TOP GLOBAL UNIVERSITY JAPAN 1st Joint Symposium of International Partners Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

top_global@genome.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Programme
2 October (Friday)
9:00 - 9:10 Opening Address Fumihiko Matsuda Kyoto University
Session 1 Molecular Methodologies for Genomic Medicine

     Chairpersons: Guillaume Bourque & Ryo Yamada

9:10 - 9:40 Personal Epigenomics to Solve Disease Loci Tomi Pastinen McGill University
9:40 - 10:10 Systems Biology Approaches to Regeneration of Inner Ear Sensory Epithelia Michael Lovett Imperial College London
10:10 - 10:40 Identifying Tumor Subpopulations Using Single Cell Profiling of Breast Cancer Patient-derived Xenografts Ioannis Ragoussis McGill University
10:40 - 10:55 Coffee break
10:55 - 11:25 Structural Studies on Membrane Proteins and Drug Discovery So Iwata Kyoto University/
Imperial College London
11:25 - 11:55 Metabolome Meets Genome, Metagenome and Interactome: Big Data Challenges for Personalized Healthcare Marc-Emmanuel
Dumas
Imperial College London
11:55 - 12:25 The Leading-edge Applications of Mass Spectrometry in the Drug Discovery and Diagnosis Taka-Aki Sato Kyoto University/
Shimadzu Corporation
12:25 - 13:15 Break
13:15 - 13:45 The Single Cell Epigenetics Dissects Cell Fate Specification Akira Watanabe Kyoto University
Session 2-1 Bioinformatics and Quantitative Analysis

     Chairpersons: Michael Sternberg & Yoichiro Kamatani

13:45 - 14:15 Scalable Hardware and Software Solutions for Genomic and Epigenomic Data Analyses Guillaume Bourque McGill University
14:15 - 14:45 Sharing Various Phenotypes with Partners from Mathematical Fields Ryo Yamada Kyoto University
14:45 - 15:15 Making Sense of GWAS Associations Richard Houlston Imperial College London/
Institute of Cancer Research
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee break
Session 3 Institutional Partners and Other Potential Stakeholders

     Chairperson: Mark Lathrop

15:30 - 15:40 Welcome Address Juichi Yamagiwa Kyoto University
15:40 - 15:55 Initiatives of Top Global University Programme by Japanese Government Kuniaki Sato Kyoto University
15:55 - 16:10 Top Global University Programme in Kyoto University Masao Kitano Kyoto University
16:10 - 16:25 International Campus of Excellence Programme at the University of Bordeaux Manuel Tunon de Lara University of Bordeaux
16:25 - 16:40 Canada First Research Excellence Fund Launched by Canadian Government Rosie Goldstein McGill University
16:40 - 16:55 Graduate Training in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology at Imperial College Michael Sternberg Imperial College London
16:55 - 17:10 The New MSc Program in Genomic Medicine at Imperial College London Michael Lovett Imperial College London
17:10 - 17:40 Discussion

3 October (Saturday)
Session 2-2 Bioinformatics and Quantitative Analysis

     Chairpersons: Michael Sternberg & Yoichiro Kamatani

9:00 - 9:30 A Structural Systems Biology Approach to Identify the Association with Disease of Amino-Acid Variants, Genes and Cell Types Michael Sternberg Imperial College London
9:30 - 10:00 Genome Wide Data from ~ 180K Subjects in BioBank Japan Yoichiro Kamatani RIKEN/Kyoto University
10:00 - 10:30 Population Structure in African-Americans Simon Gravel McGill University
10:30 - 11:00 Data Sharing for Genomic Research: Recent Developments in Ethics and Policies Joly Yann McGill University
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break
Session 4 Genomics in Medicine & Epidemiology

     Chairpersons: William Cookson & Fumihiko Matsuda

11:15 - 11:45 Multiomics Approach to Human Diseases Fumihiko Matsuda Kyoto University
11:45 - 12:15 Epigenome-wide Studies of Asthma and Atopy William Cookson Imperial College London
12:15 - 12:45 Investigations of the Airway Microbiome Miriam Moffatt Imperial College London
12:45 - 13:45 Break
13:45 - 14:15 Dengue Vaccine Development: Lessons Learnt from Asymptomatic Infections Anavaj Sakuntabhai Pasteur Institute
14:15 - 14:45 Molecular Epidemiology of the 2013-2015 Ebola Virus Epidemic in West Africa Etienne Simon-
Loriere
Pasteur Institute
14:45 - 15:15 New Chemical Therapeutics of Genetic Diseases by Manipulating Transcriptome Masatoshi Hagiwara Kyoto University
15:15 - 15:45 Clonal Dynamics in Myelodysplastic Syndromes Hideki Makishima Kyoto University
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30 Molecular Analysis of Adult Eye Cancer Anne Bowcock Imperial College London
16:30 - 17:00 Understanding Complex Traits through Whole Genome Sequencing and Mendelian Randomization Brent Richards McGill University
17:00 - 17:30 From GWAS to Personalised Medication: Four Examples Uwe Maskos Pasteur Institute
17:30 - 18:00 Discussion & Conclusion