Events

Jul. 12, 2022
10:00-11:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Quantum Supremacy at Electrified Solid-Liquid Interfaces"
Speaker: Dr. Ken Sakaushi
(National Institute for Materials Science)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team
Jul. 5, 2022
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Photoenzymatic Catalysis - Using Light to Reveal New Enzyme Functions"
Speaker: Prof. Todd K. Hyster
(Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, USA)
Venue: Suzuki Umetarou Hall, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Organic Synthesis Research Team
Jun. 17, 2022
15:00-16:10
RIKEN Seminar
"Metal-catalyzed carbonylative polymerizations - A quest for sustainable commodity plastics"
Speaker: Prof. Li JIA (The University of Akron, USA)
Venue: Okochi Hall, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Feb. 22, 2022
10:00-11:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Time-Resolved Spectroscopy for Understanding how Charges Drive Metal Oxide Catalysts for Water Oxidation"
Speaker: Dr. Heinz Frei
(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team
Feb. 4, 2022
16:00-17:00
CSRS Seminar
"Iron-catalysis for and photocatalysis inspired by development of organic electronic materials"
Speaker: Prof. Rui Shang
(Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: BAdvanced Organic Synthesis Research Team
Jan. 19, 2022
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"Condensate Formation by Glycolytic Enzymes To Alter Carbon Metabolism under Hypoxia"
Speaker: Dr. Natsuko Miura
(Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team
Nov. 19, 2021
16:00-17:00
CSRS Seminar
"pH-driven carbon reduction at the Origin of Life"
Speaker: Dr. Victor Sojo
(Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, American Museum of Natural History, USA)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team
Sep. 14, 2021
10:00-11:00
CSRS Seminar
"Isotopolog metabolomics in plant terpenoid research"
Speaker: Dr. Michael Phillips
(Department of Biology University of Toronto, Canada)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: Metabolic Systems Research Team / Mass Spectrometry and Microscopy Unit
Aug. 6, 2021
11:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"Metal-ligand Cooperative Small Molecule Activation by Rhodium NNN-Pincer Complexes"
Speaker: Prof. Paul G. HAYES
(Organometallic Chemistry University of Lethbridge, Canada)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Aug. 6, 2021
9:30-10:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase Inhibitors Selectively Induce Apoptosis of AML Stem Cells by Disrupting Lipid Homeostasis"
Speaker: Dr. Amit Subedi
(Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Canada)
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Contact: Bioprobe Application Research Unit
May. 28, 2021
9:00-17:50
RIKEN CSRS International Symposium
Hope for the Future ― RIKEN Symposium on Sustainable Resource Science ―
Zoom Webinar
Feb. 21, 2020
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Prolonged live imaging using an NIR dye with super photostability"
Speaker: Dr. Sato Yoshikatsu
(Live-Imaging Center, WPI-ITbM, Nagoya University)
Venue: Main Research Bldg. 535/537, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Feb. 10, 2020
9:30-10:30
CSRS Seminar
"Developing phloem in plant organ formation - a balancing act"
Speaker: Dr. Christian S. Hardtke
(Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Venue: C218/220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Jan. 30, 2020
16:00-17:30
Interdisciplinary Seminar
1) "AtPep3 is a hormone-like peptide that plays a role in the salinity stress tolerance of plants”"
Speaker 1: Dr. Kentaro Nakaminami
(Plant Genomic Network Research Team, RIKEN CSRS)
2) "Studies on biosynthesis of bioactive natural products produced by filamentous fungi"
Speaker 2: Dr. Naoki Kato
(Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit, RIKEN CSRS)
3) "Translatome analysis upon blue light exposure from darkness in Arabidopsis"
Speaker 3: Dr. Yukio Kurihara
(Synthetic Genomics Research Group, RIKEN CSRS)
Venue: S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit)
Jan. 16, 2020
15:00-16:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Two forms of autophagy for chloroplast turnover"
Speaker: Dr. Masanori Izumi
(Molecular Bioregulation Research Team, RIKEN CSRS)
Venue: Sustainable Resource Science Bldg S110, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Dec. 19, 2019
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Bridging the gap between selective autophagy and endoplasmic reticulum quality control pathways"
Speaker: Dr. Yasin Dagdas
(Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna Biocenter, Austria)
Venue: Sustainable Resource Science Bldg S110, Wako campus
Contact: Molecular Bioregulation Research Team
Dec. 19, 2019
15:00-16:00
iSYM Seminar
"Characterisation of the regulatory interplay between the plant microbiome and root endodermal cell wall diffusion barriers"
Speaker: Dr. Gabriel Castrillo
(University of Nottingham, Sutton-Bonington, UK)
Venue: C210/212, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Dec. 19, 2019
14:00-15:00
CSRS Seminar
"Tricky Parasites: How nematodes steal their vitamins from plants !"
Speaker: Dr. Shahid Siddique (University of California, Davis, USA)
Venue: C210/212, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Dec. 18, 2019
14:00-15:00
iSYM Seminar
"The origins of karrikin and strigolactone signaling in plants"
Speaker: Dr. David Nelson (University of California, Riverside, USA)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Dec. 17, 2019
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Robustness of polyploid plants in natura: from Arabidopsis to wheat"
Speaker: Prof. Kentaro K. Shimizu
(University of Zurich, Switzerland / Yokohama City University)
Venue: C218/220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
Dec. 17, 2019
14:00-15:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Toward understanding fundamentals of electrocatalytic kinetics"
Speaker: Prof. Jianping Xiao
(State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Venue: Sustainable Resource Science Bldg S110, Wako campus
Contact: Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team
Nov. 21, 2019
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Peptide-based Approach for Modulation of Microtubules from Inside"
Speaker: Dr. Hiroshi Inaba
(Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Tottori University)
Venue: 435/437, Main Research Bldg., Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Nov. 8, 2019
16:00-17:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Reactions Enabled by Alkyl Peroxides"
Speaker: Prof. Hongli Bao
(Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Green Nanocatalysis Research Team
Nov. 8, 2019
16:00-17:00
CSRS Seminar
"Signaling pathways involved in Ralstonia solanacearum virulence
-Quorum sensing and Mushroom-type biofilms-"
Speaker: Prof. Yasufumi Hikichi
(Laboratory of Plant Pathology & Biotechnology, Kochi University)
Venue: C214/216, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Nov. 5, 2019
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Genome editing in Vietnam - Current status and prospects - and collaboration between AGI and Japan"
Speaker: Dr. Pham Xuan Hoi
(Agricultural Genetics Institute (AGI), VAAS, Vietnam)
Venue: C218/220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
oct. 30, 2019
10:30-11:30
CSRS Seminar
"A connecTOR integrating carbon partitioning and demand in plants"
Speaker: Dr. Camila Caldana
(Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant
Physiology, Germany)
Venue: C214/216, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Metabolomics Research Group / Metabolic Systems Research Team
oct. 23, 2019
15:00-16:30
CSRS Seminar
"New Organometallic Transformations of Pentafulvenes and Benzofulvenes: from Regioselective Hydroalumination to C-F bond Activation"
Speaker: Dr. Florian Jaroschik
(CNRS, Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, France)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
oct. 21, 2019
16:00-17:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Molecular Design and Synthesis at the Interface of Chemistry, Biology and Medicine -Targeting fatty acid metabolism for controlling pain and cancer-"
Speaker: Prof. Iwao Ojima (Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University, USA)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Catalysis and Integrated Research Group
oct. 16, 2019
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"How to prepare your manuscript for publication and what happens after you submit it"
Speaker: Dr. Mary Williams
(Features Editor, The Plant Cell, American Society of Plant Biologists)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
oct. 8, 2019
14:00-15:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Applications of carbon nanotubes coated with functionalized gel layer"
Speaker: Dr. Tsuyohiko Fujigaya
(Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University)
Venue: 535/537, Main Research Bldg., Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
oct. 1, 2019
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"Next 4 Billion Lessons Learned and Future Directions in Ag R&D"
Speaker: Dr. Manabu Ishitani
(Agrobiodiversity Research Area, International Center for Tropical Agriculture)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Gene Discovery Research Group
Sep. 17, 2019
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Cell-free assembly and amplification of large circular DNA"
Speaker: Dr. Masayuki Suetsugu
(Department of Life Science, College of Science, Rikkyo University)
Venue: 535/537, Main Research Bldg., Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Sep. 12, 2019
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"Evolutionary insights into plant sexual reproduction revealed by studying the model bryophyte, Marchantia polymorpha"
Speaker: Dr. Tetsuya Hisanaga
(Nara Institute of Science and Technology / Gregor Mendel Institute (GMI))
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Aug. 30, 2019
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Total Synthesis for Better and New Function: From Enabling Synthetic Methodology and Strategy to Novel Disease Target"
Speaker: Prof.Mingji Dai
(Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, USA)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Aug. 9, 2019
14:00-15:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Mechanical Behaviour of the Natural Silk Reinforced Bio-composite Materials"
Speaker: Prof. Su Jun Wu
(Department of Materials Science, Beihang University, China)
Venue: S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Jul. 25, 2019
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"N-glycan decorations and function of KORRIGAN1 in plant secretory system"
Speaker: Prof. Hisashi Koiwa
(Department of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University, USA)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
Jul. 25, 2019
11:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"An Editorial Perspective on Publishing High-Impact Research"
Speaker: Dr. Dominique Morneau (Nature Research Group)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Jul. 19, 2019
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Synthetic biology of plant vascular stem cells"
Speaker: Dr. Yuki Kondo (The University of Tokyo)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Jul. 19, 2019
14:00-15:00
RIKEN Seminar
"High-speed molecular vibration imaging with stimulated Raman scattering"
Speaker: Dr. Yasuyuki Ozeki
(Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyoy)
Venue: 435/437, Main Research Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Jul. 19, 2019
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Running and regulation of photosynthetic turbocharger engine in green alga"
Speaker: Dr. Takashi Yamano
(Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University)
Venue: 435/437, Main Research Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Jul. 16, 2019
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Search for New Metabolites from Microorganisms by using “Physicochemical Screening”"
Speaker: Dr. Takuji Nakashima
(Kitasato Institute for Life Sciences, Kitasato University)
Venue: S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit)
Jul. 11, 2019
14:00-15:00
CSRS Seminar
"A localized phospho-signaling module activates spatially restricted ROS production in sub-micrometer order"
Speaker: Dr. Satoshi Fujita (National Institute for Genetics)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Jul. 11, 2019
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Impact of the stringent response for controlling photosynthesis and chloroplast function"
Speaker: Dr. Shinji Masuda
(Center for Biological Resources and Informatics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Venue: Sustainable Resource Science Bldg S110, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Jul. 11, 2019
10:30-11:30
RIKEN Seminar
"De Novo Design of Protein and Peptide Catalysts"
Speaker: Dr. Ivan V. Korendovych
(Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University, USA)
Venue: Sustainable Resource Science Bldg S110, Wako campus
Contact: Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team
Jul. 8, 2019
11:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"Old questions, new models: exploring regeneration in a crustacean"
Speaker: Dr. Michalis Averof
(Institut de génomique fonctionnelle de Lyon, France)
Venue: E215/217, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Jul. 3, 2019
16:00-17:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Searching for Selective Catalytic Reactions in Complex Molecular Scaffolds"
Speaker: Prof. Zongxian Wang (Yale University, USA)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Catalysis and Integrated Research Group
Jul. 1, 2019
13:00-17:05
Chemical Probe Workshop
Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Genomics Research Group
Jun. 27, 2019
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Simplifying Earth-abundant Catalysis"
Speaker: Prof. Stephen P. Thomas
(School of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh, UK)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Organic Synthesis Research Team
Jun. 27, 2019
13:00-14:00
CSRS Seminar
"Cell signalling mediated by PEAR - HD-ZIP III module orchestrates tissue growth and patterning during cambial development"
Speaker: Dr. Shunsuke Miyashima (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Mass Spectrometry and Microscopy Unit
Jun. 11, 2019
15:00-16:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Efficient Thermal Conversion of Heavy Oils by Recycling Hydrogen Donor Fractions"
Speaker: Prof. Zongxian Wang (China University of Petroleum, China)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Jun. 10, 2019
15:00-17:00
CSRS Seminar
1) "FT CET proteins: more than flowering signals"
Speaker 1: Dr. Salomé Prat (Centro Nacional de Biotecnología-CSIC, , Spain)
2) "Future-proofing potato – Improved source-to-sink allocation of sucrose"
Speaker 2: Dr. Uwe Sonnewald (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
May. 30, 2019
13:00-17:35
International Workshop
International workshop of plants and nematodes interaction
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
May. 27, 2019
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"Cellular growth regulation in roots - how to adapt in a complex environment"
Speaker: Dr. Guido Grossmann
(Universität Heidelberg, Germany)
Venue: C218/220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
May. 23, 2019
16:00-17:20
RIKEN Seminar
"Oxidation-Induced C-H Activation and Oxidative Cross-Coupling with Hydrogen Evolution"
Speaker: Prof. Aiwen Lei (Wuhan University, China)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
May. 20, 2019
14:00-15:30
CSRS Seminar
1) "Stem-cell-ubiquitous genes spatiotemporally coordinate division through regulation of stem-cell-specific gene networks"
Speaker 1: Dr. Ross Sozzani (North Carolina State University, USA)
2) "Advances in Metal Additive Manufacturing Toward Batch Size One Processing"
Speaker 2: Dr. Timothy J. Horn (North Carolina State University, USA)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Symbiosis Research Team
May. 15, 2019
10:00-11:00
CSRS Seminar
"Application of Genetic and Genomic Research in Cereals"
Speaker: Dr. Viktor Korzun (KWS SAAT SE, Germany)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
May. 10, 2019
13:00-14:00
CSRS Seminar
"Chromatin-guided transposition generates high rates of directed mutations into adaptive trait genes"
Speaker: Dr. Leandro Quadrana
(Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS), France)
Venue: E215/217, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Apr. 25, 2019
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Genetic basis of regulatory system of root nodule symbiosis in response to nitrate"
Speaker: Dr. Tsutomu Suzuki (The University of Tokyo)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
Apr. 25, 2019
13:00-17:00
CSRS Workshop: Toward the visualization of plant hormones using mass spectrometry
1) "Imaging mass spectrometry for phytochemical genomics"
Speaker 1: Dr. Ryo Nakabayashi (RIKEN CSRS)
2) "Multiple plant-hormone imaging using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging (MALDI-MSI) and nano-particle assisted laser desorption/ionization (Nano-PALDI) MSI"
Speaker 2: Dr. Katsuhiro Shiono (Fukui Prefectural University)
3) "Development of ‘Live single-cell mass spectrometry” for metabolomics in a single cell"
Speaker 3: Dr. Hajime Mizuno (University of Shizuoka)
4) "Current situation of single cell plant hormone “quantitative” analysis by mass spectrometry"
Speaker 4: Dr. Takafumi Shimizu (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
5) General Discussion "Visualization of abscisic acid and 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid in immature Phaseolus vulgarisL. seeds using imaging mass spectrometry"
Speaker 5: Dr. Hirofumi Enomoto (Teikyo University)
Venue: E717/719, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Dormancy and Adaptation Research Unit
Apr. 18, 2019
14:00-15:00
iSYM Seminar
"Fungal-bacterial mutualistic interaction; fungal highway and bacterial toll"
Speaker: Dr. Norio Takeshita
(Microbiology Research Center for Sustainability, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba)
Venue: C210/C212, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Apr. 15, 2019
15:30-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Dissecting the pathway for rhodoquinone biosynthesis in C.elegans : it all starts at the beginning"
Speaker: Prof. Andrew Fraser
(The Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto, Canada)
Venue: Bioscience Bldg S311, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Genomics Research Group
Apr. 12, 2019
14:00-15:00
CSRS Seminar
"Genetic basis of regulatory system of root nodule symbiosis in response to nitrate"
Speaker: Dr. Takuya Suzaki
(Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences / Tsukuba-Plant Innovation Research Center, University of Tsukuba)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Symbiosis Research Team
Apr. 4, 2019
16:00-17:00
iSYM Seminar
"An NLR protein negatively regulates a plant immune receptor network"
Speaker: Dr. Hiroaki Adachi
(Sophien Kamoun Group, The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Apr. 4, 2019
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Molecular Function of Florigen"
Speaker: Dr. Hiroyuki Tsuji
(Kihara Institute for Biological Research, Yokohama City University)
Venue: Sustainable Resource Science Bldg S110, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Apr. 1, 2019
15:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
1) "Modeling Nature: Facile Substrate Oxidations With Dioxygen Using Copper Complexes"
Speaker 1: Prof. Siegfried Schindler
(Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany)
2) "From Methylene Bridged Heterocycles to Imidazopyridines"
Speaker 2: Prof. Richard Richard Göttlich
(Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Green Nanocatalysis Research Team
Mar. 22, 2019
11:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"What a Little Moonlight Can Do - For Peptide Bonding"
Speaker: Prof. Albrecht von Arnim
(Genome Science & Technology, The University of Tennessee, USA)
Venue: C214/216, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Mar. 22, 2019
10:30-11:30
CSRS Seminar
"Metabolic dialog that governs plant-microbiota interactions"
Speaker: Dr. Ryohei Thomas Nakano
(Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding
Research, Germany)
Venue: C206/208, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series (Metabolic Systems Research Team)
Feb. 22, 2019
10:00-11:00
CSRS Seminar
"Control of cellular programs by microRNA networks during plant growth"
Speaker: Prof. Javier F. Palatnik
(Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Rosario (IBR, CONICET/UNR), Argentina)
Venue: C214/216, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Mar. 12, 2019
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"Interaction of light and jasmonate signaling in Arabidopsis seedling development"
Speaker: Prof. Hsu-Liang Hsieh
(Institute of Plant Biology, College of Life Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Venue: C218/220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Mar. 11, 2019
13:00-15:30
CSRS Seminar
1)"Defining gene regulatory mechanisms in plant growth and development"
Speaker1: Dr. Roger Deal Emory University, USA)
2)"Deep conservation of cis-element variants regulating plant hormonal response"
Speaker2: Dr. Idan Efroni (The Hebrew University, Israel)
3)"Plant and microbial genetic components in allelopathy"
Speaker3: Dr. Claude Becker
(Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Austria)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Feb. 27, 2019
11:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"Diradicaloids, Polyradicaloids, and Covalent Organic Radical Frameworks"
Speaker: Prof. Jishan Wu
(Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Feb. 26, 2019
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Homogeneous Catalysis by Molecular Hydrides of Alkaline Earth Metals"
Speaker: Prof. Jun Okuda
(Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Organic Synthesis Research Team
Feb. 22, 2019
13:30-14:30
RIKEN Seminar
"NiH-Catalyzed Remote Hydrofunctionalization of Alkenes"
Speaker: Prof. Shaolin Zhu
(School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, China)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Organic Synthesis Research Team
Feb. 13, 2019
15:30-17:00
CSRS Seminar
"Transition metals and heat: Powerful tools for the construction of small and large heterocycles"
Speaker: Prof. Janine Cossy
(Organic Chemistry Laboratory, ESPCI ParisTech, France)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Catalysis and Integrated Reseach Group
Feb. 8, 2019
11:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"On Potential of π-Extended Oligopyrrole Derivatives for Optoelectronics and Electrocatalysis"
Speaker: Prof. Patchanita Thamyongkit
(Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Jan. 28, 2019
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Emergent of Cryogenic Phenomena at Ambient Temperature using Rigid Planar Carbon-bridged Oligo(phenylenevinylene)s (COPVs)"
Speaker: Dr. Hayato Tsuji
(Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Advanced Organic Synthesis Research Team)
Jan. 23, 2019
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Structure and function of peptide foldamers containing unnatural amino acids"
Speaker: Dr. Makoto Oba
(Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University)
Venue: Sustainable Resource Science Bldg S110, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Jan. 17, 2019
16:30-18:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Chematica: An “in silico” synthetic chemist for the XXI century"
Speaker: Prof. Bartosz Grzybowski
(Korea's Institute for Basic Sience / Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Green Nanocatalysis Research Team
Jan. 17, 2019
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Recent Developments in Redox Transmetallation Chemistry Involving Rare Earth Metals"
Speaker: Prof.Peter Junk
(College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Australia)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Jan. 7, 2019
14:00-15:00
iSYM Seminar
"Loop Genomics LoopSeqTM single-molecule long-read sequencing"
Speaker: Dr. Tuval Ben-Yehezkei
(CEO at Loop Genomics, USA)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Dec. 18, 2018
13:00-14:00
CSRS Seminar
"Tip-localized receptors modulate self-organized growth and external attractant sensing of the pollen tube"
Speaker: Dr. Hidenori Takeuchi
(Institute for Advanced Research, Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University)
Venue: C206/208, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series (Cell Function Research Team)
Dec. 17, 2018
16:00-17:00
CSRS Seminar
"A multi­omics approach to bioprospecting and biosynthetic pathway discovery in plants"
Speaker: Dr. Tomas Pluskal
(Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA)
Venue: E215/E217, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series (Metabolome Informatics Research Team)
Dec. 14, 2018
13:00-14:00
CSRS Seminar
"Molecular mechanism of natural rubber biosynthesis elucidated by cell-free translation-coupled protein introduction on the rubber particle membrane"
Speaker: Dr. Seiji Takahashi
(Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Dec. 6, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Publishing with ACS Chemical Biology and the American Chemical Society"
Speaker: Dr. Alyson Weidmann
(ACS Chemical Neuroscience, and Biochemistry)
Venue: 408, Chemical Biology Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Biology Research Group
Dec. 6, 2018
13:00-14:00
CSRS Seminar
"Cell morphometry and mechanical modeling towards understanding jigsaw puzzle pattern formation by plant cells"
Speaker: Dr. Takumi Higaki
(International Research Organization for Advanced Science and Technology, Kumamoto University)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Dec. 5, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Biosynthesis of macrocyclic polyketide antibiotics"
Speaker: Dr. Fumitaka Kudo
(Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit)
Dec. 5, 2018
14:00-15:00
iSYM Seminar
"Molecular logic in large-scale ligand-receptor interaction networks"
Speaker: Dr.Youssef Belkhadir
(Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Austria)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Dec. 4, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Molecular logic in large-scale ligand-receptor interaction networks"
Speaker: Dr. Youssef Belkhadir
(Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology GmbH, Austria)
Venue: 408, Chemical Biology Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Biology Research Group
Nov. 26, 2018
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Chloroplast lipases involved in membrane lipid remodeling and stress protection in plants and algae"
Speaker: Prof. Christoph Benning
(MSU Foundation Professor of
MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, USA)
Venue: E215/217, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Metabolomics Research Group
Nov. 20, 2018
10:30-17:00
iSYM Workshop
The multiple facets of Polycomb Repressive Complexes 2
Venue: Hall, 1F, Main Office Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Nov. 19, 2018
13:00-
CSRS Seminar
"The multiple facets of Polycomb Repressive Complexes 2"
Speaker: Prof. François Roudier
(Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Nov. 16, 2018
13:00-14:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Chloroplast Chromosomes on the Move
- Exploring the Dynamics of Chloroplast Nucleoids -"
Speaker: Dr. Yoshiki Nishimura
(Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Biomacromolecules Research Team)
Nov. 8, 2018
15:00-17:30
RIKEN Seminar
1)"Turning Boron Chemistry on its Head: The Unusual Chemistry of Boron in Low Oxidation States"
Speaker1: Prof. Holger Braunschweig
(Institute for Sustainable Chemistry & Catalysis with Boron, University, Universität Würzburg, Germany)
2)"A Novel Class of PN3(P)-Pincer Complexes: Cooperative Catalysis and Beyond"
Speaker2: Prof. Kuo-Wei Huang
(King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
Nov. 5, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Radical SAM Enzymes in the Biosynthesis of Sugar-containing Natural Products"
Speaker: Prof. Hung-wen(Ben) Liu
(Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Venue: 408, Chemical Biology Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit
Nov. 1, 2018
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"A small molecule targets Casein kinase 1 family for circadian clock regulation in Arabidopsis"
Speaker: Dr. Norihito Nakamichi
(WPI-ITbM and Graduate School of Sciences, Nagoya University)
Venue: Daikaigi-Room, Tsukuba campus
Contact: Gene Discovery Research Group
oct. 30, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
1)"Chemical biology of sterol-mediated processes"
Speaker1: Dr. Luca Laraia
(Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark)
2)"Prodrugs and polysaccharides – organic chemistry and chemical biology"
Speaker2: Prof. Mads H. Clausen
(Center for Nanomedicine and Theranostics, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark)
Venue: 408, Chemical Biology Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Bioprobe Application Research Unit
oct. 29, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Consequences of protein overexpression"
Speaker: Dr. Hisao Moriya
(Research Core for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Okayama University)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Catalysis and Integrated Research Group & Molecular Ligand Target Research Team)
oct. 24, 2018
13:00-14:00
CSRS Seminar
"Calcium: The master regulator in nitrate signaling"
Speaker: Prof. Kun-Hsiang Liu
(College of Life Sciences, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, China)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Mass Spectrometry and Microscopy Unit
oct. 23, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Solving (Our) Two Long-Standing Problems in Silicon Chemistry"
Speaker: Prof. Martin Oestreich
(Institute for Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Research Group
oct. 23, 2018
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Green Systems Biology – from multiomics and genome-scale metabolic reconstruction to stress signaling networks in plants and algae"
Speaker: Prof. Wolfram Weckwerth
(Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, University of Vienna, Austria)
Venue: E215/217, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Metabolomics Research Group
oct. 16, 2018
17:00-18:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Fibre and polymer biotechnology"
Speaker: Dr. Artur Manuel Cavaco Paulo
(Department of Biological Engineering, the University of Minho, Portugal)
Venue: Main Research Bldg. 435/437, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
oct. 16, 2018
15:00-17:00
CSRS Seminar
1)"Introduction of Cassava SATREPS Project (PI: Dr. Keishi Takasu, Kyushu Univ., FY2016-2020) in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand"
Speaker1: Dr. Motoaki Seki
(Plant Genomic Network Research Team, RIKEN CSRS)
2)"Current status and future of cassava production in Vietnam"
Speaker2: Dr. Vu Anh Nguyen
(Agricultural Genetics Institute, Vietnam)
3)"Cassava production in Cambodia: status and perspective"
Speaker3: Dr. Pao Srean
(University of Battambang, Cambodia)
4)"Cassava research and improvement in Thailand"
Speaker4: Dr. Prapit Wongtiem
(Field and Renewable Energy Crops Research Institute, Thailand)
Venue: C218/220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
oct. 11, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Evolution-Guided Bioactive Compound Design"
Speaker: Prof.Dr. Herbert Waldmann
(Max-Planck-Institute for molecular Physiology)
Venue: 408, Chemical Biology Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Bioprobe Application Research Unit
Sep. 27, 2018
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Enigmatic Plant Mitochondrial Genomes and Trials of the Genome Modification"
Speaker: Dr. Shin-ichi Arimura
(Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Venue: Main Research Bldg. 435/437, Wako campus
Contact: Biomacromolecules Research Team
Sep. 26, 2018
10:30-12:00
CSRS Seminar
1)"A role for actin in the nucleus: Nucleocytoplasmic regulation of actin dynamics and plant immunity"
Speaker1: Prof. Brad Day
(Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Plant Resilience Institute, Michigan State University, USA)
2)"Convergent evolution of desiccation tolerance across land plants"
Speaker2: Dr. Robert VanBuren
(Department of Horticulture, Plant Resilience Institute, Michigan State University, USA)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Genomic Network Research Team
Sep. 21, 2018
14:00-15:00
CSRS Seminar
"Mechanisms of biphasic transcriptional responses in cell fate regulation"
Speaker: Professor Mariko Okada
(Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series (Cell Function Research Team)
Sep. 18, 2018
14:00-15:00
CSRS Seminar
"Perception and deactivation of strigolactones by an alpha/beta-hydrolase receptor, DWARF14"
Speaker: Dr. Yoshiya Seto
(Senior Assistant Professor, Meiji University)
Venue: C218/C220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series (Dormancy and Adaptation Research Unit)
Aug. 29, 2018
14:30-17:20
RIKEN Seminar
1)"Catalysis by Pincer-Iridium Complexes. Breaking C-H Bonds, Making C-C Bonds, and Various Combinations Thereof"
Speaker1: Prof.Alan S. Goldman
2)"New Explorations on S-Block Metal Catalysts"
Speaker2: Prof. Bing-Tao Guan
3)"Catalytic Cross-Couplings from C-H Bonds : Late Stage Modifications of P & N Ligands"
Speaker3: Prof.Pierre H. Dixneuf
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Reseach Group
Aug. 22, 2018
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"Computational analysis of cell division dynamics in early C. elegans embryos"
Speaker: Dr. Koji Kyoda
(Research Scientist, Laboratory for Developmental Dynamics, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Aug. 22, 2018
10:30-11:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Acetylation is a novel regulator of stress granules formation and phase separation"
Speaker: Professor Patrick Matthias
(Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), Basel, Switzerland)
Venue: S311, Bioscience Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Genomics Research Group
Aug. 6, 2018
14:00-17:20
RIKEN Seminar
1)"School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China"
Speaker1: Prof. Yi Luo
(School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China)
2)"Charge Transport through Single-Molecule Organometallic Complex"
Speaker2: Prof. Wenjing Hong
(College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, China)
3)"Polycarbolong Chemistry: A Story of Carbon Chain ligands and Transition Metals"
Speaker3: Prof. Haiping Xia
(College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, China)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Reseach Group
Aug. 6, 2018
10:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"A Coding Exercise of Deep Learning using Oxford VGG Flower Image Dataset"
Speaker: Dr. Eli Kaminuma
(Project Senior Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
Venue: C214/C216, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Language: Japanese
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Aug. 3, 2018
15:00-16:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Construction and development of a coupled enzymatic reaction process for L-Asp production"
Speaker: Prof. Zhemin Zhou (School of Biotechnology, Jiangnan University, China)
Venue: 408 Seminar Room, Chemical Biology Building, Wako campus
Contact: Natural Product Biosynthesis Unit
Jul. 17, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Bacterial membrane vesicle formation through cell death"
Speaker: Dr. Masanori Toyofuku
(Associate Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Molecular Ligand Target Research Team)
Jul. 11, 2018
16:00-17:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Natural product and synthetic inhibitors of epigenetic histone eraser enzymes"
Speaker: Prof. A. Ganesan (School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, U. K.)
Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Wako campus
Contact: Drug Discovery Seed Compounds Exploratory Unit
Jun. 28, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar "DNA Binding Adaptors to Locate Multiple Enzymes on DNA scaffold" Speaker: Dr. Eiji Nakata (Associate Professor, Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University) Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit)
Jun. 26, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"CO2 Utilization in Organic Synthesis"
Speaker: Prof. Da-Gang Yu
(College of Chemistry, Sichuan University)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Reseach Group
Jun. 26, 2018
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"Photosynthesis downregulation is mediated by phototropin and an E3 ligase"
Speaker: Prof. Jun Minagawa
(National Institute for Basic Biology (NIBB))
Venue: C214/C216, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Jun. 25, 2018
13:30-14:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Overview of microalgal biotechnology based on enzymatic analyses"
Speaker: Dr. Takashi Osanai
(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
Venue: 535/537, Main Research Building, Wako campus
Contact:

Biomacromolecules Research Team

Jun. 21, 2018
16:00-17:00
CSRS Seminar
1) 16:00-16:30
"Organelle size control; a new kind of target for effective modulation of endothelial function"
Speaker1: Prof. Daniel Cutler
(Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, UCL)
2) 16:30-17:00
"3D spheroid high-content screening of NPDepocompounds in the context of autophagy modulation"
Speaker2: Dr. Janos Kriston-Vizi
(Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, UCL)
Venue: 408 Seminar Room, Chemical Biology Building, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Biology Group
Jun. 20, 2018
14:00-15:00
CSRS Seminar
"Control of progression through meiosis in Arabidopsis"
Speaker: Dr. Arp Schnittger
(Department of Developmental Biology, University of Hamburg, Germany)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cell Function Research Team
Jun. 19, 2018
13:00-17:30
RIKEN Symposium
Molecular Structure Characterization 2018
Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Bioscience Building, Wako campus
Language: Japanese
Contact: Molecular Structure Characterization Unit
Jun. 14, 2018
15:30-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Chemical approaches for point of care TB diagnostics"
Speaker: Prof. Carolyn R. Bertozzi (Stanford University)
Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Wako campus
Contact: Catalysis and Integrated Research Group
Jun. 7, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Catalytic Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenative Coupling"
Speaker: Prof. Dmitri G. Goussev
(Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Reseach Group
Jun. 4, 2018
10:00-17:00
RIKEN International Symposium
"Frontiers in Integrated Symbiology"
Venue: Tower Hall Funabori, 5F, Small Hall
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
May. 29, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
1)"Ethanol enhances high-salinity stress tolerance in plants"
Speaker1: Dr. Kaori Sako
(Plant Genomic Network Research Team, RIKEN CSRS)
2)"Development of artificial structural protein materials by chemoenzymatic polymerization"
Speaker2: Dr. Kousuke Tsuchiya
(Biomacromolecules Research Team, RIKEN CSRS)
Venue: S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit)
May. 16, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Recent Insight in the synthesis of Fluoroolefins:from peptidomimetics to heterocycles"
Speaker: Prof. Xavier Pannecoucke
(INSA of Rouen, France)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Green Nanocatalysis Research Team
May. 8, 2018
13:30-16:30
CSRS Seminar
1)"Impact of elevated temperatures on the potato daylength tuberization pathway"
Speaker1: Dr. Salomé Prat
(Centro Nacional de Biotecnología-CSIC, Department of Plant Molecular Genetics, Spain)
2)"Changes of source- sink-balance in potato plants by elevated temperature"
Speaker2: Dr. Sophia Sonnewald
(Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Department Biology, Germany)
3)"Cassava root development"
Speaker3: Dr. Janine Klima
(Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Department Biology, Germany)
4)"Hormonal cross-talk and day-length control during tuberous root development in cassava"
Speaker4: Dr. Yoshinori Utsumi
(Plant Genomic Network Research Team, RIKEN CSRS)
Venue: E215/217, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series Organizers (Plant Genomic Network Research Team)
May. 7, 2018
15:00-16:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Highly Efficient Visible Light Photocatalysis for Hydrogen Production and CO2 Conversion"
Speaker: Prof. Yun Hang Hu
(Michigan Technological University / Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Venue: S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team
Apr. 27, 2018
11:00-12:00
CSRS Seminar
"Role of autophagy in plant phenotypic plasticity"
Speaker: Dr. Yasin Dagdas
(The Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna Biocenter, Austria)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series Organizers (Cell Function Research Team)
Apr. 20, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Development of Direct C-H Amination Reactions: Inner- versus Outer-Sphere Pathways"
Speaker: Prof. Sukbok Chang
(Institute for Basic Science (IBS)/Korea Advanced Institute Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Catalysis and Integrated Reseach Group
Apr. 18, 2018
16:30-18:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Chemical Tools for Investigating Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) Enzymes"
Speaker: Prof. Christian A. Olsen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Wako campus
Contact: Drug Discovery Seed Compounds Exploratory Unit
Apr. 18, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"A microfluidic tool for single-cell integrated nuclear and cytoplasmic RNA-seq"
Speaker: Dr. Hirofumi Shintaku
(Microfluidics RIKEN Hakubi Research Team, RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research)
Venue: S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Biomacromolecules Research Team)
Mar. 19, 2018
14:00-15:00
CSRS Seminar
"NIN-LIKE PROTEIN8 transcription factor activates expression of CYP707A2 in nitrate-promoted seed germination in Arabidopsis"
Speaker: Dr. Eiji Nambara
(Department of Cell & Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Venue: C214/C216, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series (Dormancy and Adaptation Research Unit)
Mar. 15, 2018
13:00-14:00
iSYM Seminar
"Latest Capabilities & Future Directions of Long-read PacBio Sequencing"
Speaker: Dr. Jonas Korlach
(Chief Scientific Officer, PacBio)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Mar. 13, 2018
13:00-14:00
RIKEN Seminar
"The Regulation and Evolution of Transcription in Chloroplasts"
Speaker: Prof. Takashi Shiina
(Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Prefectural University)
Venue: 535/537, Main Research Building, Wako campus
Contact: Enzyme Research Team
Mar. 12, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"The Efficient Outer Sphere Hydrogenation of Carbonyl Containing Substrates: Some New Insights"
Speaker: Prof. John C. Gordon
(Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Reseach Group
Mar. 9, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Understanding Biochemical Mechanism in Natural Product Biosynthesis"
Speaker: Dr. Tomohisa Kuzuyama
(Biotechnology Research Center, The University of Tokyo)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Natural Product Biosynthesis Research Unit)
Mar. 9, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Stereoselective Functionalization of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons"
Speaker: Prof. Uttam K. Tambar
(Southwestern Medical Foundation Endowed Scholar, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Catalysis & Integrated Research Group
Mar. 8, 2018
15:00-16:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Artificial Photosynthesis by Light Absorption, Charge Separation, and Photoredox Catalysis"
Speaker: Prof. Han Sen Soo
(Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Venue: S507, Chemistry & Materials Physics Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Advanced Catalysis Reseach Group
Mar. 6, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Yeast evolutionary history and natural variation revealed by 1,011 genomes"
Speaker: Dr. Joseph Schacherer
(Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Microbiology, Université de Strasbourg, France)
Venue: S311, Bioscience Bldg, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Genomics Research Group
Feb. 22, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"High throughput drug screening and the dissection of the Rhodoquinone synthesis pathway in C.elegans"
Speaker: Prof. Andrew Fraser
(The Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: Chemical Genomics Research Group
Feb. 22, 2018
10:30-11:30
CSRS Seminar
"Open Software, Data, and Computing Frameworks to Advance High Throughput Phenomics and Agricultural Forecasting"
Speaker: Dr. David LeBauer
(National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign )
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cellulose Production Research Team
Feb. 9, 2018
16:00-17:00
Interdisciplinary Seminar
"Sequencing 1,000 spiders to elucidate the design mechanisms of spider silk proteins and elucidating the molecular mechanisms of extremo-tolerance of tardigrades"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Kazuharu Arakawa
(Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University)
Venue:S110, Sustainable Resource Science Building, Wako campus
Contact: CSRS Wako seminar series organizers (Enzyme Research Team)
Jan. 26, 2018
13:30-14:30
CSRS Seminar
"A chemical genetic roadmap to improved tomato flavor"
Speaker: Prof. Harry J. Klee
(Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, USA)
Venue: E215/E217, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Metabolomics Research Group
Jan. 23, 2018
14:30-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"The plant defense hormone salicylic acid is required for Arabidopsis shade avoidance"
"Reproducibility and transparency of your experiments using free web-based tools"
Speaker: Dr Kazunari Nozue
(Department of Plant Biology, University of California Davis)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Plant Immunity Research Group
Jan. 19, 2018
14:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
1) 14:00-15:00
"Circadian Timing Mechanisms in Seasonal Flowering"
Speaker1: Dr. Takato Imaizumi
(Department of Biology, University of Washington, USA)
2) 15:00-16:00
"Plant Strategies for enhancing access to sunlight"
Speaker2: Dr. Christian Fankhauser
(Center for Integrative Genomics, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Venue: E717/719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: CSRS Yokohama Seminar Series (Cell Function Research Team)
Jan. 19, 2018
10:00-11:00
CSRS Seminar
"Plant aging and senescence: The other half of a life history"
Speaker: Prof. Hong Gil Nam
(Center for Plant Aging Research, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Daegu, Korea)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Jan. 18, 2018
15:00-16:00
CSRS Seminar
"Development of the third generation hybrid seed production technology for rice and wheat"
Speaker: Prof. Xing Wang Deng
(State Key Laboratory of Protein and Plant Gene Research, Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences and School of Life Sciences, Peking University, China)
Venue: C218/C220, Central Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Synthetic Genomics Research Group
Jan. 16, 2018
16:00-17:00
RIKEN Seminar
"Synthetic chromatin acylation promoted by chemical catalyst systems"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Motomu Kanai
(Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Wako
Contact: Catalysis and Integrated Research group
Jan. 16, 2018
14:30-15:30
RIKEN Seminar
"Sustainable production of industrial chemicals through combination of chemo- and biocatalysis"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Harald Gröger
(Chair of Organic Chemistry I, Faculty of Chemistry, Bielefeld University, Germany)
Venue: Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Wako campus
Contact: Green Nanocatalysis Research Team
Jan. 9, 2018
10:30-11:30
CSRS Seminar
"Recent UAV Image Analysis Methods and Applications to Urban Monitoring and Precision Farming"
Speaker: Dr. Farid Melgani
(Information Engineering and Computer Science, Trento University, Italy)
Venue: E717/E719, East Research Building, Yokohama campus
Contact: Cellulose Production Research Team
Jan. 5, 2018
10:00-11:00
RIKEN Seminar
"CO2 capture and utilization; introduction of materials and analytical methods developed in our lab"
Speaker: Prof. Yu Hoshino
(Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Kyushu University)
Venue: 535/537, Main Research Building, Wako campus
Contact: Enzyme Research Team

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