UTokyo NY Conference

October 11, 2017


Type Lecture
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / International students / Alumni / Companies / University students
Date(s) November 3, 2017 13:30 — 17:30
Location Other campuses/off-campus
Venue The Nippon Club
145 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method Advance registration required
Contact UTokyo New York Office

Registration: October 12th -

Leading scientists from Japan in the fields of medical science and industrial science will speak at the UTokyo NY Conference in New York on Friday, November 3, 2017.
The UTokyo NY Conference is a meeting held annually to report on the progress of international research collaborations between the University of Tokyo and partner institutions, including the benefits these studies are bringing to the quality of people’s lives around the world. The occasion also introduces challenges and ongoing initiatives that may lead to new opportunities. The 2017 event will highlight the research and advances of two projects, in talks titled, “Working with Deadly Viruses: Battling Ebola and Influenza” and “Prevent Alzheimer’s: Tohoku Rejuvenation Project with the American Pecan Nuts.”
The meeting is hosted by the UTokyo New York Office and is free of charge.

Hosted by
UTokyo New York Office
Co-hosted by
The Institute of Medical Science (IMSUT) & Institute of Industrial Science (UTokyo-IIS), The University of Tokyo

Featured Projects and Speakers
“Working with Deadly Viruses: Battling Ebola and Influenza”
Yoshihiro Kawaoka, PhD, IMSUT
“Prevent Alzheimer’s: Tohoku Rejuvenation Project with the American Pecan Nuts”
Kazuo Oki, PhD, UTokyo-IIS
Toshihiro Maki, PhD, UTokyo-IIS
Masayuki Okamoto, City of Rikuzentakata
Takanori Obayashi, City of Rikuzentakata
Jennifer Randall, PhD, New Mexico State University
Machiko Maeuchi, Golden Pecan Co, Ltd.
Mamoru Yanagimachi, Golden Pecan Co, Ltd.
Yasuo Egashira, E-HEAD Production
Tomonari Yashiro, PhD, UTokyo-IIS
Masafumi Maeda, PhD, UTokyo-IIS

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