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1. Meet the Lecturers
The meet-the-lecturers program will be held during the period of IUPS2009 Congress in Kyoto. This program aims to provide young investigators and students from both domestic areas and oversea countries, with an exciting opportunity to communicate with world-renown scientists participating in the congress. If you are interested in the program, please contact us at the address below.
Program outline:
Date & time:   0:45-1:45 p.m., July 29 & 31, 2009.
Site:   room H, Kyoto International Conference Center (1F)
Invited lecturers (in alphabetical order)
    Profs. Erwin Neher, Nelson Spruston, Mu-ming Poo (July 29)
    Profs. Jeffrey M. Friedman, Sten Grillner, Masao Ito (July 31)
Content:   mini-lectures and free-talking in buffet style.
Expected number of participants:   30-40 for each day..
Participation fee:   JPY 1,000
Advanced registration:
Please send an e-mail giving the following information to the address below:
Name, age, sex, affiliation, telephone & fax numbers, e-mail address and date of participation. We would also greatly appreciate if you could kindly raise the name of the lecturer of your interest.
Contact address:
Ryuji Inoue
Department of Physiology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine,
Nanakuma 7-45-1, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan
Tel.: +81-92-801-1011 (ext. 3225)
Fax: +81-92-865-6032
e-mail: physiol@fukuoka-u.ac.jp
Deadline: July 10, 2009(Fri.)


2. Beyond Gender Social
Date:   July 30. 4:45 pm - (about 2 hrs)
Place:   Restaurant ’Grill’ at Kyoto International Conference Center 1F
Fee:   free
Organizer:   Committee on Equal Opportunity for Women Physiologists, IUPS2009 (Kyoto)

This Social is planned to provide physiologists (both women and men) with an opportunity to communicate with the speakers of the ‘Gender Equality Symposium (RS G-55)’ and to promote gender equality. Food (sandwiches, cakes, etc) and soft drinks will be served free of charge. Participants will have a chance to wear ‘yukata’, a traditional Japanese summer garment. Participants accompanied by children are welcome. Shiseido will kindly distribute sample cosmetics to participants.

Those who wish to participate in this Social are encouraged to send an e-mail to socialbg@riem.nagoya-u.ac.jp in advance so that the organizers can estimate the number of participants.

This Social is sponsored by Shiseido Co., Ltd., and run in collaboration with Women in Physiology of Japan (WPJ).