HOPE Meetings

5th HOPE Meeting Lecturers

Prof. Makoto Kobayashi
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Prof. Makoto Kobayashi

2008 Nobel Laureate in Physics
Director, Research Center for Science Systems, JSPS
Honorary Professor Emeritus, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)

<Chairperson's Message: Prof. Makoto Kobayashi >
  Held on the theme “Life Sciences,” this fifth HOPE Meeting features lectures by and small group discussions with Prof. Susumu Tonegawa, Prof. Mario Capecchi, and other Nobel laureates and top world-class researchers in an agenda designed to inject the young participants with a boost of stimulus at the onset of their careers.

  Through this HOPE Meeting experience, the participants are expected to go on as colleagues to compete in friendly rivalry in ways that advance science in the Asia-Pacific/African regions and the wider world, while contributing to the realization of abundant and sustainable societies.
Prof. Susumu TONEGAWA    Prof. Susumu TONEGAWA
Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1987
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Prof. Mario Renato CAPECCHI
  Prof. Mario Renato CAPECCHI
Noble Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2007
Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics and Biology, University of Utah School of Medicine
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Prof. Hideki SHIRAKAWA   Prof. Hideki SHIRAKAWA
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2000
Emeritus Professor, University of Tsukuba
Prof. Ryoji NOYORI   Prof. Ryoji NOYORI
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2001
President, RIKEN
University Professor, Nagoya University
Prof. Aharon Jehuda CIECHANOVER
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The Dan Porges
  Prof. Aharon Jehuda CIECHANOVER
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2004
Distinguished Research Professor, Cancer Center, Faculty of Medicine,
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
江崎 玲於奈 博士   Prof. Leo ESAKI
Nobel Laureate in Physics 1973
President, Yokohama College of Pharmacy
Chairman, the Science & Technology Promotion Foundation of Ibaraki
Prof. Gunnar ÖQUIST   Prof. Gunnar ÖQUIST
Professor Emeritus, Umeå University
Former Secretary General, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
スザンヌ・シェイル 博士   Dr. Suzanne SHALE
Senior Researcher/Fellow of Harris Manchester College,
University of Oxford