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The 27th Naito Conference

Membrane Dynamics and Lipid Biology [I]

Period 2010/06/29 (Tue.) - 2010/07/02 (Fri.)
Venue CHATERAISE Gateaux Kingdom SAPPORO(Hokkaido)
Participants Lectures:26


Yasuyuki IGARASHI Hokkaido University
Akihito YAMAGUCHI Osaka University
Masato UMEDA Kyoto University
Akio KIHARA Hokkaido University


Plenary Lecture

    Plenary Lecture
    The world of lipid biology-what has been achieved

      Lipid Dynamics and New Technologies

      1. Unexpected findings about roles of sphingolipids revealed by knockout animals
        [Yoshio HIRABAYASHI]
        Laboratory for Molecular Membrane Neuroscience, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan, Japan
      2. Synchrotron radiation structural biology of proteins functioning at biological membrane
        [Hideo AGO]
        RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Japan, Japan
      3. Imaging of lipid dynamics with mass spectrometry
        [Mitsutoshi SETOU]
        Department of Molecular Anatomy, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan, Japan
      4. Navigating the lipid map: new technologies and surprising findings about sphingolipid biology and disease
        [Alfred MERRILL]
        School of Biology and the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, USA
      5. Methylation of the sterol nucleus, a novel mechanism of the hormonal regulation of dauer larva formation in Caenorhabditis elegans
        [Teymuras V. Kurzchalia]
        Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany, Germany

      Intracellular Lipid Transfer and Metabolism

      1. CERT-dependent trafficking of ceramide
        [Kentaro HANADA]
        Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan, Japan
      2. Novel roles of sphingolipids revealed by metabolic engineering
        [Howard RIEZMAN]
        Department of Biochemistry, University of Geneva, Switzerland, Swizerland
      3. Mammalian ceramide synthases
        [Anthony FUTERMAN]
        Department of Biological Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, Israel
      4. Specificity of elongation of saturated, very long-chain fatty acids provides a link to C24 sphingolipid synthesis
        [Akio KIHARA]
        Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan, Japan
      5. Metabolomic analysis of polyunsaturated fatty acid-derived mediators in inflammation
        [Makoto ARITA]
        Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan, Japan

      Lipid Transporter

      1. The role of ABCA1, ABCA7 and other ABC transporters in megkaryopoiesis and platelet senescence
        [Gerd SCHMITZ]
        Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical Center, Germany, Germany
      2. Mechanism and regulation of ABCA1, a cholesterol efflux pump
        [Kazumitsu UEDA]
        Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Japan, Japan
      3. Keratinocyte lipid transporter ABCA12 plays a key role in epidermal keratinization and barrier function
        [Masashi AKIYAMA]
        Department of Dermatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, Japan
      4. Lipids in germ cell biology
        [Ruth LEHMANN]
        Developmental Genetics Program, Skirball Institute and HHMI, Department of Cell Biology, NYU School of Medicine, USA, USA
      5. Sphingosine 1-phosphate efflux transporter
        [Akihito YAMAGUCHI]
        Department of Cell Membrane Biology, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Japan, Japan

      Membrane Morphogenesis and Polarity Formation

      1. Sensing membrane curvature through ALPS motifs
        [Bruno ANTONNY]
        Institut de Pharmacologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire, CNRS et Universite de Nice, France, France
      2. Membrane dynamic during autophagy in yeast
        [Yoshinori OHSUMI]
        Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, Japan
      3. Role of type Iγ phosphatidylinositol-phosphate kinase in epithelial morphogenesis
        [Richard ANDERSON]
        Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Program, University of Wisconsin, USA, USA
      4. Regulation and functional significance of phospholipid asymmetry
        [Kazuma TANAKA]
        Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan, Japan
      5. Phospholipid dynamics and membrane polarity formation
        [Masato UMEDA]
        Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Graduate School Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, Japan

      Lipid Signaling and Pathology

      1. Phospholipase A2 and acyltransferase (Lands' cycle) in membrane remodeling and production of lipid mediators
        [Takao SHIMIZU]
        Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan, Japan
      2. The crosstalk between lysophosphatidic acid and phingosine-1-phosphate signaling in zebrafish heart morphogenesis
        [Junken AOKI]
        Department of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan, Japan
      3. Lysophosphatidic acid in health and disease
        [Gabor TIGYI]
        Department of Physiology and University of Tennessee Cancer Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA, USA
      4. S1P signaling at the vascular-immune nexus
        [Timothy HLA]
        Weill Medical College, Cornell University, USA, USA
      5. Through lipid signaling to lipid dynamics: a new challenge in sphingolipid biology
        [Yasuyuki IGARASHI]
        Frontier Research Center for Post-genome Science and Technology, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University,, Japan