Department of International Affairs

Japan Science and Technology Agency

Japan-India Joint Workshop on Biomedical Research


February 28th and 29th, 2012
Persons Interested in "Biomedical Research"
Seminar Room 3 (3rd Floor), Center for Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Waseda University, TWIns, Tokyo
[日本語]  [English]
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India


28th Feb., Tuesday

9:00 Registration
9:30-9:35 Opening remarks from JST
Mr. Akira Nakanishi, Director, Dept. International Affairs, JST
9:35-9:40 Remarks from Prof. Harpal Singh
9:40-9:45 Remarks from Prof. Shinji Takeoka
9:45-10:10 Prof. Shuichi Enomoto, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
Colaboration Research of RIKEN and Okayama University on the field of molecular imaging science; Research and developments on the multiple molecular imaging system and new molecular imaging probes
10:10-10:35 Dr. R.P.Tripathi, Institute of Nuclear medicine and Allied Sciences
Nano and Molecular Diagnostics
10:35-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:25 Prof. Kimiko Makino, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science
Effective Drug Delivery System to Overcome Intractable Infectious Diseases
11:25-11:50 Prof. Harpal Singh, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocarriers for Delivery of Anticancer Peptides
11:50-13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00-14:00 Site Visit to TWIns
14:00-14:25 Prof. Tetsuya Iida, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
Metagenomic Analysis of Infectious Diseases
14:25-14:50 Dr. G. Balakrish Nair, Translation Health Science and Technology Institute
Rapid diagnosis of cholera, a new tool to assist surveillance
14:50-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:55 Dr. Hiroshi Nakajima, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
A Signal Transduction Mechanism Inspired by Natural Sensor Protein
15:55-16:20 Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Science
New Strategies in Gene Delivery
16:20-16:45 Prof. Shinji Takeoka, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Development of Molecular Assembling Technology as Nano-Medical Engineering
16:45 End of the 1st Day
17:00-18:00 Poster Session 1
18:00-20:00 Networking Reception

29th Feb., Wednesday

9:30-9:55 Prof. Alok R. Ray, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Improved Immunogenicity of Biodegradable Polymer Particles Entrapped Rotavirus Vaccine
9:55-10:20 Dr. Hiroshi Umakoshi, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
Artificials, Inspired by Naturals, Based on “Membranome”
10:20-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:25 Prof. Ashok Kumar, Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Biomedical Applications: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
11:25-11:50 Prof. Masamichi Kamihira, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
Skeletal Muscle Tissue Engineering Using Magnetic Force
11:50-13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00-14:00 Poster Session 2
14:00-14:25 Dr. C. Raman Suri, Institute of Microbial Technology
Biological synthesis of gold nanoparticles: potential in cancer diagnosis and therapy
14:25-14:50 Prof. Kohei Tsumoto, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
Dissection of Antigen-Antibody Interactions
14:50-15:15 Prof. Amit Kumar Dinda, Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Anticancer property of curcumin loaded organically modified silica (ORMOSIL) nanoparticle; An in-vitro and in-vivo study
15:15-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:10 Dr. Rohit Srivastava, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Polyelectrolytes multilayers in Nanomedicine and Diagnostics
16:10-16:35 Dr. Hiroaki Kitano, The Systems Biology Institute/Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.
Systems biomedicine and their computational platforms
16:35-17:00 Dr. Kazuhiko Fukui, Computational Biology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Computational Analysis for Biomolecular Complexes using GRID Computing
17:00-18:00 Wrap up
i) Presentation about JST-DST bilateral program (by JST)
ii) Roundtable Discussion
- Strengths and advantages of Japan and India in this field
- Expected synergy, complementarity, and mutual benefit from Japan-India collaboration
- Expected supports from JST and DST
18:00 Poster Award and Closing remarks
End of the workshop

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