of Natural Helper cell"
2012.6.29(Fri)
Cancelled

Poster
Prof. Michel L. Tremblay
(Jeanne and J.-Louis Levesque Chair in Cancer Research, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada James McGill ProfessorChercheur National du FRSQ)
Protein tyrosine phosphatases in immune response and human diseases”
※ Cancelled
2012.5.22(Tue)~23(Wed)

Poster
"IInternational Symposium "Dynamism of Immune Reactions & Regulation"
2012.4.23(Mon)

Poster
Hidetaka Yakura, M.D., Ph.D.
(Graduate School of Scientific Knowledge, University of Paris Diderot)
"What philosophy can contribute to science, or science and two breeds of philosophy"

2011

Date Lecturer Title
2012.2.16(Thu)

Poster
Hajime Karasuyama, M.D., Ph.D.
(Professor, Department of Immune Regulation, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School)
"Newly-discovered roles for basophils: a neglected minority gains new respect"

1. Karasuyama et al. : Nonredundant roles of basophils in immunity. Annu. Rev. Immunol. 29: 45-69, 2011.

2. Karasuyama, H. et al.: Emerging roles of basophils in protective immunity against parasites. Trends Immunol. 32: 125-130, 2011.
2011.12.9(Fri)
supported by Biken Academic Seminar

Poster
Kenji Kangawa, Ph.D
(Director General, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute)
"Challenge to Novel Peptide Hormones: From Discovery to Therapeutic Application"
Program
2011.11.8(Tue)

Poster
Kenji Nakanishi, M.D., Ph.D.
(President, Hyogo College of Medicine Professor, Department of Immunology and Medical Zoology, Hyogo College of Medicine)
"Role of IL-1 family cytokines in allergic inflammation"
2011.10.18(Tue)

Poster
Masaru Taniguchi, M.D., Ph.D.
(Director, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI) / Group Director, Immune Regulation, RIKEN RCAI)
"NKT cell development"
2011.9.5(Mon)
(supported by GCOE Program: Organelle Network Biology Seminar Series)

Poster
John H. Brumell, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Cell Biology Program, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Univ. of Toronto
"Interactions of Salmonella and Listeria with the autophagy system of host cells"
2011.8.3(Wed)

Poster
Chihiro Sasakawa, Ph.D.
(Professor, Div. of Bacterial Infection, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo)
"Shigella mutualism and antagonism for intestinal barrierr"
2011.7.21(Thu)

Poster
Ichiro Taniuchi, M.D., Ph.D.
(Team Leader, Laboratory for Transcriptional Regulation, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI))
"Transcriptional Regulation of Thymocyte Development"
2011.7.5(Tue)

Poster
Yasushi Kawaguchi, D.V.M., Ph.D.
(Associate Professor, Div. of Viral Infection, Intl. Research Center for Infectious Diseases, IMSUT)
"Mechanisms for herpesvirus infection and pathogenesis"
2011.5.2(Mon)~3(Tue)
Cancelled

Poster
International Symposium "Dynamism of Immune Reactions & Regulations"
Cancelled
2011.4.22(Fri)

Poster
Tsuneyasu Kaisho, M.D., Ph.D.
(Lab. of Immune regulation, WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka Univ.)
"Molecular mechanisms for dendritic cell subset functions"

2010

Date Lecturer Title
2011.2.9(Wed)

Poster
Hidetaka Yakura, M.D., Ph.D.
(Graduate School of Scientific Knowledge, University of Paris Diderot)
"Thoughts on immunity from the interface of science and philosophy"
2011.1.27(Thu)

Poster
Takashi Fujita, Ph.D.
(Professor, Lab. of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto Univ.)
"Recognition of non-self RNA in cytoplasm and activation of antiviral innate immunity"
2010.12.17(Fri)
corporated with Biken Academic Seminar

Poster
Hideyuki Okano, M.D., Ph.D.
(Keio University School of Medicine, Physiology Department)
「iPS細胞技術と遺伝子改変霊長類技術を用いた再生・疾患・脳科学研究」
Program
2010.11.19(Fri)

Poster
Dr. Kunitada Shimotohno
(Professor, Research Institute, Chiba Institute of Technology)
"HCV hijacks host lipid metabolism and lipoprotein secretion system for virus proliferation"
2010.7.16(Fri)

Poster
Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi
(Professor Emeritus, John A. Burn School of Medicine Univ. of Hawaii)
"What I learned during the past 50 years, with advice to young researchers"
2010.7.9(Fri)

Poster
Motoyuki Sugai, D.D.S., Ph.D.
(Professor, Lab of Bacteriology, Grad School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima Univ)
"Pathogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus ? comparative genomic approach"
2010.5.31(Mon)
The 1st Kishimoto Foundation

Poster
Shizuo Akira, M.D., Ph.D.
(Professor, Laboratory of of Host Defense, Osaka University Immunology Frontier Research Center)
「自然免疫における病原体認識と炎症反応」
Tadatsugu Taniguchi, Ph.D.
(Professor, Department of Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo)
「サイトカイン・IRFs・核酸を巡る免疫学の展開」
2010.4.23(Fri)

Poster
Yusuke Yanagi, M.D., Ph.D.
(Professor, Dept. of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu Univ.)
"Measles Virus Entry"

2009

Date Lecturer Title
2010.3.2(Tue)

Poster
Tomohiro Kurosaki, M.D., Ph.D.
(Professor, WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka Univ. Group Director, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology)
"Mystery of Humoral Memory"
2010.2.24(Wed)

Poster
Yoichiro Iwakura, D.Sc.
(Professor, Center for Experimental Medicine and Systems Biology, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo)
"Pathogenic mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis analyzed by mouse models"
2010.1.19(Tue)

Poster
Tetsuya Hayashi, M.D., Ph.D.
(Professor, Div. of Bio-environmental, Frontier Science Research Center, University of Miyazaki)
"Bacterial evolution and the roles of horizontal gene transfer as revealed by genome analysis of pathogenic E. coli strains"
2009.12.15(Tue)

Poster
Hiroshi Kida,D.V.M, Ph.D
(Professor, Laboratory of Microbiology, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University/ Director, Research Center for Zoonosis Control)
「鳥、ブタ、そしてパンデミックインフルエンザ」
2009.11.10(Tue)

Poster
Toshihiko Suzuki, Ph.D
(Professor, Division of Bacterial Pathogenesis, Grad School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus)
"Caspase-1 activation and inflammatory responses upon bacterial infection"
2009.10.20(Tue)

Poster
Dr. Hirotaka Kanuka
(National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine)
"Genetic dissection of host defense: get resistant or tolerant?"
2009.10.6(Tue)

Poster
Dr. Akio Abe
(Laboratory of Bacterial Infection,Graduate School of Infection Control Sciences, Kitasato University)
"Bordetella evades the host immune system by inducing IL-10 through a type III effector"
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