December 4 – 5, 2017

at International Institute for Advanced Studies, Kyoto, Japan

Keynote Speakers

Johan L. M. Björkegren, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Genetics and Genomics Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Genomics, Vascular Biology Division, Department of Medical Biophysics and Biochemistry, Karolinska Institute
 “Deciphering the molecular landscape of cross-tissue networks underlying coronary artery disease”

Kenya Honda, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Keio University School of Medicine
“Modulation of the immune system by the gut microbiota”

Shingo Kajimura, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco, Diabetes Center, Stem Cell Institute, Department of Cell and Tissue Biology
“The inter-organ communication: from a thermogenic view”

Gerard Karsenty, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Genetics and Development Department, Colombia University Medical Center
“The impact of bone on whole organism physiology”

Norbert Perrimon, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical University, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
“Interorgan Communication: Lessons from Drosophila”

Didier Stainier, Ph.D.
Director, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
“Cardiomyocyte behavior and genetic compensation in zebrafish”