English Seminars

December, 2014

12/11/2014 A bridge across the nuclear envelope connects the cytoskeleton to the nucleoskeleton to move nuclei.
Prof. Daniel Starr(UC Davis, Molecular and Cellular Biology)
12/10/2014 The c− MYC Paradox:Genomic Instability vs. DNA Damage Resistance
Dr. Daitoku Sakamuro(Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University Cancer Center, Georgia USA)
12/03/2014 Effector studies on the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum orbicular
Dr. Yoshitaka Takano(Associate Professor, Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University)
12/02/2014 Spatiotemporal-specific Regulation of Floral Stem Cells
Dr. Toshiro Ito(Senior Principal Investigator, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore)

November, 2014

11/28/2014 Complex genome rearrangement in cancer cells caused by interplay between DNA replication and long non-coding RNA transcription
Dr. Takaaki Watanabe(Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA, USA)
11/19/2014 Chemical Biology in Plant Immunity Research
Dr. Ken Shirasu(Group Director Plant Immunity Research Group RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science)
11/14/2014 Plant Biotechnology: the Future is in Transient Expression Processes
Dr. Yuri Gleba(CEO, Icon Genetics GmbH and Nomad Bioscience GmbH)
11/10/2014 Outer membrane proteins: structure, folding and dynamics as seen by liquid and solid state NMR
Prof. Alain Milon(CNRS and Université de Toulouse-UPS)

October, 2014

10/17/2014 Plant stem cell regulatory networks: about signals and noise
Prof. Ben Scheres(Wageningen University Research)
10/14/2014 Actin dynamics is a central target for innate immune signaling in plant cells
Prof. Chris Staiger(Purdue University)

September, 2014

09/18/2014 Structural bioinformatics: fundamentals and research applications
Dr. Daron M Standley(Lab. Systems Immunology, Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University)

August, 2014

08/29/2014 Plant cell walls, membranes and immunity: a story of sugars
Dr. Jenny Mortimer(RIKEN Centre for Sustainable Resource Science)

May, 2014

05/30/2014 Biomass production: mechanisms and applications
Dr. Dirk Inzé(VIB-Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, Belgium)
05/19/2014 Plant immune system: what we can learn from recent phosphoproteomics リン酸化プロテオミクスで挑む植物免疫システム研究
Dr. Hirofumi Nakagami(Riken, Yokohama)
05/01/2014 Improvement of stress tolerance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by cell flocculation and zinc addition.
Prof. Xinqing Zhao(School of Life Science and Biotechnology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China)

April, 2014

04/07/2014 New frontiers between plant responses to stress and development and applications for health and fuel production
Dr. Alessandra Devoto(Royal Holloway, University of London)

March, 2014

03/07/2014 Mechanisms regulating patterning and synthesis of cell wall formation in tracheary elements
Dr. Edouard Pesquet(Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå University, Sweden)

February, 2014

02/12/2014 Getting the most out of cell walls: transcriptional regulation of secondary cell wall deposition and natural variation in poplar biomasstraits.
Professor Carl Douglas (University of British Columbia,Vancouver, Canada)

January, 2014

01/31/2014 Genetic engineering of plant cell walls for improved bioenergy production
Dr. Chandrashekhar P. Joshi (Department of Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University)
01/30/2014 Sex chromosomes: Navigating meiosis without a homologous partner
Dr. JoAnne Engebrecht(Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences, UC Davis)
01/28/2014 Dynamic modulation of neuronal ion channels by diverse posttranslational modifications.
Dr. Jim Trimmer(Professor, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, UC Davis)
01/15/2014 Bioimaging using X-rays
Prof. Jung Ho Je(Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
01/14/2014 ADF/Cofilin Proteins: Dynamic regulators of actin function in health and disease
Prof. James R. Bamburg(Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA)
01/09/2014 Improving Photosynthetic Efficiency for Improved Yield Are Crop Plants Too Green?
Professor Donald Ort(Plant Biology and Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois and Research Leader of the USDA/ARS Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit in Urbana, IL)