Seminar by Prof.  Kevin Redding (Arizona State Unv.)
2017/ 3/10
Seminar by Prof. Dr. Matthias Rögner (Ruhr Unv. Bochum)
Seminar by Prof. Paolo Bernardi (Univ. Padova)
9th Special seminar for high-school students

Germany-Japan Joint-Symposium
Bridging the gap: from structure to functional dynamics of photosynthesis related protein complexes
Februrary 2 (Tue)

  • 13:00-13:15
    Opening Remark by Haruki Nakamura (Osaka University)
  • 13:15-13:45
    Michael Hippler (University of Münster)
    Calcium- and redox-related regulation of photosynthesis via calredoxin
  • 13:45-14:15
    Wataru Sakamoto (Okayama University)
    Protein degradation machineries in Arabidopsis chloroplasts
  • 14:15-14:45
    Stefan Weinl (University of Münster)
    The role of calcium in regulating photosynthesis-related processes
  • 15:30-16:00
    Iris Finkemeier (University of Münster)
    Unravelling the role of lysine acetylation on chloroplast and mitochondrial electron transport chain complexes in Arabidopsis
  • 16:00-16:30
    Young-Ho Lee (Osaka University)
    Thermodynamic study on interprotein interaction between oppositely-charged electron transfer proteins

Februrary 3 (Wed)

  • 09:00-09:30
    Michi Suga (Okayama University)
    Structural basis for energy transfer pathways in the plant PSI-LHCI supercomplex
  • 09-30-10:00
    Marc Nowaczyk and Matthias Rögner (Ruhr-University Bochum)
    Analysis and design of ferredoxin dependent electron pathways in cyanobacteria
  • 10:00-10:30
    Genji Kurisu and Risa Mutoh (Osaka University)
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Analysis of Ga-substitued Ferredoxin and its interaction sites for Photosystem I and Ferredoxin-NADP+ reductase
  • 10:45-11:15
    Thomas Happe (Ruhr-University Bochum)
    Structure-function relationship of the photosynthetic hydrogenase and its redox partners
  • 11:15-11:45
    Hirozo Oh-oka (Osaka University)
    Homodimeric type 1 reaction centers in green sulfur bacteria and heliobacteria
  • 11:45-12:15
    Yuichiro Takahashi and Miho Nishimura (Okayama University)
    Characterization of dynamics of photosynthetic reaction center complexes using the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
  • 13:30-14:00
    Christian Fufezan (University of Münster)
    Elucidating the greening of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii y-1 mutant by mass spectrometry
  • 14:00-14:30
    Michael Sperling (University of Münster)
    Mapping of elements and molecules in plant tissues by bioimaging techniques
  • 14:30-15:00
    Anja Hemschemeier (Ruhr-University Bochum)
    Involvement of NO-signaling in the acclimation of the photosynthetic apparatus to anoxia
  • 15:15-15:45
    Danja Schünemann (Ruhr-University Bochum)
    Protein Transport to the Thylakoid Membrane of Chloroplasts
  • 15:45-16:15
    Jian-Ren Shen (Okayama University)
    Radiation damage-free structure of photosystem II and the mechanism of water-splitting
  • 16:15-16:45
    Eckhard Hofmann (Ruhr-University Bochum)
    Propagation of excitation energy in multipigment-protein complexes studied by steady state and time resolved structural analysis
8th Special seminar for high-school students
Seminar by Dr. Jon Nield (QMUL)
Seminar by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schwaneberg  (RWTH Aachen, Germany)

IPR Seminar
Cutting edge of Structural biology and biochemistry of anaerobic proteins

  • 10:15-10:45
    Hajime Masukawa (Osaka City University)
    Genetic manipulation of Anabaena nitrogenase and heterocyst differentiation to increase photobiological hydrogen production
  • 10:45-11:15
    Hiroshi Nakajima (Nagoya University)
    Regulatory mechanism of a Fe-S cluster containing transcriptional regulator for VFe-nitrogenase
  • 11:15-11:45
    Yusuke Tsukatani (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Versatility and application of nitrogenase-like enzymes on bacteriochlorophyll pigment biosynthesis
  • 11:45-12:10
    Yuichi Fujita (Nagoya University)
    Reaction mechanism of dark-operative protochlorophyllide reductase
  • 13:30-14:00
    Yoshitsugu Shiro (RIKEN SPring-8 Center)
    Generation, Transfer and Decomposotion of NO in Denitrification System
  • 14:00-14:30
    Hirozo Oh-oka (Osaka University)
    Exploring reaction properties and electron transfer pathways in the homodimeric photosynthetic reaction centers
  • 14:30-15:00
    Yasuhiro Takahashi (Saitama University)
    Genetic and Structural analyses of ISC machinery involved in iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis
  • 15:00-15:30
    Kei Wada (Miyazaki University)
    Structural and functional analyses of SUF machinery involved in iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis
  • 15:50-16:20
    Koji Nishikawa (University of Hyogo)
    Observation of hydride in the active site of [NiFe] hydrogenase
  • <Invited Talk>supported by the Joint-Lab program by Osaka University
    Martin Winkler / Julian Esselborn (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)
    Structural and functional characterization of protein and cofactor variants in the two-dimensional design of [FeFe]-hydrogenases
Seminar by Prof. Carrie Wilmot (Univ. Minnesota)
7th Special Seminar for high-school students
Seminar by Prof. Michael Hippler (WWU Münster)
Seminar by Prof. Thomas Happe (Ruhr University Bochum)
Seminar by Prof. Hiroshi Hashimoto (Univ. Shizuoka)
6th Special Seminar for high-school students
Seminar by Prof. James Ketudat-Cairns  (Suranaree University of Technology)
Seminar by Prof. Nei-Li, Chan (National Taiwan University)
5th Special Seminar for high-school students

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