We are pleased to announce the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on “Novel Insights into Glia Function & Dysfunction” will be held in Awaji, Japan, located approximately 60 km west of Osaka city.
Please note that entry of foreign nationals into Japan is subject to the latest border measures. From Oct 11, Japan will resume visa-free entry for international travellers from 68-countries. You are required to read and follow the official information about entry into Japan on the website of Ministry of Foreign carefully and strictly.
The conference will begin in the evening of Monday April 24, 2023, and will tentatively conclude after the banquet in the evening of April 27, 2023. There will be seven oral sessions and one poster session covering recent findings in research related to biology and physiology of glia. About twenty oral presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts. Posters will be up for viewing and discussion throughout the conference. Social events will be organized to promote informal interactions among conference participants.
Conference Venue & Accommodation
Cold Spring Harbor Asia conferences in JAPAN are arranged in Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center http://www.yumebutai.org/english/, Awaji is a beautiful, rural island situated in Japan’s Seto inland sea, connecting the Honshu and Shikoku islands. The Yumebutai International Conference Center was designed by architect Tadao Ando and is located in the northeastern part of the island.
1. Development of glia
2. Glia-Neuron interaction, metabolism
5. Oligodendrocyte, NG2
6. Glia & Neurological Disease
7. Glia and peripheral talk
Felipe Barros, Centro de Estudios Científicos
Won-Suk Chung, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology
Shumin Duan, Zhejiang University
Yong-jing Gao, Nantong University
Babette Fuss, Virginia Commonwealth University
Elly Hol, University Medical Center Utrecht
Claire Jacob, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Helmut Kettenmann, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine & Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology
Schuichi Koizumi, University of Yamanashi
Ko Matusi, Tohoku University
Paul Monje, Indiana University School of Medicine
Mami Noda, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Shigeo Okabe, The University of Tokyo
Bo Peng, Fudan University
Mengsheng Qiu, Hangzhou Normal University
Marco Prinz, University of Freiburg
Bruce Ransom, University of Washington & Chinese University of Hong Kong
William Richardson, University College London
Amanda Sierra, Basque center for neuroscience research
Xiaoping Tong, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Makoto Tsuda, Kyushu University
Hiroaki Wake, Nagoya University
Jonathan Weinstein, University of Washington
Toshihide Yamashita, Osaka University
Jiawei Zhou, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, CAS
We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. The abstracts must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.
We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit Stipends
We look forward to seeing you in Awaji in April, 2023.
This meeting is kindly sponsored by JSPS program Gliadecode