The 12th RCGM International Symposium of Academic Frontier
- Advances in Genomic Medicine and Next Generation Technology -

October 31 (Fri) – November 1, 2014 (Sat)



30th Anniversary Hall, Hidaka Campus, Saitama Medical University

1397-1, Yamane, Hidaka City, Saitama 350-1241, Japan

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Organized by Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University (RCGM)


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Friday, October 31

12:30 p.m. – Opening Remarks

12:35 p.m. – Oral Presentation I

13:45 p.m. – Oral Presentation II

14:45 p.m. – Hiroshi Asahara, M.D., Ph.D. (Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences)

Genome editing technology for cartilage development and arthritis research

15:30 p.m. – Tomoaki Tanaka, M.D., Ph.D. (Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine)

Forefront of tumor suppressor p53 captured by metabolome and transcriptome analysis

16:25 p.m. – Masao Kaneki, M.D., Ph.D. (Harvard Medical School, USA)

Post-translational cysteine thiol modifications as a nodal point of inflammatory spiral

17:10 p.m. – Heonjoong Kang, Ph.D. (Center for Marine Natural Products and Drug Discovery, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, Korea)

Metabolic reprogramming of mice through chemistry

18:00 p.m. – Poster Session I


Saturday, November 1

9:30 a.m. – Opening Remarks

9:45 a.m. – RCGM Research Presentation

Akihiko Okuda, M.D., Ph.D. (Division of Developmental Biology)

Role of Max in meiosis

Kohnosuke Mitani, Ph.D. (Division of Gene Therapy)

Strategies to enhance genome editing in human stem cells

Riki Kurokawa, Ph.D. (Division of Gene Structure and Function)

Emerging study on long noncoding RNA epigenetics

Satoshi Inoue, M.D., Ph.D. (Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction)

Cancer therapeutic strategies targeting hormone-responsive coding genes and non-coding RNAs

Takenobu Katagiri, Ph.D. (Division of Pathophysiology)

Musculoskeletal system and the TGF-ƒŔ family

Yasushi Okazaki, M.D., Ph.D. (Director, Divisions of Functional Genomics & Systems Medicine/Translational Research)

Translational Research in Genomic Medicine Aimed at Next-Generation Therapeutics - Clinomics focusing on mitochondrial disease -

12:00 p.m. – Poster Session II (Lunch Time)

13:00 p.m. – Akiyoshi Fukamizu, Ph.D. (Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba)

Regulation of methylation and gene expression

13:45 p.m. – Edwin Cheung, Ph.D. (University of Macau)

Genome-wide analysis of androgen receptor transcriptional network in prostate cancer cells

14:45 p.m. – Masatoshi Hagiwara, M.D., Ph.D. (Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine)

Challenges to congenital genetic disorders with "RNA-targeting" chemical compounds

15:30 p.m. – Laszlo Nagy, M.D., Ph.D. (Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Orlando, USA)

Genomic control of nuclear receptor mediated signaling in cell types associated with metabolic diseases and chronic inflammation

16:30 p.m. – Kohei Miyazono, M.D., Ph.D. (Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo)

TGF-ƒŔ family signaling in regulation of cancer

17:20 p.m. – Closing remarks

17:30 p.m. – Photo Session