Kusumi Lab Membrane Seminars


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94th Seminar

  • Date: May. 8, 2024
  • Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Sawako Yamashiro,
    Laboratory of Single-Molecule Cell Biology
    Graduate School of Biostudies
  • Kyoto University
  • Title: Visualizing flow force transmission by live-cell single-molecule imaging



93rd Seminar

  • Date: Dec. 7, 2023
  • Speaker: Asst. Prof. Yen-Liang (Allen) Liu,
    Master Program of Biomedical Engineering
    China Medical University (Taiwan)
  • Title: Applications of single-particle tracking in visualizing EGFR trafficking and assessing the metastatic potential of cancer cells


92nd Seminar

  • Date: Dec. 6, 2023
  • Speaker: Asst. Prof. Yen-Liang (Allen) Liu,
    Master Program of Biomedical Engineering
    China Medical University (Taiwan)
  • Title: Cancer diagnosis and therapy:
    Deep learning-assisted cytopathology and foam-based immunotherapy for intraperitoneal metastasis


91st Seminar[Cancelled]

  • Date: Nov. 14, 2023
  • Speaker: Prof. Claudia Veigel, Department of Cellular Physiology and Centre of Nanosciences (CeNS) (Chairs) Ludwig-Maximilians-University Münich 
  • Title: Membrane-reshaping by myosin-lipid interactions and single molecule studies of myosin regulation


90th Seminar

  • Date: Nov. 14, 2023
  • Speaker: Prof. Justin Molloy, Centre for Mechanochemical Cell Biology, University of Warwick Medical School, The Francis Crick Institute
  • Title: Single molecule studies of vascular damage and DNA damage repair pathways



89th Seminar

  • Date: Mar. 15, 2021
  • Speaker: Prof. Tim Yeh, Biomedical Engineering Department,  University of Texas at Austin 
  • Title: Time-resolved 3D single-molecule tracking in cytosol and new florescence nanobiosensors



88th Seminar

  • Date: Jan. 21, 2020
  • Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Masayasu Taki, Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University
  • Title: Cutting-edge optical imaging techniques enabled by organic fluorescent dyes




87th Seminar on Biophysical Physiology and Pathology based on Super-Resolution Microscopy

  • Date: Sep. 24, 2019
  • 1st Speaker: Prof. Tijana Jovanovic-Talisman, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Title: Advancing molecular medicine with quantitative single molecule localization microscopy
  • 2nd Speaker: Prof. Christophe Leterrier, Aix Marseille Université, CNRS 
  • Title: The axonal cytoskeleton at the nanoscale
  • 3rd Speaker: Prof. Paul S. Maddox, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Title: A systems approach to understanding regulation of mitotic nuclear positioning and telophase reassembly based on high resolution light microscopy

86th Seminar

  • Date: Jul. 02, 2019
  • Speaker: Prof. Tim Yeh, Biomedical Engineering Department,  University of Texas at Austin
  • Title: Deep and High-Resolution 3D Molecular Tracking Microscopes and Silver Cluster-Based Biosensors


85th Seminar

  • Date: Mar. 09, 2018
  • Speaker: Prof. Thomas Blanpied, Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, School of Medicine
  • Title: Nanostructure and alignment control function of single synapses


81st Seminar

  • 開催日:2015年12月16日
  • 第一部: 岡部繁男 教授 (東京大学 大学院医学系研究科 神経細胞生物学)
  • 演題: シナプス可視化による脳の機能解明 ~新しい光学顕微鏡と電子顕微鏡技術~
  • 第二部: 照井勇輝 氏 (株式会社ニコン コアテクノロジー本部バイオイメージング開発部)
  • 演題: 構造化照明顕微鏡SIMの原理

80th Seminar

  • Date: Apr. 15, 2015
  • Speaker: Prof. Young-Tae Chang, Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore
  • Title: Universal fluorescent probe platform for almost everything


79th Seminar

  • Date: Sep. 16, 2014
  • Speaker: Prof. Thomas Blanpied, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland
  • Title: Nanoscale organization and dynamics of single synapses


78th Seminar

  • Date: Apr. 15, 2014
  • Speaker: Prof. Radu V. Stan, Dept. of Pathology, Dartmouth Medical School, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
  • Title: The diaphragms of fenestrated endothelia: gatekeepers of vascular permeability and blood homeostasis


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77th Seminar

  • Date: Nov. 27, 2013
  • Speaker: Dr. Yukiko Goda, Synaptic Plasticity and Connectivity Team, RIKEN Centre for Brain Science
  • Title: Regulating synaptic strength distribution in the dendritic tree


76th Seminar

  • 開催日:2013年11月20日
  • 講演者:瀬藤光利 教授 (浜松医科大学医学部 解剖学講座 細胞生物学分野)
  • 演題:微細領域でのバイオ質量分析法の実際

75th Seminar from Leica Scientific Forum Kyoto

  • Date: Sep. 10, 2013
  • Speaker: Prof. Stefan Hell, Department of NanoBiophotonics, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
  • Title: Nanoscopy with Focused Light

74th Seminar

  • Date: Jun. 25, 2013
  • Speaker: Dr. Yusuke Toyoda, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Title: Genetic Analyses of Mammalian Cell Mechanics

73rd Seminar from Leica Scientific Forum Kyoto

  • Date: Apr. 10, 2013
  • Speaker: Prof. Rafael Yuste, Department of Biological Science, Columbia University
  • Title: Cortical Circuits and Dendritic Spines: Imaging the Structures and Function of the Cerebral Cortex

72nd Seminar

  • Date: Feb. 05, 2013
  • Speaker: Prof. Pietro De Camilli, Department of Cell Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Title: Membrane Dynamics and Phosphoinositide Signaling in the Endocytic Pathway


71st Seminar

  • Date: Nov. 19, 2012
  • 1st Speaker: Prof. Madan Rao, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore
  • Title: Active cell surface organization and information processing  
  • 2nd Speaker: Prof. Antoine Triller, Ecole Normale Superieure and Institut National de la Santé de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)
  • Title: From stochasticity of molecular processes to synapse stability and plasticity: toward chemistry in cellulo with microscopes

70th Seminar from Leica Scientific Forum Kyoto

  • Date: Aug. 29, 2012
  • 1st Speaker: Dr. Kai Johnsson, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • Title: Visualizing biochemical activities in living cells
  • 2nd Speaker: Dr. Scott C. Blanchard, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Title: Understanding regulation in biological systems through single-molecule imaging
  • 3rd Speaker: Dr. Elina Ikonen, Institute of Biomedicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
  • Title: Cellular trafficking of low-density lipoprotein derived lipids: insights from imaging
  • 4th Speaker: Dr. Derek Toomre, Department of Cell Biology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Title: Spatial Control of Exocytosis: New nanoscopes and analysis to 'connect the dots'

69th Seminar

Date: Aug. 25, 2012

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Title: Navigating the cellular landscape with new optical probes, imaging strategies and technical innovation


The 88th iCeMS Seminar from Leica Scientific Forum Kyoto

  • Date: Sep. 22, 2011
  • Speaker: DrKarel SvobodaJanelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Title: Imaging the Neural Circuits Underlying Active Sensation


64th Seminar

  • Date: Jun. 27, 2011
  • 1st Speaker: ProfKai Simons, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Title: How do membrane proteins become raftophilic?
  • 2nd Speaker: ProfMikael SimonsMax Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Department of Neurology, University of Göttingen
  • Title: Molecular mechanisms of myelination in the central nervous system
  • 3rd Speaker: ProfLudger JohannesInstitut Curie
  • Title: Mechanisms of membrane bending and scission in clathrin-independent endocytosis
  • 4th Speaker: ProfRobert G. PartonInstitute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland
  • Title: New insights into the formation and function of caveolae

63rd Seminar

  • Date: Jun. 20, 2011
  • Speaker: ProfNils G. WalterDepartment of Chemistry, Single Molecule Analysis Group, University of Michigan 
  • Title:  Scientists Watching Action Movies: Real-Time Single Molecule Fluorescence Imaging of Natural and Engineered Nucleic Acid Nanomachines

62nd Seminar

  • Date: Jun. 02, 2011
  • Speaker: ProfVance P. LemmonWalter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Developmental Neuroscience, Department of Neurological Surgery, The University of Miami
  • Title: Functional Genomics: Phenotypic Screening to Identify Genes and Compounds that Promote Nerve Regeneration

The 72nd iCeMS Seminar

  • Date: Mar. 17, 2011
  • Speaker: Prof. Simon Davis, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Title: The T-cell surface: composition, organization, receptor triggering


60th Seminar

  • Date: Nov. 27, 2010
  • 1st Speaker: Dr. Ivan Robert Nabi, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, The University of British Columbia
  • Title: Endoplasmic Reticulum Domains: Degradation, Stress and Mitochondrial Coupling
  • 2nd Speaker: Dr. Christian Soeller, Department of Physiology, University of Auckland
  • Title: Advanced Imaging Approaches to Investigate Cardiac Structure and Function at the Nano-Scale

59th Seminar

  • Date: Nov. 26, 2010
  • Speaker: Dr. John Gurdon, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK, The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge
  • Title: Nuclear reprogramming by eggs and oocytes is a determinative process

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