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BRH open seminar 2012

Saturday, December 15, 2012
1:00 PM – 4:30PM
Biohistory Research Hall, Exhibition hall

We held the second BRH open seminar 2012 titled “Thinking biohistory research in the future -Various approaches to understand evolution” on Dec. 15th 2012. Three guests speakers and more than 50 visitors actively discussed current research topics about evolution with the BRH members.

Plenary lecture

Junk DNA unravels mammalian evolution
Norihiro Okada, Ph.D. (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Panel discussion

Presentations

Morphological evolution of dinosaur for an example with tyrannosaurus.
Takanobu Tsuihiji, Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)
Artificial life approach for the evolution of birdsongs in the field.
Reiji Suzuki, Ph.D. (Nagoya University)

Panelists

Norihiro Okada, Ph.D. (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Reiji Suzuki, Ph.D. (Nagoya University)
Takanobu Tsuihiji, Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)
Keiko Nakamura, Ph.D. (Director of BRH)

Floor talks

The Dinosaur world.

Takanobu Tsuihiji, Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)

A coevolution model about the time plasticity of the field birdsong action.

Reiji Suzuki, Ph.D. (Nagoya University)

Evolution of the eating habit to investigate from the taste of the swallowtail butterfly.

Evolution of insect feeding habit laboratory (BRH)

Thinking about the emergence of vertebrate from development of neural crest.

Vertebrate morphogenesis laboratory (BRH)

Investigation of arthropod evolution by molecular phylogenetic study, taking Myriapoda for example.

Phylogeny and evolution laboratory (BRH)

Understanding a rule of evolution to produce difference in developmental mechanism.
Understanding evolutionary significance of the variety of the adhesion structures of cells.

Evolutionary cell and developmental biology laboratory (BRH)

To think about evolution from the epochs of biohistory.

Communications and production sector (BRH)

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