Novel Insights into Glia Function & Dysfunction, AWAJI, JAPAN

 

Awaji Yumebutai Conference Center, JAPAN


April 24 - April 28, 2023

Abstract Deadline: February 24, 2023

 

Organized by:

Shumin Duan, Zhejiang University
Helmut Kettenmann, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine & Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology
Schuichi Koizumi, University of Yamanashi
Bruce Ransom, University of Washington & Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mami Noda, Xi'an Jiaotong University

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-countriesYou 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.


Major Topics:
1. Development of glia
2. Glia-Neuron interaction, metabolism
3. Microglia
4. Astrocyte
5. Oligodendrocyte, NG2
6. Glia & Neurological Disease
7. Glia and peripheral talk


Keynote Speakers:
Felipe Barros, Centro de Estudios Científicos


Invited Speakers:

Won-Suk ChungKorea 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. 

Fellowship: 
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.


Sponsored by:

This meeting is kindly sponsored by JSPS program Gliadecode