This workshop will be an opportunity for researchers interested in how cells maintain the state of arrest or division and what would be the key molecules and cellular events to determine the fates of cells in regard with division and arrest. Invited speakers and enthusiastic audience will make a rare occasion for this emerging research area in Okinawa, a new innovative place for international research community.

Organized by: Mitsuhiro Yanagida, G0 Cell Unit, Initial Research Project, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Workshop hotel: Hotel Grand Mer
Poster for Open session: PDF (Japanese only)


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  • Jürg Bähler (Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK)
  • Yuji Chikashige (Kansai Advanced Research Center, Kobe)
  • Aaron Ciechanover (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)
  • Andrea Ciliberto (European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy)
  • David Glover (Cambridge University, UK)
  • Tim Hunt (Cancer Research UK)
  • Takumi Kamura (Nagoya University)
  • Jianhua Liu (Genome Institute of Singapore)
  • Sergio Moreno (University of Salamanca, Spain)
  • Keiichi Nakayama (Kyushu University)
  • *Keiji Nishida (Rikkyo University, Tokyo)
  • David Pellman (Harvard Medical School, Boston)
  • *Mari Shimura (International Medical Center of Japan)
  • Toshio Suda (Keio University, Tokyo)
  • Takashi Takeuchi (Mitsubishi Kagaku Institute of Life Sciences, Tokyo)
  • Fuyuhiko Tamanoi (UCLA, Los Angels)
  • *Takeshi Tomonaga (Chiba University)
  • *Fumiko Toyoshima (Kyoto University)
  • Masayuki Yamamoto (University of Tokyo)
  • *Hiro Yamano (Marie Curie Institute, UK)
  • Mitsuhiro Yanagida (IRP, OIST)
  • Minoru Yoshida (Riken, Wako Institute)
  • Anders Zetterberg (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)
*short talk
Time Activity Place
Mon. 6, March
  Check-in Shuttle bus, taxi
18:00-20:00 Gathering (Buffet meal) 'Shuna' (2nd floor)
Tue. 7, March
  Breakfast 'Shuna' (2nd floor)
08:45-08:50 Announcement Hotel Grand Mer
Function Room (2nd floor)
08:50-09:00 Welcome remark
09:00-12:30 Session
12:30-15:30 Lunch & excursion to Onna Chartered bus
15:30-18:30 Session 2 HBRD Center
2nd Conference Room (2nd floor)
18:30-19:00 Transfer to Hotel Grand Mer Chartered bus
19:00-20:30 Dinner 'Shuna' (2nd floor)
20:30-22:00 Poster session Hotel Grand Mer
Function Room (2nd floor)
Wed. 8, March
  Breakfast 'Shuna' (2nd floor)
08:50-09:00 Announcement Hotel Grand Mer
Function Room (2nd floor)
09:00-12:15 Session
12:15-13:30 Lunch 'Shuna' (2nd floor)
13:30-16:00 Excursion to Nakagusuku Chartered bus
16:00-18:30 Open session Hotel Grand Mer
Function Room (2nd floor)
18:30-19:30 Mixer (gathering, discussions) Terrace
19:30-19:45 Entertainment Lobby
19:30-21:30 Banquet 'Shuna' (2nd floor)
Thu. 9, March
  Breakfast 'Shuna' (2nd floor)
  Check-out Shuttle bus, taxi
Shuri castle, Okinawa