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The 25th Naito Conference

Chemical Biology [II] -An Emerging Field Inspired by Natural Product Chemistry-

Period 2009/09/08 (Tue.) - 2009/09/11 (Fri.)
Venue CHATERAISE Gateaux Kingdom SAPPORO(Hokkaido)
Participants Lectures:24


Hiroyuki Osada Chemical Biology Department
Minoru Isobe Chemistry Department
Koichi Fukase Department of Chemistry
MIkiko Sodeoka Synthetic Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Tomohisa Kuzuyama Biotechnology Research Center


Bioassay & Screening

  1. Whole-body PET and fluorescent imaging for in vivo functional assay of glycans
    [Koichi Fukase]
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Japan
  2. Integrative Technologies Enabling Chemistry and Biology as a Public Resource for Investigational Molecular Probe Development
    [James Inglese]
    NIH Chemical Genomics Center, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA
  3. Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery
    [Masaya Imoto]
    Department of Biosciences and Informatics, Keio University, Japan
  4. Biology Oriented Synthesis
    [Herbert Waldmann]
    Max-Planck-Institut fur molekulare Physiologie, Department of Chemical Biology TU Dortmund, Fachbereich 3, Chemische Bio, Germany

Omics Approach

  1. Systematic Isolation and Target Identification of Microbial Metabolites
    [Hiroyuki Osada]
    Chemical Biology Department, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Japan
  2. Exploiting Omics Technologies for Identifying Candidate Drug Targets and Biomarkers
    [Takashi Owa]
    Discovery Research Laboratories II, Eisai Co., Ltd., Japan
  3. Random peptides integrated discovery, RaPID, System Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology
    [Hiroaki Suga]
    The University of Tokyo, Japan
  4. Lipidomics, novel tools and applications
    [Markus Wenk]
    National University of Singapore Centre for Life Sciences (CeLS), Singapore
  5. Phytochemical genomics-a basis for chemical diversity of plants
    [Kazuki Saito]
    RIKEN Plant Science Center; Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Japan

Small Molecule Modulators [I]

  1. Bioluminescence of Photo-proteins, Okinawan squid S. oualaniensis binding cite and stereochemistry
    [Minoru Isobe]
    Chemistry Department, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  2. Some Global Problems in Chemistry, Biology, and Medicine
    [Paul A. Wender]
    Department of Chemistry, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University Department of Chemical and Systems Biolo, USA
  3. Development of Anti-cancer Compounds Using the Skeleton of Tumor Promoter Aplysiatoxin
    [Kazuhiro Irie]
    Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
  4. Synthetic Chloride Channels
    [Dan Yang]
    Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong, China
  5. Search for Medicinal Seed from Marine Organisms
    [Motomasa Kobayashi]
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, Japan

Small Molecule Modulators [II]

  1. Deciphering the pathways of cell death by small molecules
    [Junying Yuan]
    Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, USA
  2. Cell Death Control Molecules
    [Mikiko Sodeoka]
    Synthetic Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN ERATO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Japan
  3. Discovery of Platensimycin and Platencin
    [Jun Wang]
    Merck & Co., Inc., USA
  4. Integration of a global overexpression screen with the localizaome data set in fission yeast enables target identification of theonellamides, marine natural products that activate Á-glucan synthesis
    [Minoru Yoshida]
    Chemical Genomics Research Group, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Japan
  5. Chemical Genetic Analysis of Protein and Lipid Kinase Drug Targets
    [Kevan M. Shokat]
    HHMI and Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, USA

Biosynthesis of Natural Products

  1. Myxobacterial Functional Genomics for the Production of Bioactive Natural Products
    [Rolf Muller]
    Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Saarland University, Germany
  2. An Alternative Menaquinone Biosynthetic Pathway Operating in Microorganisms
    [Tohru Dairi]
    Biotechnology Research Center, Toyama Prefectural University, Japan
  3. Natural Product Biosynthesis, Engineering, and Drug Discovery
    [Ben Shen]
    Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  4. Combinatorial biosynthesis of plant medicinal polyketides in microorganisms
    [Nobutaka Funa, Sueharu Horinouchi]
    Department of Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  5. Chemoenzymatic syntheses of prenylated aromatic small molecules using Streptomyces prenyltransferases with relaxed substrate specificities
    [Tomohisa Kuzuyama]
    Biotechnology Research Center, The University of Tokyo, Japan