A Korea-Japan workshop on ‘Bottom-up Synthetic Biology’ will be organised by the members of the project ‘Transformative Research Area Bottom-up Biotech’, ‘A-Cell and Molbot’ subgroup of The Biophysical Society of Japan, and Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), Tokyo Institute of Technology.


The workshop will be held at the Mishima Hall, ELSI in hybrid mode on Wednesday, 6 September, 2023.


Registration: https://t.co/FZqYRECKKi



13:00–13:45  Prof. Akira Kakugo (Kyoto University)

“Molecular swarm robot emerged from the collaboration of chemistry and biotechnology”


13:45–14:30  Prof. Kwanwoo Shin (Sogang University)

“Challenges and Perspectives for Building a cell de novo : From energy harvesting organelles to selfregenerative cell structures”


14:30–14:45  Dr. Richard J. Archer (Tohoku University)

“Self-assembly of lipid-based multicellular-like structures”


14:45–15:00  Nanami Takeuchi (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)

“Nucleic acid detection at femtomolar levels: Exploring probe-based nanopore technique”


15:00–15:15  Kanji Tomohara (The University of Tokyo)

“Liquid-liquid phase separation for artificial cells and artificial organelles”


—15:15–15:30 Coffee break—


15:30–16:15   Prof. Jeong Wook Lee (Pohang University of Science and Technology)

“Cell-free Transcription Systems for Molecular Diagnostics and Genetic Parts Prototyping”


16:15–17:00   Prof. Masayuki Suetsugu (Rikkyo University)

“Reconstituted Replication Cycle System of Escherichia coli Genome for Cell Synthesis”


17:00–17:15  Dr. Alexandre Baccouche (JAMSTEC)

“Microfluidic tools for artificial cells production”


17:15–17:30  Shunnosuke Ban (The University of Tokyo)

“Updating parameters of in silico PURE system model (ePURE) based on experimental observations”


17:30–17:45  Katsumi Hagino (The University of Tokyo)

“Construction of in vitro 20 Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases regeneration system coupled with DNA replication”


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