2019 Sakura-Bio Meeting   Date: March 30-31, 2019  Venue: Nagoya University
⇒Meeting SchedulepdfUpdated

  • Date:March 30–31, 2019
  • Venue:Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, 2F
        Higashiyama Campus, Nagoya University, Japan
    ⇒Campus map
    Please take Exit 2 at Nagoya Daigaku Station (Meijo Line).
  • Co-chairs:
    Hideo Nakano (Nagoya Univ.)
    Tohru Suzuki (Gifu Univ.)
  • Program:updated

    March 30 (Sat), 2019
    10:00–10:15 Opening remarks by the conference Co-chair
    Dr. Hideo Nakano (Nagoya Univ.), Professor

    10:15–11:00 Keynote lecture
    Dr. Dong-Myung Kim (Chungnam National Univ.), Professor
    Cell-free synthesis, harnessing the biosynthetic machinery without boundaries

    11:00–11:35 Invited lecture
    Dr. Yuichi Koga (Osaka Univ.), Associate Professor
    Protein engineering on a Subtilisin-like protease from a hyper-thermophilic archaeon and its application

    11:35–13:00 Lunch break

    13:00-13:30 Invited talk from the industry
    Dr. Teruyo Kato (iBody.Inc), CEO
    Ecobody technology: a rapid and robust monoclonal antibody screening method from single B cells using cell-free protein synthesis

    13:30–14:05 Invited lecture
    Dr. Ryuji Kato (Nagoya Univ.), Associate Professor
    Image-based non-invasive quality evaluation for regenerative medicine products

    14:05–15:45 Oral presentations*

14:05–14:25 Dr. Jian Li
14:25–14:45 Dr. Bo Zhu
14:45–15:05 Mr. Hiroya Oka
15:05–15:25 Mr. Kenshin Takemura
15:25–15:45 Mr. Indra Memdi Khoris

16:15–17:15 Poster presentations
17:30–    Exchange meeting
March 31 (Sun), 2019
9:30–09:35  Announcement for the 2nd day

10:05–10:50 Keynote lecture
Dr. Alice Vrielink (Univ. of Western Australia), Professor of Structural Biology
Combating Antibiotic Resistance: Structural, biophysical and inhibitor design studies of a colistin resistance enzyme involved in endotoxin modification

11:00–11:30 Invited talk from the industry
Dr. Hisashi Arikawa (Kaneka Corporation), Bioproducts Research Group
Production technology development of biodegradable polymer PHBH by recombinant microorganism

11:30–13:00 Lunch break

13:00–14:40 Oral presentations*

13:00-13:20 Mr. Kein Takeda
13:20-13:40 Dr. Jasmina Damnjanovic
13:40-14:00 Dr. Marsel Murzabaev
14:00-14:20 Ms. Yue Wang
14:20-14:40 Mr. Ahmad Suparmin

14:40–14:55 Closing remarks by the conference Co-chair
Dr. Tohru Suzuki (Gifu Univ.), Professor

15:15-    Cherry blossom viewing (@local park)

*Oral presentations time schedule: 15 min for presentation, 4 min for Q&A, 1 min for speaker change.

  • Fees: Student 1,000JPY / Non-student 2,000JPY
      (Exchange meeting fee: 1,000JPY)
  • Contact:
    The Chubu branch of the Society for Biotechnology, Japan (SBJ)

Call for Abstracts

  • Deadline for abstract submission:February 15, 2019 (Closed.)
    Deadline of abstract submission for poster presentation has been extended until March 15, 2019.
  • Topics:
    Structural Biology
    Cell-free Protein Synthesis
    Protein Engineering
    Regenerative Medicine
           (and many other related topics.)
  • Presentation type:
    Oral & poster presentations
  • Notice for the presenters:
    ♦ One-page abstracts should be prepared according to the provided templateword and submitted no later than the deadline.
    ♦ During submission please indicate preferred presentation type (Oral or poster).
    ♦ Oral presentations will be allotted 15 min, followed by 4 min for Q&A time.
    ♦ Poster size: maximum length 120 cm, maximum width 84.1 cm
       Please make a poster within these dimensions.

Abstracts should be submitted by email to .

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