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2005 CAS-JSPS Asian Science Seminar
Recent Developments in the Control of Infectious Diseases
-From Fundamental Understanding to Application-

Tianjin Economic Technological Development Area (TEDA), China
December 20-23, 2005

Application Deadline has been extended to September 14.


Hosting Institutes
Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IBCAS)
Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS)
The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo (IMSUT)
Supporting Agencies Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Organizing committee Zihe Rao (Director of IBCAS)
Fu Gao (Director of IMCAS)
Aikichi Iwamoto (Director of Research Hospital, IMSUT)
Chihiro Sasakawa (Professor of IMSUT)
Scientific advisory committee Tadashi Yamamoto (Dean of IMSUT)
Taroh Kinoshita (Director of Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University (RIMD))
Hong Tang (Professor of IBCAS)
Xiyun Yan (Professor of IBCAS)
Objective

Over the past few years various countries in Asia have faced disease outbreaks such as SARS and Avian Influenza that threaten our way of life with immeasurable societal and economic damage. Meanwhile, the numbers of patients contracting reemerging diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria are not decreasing, and it is greatly hoped that relevant research could be speeded up. Today's youngest scientists will be the ones to face these emerging and reemerging threats in the coming era. To equip them for this vital task, we must furnish our young scientists with opportunities for wide studies starting from fundamentals and touching on the latest trends.

Outline of Program Bacterial infectious diseases
Viral infectious diseases
Immunity to infection
Parasitic infection
Poster Session:
Tentative agenda (PDF format)
Who should apply?

This seminar is intended for young scientists who are interested in infectious diseases. Graduate students (doctoral course) and postdoctoral fellows associated full-time with Asian universities or research institutes are most welcome to apply.

Applications

Application form can be sent by e-mail (office@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp) or FAX (+81-3-5449-5401) upon request to Ms. Kiyomi Nakagawa, the IMSUT person in charge of the seminar. To promote a stimulating of intellectual give-and-take, the organizing committee encourages all applicants to present a poster. Although it is not a requirement, the organizing committee welcomes abstracts for poster presentations. Poster topics may include any area of immunity to infection and infectious diseases.

Application form (RTF format) 
Registration Fee

Participants' hotel accommodations and airfare will be supported by CAS or JSPS.
Hotel accommodation cost for the nights of Dec. 20, 21, 22 will be covered. Economy class round-trip ticket from your city of residence to Beijing or Tianjin ( If there is direct flight to Tianjin.) will be reimbursable. Participants can use the chartered bus from Beijing airport to the meeting venue.

Location

The course will be held at Reporting Hall of the Administrative Commission, TEDA
Lodging will be arranged at TEDA International Hotel & Club
http://www.teda.gov.cn/indexb.html

Working Language The official language is English and there will be no translation.
Contact Information

Ms. Kiyomi Nakagawa
Secretariat
2005 JSPS-CAS Asian Science Seminar
Recent Developments in the Control of Infectious Diseases
-From Fundamental Understanding to Application-

Dean's office
The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
4-6-1 Shirokanedai Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8639 Japan
Phone: +81-3-5449-5201 Fax: +81-3-5449-5401
E-mail: office@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp