Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere

International Symposium on Frontier Researches in Sustainable Humanosphere 2013
—Humanosphere Science School 2013—

Date 2013-11-27/28
Place Kihada Hall, Uji Obaku Plaza, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, Japan.
Host Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University.
Post 2013-11-27 01:21:31

Program

November 27, 2013

09:30– Registration Desk Opens
10:00–10:10 Opening remarks
Director: Dr. T. Tsuda (RISH)
Theme 5: Origins and Maintenance of Hyper long Life Livingsphere —Wood Science and Culture in East Asia— (Chair: Dr. J. Sugiyama)
10:10–10:50 Korean wooden mask —Hahoe tal
Dr. W. H. Lee (Wood Science and Technolog Kyungpook National University, Korea)
10:50–11:30 Hwangjangmok —Yellow-Hearted Akamatsu Wood— for Wooden Cultural Assets in Korea
Dr. N. H. Kim (College of Forest and Environmental Sciences, Kangwon National University, Korea)
11:30–12:00 Wood culture in Japan and Korea —Wood identification using nondestructive methods—
Dr. S. Tazuru (RISH)
12:00–13:00 Lunch Break
Theme 2: Wooden Habitat and Human Health (Chair: Dr. S. Kawai)
13:00–13:40 Wood and human health: effects of wood utilization in indoor environment
Dr. K. Azuma (Faculty of Medicine, Kinki University, Japan)
13:40–14:20 Anti-obese effect and sympathetic nerve activity of animals by inhaling the essential oil of Australian cypress heartwood
Dr. T. Mitsunaga (Graduate School of Agriculture, Gifu University, Japan)
14:20–15:00 Wooden Habitat and Human Health —Characterization of air quality and the effect on the human health—
Dr. S. Kawai (Shishu-Kan Graduate School, Kyoto University), Dr. E. Matsubara (Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)
15:00–15:20 Coffee Break
Theme 3: Air Quality and Related Environmental Issues (Chair: Dr. K. Takahashi / Dr. M. Yabuki)
15:20–16:00 Effects of transboundary air pollutants on plants
Dr. T. Izuta (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan)
16:00–16:40 Asian dust particles around Japan determined by microscopes: Aging, mixing and related substances
Dr. D. Zhang (Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan)
16:40–17:20 Observational and experimental studies on the air quality issues in outdoor and indoor environments
Dr. K. Takahashi, Dr. M. Yabuki (RISH)
17:30– Welcome Reception

November 28, 2013

Theme 4: Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (Chair: Dr. J. Miyakoshi)
09:30–10:10 Electromagnetic fields of different frequencies; evaluation of cancer hazards by the IARC Monographs Programme
Dr. R. Baan (WHO-IARC)
10:10–10:50 Magnetic field effects on radical reactions in cryptochromes: does it explain carcinogenic effects of ELF magnetic fields?
Dr. J. Juutilainen (University of Eastern Finland, Finland)
10:50–11:20 New in vitro wireless power transfer exposure system and effects of radio-frequency fields on Tcell dependent antibody responses (TDAR)
Mr. K. Mizuno, Mr. E. Narita (RISH)
Theme 1: Biomass-derived Protective Compounds for Human and Livestocks (Chair: Dr. T. Watanabe)
11:20–12:00 NMR analysis of biomass components in forest-based biorefinery
Dr. L. Zhang (School of Chemical Science and Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
12:00–13:00 Lunch Break
13:00–13:30 Diagnosis and Control of FMD Outbreak in Japan 2010
Dr. K. Sakamoto (National Institute of Animal Health, NARO, Japan)
13:30–14:00 Antiviral activity of wood and bamboo vinegar
Dr. T. Fujita (Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University)
14:00– Closing remarks
Organizer: Dr. K. Yazaki (RISH)

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