Dialogues with UTokyo’s Partner Institutions: The Sixth Cambridge – UTokyo Joint Symposium Series Session One: COVID-19 Related Research and Challenge - Tokyo College

Dialogues with UTokyo’s Partner Institutions: The Sixth Cambridge – UTokyo Joint Symposium Series Session One: COVID-19 Related Research and Challenge

When:
2021.11.24 @ 17:00 – 19:00
2021-11-24T17:00:00+09:00
2021-11-24T19:00:00+09:00
Dialogues with UTokyo’s Partner Institutions: The Sixth Cambridge - UTokyo Joint Symposium Series Session One: COVID-19 Related Research and Challenge
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Date(s) Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 5:00‐7:00 pm (JST)/ 8:00-10:00 am (GMT)
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Language English (with simultaneous Japanese translation)
Abstract

UTokyo-Cambridge Voices, started in 2020, is a series of conversations held between researchers of the University of Tokyo and the University of Cambridge regarding a specific aspect of their research. This dialogue series is hosted by the two institutions under the framework of the “Strategic Partnership” and explores research from a range of academic disciplines. This year, three university-wide online symposia will be open to the public. The theme of session one is “COVID-19 Related Research and Challenge”.

 

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Program

Chair Mamoru Mitsuishi

Opening Remarks Nobuhito Saito & Anne Ferguson-Smith

Moderator Kohei Miyazono

 

Presentations (5:05pm (JST)/ 8:05am (GMT) )

  • Yoshihiro Kawaoka “SARS-CoV-2: What we have learned so far”
  • Namshik Han “Data-driven computational analysis and simulation identified drug repurposing opportunities for COVID-19”
  • Tamsin Ford  “The impact of COVID-19 and resulting restrictions on the mental health of children and young people”

Break

 

Presentations(6:05pm (JST)/ 9:05am (GMT) )

  • Shintaro Yanagimoto “Students’ health management on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic”
  • Stephen Baker  “Healthcare worker screening at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic”
  • Masako Nishikawa “Blood Clotting in COVID-19”

Wrap up comments  (Kohei Miyazono)

Speaker Profile

Chair:

Mamoru Mitsuishi(Executive Vice President for Research, The University of Tokyo)

Opening Remarks: 

Nobuhito Saito(Executive Vice President for Research, The University of Tokyo)& Anne Ferguson-Smith(Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Cambridge)

Moderator: 

Kohei Miyazono(Professor, Department of Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)

Speakers:

Stephen Baker (Department of Medicine, Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology & Infectious Disease, University of Cambridge)

Tamsin Ford (Developmental Psychopathology, University of Cambridge)

Namshik Han(Milner Therapeutics Institute, University of Cambridge)

Yoshihiro Kawaoka(Professor Emeritus, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo/Director, Research Center for Global Viral Diseases, National Center for Global Health and Medicine)

Shintaro Yanagimoto(Professor, Division for Health Service Promotion, The University of Tokyo)

Masako Nishikawa(Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory, The University of Tokyo Hospital)

 

Organized by Strategic Partnership Project between the University of Cambridge and the University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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