The 49th Naito Conference

Outline

The Naito Conference aims at providing scientists an unparalleled opportunity for stimulating in-depth knowledge exchange on specific research topics under the atmosphere of a retreat environment in Japan. The participants would experience to be immersed in a full-body of sciences on the topics through the conference, leading to establish networks between world-renowned scientists and ambitious generations. The attendees are limited less than 100 scientists, consisting of both invited lecturers and poster presenters nominated by the organizing committee. The participants are requested full attendance throughout the period of the conference (4 days) as a general rule. The Naito Foundation, a non-profit organization for public services, provides all participants full of accommodations and meals for three nights stay at the conference site.


The 49th Naito Conference

Theme:  Frontiers of Microtubule and its-Related Motors : Atomic Structures, Cellular Functions, Development and Diseases. 
Date: July 4(Tue)-July 7 (Fri), 2023
Venue: CHATERAISE Gateaux Kingdom SAPPORO(Hokkaido)
Poster Application Period: December, 2022 - January, 2023

Organizing Committee

Yasushi OKADA(Chair)  RIKEN/The University of Tokyo 
Masahide KIKKAWA       The University of Tokyo
Shinsuke NIWA               Tohoku University
Yoshihisa ODA                Nagoya University
Miho OHSUGI                  The University of Tokyo



Plenary Lecturers ※Titles omitted

Anna AKHMANOVA
Utrecht University, Netherlands
 
Nobutaka HIROKAWA
The University of Tokyo, Japan
 

Invited Lecturers ※Titles omitted
 
Marileen DOGTEROM
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands 
 
Kenya FURUTA
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
 
Casper HOOGENRAAD
Genentech, USA
  
Tomomi KIYOMITSU
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan
 
Takahide KON
Osaka University, Japan
 
Richard J MCKENNEY
University of California, Davis, USA 
 
Takashi MURATA
Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan
 
Masayoshi NAKAMURA
Nagoya University, Japan
 
Ryo NITTA
Kobe University, Japan
 
Guangshuo OU
Tsinghua University, China 
 
Staffan PERSSON
University of Copenhagen, Denmark 
 
Gaia PIGINO
Human Technopole, Italy 
 
Luke RICE
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA 

Antonina ROLL-MECAK
National Institutes of Health, USA
  
Kang SHEN
Stanford University, USA 
 
Kristen VERHEY
University of Michigan, USA 
 
Junichiro YAJIMA
The University of Tokyo, Japan
 
Moe YAMADA
Nagoya University, Japan
 
Ahmet YILDIZ
University of California, Berkeley, US