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ver.2, 31 Oct 2008
"Genome Regulation: From Nanobiology to Pathogenesis"

Dec. 26 (Fri) - Dec. 30 (Tue), 2008
Jawaharial Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India

■Program (tentative)
December 26, Friday, 2008
Registration, Reception


Day 1: December 27, Saturday, 2008
  Opening Session
No Time Speaker Affilication
1 9:00-9:10 Akira Ishihama Chairperson, 2008AAS International
Organizing Committee
2 9:10-9:20 xxx Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Japan
3 9:20-9:30 xxx Department of Science and Technology, India
4 9:30-9:40 MRS Rao President, Jawaharal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
5 9:40-10:00 Dipankar Chatetrji
Tapas Kundu
2008AAS Local Organizing Committee
  Session A: Genome Regulation (Session organizers: A. Ishihama and T. Kundu)
No Time Speaker Affilication Title
A1 10:00-10:40 Akira Ishihama Department of Frontier Bioscience, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Bioscience, Hosei University Global regulation of genome transcription: Multi-factor promoters and multi-factor networks
A2 10:40-11:20 Taku Oshima Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology In vivo dynamics of the Bacillus subtilis RNA polymerase on the genome
  11:20-11:50 ---------- Coffee Break ----------
A3 11:50-12:30 Dipankar Chatterji Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Scien Quorum sensing in Mycobacteria
A4 12:30-13:10 Sue Lin-Chao Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica Diversity of RNA-degrading machineries in bacteria
A5 13:10-13:50 Hiroji Aiba Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Molecular Bioscience, Nagoya University Mechanism and role of mRNA degradation mediated by Hfq-binding small RNAs in E. coli
  13:50-14:50 ---------- Lunchi ----------
A6 14:50-15:30 Parag P. Sadhale Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science Genome-wide recruitment studies reveal novel roles for the Rpb4/Rpb7 subcomplex of yeast RNA polymerase II
A7 15:30-16:10 Tapas Kundu Molecular Biology and Genetics Unit, Jawaharal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Regulation of gene expression in humans: Implications in disease and therapeutics
A8 16:10-16:50 Cheng-Ming Chiang Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Departments of Pharmacology and Biochemistry, Univertity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Epigenetic Control of Chromatin-Dependent Transcription
A9 16:50-17:30 Purnima Bhargava Transcription and Chromatin Lab, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology Chromatin transcription by the RNA polymerase III
  18:00-19:30 ---------- Dinner ----------


Day 2: December 28, Sunday, 2008
  Session B: Nano-biology and Biophysis
                  (Session organizers: A. Ishijima and G.V. Shivashankar)
No Time Speaker Affilication Title
B1 9:00-9:35 Akihiko Ishijima Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University Direct observation of steps in rotation of the bacterial flagellar
B2 9:35-10:10 Sudipta Maiti Department of Chemical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Amyloid protein nanoparticles: stability and toxicity
B3 10:10-10:45 Nobuo Shimamoto Structural Biology Center, National Institute of Genetics Single-molecule determination of the mechanism of translation termination and its physiological significance
  10:45-11:15 ---------- Coffee Break ----------
B4 11:15-11:50 Yamuna Krishnan Chemical Biology Group, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research First Blueprint, Now Bricks: DNA is nanoscale construction material
B5 11:50-12:25 G.V. Shivashankar National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Cellular mechano-biology of genome regulation
B6 12:25-12:50 Shige H. Yoshimura * Graduate School of Bioscieence, Kyoto University Nanobiology of cell nucleus
B7 12:50-13:25 Fumihito
Arai *
Department of Bioengineering and Robotics, School of Engineering, Tohoku University Bio-MEMS and bio-manipulation for single cell analysis on a chip
  13:25-14:30 ---------- Lunchi ----------
* Supported by Scientific Research in Priority Area System Cell Engineering
by Multi-scale Manupulation (MEXT, Japan)

  Session C: Response to Environmental Stresses
                  (Session Organizers: I. Kawagishi and D. Chatterji)
No Time Speaker Affilication Title
C1 14:30-15:10 Kaneyoshi Yamamoto Department of Frontier Bioscience, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Bioscience, Hosei University Stress response to sub-lethal metals in Escherichia coli
C2 15:10-15:50 J. Gowrishankar Laboratory of Bacterial Genetiics, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics Causes and consequences of transcription-translation uncoupling in bacteria
C3 15:50-16:30 Jung-Hye Roe School of Biological Sciences and Institute of Mcrobiology, Seul National University Novel regulations in oxidative stress responses of Actinomycetes
  16:30-17:00 ---------- Coffee Break ----------
C4 17:00-17:40 Ikuro Kawagishi Department of Frontier Bioscience, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Bioscience, Hosei University Sensing and signaling in bacterial chemotaxis
C5 17:40-18:20 Kelly T. Hughes Department of Biology, University of Utah How Salmonella assembles its flagellum
  19:00-20:30 ---------- Dinner ----------


Day 3: December 29, Monday, 2008
  Asian Forum (Short Talks and Posters by Participants)


Day 4: December 30, Tuesday, 2008
  Session D: Expression of Pathogenesis (Session organizers: A. Ishihama and T. Kundu)
No Time Speaker Affilication Title
D1 9:00-9:40 Dipankar Chatterji Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science DPS protein in Mycobacteria and its transcription regulation
D2 9:40-10:20 Toru Shimizu Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa University Complex regulatory networks for virulence of Clostridium perfringens , an anaerobic flesh-eater
D3 10:20-11:00 Suman K. Dhar Special Centre for Molecular Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru University Plasmodium falciparum origin recognition complex (ORC): Essential role in DNA replication and possible link with silencing of virulence genes
  11:00-11:30 ---------- Coffee Break ----------
D4 11:30-12:10 Masahira Hattori Graduate School of Frontiter Sciences, The University of Tokyo Metagenomic analysis of the human gut microbiota: a new frontier of human biology
D5 12:10-12:50 M.R.S. Rao Molecular Biology and Genetics Unit, Jawaharal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Genomic approaches to understand the biology and clinical management of Glioma
  12:50-14:00 ---------- Lunch ----------



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