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2013 Best Paper Award of Metabolomics Society

2013 Best Paper Award of Metabolomics Society

The research group of Dr. Masahiro Sugimoto won 2013 Best Paper Award of Metabolomics Society.

Masahiro Sugimoto, David T. Wong, Akiyoshi Hirayama, Tomoyoshi Soga, Masaru Tomita, Capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry-based saliva metabolomics identified oral, breast and pancreatic cancer-specific profiles, doi: 10.1007/s11306-009-0178-y

Award page of Metabolomics Society website >>

 

IAB accepts twenty one local students as "RA-U18" and "Special Research Student"

IAB accepts twenty one local students as "RA-U18" and "Special Research Student"


Six local high school students joined on-going cutting edge projects at IAB. (This program was established in May 2009 ) The high school, Tsuruoka Chuo high school (Principal Mr. Toshiya Inoue, total enrollment of 827 students), is located right next to IAB and the six students were selected after written examinations and interviews.

In addition to it, Fiften local students (eight from Tsuruoka Minami high school, two from Tsuruoka Chuo high school, two from Haguro high school and three from Tsuruoka Higashi high school ) started their research activity as "Special Research Student" at IAB.

A welcome ceremony for those "RA-U18" and "Special Research Student" was held on April 25,2013.

 

IAB scientist wins the Young Scientist prize of MEXT

IAB scientist wins the Young Scientist prize of MEXT


Associate professor Dr. Shinji Fukuda got the Young Scientist prize of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan.

MEXT website>>

 

Inhibition of Mitochondrial Aconitase by Succination in Fumarate Hydratase Deficiency

Inhibition of Mitochondrial Aconitase by Succination in Fumarate Hydratase Deficiency

A group of IAB researchers including Dr. Tomoyoshi Soga of IAB, Keio University in collaboration with University of Oxford, published the findings of a new study entitled "Inhibition of Mitochondrial Aconitase by Succination in Fumarate Hydratase Deficiency" in Cell Reports on March 14, 2013.

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Student Poster Award at Probiotics-2012

Student Poster Award at Probiotics-2012

Chiharu Ishii (gruduate student, master's program) won the 1st prize of Student Poster Award Competition at Probiotics2012. The title of the poster is "Evaluation of the effects of age and diet on the gut ecosystem via multiple omics". This is the result of collaborative research between Central Institute for Experimental Animals and IAB, Keio University.

 

FOSBE 2012

FOSBE 2012

FOSBE 2012 was held at the Tsuruoka Metabolome Campus, Tsuruoka city on Oct 21-25,2012. A total of 43 oral presentations and 55 poster presentations were presented. About 120 participants from 12 countries gathered for FOSBE 2012to Tsuruoka Japan.

FOSBE 2012 website>>

 

Metabolic and morphological changes of an oil accumulating trebouxiophycean alga in nitrogen-deficie

Metabolic and morphological changes of an oil accumulating trebouxiophycean alga in nitrogen-deficient conditions

A group of IAB researchers including Dr. Takuro Ito of IAB, Keio University in collaboration with DENSO Corporation, published the findings of a new study entitled "Metabolic and morphological changes of an oil accumulating trebouxiophycean alga in nitrogen-deficient conditions" in Metabolomics on September 2012.

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Seventh Metabolome Symposium

Seventh Metabolome Symposium

The Seventh Metabolome Symposium was held at the Lecture Hall, Tsuruoka Metabolome campus, in Tsuruoka City on Oct 10-12, 2012. There were 38 oral presentations and 61 poster presentations. About 280 participants from all over Japan gathered in Tsuruoka for the event.

Program (Japanese only) >>

 

Tsuruoka-Onagawa Workshop for junior high school students

Tsuruoka-Onagawa Workshop for junior high school students

The Tsuruoka-Onagawa Workshop for junior high school students was held at IAB, Keio University on Aug 9-10, 2012. Three students from Onagawa town, Miyagi prefecture and 11 students from Tsuruoka participated.

 

2nd Bio Summit in Tsuruoka

2nd Bio Summit in Tsuruoka 2nd Bio Summit in Tsuruoka (sponsored by Yamagata pref., Tsuruoka city and IAB, Keio University) was held at Tsuruoka City on Aug 5-7, 2012. 42 poster presentations prese...

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