English Seminars

December, 2018

12/10/2018 Unlocking silenced enhancers for reprogramming to naive pluripotency
Dr. Kenjiro Adachi (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine)
12/04/2018 Regulation of asymmetric division in C. elegans embryos
Dr. Lesilee Rose (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis)
12/03/2018 Introns as unusual gene regulators
Dr. Alan Rose (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences, University of California Davis)

November, 2018

11/26/2018 Reprogramming non-limb fibroblasts into limb bud progenitor-like cells
Dr. Yuji Atsuta (Postdoc fellow, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School)

October, 2018

10/29/2018 Phosphate and metals
Dr. Laurent Nussame (University of Aix-Marseille,France)
10/17/2018 Ordinary Proteomics with Something Extra to dissect Plant Immune System
Dr. Hirofumi Nakagami (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany)
10/03/2018 Cysteine-rich receptor-like kinases are an evolutionarily diverse group of kinases and regulate ROS production and signaling
Dr. Michael Wrzaczek (Plant Science Centre, University of Helsinki)
10/02/2018 Peptide-receptor signalling pathways controlling developmental patterning in higher plants
Rüdiger Simon(Head of Biology Department, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany. Professor, Institute of Developmental Genetics, principal investigator at CEPLAS)

September, 2018

09/18/2018 Design and evolution of synthetic nucleocapsids
Marc J. Lajoie, PhD.(Institute for Protein Design, University of Washington, Seattle)

August, 2018

08/30/2018 Regulation of organelle biogenesis at the endoplasmic reticulum
Prof. Pedro Carvalho (Univ. of Oxford)
08/16/2018 Chromatin remodeling and ovule development and 4 other topics
Dr. Yuan Qin (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University) and 4 others

July, 2018

07/31/2018 Regulation of actin dynamics by phosphoinositides
Dr. Yosuke Senju (Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki)
07/25/2018 DNA methylation reprogramming in the male sexual lineages of Arabidopsis thaliana and Marchantia polymorpha
Mr. James Walker(John Innes Centre, UK)
07/17/2018 Going to great lengths: Arabidopsis CER2-LIKE proteins are components of the fatty acid elongation machinery required for the production of cuticular wax components
Prof. Ljerka Kunst(University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
07/17/2018 ER-PM contact sites remodeling during stress episodes
Dr. Abel Rosado(University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
07/05/2018 1) Dihydrocapsaicin Attenuates Blood Brain Barrier and Cerebral Damage in Focal Cerebral Ischemia/Reperfusion via Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory 2) Synergistic effect of capsaicinoid nonivamide and rosuvastatin on obesity-related endothelial dysfunction in high-fat-diet induced rats
1) Dr. Jiraporn Tocharus 2) Dr. Chainarong Tocharus (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)

June, 2018

06/22/2018 DET1 complexes control photomorphogenesis by acting at the interface between light signaling and epigenome dynamics
Dr. Vicente Rubio (National Center for Biotechnology (CNB), Madrid, Spain)
06/11/2018 Uncharacterized Functions of PI3K
Prof. Takanari Inoue (Johns Hopkins University, Department of Cell Biology)
06/08/2018 Making flowers at the right time and in the right place
Prof. Doris Wagner (University of Pennsylvania,USA)
06/08/2018 Control of progression through meiosis in Arabidopsis
Prof. Arp Schnittger (Department of Developmental Biology, University of Hamburg, Germany)

May, 2018

05/18/2018 Localized ROS production by polarized signaling module during Casparian strip formation
Dr. Satoshi Fujita (post-doc, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
05/17/2018 1) Unravelling cluster root development in white lupin 2) THE ARABIDOPSIS lasso1 MUTANT LINKS ROOT GRAVITROPIC RESPONSE AND SALT STRESS
1) Dr Benjamin Péret 2) Dr Fanchon Divol
05/15/2018 Cellulose Synthase Complexes Display Distinct Dynamic Behaviors During Xylem Transdifferentiation
Dr. Yoichiro Watanabe (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)

April, 2018

04/24/2018 Functional roles of zinc finger-induced RNA G-quadruplex in plant development
Prof. Ildoo Hwang(Pohang University of Science and Technology)

March, 2018

03/23/2018 Diversity at the barley Mla powdery mildew resistance locus and its cognate pathogen effectors
Dr. Takaki Maekawa (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research)
03/16/2018 Functional modularity confers an emergent property of Arabidopsis thaliana core root microbiota lineages
Dr. Ryohei Thomas Nakano (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research)
03/14/2018 1) Structural and functional studies on bacterial proteins by Shu-Ying Wang 2) Association between DNA methylation and pathogenicity in urinary tract by Masayuki Hashimoto 3) Identification of mobilizable plasmids that benefit bacterial pathogens during infections by Ching-Hao Teng
1) Dr. Shu-Ying Wang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan 2) Dr. Masayuki Hashimoto, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan3) Dr. Ching-Hao Teng, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Taiwan
03/09/2018 1) Potentiating TB drug action through metabolic meddling by Dr.Anthony D. Baughn 2) Structure of bacterial metabolic pathway and anti-tubercular drug synergism (細菌の代謝経路から読み解く抗菌薬相乗効果のメカニズム) by Dr.Yusuke Minato 3) 非結核性抗酸菌の全ゲノム情報に基づく分子疫学研究が目指すもの by 丸山 史人博士
1) Dr. Anthony D. Baughn, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota 2) Dr. Yusuke Minato, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota 3) Dr. Fumito Maruyama, Department of Medicine, Kyoto University
03/08/2018 A genomics roadmap to wine flavor
Dr. Dario Cantu (Associate Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis)

February, 2018

02/27/2018 Down-stream oncogenic Ras: the crucial role of the neglected RalB pathway in triggering cancer invasion
Dr. Maria Carla Parrini (Institut Curie, France)
02/26/2018 Molecular Dissection of Plant Cell Wall Thickening and Regulation
Dr. Laigeng Li (Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

January, 2018

01/22/2018 Spatiotemporal Dynamics of G-actin In Cell Motility and Synapse Development
Prof. James Q. Zheng (Department of Cell Biology, Emory University, U.S.A.)