It is with great pleasure that we announce and invite you to the 16th Protein Island Matsuyama International Symposium (PIM2018), to be held on the 12th of September 2018 in Matsuyama, Ehime Japan.
PIM2018 is organized by Ehime University in conjunction with Ehime Prefecture, the City of Matsuyama, the Matsuyama Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as Ehime Association of Corporate Executives. PIM symposia began in 2003 with a goal of disseminating the 21st Century cell-free protein synthesis innovative knowledge and technology to the world. The first five years, symposia focused on establishment of a firm basis for cell-free protein synthesis. The subsequent years greatly emphasized on application of the accumulated protein synthesis knowledge and technology in different research fields, more so, on membrane proteins.
In 2013, Ehime University Proteo-Science center (PROS) was established with an objective of understanding life through the use of innovative wheat germ cell-free protein synthesis technology. PROS aims at creating a new research area, “Proteo-Science” to conduct cutting-edge research at molecular, cellular and individual levels and develop novel diagnostics and treatments in the management of intractable diseases.
This year, PIM2018 will with great honor host leading scientists and guest speakers on the current status of cutting-edge research in the molecular understanding of diseases. We look forward to having you join us and enjoy wonderful and memorable experiences in Matsuyama.
Takafumi Tsuboi, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Proteo-Science Center, Ehime University
Chairman, PIM Organizing Committee
Mechanism of accurate DNA repair to prevent chromosome translocations
Cisplatin acts as a dream “penicillin” for cancer treatment as long as BIN1 is present
Involvement of Plasmodium rhoptry proteins in sporozoite invasion
Cytotoxic antibody targets malaria sporozoite in the host skin
Osteoclast function and cytoskeletal configuration
Endolysosomal Transporters in Osteoclasts: New Insights and Implications for Skeletal Disease
Accelerate drug discovery by cell-free technology
Driving Transformative Medicine through R&D innovation -Overview of Pfizer Strategy and Asia Initiatives-
Young Researchers' Meeting
We are pleased to announce that the annual Young Researchers’ Meeting will be held on September 11, 2018 in Matsuyama, Ehime. The aim of the meeting is to discuss cutting-edge research as well as facilitate communication among young researchers. We hope that many young researchers will be joining us.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 2:30 – 6:30 PM (tentative)
Nanka Memorial Hall
1F, Common Lecture building B
(Johoku Campus, Ehime University)
Students, Researchers, Postdocs and young faculty members (No age limit)
You may register for presentation either orally or by poster.
Oral session: 10 minutes presentation and 5 minutes for discussion
Poster session: Poster display presentation
* Duration of presentations may change depending on the number of presenters
(A Poster session will also be available during the PIM symposium on September 12th)
From July 2, 2018 to August 17, 2018
Visit PIM symposium website for registration
Free (except the social gathering)
Venue: To be determined
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
1:35 pm – 2:45 pm
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Set-up: Between 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Taken-down: 5:40 pm – 6:00 pm
1st Floor, Common Lecture Building B, Ehime University
Researchers and University Students
About 25 presenters
Monday, July 2, 2018 – Friday, August 17, 2018
[Deadline for abstract]
Friday, August 17, 2018 by 5:00pm
Johoku Canpus, Ehime University
3 Bunkyo-cho, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-8577, JAPAN
- Symposium : Nanka Memorial Hall
- PosterSession, Yang Reserchers’ Meetig : 1F, Common Lecture Building B
- Banquet : haco (Restaurant at Ehime University)