Science in Japan Forum 2001

“Science in Japan” Forum
Sponsored by The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and
organized by its Washington Liaison Office
Cosponsored by National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation,
U.S. Department of Energy, and American Association for the Advancement of Science
Washington DC on June 15, 2001

9:00am-09:30am Registration at the Warne Lounge, the Cosmos Club
9:30am-10:20am How is the Matter Dominated Universe Created?
Dr. Motohiko Yoshimura, Director, Institute for Cosmic Ray, University of Tokyo
10:20am-11:10am Does Particle and Anti-particle Behave Symmetric in B-mesons?
Dr. Fumihiko Takasaki, Professor, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)
11:10am-12:00am From the Structure of Protons to the Structure of Proteins – Electron Accelerator-based Science
Dr. Jonathan M. Dorfan,Director, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Stanford University
12:00am-1:20pm Luncheon
1:20pm-2:20pm Plastic Can be Made Electrically Conductive – Research and Development on Polyacetylene –
Dr. Hideki Shirakawa, Professor Emeritus,University of Tsukuba
2:20pm-2:40pm Dr. Alan J. Heeger, Professor,Department of Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara
2:40pm-3:00pm Dr. Alan G. MacDiarmid, Blanchard Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
3:00pm-3:20pm Coffee Break
3:20pm-4:10pm Physics and Biology of Protein Folding
Dr. Nobuhiro Go, Professor,Department of Chemistry, Kyoto University
4:10pm-5:00pm Structure, Function and Structural Organization of Mitochondrial Cytochrome c Oxidase
Dr. Tomitake Tsukihara, Professor, Institute of Protein Research,Osaka University
6:00pm-8:00pm Cocktail at Westin Fairfax Hotel


Dinner at Westin Fairfax Hotel

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