Symposia, Workshops and Technology Presentations


July 25 (Wednesday)

 9:40 Opening
Prof. Toshihisa Ishikawa (Tokyo Inst. Tech), Meeting Chairman 
 9:50 - 10:00 Introductory Remarks
Dr. Yukihiko Tada (Taiho Pharm.), President of CBI Society
10:00 - 11:00 Plenary Lecture:"Frontiers of Life Science and Biotechnology in the New century"
Prof. Ken-ichi Arai (Director, Institute of Medical Science, Univ. Tokyo)
11:10 - 11:50 "How GPCRs Activate G-Proteins:Reconciling Biophysical and Mutation Data"
Prof. Garland R. Marshall (Washington Univ. St. Louis, USA)
13:00 - 13:40 "Present and future applications of human in vitro experimental systems in the prediction of human drug toxicity"
Dr.Albert P.Li (CSO,In Vitro Technologies Inc. Baltimore,USA)
13:40 - 14:20 " Progress in Ab Initio Structure Prediction Using  Rosetta and Applications to Problems in Structural Biology"
Prof. Carol Rohl (Univ. Washington, Seattle, USA)
14:30 - 15:10 "Protein Structure Prediction Using a Petaflop Supercomputer"
Dr. Hikaru Samukawa (IBM Japan, Tokyo Res. Lab.)
15:10 - 15:50 "Parallel Computing of Proteomics Analysis"
Dr. Yutaka Akiyama (ETL Bioinformatic Group)
16:00 - 17:30 Commercial Technology and Product Presentations by Venture Companies
* SC BioSciences Corp.
* CTC Laboratory Systems Corp.
* Tomy Digital Biology co.,Ltd. / Silicon Genetics
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Session:
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Dr. Yoshihiro Ohtaki (CEO, Biofrotier Co., Tokyo)、
"Revitalizing the School of Medicine: A Challenge for a New Academic Center / Biotech Industry in Hawaii"
PhD Satoru Izutsu (Senior Associate Dean,University of Hawaii Medical School)
"Links with the West: Commercial Opportunities through Links with Yorkshire White Rose Universities"
Prof. Tony Robards (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Univ. York, UK)


July 26 (Thursday)

 9:00 - 10:00 Plenary Lecture: "Post-Genome Strategy"
Dr. Akiyoshi Wada (Director, RIKEN Genome Res. Ctr.)
10:00 - 10:40

Genetic Polymorphism and cSNPs of Human ABC Transporter Genes:From Functional Genomics to Drug Molecular Design

Prof. Toshihisa Ishikawa (Tokyo Inst. Tech)
10:50 - 11:30  "Computation and annotation of human genome sequence variations"
Dr. Stephen Sherry (NCBI/NLM/NIH, Bethesda, USA)
11:30 - 12:10 "New Approach to Proteomics for Drug Discovery -Construction of New Affinity Beads and Its Application-"
Prof. Hiroshi Handa (Tokyo Inst. Tech.)
13:15 - 15:15 Commercial Technology and Product Presentations by Venture Companies
* Precision System Science co.,Ltd
* Ryoka Systems Inc. / Daikin Industries,Ltd.
Sumisho Electronics co.,Ltd.
* Conflex Corp.
* Accelrys Inc.
15:15 - 16:45 Poster Presentation (3F Room Fuji)
15:15-17:00 Press Interview (3F Room Zuikaku)
16:45 - 17:25 "Structure, Function and Ligand Binding in GPCRs and V-H-ATPase: Protein Chemical and Mutagenic Approaches"
Prof. John Findlay (Univ. Leeds, UK)
17:30 - 18:20 Special Lecture"Role of the Reelin Pathway in the Conyrol of Brain Development:Tales from Mutant mice"
Dr. Tom Curran (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, USA
18:30 - 20:30 Banquet (1F Diamond Room)


July 27 (Friday)

 9:10 - 9:50 "Structural Proteomics "
Dr. Masashi Miyano (RIKEN Harima Res.)
 9:50 - 10:30 "Functional Proteomics: Exploring the Protein Interactome"
Prof. Takashi Ito (Cancer Res. Inst., Kanazawa Univ.)
10:40 - 11:20 " Rational Dosage Regimen of Immunosuppressant and Genomic Information  in Organ Transplantation"
Prof. Ken-ichi Inui (Kyoto Univ. Hospital)
11:20 - 12:00 "Pharma SNP Consortium: Research on Pharmacokinetics-related Genetic Polymorphism among the Japanese Population"
Dr. Toshikazu Miyagishima (Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd.)
13:30 - 14:10 "Pharmacogenomic Approaches for Prevention of Drug Toxicity"
Prof. Yoshinori Hasegawa (Nagoya Univ. Med. School)
14:10 - 14:50 "Practical molecular dynamics calculations for structure-based drug design"
Prof. Shuichi Hirono (School Pharm. Sci., Kitasato Univ.)
15:00 - 15:40  "ProteinDF: A New Density Functional Method Program for Calculation of  All-Electron Wave Function of Proteins"
Prof. Humitoshi Sato (Kyushu Inst. Tech.)
15:40 - 16:30  "Progress in Grand Challenge of the CBI Society"
Prof. Kazuo Kitaura (Osaka Prefect. Univ.) 
Dr. Tsuguchika Kaminuma (Cyber Academia,CBI Society)
16:30 - 17:15 "Genomic Research and Bio-Ventures in Asia"
Mr. Mitsuru Miyata (Director, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.)
17:15 - 17:30 Meeting Summary:
Dr. Tsuguchika Kaminuma (Cyber Academia,CBI Society)
Closing:Meeting Chairman
Prof. Toshihisa Ishikawa (Tokyo Inst. Tech.)