2024 Joint Conference - Korean Society for Protein Science (KSPS) &
Protein Science Society of Japan (PSSJ)

Korea-Japan International Symposium on Protein Science (Joint Conference)
Korean Society for Protein Science (KSPS) 2024
Institute for Protein Research (IPR) Seminar

Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan


Program Schedule (Day 1, 14 June)

Venue: Multipurpose lecture room, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science

09:00-10:00 Regestration
10:00-10:05 Welcome Speech
Koichiro Ishimori (Vice President, Hokkaido University, Japan)
10:05-10:10 Openning Remarks
Katsumi Maenaka (President of PSSJ, Hokkaido University, Japan)
10:10-10:20 Recent advances in protein science
Young-Ho Lee (Korea Basic Science Institute, Korea)
Session I. Protein Structure and Dynamics
Hyung-Sik Won (Konkuk University, Korea)
10:20-10:45 Jae-Sung Woo (Korea University, Korea)
Conformational changes in the human Cx43/GJA1 gap junction channel visualized using cryo-EM
10:45-11:10 Kenji Inaba (Kyushu University, Japan)
Structural and mechanistic basis of zinc-dependent protein quality control at the ER-Golgi interface
11:10-11:35 Jung Ho Lee (Seoul National University, Korea)
Studies on intrinsically disordered proteins using NMR spectroscopy
11:35-12:00 Tomohide Saio (Tokushima University, Japan)
Dissecting concerted action of a chaperone complex by NMR

(Lunchon Seminar)
Lunchon Seminar
Matthias Wolf (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

High esolution structural determination using cryoEM for pathogen
Eric Fung Chen (Thermo Fisher)
High resolution 3D imaging and analysis using cryoEM for protein and cell biology
Session II. Disease & Drug Discovery
Masaki Okumura (Tohoku University, Japan)
14:00-14:25 Susumu Uchiyama (Osaka University, Japan)
Comprehensive biophysical and biochemical characterizations of virus vectors for gene therapy
14:25-14:50 Young Jun Im (Chonnam National University, Korea)
Structural mechanism of azole resistance by fungal transcription factor Upc2 and the application to drug discovery
14:50-15:15 Hideki Taguchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology University, Japan)
Role of chaperonin GroEL in the folding of aggregation-prone protein
15:15-15:40 Jiyeon Han (University of Seoul, Korea)
Impact of copper on amyloid pathology within Alzheimer’s disease
15:40-16:10 Coffee Break & Photo session
Session III : State-of-the-art Technique to Study Proteins
Jin Hae Kim (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology, Korea)
16:10-16:35 Hyeonwoo Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
Decoding exercise at protein levels and health
16:35-17:00 Shinichi Sato (Tohoku University, Japan)
Development of probe molecules for selective chemical labeling of aggregating proteins
17:00-17:25 Hyun Joo An (Chungnam National University, Korea)
Exploring protein glycosylation in the mammalian brain to understand neuropsychiatric disorders
17:25-17:50 Satoko Akashi (Yokohama City University, Japan)
Single-cell native mass spectrometry for characterization of protein non-covalent interactions
18:00-20:00 Banquet (Hokkaido University)
Kampai Speech (Toast)
Kyung-Jin Kim (President of KSPS, Kyungpook National University, Korea)

Program Schedule (Day 2, 15 June)

Venue: Clinical Pharmacy Lecture Room, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

10:00-12:00 Cryo-EM / NMR / Panel Discussion
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Flash Talk I
(Students / Young Scientists / Company)
Chulhong Oh (Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology, Korea)
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
15:20-16:20 Flash Talk II
(Students / Young Scientists / Company)
Kazumasa Sakurai (Kinki University, Japan)
16:20-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-16:50 Awards Ceremony
Sam Yong Park (Yokohama City University, Japan)
16:50-17:00 Closing Remarks
Atsushi Nakagawa (Osaka University, Japan)


Registration Period: May 15 (Wed) JST 17:00, 2024 May 22 (Wed) JST 17:00, 2024

This meeting is a different meeting from PSSJ2024.
Please register for this meeting separately from the PSSJ2024 meeting.


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