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Invited Nippi Seminar

Nippi Research Institute of Biomatrix invites excellent researchers for seminar from all over the world. Here is the recent list of speakers and titles.


Scaffold material technology for regenerative medicine
Guoping Chen, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitechtonics, Tsukuba, Ibaraki

Yukihito Kabuyama, Professor, Utsunomiyia University

Bone development from the aspect of transcription factor
Noriko Funato, Associate Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Conversion of mechanical strain into biochemical signals: a critical role of TGF-β in adult tendon homeostasis
Takao, Sakai, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, UK

Effect of dipeptides derived from collagen on immune system
Akihiko Nishikimi, Associate Professor, Kitazato University

Dermal-epidermal basement membrane on aging and photoaging
Toshio Nishiyama, Ph.D., Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Ziploc-ing the structure: Topics on collagen synthesis and folding in ER
Yoshihiro Ishikawa, Ph.D., Shriners Hospital for Children, Portland Research Center, Portland, OR, USA


Perspective on organ regeneration
Takanori Takebe, Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Associate Professor, Yokohama City University


Comprehensive evaluation of process, quality, and function of food by NMR-based metabolic profiling
Masaru Tanokura, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Grad School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo

Collagen cross-linking: A new perspective
Prof. Mitsuo Yamauchi, North Carolina Oral Health Institute, University of North Carolina, NC, USA

Applied research for the environment responsive new high quality fiber material. -Antibacterial, deodorant, and ultraviolet protection- Prof. Tetsuya Takahashi, Shimane University

Effect of minor collagens and cells on secondary fibrillogenesis
Hideaki Sumiyoshi, Ph.D., Center for Matrix Biology and Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokai University


From Cell death to Life
Prof. Takashi Ikejima, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

Periodontitis and cancer
Prof. Mitsuhiro Ohshima, Department of Biochemistry, Ohu University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Collagen degrading fibroblast
Yoko Yamaguchi, Assistant Professor, Nihon University

Takehiko Mima, Okayama University
Ryan T. Bauer, University of Arkansas

High-speed AFM
Yoshiro Sohma, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Keio University

Hypertrophy and atrophy by eccentric contraction of skeletal muscle
Koichi Nakazato, Ph.D., Professor, NSSU

Early mouse development
Sugiko Futaki, Ph.D. Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University