Program / プログラム
International Symposium on Glyco-minded Biology of Diseases as a Basis of Pharmaceutical Sciences
November 30 (Fri)
13:00 ~ Opening remarks
Session 1: Immune Disorders / Immunotherapy
(Sponsored by SBI Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.)
(Chairpersons: Tadashi Kasahara, Hiroto Kawashima)
 Gabriel A Rabinovich (National Council Research and University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
"Tolerogenic programs mediated by galectin-glycan interactions in autoimmune neuroinflammation"
 Shohei Hori (RIKEN RCAI, Japan)
"Control of autoimmunity by Foxp3+ regulatory T cells"
 Jamey D Marth (Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, USA)
"Glycosylation in the Metabolic Origins of Common Grievous Disease"
(Chairpersons: Makoto Iwata, Hiroshi Miyazaki)
 Olivera J Finn (University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.)
"Oncogenic, inflammatory and immunologic consequences of abnormal expression of the glycoprotein antigen MUC1"
 Hideaki Tahara (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
"Modification of homeostatic cell disposal systems to achieve in situ cancer vaccination"
 Kouji Matsushima (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
"Application of defucosylated humanized anti-CCR4 and CD4 antibodies to cancer immunotherapy"
17:50 ~ Poster Session (poster program)
19:00 ~ Banquet
December 1 (Sat)
Session 2: Cancer Biology / Functional Glycomics
(Sponsored by Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.)
(Chairpersons: Masahiro Higuchi, Motowo Nakajima)
 Henrik Clausen (University of Kopenhagen, Denmark)
"Use of zinc finger nuclease gene targeting for functional glycomics"
 James W Dennis (Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada)
"A systems approach to understand protein N-glycosylation"
 Motoharu Seiki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
"MT1-MMP is a multidimensional regulator of tumor microenvironment"
 Hisashi Narimatsu (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
"Collaborative works with Prof. Irimura for cancer glyco-biomarker"
Session 3: Infectious Diseases / Dystroglycanopathies
(Chairpersons: Toru Imamura, Kazuo Yamamoto)
 Nicolai Bovin (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
"Pharmaceutical prospects of anti-glycan natural antibodies"
 Hideki Hasegawa (National Institute of Infections Diseases, Japan)
"Development of mucosal vaccine for influenza"
 Minoru Fukuda (Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, USA)
"Fer tyrosine kinase facilitates breast and prostate cancer malignancy by downregulation of α-dystroglycan glycosylation"
 Tamao Endo (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan)
"Defective glycosylation in congenital muscular dystrophies: From glycobiology to alpha-dystroglycanopathies"
(Chairperson: Tsutomu Tsuji)
Tatsuro Irimura (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
"Glyco-minded biology of diseases as a basis of pharmaceutical sciences"
17:25 ~ Closing remark