The 4th HIRAKU Achievement Presentation

We will hold the “the 4th HIRAKU Achievement Presentation” as a part of our program “Home for Innovative Researchers and Academic Knowledge Users (HIRAKU)”

【Date】Thursday, February 23, 2017 13:30-17:00
【Venue】NICHIA Hall, Josanjima Campus, Tokushima University
(Industry-Academia-Government Cooperation Plaza 3F)
2-1, Minami-Josanjima-cho, Tokushima City
13:30 Opening Remarks
  Toshihiko Nagata, Executive and Vice President (Research/International), Tokushima University
13:40 Keynote Lecture
  Mr. Atsushi Ohata, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.
14:30 Break
◆ Program for the Practical Training and Engagement of Innovators: Debriefing by Internship Program Participants
(1) Tariq Muhammad Rizwan (D2, Hiroshima University ▶ : NEC Corporation)
(2) Hiroaki Ueda (D3, Hiroshima University ▶ National Agriculture and Food Research Organization or NARO, Western Region Agricultural Research Center)
(3) Rena Yoshitoshi (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, Hiroshima University ▶ Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. )
(4) Takayuki Ogami (D1, Yamaguchi University ▶National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), )
(5) Junichi Taniguti (D2, Tokushima University ▶ NITA Consultant Co., Ltd.)
(6) Yumiko Miyatake (D1, Tokushima University ▶RIKEN)
*Organization names after ▶ in the brackets show the host companies/institutes. D no. shows the school year as of when the interns were sent to the program.
16:10 Question & Answer Session
◆ Program for the Promotion of Young Researchers’ Independence and Mobility by Introducing a Tenure-Track System: Debriefing by Tenure-Track Researchers
(1)KUMRUNGSEE, Thanutchaporn (Assistant Professor, Hiroshima University)
“Why is vitamin B6 good for your heart?”
(2)KARANJIT, Sangita (Assistant Professor, Tokushima University)
“Development of active and stable catalyst for milder bond transformations in organic synthesis”
16:55 Closing Remarks(Hiroshima University, to host the 5th Achievement Presentation)
17:15 Social Gathering Session at Multi-Purpose Room, Memorial Hall of Alumni (Engineering) – Approximately 1,000 yen per person

◇ Participation Fee: FREE of charge
◇ Registration: Please send an e-mail to hiraku■ (Please replace ■ by @) with your name, organization and whether to participate in the Social Gathering Session or not, by Monday, February 20, 2017

HIRAKU Tokushima Office, Tokushima University
TEL:083-656-9759 E-mail: hiraku■ Please replace ■ by @.


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