4th International Meeting on RECQ Helicases and Related Diseases

Program

Day1 Feb 16th (Fri)

12:30-12:40 Opening Remarks
Koutaro Yokote (Chiba University, Chiba, Japan)

12:40-13:30 Plenary Lecture 1
George Martin (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)


13:30-14:00
14:00-14:30
14:30-15:00
Session 1 Clinical features and genetics of Werner Syndrome
Makoto Goto (Toin University of Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan)
Ray Monnat (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Junko Oshima (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)


15:10-15:40
15:40-16:10
16:10-16:40
Session 2 Bloom Syndrome
Nathan Ellis (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA)
Joanna Groden (The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA)
Emi Nishimura (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan)
16:40-17:40 Patients and Families Session

17:40-19:10 Poster session

Welcome Reception



Day2 Feb 17th (Sat)

08:30-09:20 Plenary Lecture 2
Vilhelm Bohr (National Institute of Aging, Bethesda, USA)

09:20-11:20 Session 3 Young Investigators Travel Award Presentation
10min x several good presentation and 1 minutes presentation
for all poster presenters


11:30-12:20 Luncheon Seminar
Chair: Shigeki Kuzuhara (Suzuka University of Medical Science, Mie, Japan)
Koutaro Yokote (Chiba University, Chiba, Japan)


12:30-13:00

13:00-13:30
13:30-14:00
14:00-14:30
Session 4 RECQL4 Disorders, Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Aging
Lisa L. Wang (Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, USA)
Deborah Croteau (National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, USA)
Sagar Sengupta (National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India)
Shigeru Yanagi (Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan)

14:30-15:20 Plenary Lecture 3
Yoshihide Hayashizaki (Riken, Wako, Japan)



15:40-16:10
16:10-16:40
16:40-17:10
17:10-17:40
17:40-18:30
Session 5 Aging related Diseases and
Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome

Yasuhiro Furuichi (Gene Care Research Institute)
Kohjiro Ueki (Tokyo University, National Center for Global Health and Medicine)
Ichiro Manabe (Chiba University)
Kenji Ihara (Ooita University, Ooita, Japan)
Special Lecture: Leslie Gordon (Brown University, Providence, USA)

Dinner



Day3 Feb 18th (Sun)

08:00-08:50 Morning seminar
Chair: Yoichi Nabeshima (Foundation for Biomedical Research and
Innovation, Kobe, Japan)
Eiji Hara (Osaka University, Cancer Institute, Osaka and Tokyo, Japan)

09:00-09:50 Plenary Lecture 4
Jan Hoeijmakers (Erasumus University, Rotterdam, Netherland)


09:50-10:20
10:20-10:50
10:50-11:20
Session 6 Xeroderma Pigmentosa and Cockayne syndrome
Kaoru Sugasawa (Kobe University, Kobe, Japan)
Chikako Nishigori (Kobe University, Kobe, Japan)
Tomoo Ogi (Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan)

11:30-12:00

12:00-12:30
12:30-13:00
Session 7 Can iPS cells be a Future therapeutics?
Guanghui Liu (Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of
Science, Beijing, China)
Masato Fujioka (Keio University, Tokyo, Japan)
Wado Akamatsu (Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan)

13:00-13:10 Closing Remarks
Koutaro Yokote (Chiba University, Chiba, Japan)