Monday March 14, 2016

J. R. Beyster Auditorium
Rady School of Management

8:00 ‐ 9:00 Registration

9:00 ‐ 9:30 Symposium Series Introduction and Welcome Note

  • Vice Chancellor Sandra Brown (Introduction)
  • Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla (Welcome)
  • Executive Vice-President Nagahiro Minato (Kyoto University Leadership Remarks)
  • Executive Vice-President Kayo Inaba (Kyoto University International Affairs Remarks)

9:30 ‐12:00 Breakout Session Introductions (Chairman, Paul K. L. Yu, Provost, Revelle College)

9:30 -10:15 Cancer & Drug Development

  • Scott Lippman, Director, Moores Cancer Center
    “Research Highlights and New Initiatives at the Moores Cancer Center”
  • James McKerrow, Dean, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    “Research and Programmatic Initiatives at the UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences”
  • Masakazu Toi, Professor, Breast Cancer Unit and Breast Surgery
    “Cancer Research at Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine and Kyoto University Hospital”

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break & Networking

10:45 – 11:15 Regenerative Medicine and Biology

  • Larry S. B. Goldstein, Scientific Director, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
    “Regenerative Medicine”
  • Jun Takahashi, Deputy Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA)
    “Current Research Activities and Future Perspectives at Kyoto University CiRA”

11:15 – 11:45 Advanced Energy Research

  • Farhat Beg, Director, Center for Energy Research
    “Research and Programmatic Initiatives at the UC San Diego Center for Energy Research”
  • Satoshi Konishi, Institute of Advanced Energy
    “Current Research Activities and Future Perspectives at Kyoto University Institute of Advanced Energy”

11:45 ‐ 14:00 Lunch & Networking

14:00 ‐ 16:00 Nobel Laureate Introductions & Lectures

  • Introduction by Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla
  • Professor Roger Tsien, UC San Diego
    “Molecules for Multicolor Imaging and for Long-Term Memory Storage”
  • Introduction by Executive Vice-President Nagahiro Minato, Kyoto University
  • Professor Shinya Yamanaka, Director CiRA, Kyoto University
    “New Era of Medicine with iPS Cells”

16:00 ‐ 16:30 Health Sciences Overview and Strategy

  • Vice Chancellor David Brenner
    “UC San Diego Health Sciences: Overview & Strategies”
  • Executive Vice-President Nagahiro Minato
    “Present and Future of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research at Kyoto University”

16:30 – 17:00 Networking

Tuesday, March 15 (7:45 to 17:00): Breakout Sessions

(at 3 locations, all within walking distance)