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FY 2010

[For IFReC Staff ] Shipping of Biological Samples Overseas
RIMD/IFReC Joint Orientation and Lab tour 2011
Prof. Shizuo Akira of IFReC was awarded "The Canada Gairdner International Award".
Imaging-Immunology Interactive Seminar
Prof. Yanagida was awarded the US Genomics Award for Outstanding Investigator.
The International Symposium "Towards Comprehensive Understanding of Immune Dynamism (TCUID 2011)"
Director Akira's keynote lecture at TCUID2011 will be broadcast live on USTREAM.
The 2nd International Sympoium on Integrated PET- MRI was held January 28 - 29
Japan Prizes Awarded to two professors from IFReC, Prof. Kishimoto and Prof. Hirano.
A seminar by Dr. Yoshiki Yamaguchi was held on January 24.
A seminar by Prof. Takashi Nagasawa was held on January 19.
Local microbleeding facilitates IL-6- and IL-17-dependent arthritis in the absence of tissue antigen recognition by activated T cells. (Associate Prof. Murakami & Prof. Hirano in JEM)
A seminar by Associate Professors Mayda Gursel and Ihsan Gursel was conducted on January 17.
A seminar by Prof. Nirbhay Kumar was held on January 12.
A seminar by Dr. Yoshiki Yamaguchi will be held on January 24.
Senri Life Science Seminar "Imaging of Immune Response"
2nd Clinical Immuno-Imaging Conference was held on December 10.
The award ceremony and commemorative lectures of The Keio Medical Science Prize were held.
Swedish Young Scientists Delegation visited the IFReC
Chemorepulsion by blood S1P regulates osteoclast precursor mobilization and bone remodeling in vivo. (Associate Prof. Masaru Ishii in JEM)
The Ubiquitin Ligase TRIM56 Regulates Innate Immune Responses to Intracellular Double-Stranded DNA. (Associate Prof. Kawai & Prof. Akira in Immunity)
The 2nd International Sympoium on Integrated PET- MRI
The British Consul visited the IFReC.
National Research Foundation of Korea visited the IFReC
A seminar by Dr. Shrestha Rojan was held on November 29.
Science communication event "Science Agora"
Associate Prof. Masaru Ishi was awarded the "Astellas Award for the Best Biomedical Research"
The award ceremony for the Osaka Science Prize
IFReC-CSI Joint Symposium
Magnetic Resonance Seminar was held on October 29.
IFReC-CSI Joint Symposium
Science communication event "Science Agora"
Structural basis for semaphorin signalling through the plexin receptor. (Profs Takagi (IPR) & Kumanogoh (IFReC) in Nature)
Avery-Landsteiner Prize awarded to Professor Shizuo Akira, Director of IFReC.
"Japan - Germany Immunology Conference 2010" was held.
Spatiotemporal Basis of CTLA-4 Costimulatory Molecule-Mediated Negative Regulation of T Cell Activation. (Prof. Saito in Immunity)
[Internal Event] Workshop for the "Research Support Program for Combined Research Fields"was held on Sep. 15th.
Professor Atsushi Kumanogoh to receive the Osaka Science Prize
Professor Shizuo Akira to receive the Keio Medical Science Prize
[Internal Event] Workshop for the "Research Support Program for Combined Research Fields"
President of National Tsing Hua University visited the IFReC.
Dr. Nicholas Burdin, Sanofi Pasteur Head of Discovery France Senior Director, visited the IFReC
A seminar by Dr. Lai Guan Ng was held on August 30.
The Jmjd3-Irf4 axis regulates M2 macrophage polarization and host responses against helminth infection. (Prof. Akira in Nature Immunology)
Attn: A seminar by Dr. Kazuhiro Suzuki was held on on August 18.
"The mystery of life visualized by advanced live imaging technique."
A seminar by Dr. Garry Nolan was held on August 17.
A seminar by Dr. Steven Applequist was held on August 16.
Report on a special lecture for high school students
Student from Dankook University, Korea, visited the IFReC.
A seminar by Dr. Hiroshi Abe was held on July 15.
A seminar by Prof. Howard Riezman was held on July 6.
New Job opportunities
The U.S. Consulate General in Osaka-Kobe Visited the IFReC
Associate Prof. Masaru Ishii's project was selected as one of the "Hirameki Tokimeki Science" programs by JSPS.
IFReC - New Zealand Joint Workshop - report
A seminar by Dr. Sarah Teichmann was held on June 14.
The 4th International Conference of B Cells and Autoimmunity
Science and Technology Festa in Kyoto
Science and Technology Festa in Kyoto
The 4th International Symposium of WPI IFReC -Immunology at the Forefront-
Semaphorins guide the entry of dendritic cells into the lymphatics by activating myosin II (Prof. Kumanogoh in Nature Immunology)
Professor Tadamitsu Kishimoto receives the 2010 Clinical Immunology Society President's Award.
Kasugaoka House (residence for international researchers) Opening Ceremony
Swedish Ambassador Visited the IFReC
Walloon Region (Belgium) Government members visited IFReC
The AEARU Board of Directors visited IFReC
Staff Development Training for Administrative Department
Professors Kishimoto and Hirano were commended by Mayor of Osaka.
【For Student】 RIMD and IFReC Joint explanatory Session/ Tour
Professor Kinoshita, Associate Professors Ishii and Maeda were awarded a Commendation by MEXT.
Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells Delineate Immunogenicity of Influenza Vaccine Subtypes (Profs Akira & Ken Ishii in Science Translational Medicine)