Invitation to Liaison Laboratory regular seminars
HIGO Cutting-Edge Seminar

These weekly seminars are held to help in establishing interactive atmosphere, exchanging expertise, and forming new collaborations among multidisciplinary scientists.


【Notice from HIGO Program】
"Medicine and Life Science Seminar" and "Learning from Experienced Doctors" held by graduate schools of medical science are certified as HIGO Program cutting-edge seminar.
"Medicine and Life Science Seminar" and "Learning from Experienced Doctors" homepage is here(Japanese only).


Please submit Liaison Laboratory Registration Form.The form can be downloaded by clicking here.[Word 22KB]


【Date and time】

Every Wednesday, 12:00 - 13:00 (Your own lunches can be brought and taken during the seminar.)



This seminar will also be broadcast in the conference room on the first floor of the IMEG, but up to 20 people are allowed to enter the room to prevent COVID-19.


Please access Kumamoto University Moodle to check Zoom meeting ID and passcode.



Soon coming Liaison Laboratory regular seminar(s):



Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00

Koji Yamano, Senior Researcher, Ubiquitin project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science

Mitochondrial quality control and Parkinson’s disease

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00

Ikumi Tamai, Proffessor, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University

Pharmacological and Pathophysiological Significance of OATP Transporters

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016, *16:00 – 17:00  *General Research Building 2nd floor in Oe Campus

Kazutoshi Mori, Professor, Department of Biophysics,Graduate school of Sciences Kyoto University

Protein Quality Control by the Unfolded Protein Response

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00

Yutaka Kondo, Professor, Nagoya City University Graduate School Medical Sciences

Targeting TUG1, a Notch-regulated Non-coding RNA, as Potential Therapeutics for Human Gliomas.

*Friday, Feb 19, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00

Hiroshi Nagashima, Professor, Meiji University International Institute for Bio-Resource Research

Generation of disease model pigs by genome editing

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00

Knut Woltjen, Associate Professor, Department of Life Science Frontiers, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, Japan

An epithelial program driven by KLF4 stoichiometry determines hallmarks of somatic cell reprogramming

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00

Tomokatsu Ikawa, Ph.D., Laboratory for Immune Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences

Gene regulatory networks that orchestrate T and B lymphocyte development

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00

Yukihide Tomari, Professor, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo

Dissection of RISC assembly and function