Yuji Yamanashi, Dean of IMSUT talked about the attractiveness of IMSUT as a medical science institution at the opening remarks.
This year's symposium focused on neo-immunological research trends in infectious diseases, allergies, and cancer. After opening remarks by Yuji Yamanashi, Dean of IMSUT, Professor Ken Ishii, Division of Vaccine Science, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, IMSUT, gave a presentation on vaccine adjuvants, which are additives used for vaccines, and the latest trends of vaccines and immunological research. Professor Hiroshi Kawamoto, Laboratory of Immunology, Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, made a presentation on regeneration of T cells using the iPS cell technology.
Professor Cevayir Coban, Division of Malaria Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, IMSUT gave a talk entitled "Host-Plasmodium interactions at tissue level", and Professor Satoshi Uematsu, Department of Immunology and Genomics,Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine / Division of Innate Immune Regulation, International Research and Development Center for Mucosal Vaccine, IMSUT talked about the latest research findings by his team regarding the development of new treatments for dysbiosis-related diseases.
In the last talk of the symposium, Professor Cezmi A. Akdis, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF), University of Zurich, Christine Kühne Center for Allergy Research and Education (CK CARE), Davos, Switzerland gave a lecture entitled "The epithelial barrier hypothesis for the development of allergic and autoimmune diseases".
* Please refer to the 47th IMSUT Founding Commemorative Symposium PDF.
Prior to the symposium, the "Flash Talks Program" was held on November 26. This was a session where graduate students and young researchers at IMSUT made a 5ｰminute presentation based on their own research. 33 speakers specializing in viruses, infectious diseases, cancer, aging, genome editing, etc. gave a presentation and answered questions from the listeners.
The winners of the 2020 Best Presentation Award which is given to an outstanding presenter have been selected by a vote of IMSUT faculty members.
* Details will be posted on the IMSIT website at a later date.
After the Flash Talks Program, Associate Professor Philip HAWKE at University of Shizuoka and an English instructor at IMSUT, gave a seminar entitled "Six Ways to Improve Your Scientific English Presentation: From Slide Design to Intonation " .
More than 100 graduate students, faculty members and others learned six tips for appealing their research in English to people in other countries. Associate Professor HAWKE listened to all the presentations of the "Flash Talks Program" and the presenters will receive individual feedback from him at a later date.