December 4 – 5, 2017

at International Institute for Advanced Studies, Kyoto, Japan

Invited Speakers


Makoto Kuro-o, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Anti-aging Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine, Jichi Medical University
“Pathophysiology of the inter-organ network maintaining phosphate homeostasis”

Toru Miyazaki, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Biomedicine for Pathogenesis, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
 “To convert irreversible diseases to reversible by apoptosis inhibitor of macrophage (AIM)”  


Ryusuke Niwa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
“Female germline stem cell proliferation is regulated by intestine-derived peptide in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster”

Susumu Hirabayashi, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Metabolism and Cell Growth Group, MRC Clinical Sciences Center, Imperial College London
”Investigating the interplay between obesity and cancer using Drosophila”


Shinpei Kawaoka, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Contextual Biology Group, JST ERATO Sato Project, ATR
“Studies on cancer-organ communication and responsible host genes in mouse and zebrafish”