Novel Insights into Glia Function & Dysfunction, AWAJI, JAPAN

Awaji Yumebutai Conference Center, JAPAN

May 31 - June 4, 2021 
Abstract deadline: March 19, 2021 


Organized by:

Toshihide Yamashita, Osaka University

Shumin Duan, Zhejiang University

Helmut Kettenmann, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine

Bruce Ransom,  University of Washington, City University of Hongkong

Mami Noda, Kyushu Unviersity

We are pleased to announce the the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Novel Insights into Glia Function & Dysfunction which will be held in Awaji, JAPAN, close to Kobe. 

conference will begin at 7:00pm on the evening of Monday March 31, and will conclude after lunch on June 4, 2021. The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in Integrative Epigenetics in Plants. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions. 

Conference Venue & Accommodation
Cold Spring Harbor Asia conferences in JAPAN are arranged in
 Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center, which is part of a one-of-a-kind “environment creation” project equipped with professional conference facilities and blended into the magnificent landscape, designed by the famous architect Tadao Ando.

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We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials.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  

We look forward to seeing you at AWAJI in May, 2021.


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