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The 24th Naito Conference

Nuclear Dynamics and RNA [II]

Period 2009/06/23 (Tue.) - 2009/06/26 (Fri.)
Venue CHATERAISE Gateaux Kingdom SAPPORO(Hokkaido)
Participants Lectures:26


Shunsuke Ishii Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
Shigeaki Kato Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
Hiroyuki Sasaki Division of Human Genetics
Akiyoshi Fukamizu Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance
Yota Murakami Faculty of Advanced Life Science


Plenary Lecture

  1. Beyond the Double Helix: Reading and Writing the Histone Code
    [Charles David Allis]
    Laboratory of Chromatin Biology, The Rockefeller University, USA


  1. Convergence of PRC2-dependent and independent mechanisms to establish transcriptional repression by PRC1
    [Haruhiko Koseki]
    RIKEN Center for Allergy and Immunology, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Japan
  2. Polycomb proteins and nuclear organization in Drosophila
    [Giacomo Cavalli]
    Institut de Genetique Humaine, CNRS, France
  3. Epigenetic Reprogramming of Germ Cells and Early Embryos
    [Antoine H.F.M. Peters]
    Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), Switzerland
  4. Epigenetic regulation of primordial germ cell-specific gene expression
    [Yasuhisa Matsui]
    Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Japan
  5. Epigenetic regulation by ATF-2 family of transcription factors in response to various stresses
    [Shunsuke Ishii]
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, Japan

Transcription Control and Chromatin

  1. Lessons learned from yeast about human leukemia
    [Ali Shilatifard]
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA
  2. Molecular and Physiological Roles of Nuclear and Nucleolar Histone Chaperones
    [Kyousuke Nagata]
    Department of Infection Biology, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, The University of Tsukuba, Japan
  3. Androgen receptor function is regulated by histone demethylases: Implication for prostate cancer
    [Roland Schule]
    Universitats-Frauenklinik und Zentrum fur Klinische Forschung, Klinikum der Universitat Freiburg, Germany
  4. Transcriptional Regulation through Non-Coding RNAs
    [Riki Kurokawa]
    Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Japan
  5. The Role of Histone Modifying Enzymes in Gene Regulation.
    [Shigeaki Kato]
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan

X-inactivation and Genome-imprinting

  1. Silent and active LINE1 elements may facilitate spread of gene silencing during X-chromosome inactivation
    [Edith Heard]
    Mammalian Developmental Epigenetics Group, Curie Institute, France
  2. Toward the understanding of molecular events underlying X-inactivation
    [Takashi Sado]
    Division of Human Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  3. The epigenome and small RNA repertoire in mammalian germ cells
    [Hiroyuki Sasaki]
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Research Organization of, Japan
  4. Contribution of Retrotransposons to the Evolution of Genomic Imprinting and Placentation in Mammals
    [Fumitoshi Ishino]
    Department of Epigenetics, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
  5. Function, regulation and evolution of genomic imprinting in mouse
    [Anne C. Ferguson-Smith]
    Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK

Heterochromatin Formulation

  1. Genetics of DNA methylation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    [Tetsuji Kakutani]
    National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  2. Epigenetic genome control by RNAi and transposon-derived proteins
    [Shiv Grewal]
    Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Instit, USA
  3. Dynamic Regulation of Heterochromatin
    [Yota Murakami]
    Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Life Science, Japan
  4. Chromatin assembly factors and the challenges of DNA replication and repair
    [Genevieve Almouzni]
    Institut Curie-Recherche, France
  5. Dynamic Assembly Mechanism of Centromere Chromatin and/or Heterochromatin on Human Satellite DNA
    [Hiroshi Masumoto]
    Laboratory of Cell Engineering, Department of Human Genome, Kazusa DNA Research Institute (KDRI), Japan

Transcriptional Control for Metabolic Pathway

  1. New aspect of abnormal tissue lipids in insulin resistance from quantity to quality of tissue lipids - A lesson from Elovl-6 deficient mice -
    [Hitoshi Shimano, Takashi Matsuzaka]
    Department of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology and Metabolism), University of Tsukuba, Japan
  2. Using Proteomic Approaches to Understand Arginine Methylation
    [Mark T. Bedford]
    Department of Carcinogenesis, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  3. Regulation of glucose metabolism by pancreatic Á-cell transcription factors
    [Kazuya Yamagata]
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, Kumamoto University, Japan
  4. Regulation of energy balance by the CREB coactivator TORC2 in liver
    [Renaud Dentin]
    Cochin Institute, Endocrinology and metabolism department, Paris, France
  5. Cross-talk regulation of arginine methylation and Akt-phosphorylation
    [Akiyoshi Fukamizu]
    Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Japan