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The 30th Naito Conference

Membrane Dynamics and Lipid Biology [II]: Domains, Droplets and Diseases

Period 2011/06/28 (Tue.) - 2010/07/01 (Thu.)
Venue CHATERAISE Gateaux Kingdom SAPPORO(Hokkaido)
Participants Lectures:26


Yoshio Hirabayashi RIKEN Brain Science Institute. Japan
Hiroyuki Arai Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The University of Tokyo. Japan
Toyoshi Fujimoto Department of Anatomy and Molecular Cell Biology. Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine. Japan
Yasuyuki Igarashi Faculty of Advanced Life Science. Hokkaido University. Japan
Toshihide Kobayashi RIKEN Advanced Science Institute. Japan


Plenary Lecture

  1. Lipid rafts as a membrane organizing principle
    [Kai SIMONS]
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany

Lipid-Protein Interaction and Membrane Organization

  1. Imaging lipid domains
    [Toshihide KOBAYASHI]
    Lipid Biology Laboratory, RIKEN Advanced Sciece Institute, Japan
  2. Amphipathic α-helices in the generation and sensing of membrane curvature
    [Toshiki ITOH]
    Division of Membrane Biology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  3. Mechanisms of membrane bending and scission in clathrin-independent endocytosis
    [Ludger JOHANNES]
    Traffic, Signaling and Delivery Laboratory, Institut Curie, France
  4. New insights into the formation and function of caveolae
    [Robert G. PARTON]
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Australia
  5. Raft-facilitated protein interactions for signal transduction as revealed by single-molecule imaging
    [Akihiro KUSUMI]
    Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences and Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan

LipidFatty Acid Dynamics and Cell Regulation

  1. Function of phosphatidylserine in the retrograde transport through recycling endosomes
    [Hiroyuki ARAI]
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  2. Dynamic protein palmitoylation in synaptic transmission
    [Masaki FUKATA]
    Department of Cell Physiology, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan
  3. Structure and function relationships in protein GPI anchors
    [Taroh KINOSHITA]
    Laboratory of Immunoglycobiology,WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, and Department of Immunoregulation, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Japan
  4. Two-sided roles of a lipid droplet-binding protein, perilipin 5, in the heart under physiological and pathological conditions
    [Takashi OSUMI]
    Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Japan
  5. Lipolysis in health and disease
    [Rudolf ZECHNER]
    Institute for Molecular Biosciences, University of Graz, Austria
  6. Molecular mechanisms of myelin biogenesis
    [Mikael SIMONS]
    Department of Neurology, University of Goettingen, Germany

Lipid Droplet Biology and Lipid Metabolism

  1. The phase of fat: cell biology of lipid droplets
    [Tobias C.WALTHER]
    Department of Cell Biology,Yale University School of Medicine, USA
  2. 2. Phospholipase A2s in adiposity and metabolic syndrome
    [Makoto MURAKAMI]
    Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan
  3. Dynamic lipid droplets in Drosophila embryos: active motility and regulated protein sequestration
    [Michael WELTE]
    Department of Biology, University of Rochester, USA
  4. Lipid droplets as a platform of protein degradation
    [Toyoshi FUJIMOTO]
    Department of Anatomy and Molecular Cell Biology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  5. Lipid metabolism in thraustochytorids
    [Makoto ITO]
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kyushu University, Japan

Lipid Metabolism in Health and Diseases [I]

  1. The extended family of neutral sphingomyelinases in cell regulation
    [Yusuf A. HANNUN]
    Medical University of South Carolina, USA
  2. Role of SMS in cell proliferation and migration: transferrin traffic and CXCL12CXCR4 system
    [Toshiro OKAZAKI]
    Division of Hematology/Immunology, Department of Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Japan
  3. Roles of sphingolipid metabolism in lipid droplet formation in liver and exosome formation in neuronal cells
    [Yasuyuki IGARASHI]
    Department of Biomembrane and Biofunctional Chemistry, Developmental Biotechnology, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University, Japan
  4. Mechanistic insights into membrane dynamics in autophagy
    Department of Genetics, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
  5. Dynamic behaviors of lipid droplets and lipid droplet-associated proteins during stimulated lipolysis in adipocytesfunctional implications
    [Takeshi HASHIMOTO]
    Faculty of Sport and Health Science, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  6. Role of inositol 5-phosphatases in the clathrin-mediated endocytic pathway
    [Fubito NAKATSU]
    Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
  7. Calcium-dependent phospholipid scrambling by TMEM16F
    [Jun SUZUKI]
    Department of Medical Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
  8. Decrease in membrane phospholipid unsaturation induces unfolded protein response
    [Nozomu KONO]
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Lipid Metabolism in Health and Diseases [II]

  1. Roles of membrane glycoprotein BOSS5B in metabolic regulation
    [Yoshio HIRABAYASHI]
    Laboratory for Molecular Membrane Neuroscience, Riken Brain Science Institute, Japan
  2. The roles of lipids in the interorganelle communication between endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria
    [Teruo HAYASHI]
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health, USA
  3. Lysophosphatidylglucoside controls neuronal circuit formation in the spinal cord
    [Hiroyuki KAMIGUCHI]
    Laboratory for Neuronal Growth Mechanisms, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
  4. Phosphatidylinositol 3,5-bisphosphate in health and disease
    [Takehiko SASAKI]
    Department of Medical Biology, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  5. Sphingolipids and amino acids-an ambivalent relationship
    [Thorsten HORNEMANN]
    Clinical Chemistry, University of Zürich, Switzerland