Plenary Lectures / Special Symposium

Plenary Lectures

Nei Lecture

Date/Time:
09:00~10:00, July 9 (Mon), 2018
Room:
1F Main Hall
Speaker:
William Martin (Institut for Molecular Evolution)

Plenary Lecture 1

Date/Time:
9:00~10:00, July 10 (Tue), 2018
Room:
1F Main Hall
Speaker:
Tetsuji Kakutani (The University of Tokyo / National Institute of Genetics)
Lecture title:
Genome evolution and epigenetic control of transposable elements

Plenary Lecture 2

Date/Time:
16:00~17:00, July 12 (Thu), 2018
Room:
1F Main Hall
Speaker:
Anne C. Stone (School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University)
Lecture title:
Tracking a killer: using ancient DNA to understand the evolutionary history of tuberculosis

Special Symposium

SMBE 2018 at Yokohama is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landmark paper by Motoo Kimura (1968) who proposed the neutral theory of molecular evolution. For this occasion, a special symposium will take place to commemorate his achievement.

Date/Time:
16:00~18:30 July 10 (Tue), 2018
Room:
3F 301
Organizers:
Takashi Gojobori, Naruya Saitou, Hideki Innan
Invited Speakers:
  • Daniel L. Hartl (Harvard University)
    Lecture title: Becoming Motoo Kimura
  • Tomoko Ohta (National Institute of Genetics)
    Lecture title: Epigenetics, Chromatin, Gene Activity and Near-Neutrality in Evolution
  • Warren Ewens (University of Pennsylvania)
    Lecture title: TBD
  • Yun Song (UC Berkeley)
    Lecture title: TBD
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