Program (2nd week)

August 23, 2010 (Mon.)

Special Intensive Lectures at Ochanomizu Univ. for Grad. Students
10:00-11:50 Gerhard Gompper (Forschungszentrum J├╝lich)
"Physics of Membranes: Buckling, Crumpling, and Flow"
11:50-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:20 Miglena I. Angelova (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)
"The Lipid Vesicles as Minimal Cell-Scale Biomimetic Models"
15:20-15:40 Break
15:40-17:30 Steven G. Boxer (Stanford University)
"Model Membranes: Architectures and Function"
  • Non-participants of the workshop are also welcome to attend these lectures.
  • Lecture site: ROOM 301, Inter-Faculty Bulding 1, Ochanomizu Univ. [Map]

August 24, 2010 (Tue.)

@IPMU Lecture Hall

9:00-9:25 Registration
Session 1 Chair: H. Noguchi
9:25-9:30 Opening Remark  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
9:30-10:30 Michael Schick (University of Washington)
"Calculating Partition Coefficients of Chain Anchors in Liquid-Ordered and Liquid-Disordered Phases"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
10:30-10:50 Break
Session 2 Chair: M. I. Angelova
10:50-11:50 Tadashi Sugawara (University of Tokyo)
"Cascade Dynamics Observed in Self-Division of Giant Vesicle Containing Amplified DNA"  [Presentation PDF]
11:50-12:20 Taro Toyota (University of Tokyo)
"Mixing of Biochemical Reagents Inside of Giant Vesicles by Centrifugation-Induced Fusion"  [Presentation PDF]
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Session 3 Chair: T. Sugawara
14:00-15:00 Masahito Yamazaki (Shizuoka University)
"Kinetic Pathway of Antimicrobial Peptide Magainin 2-Induced Pore Formation in Lipid Membranes"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
15:00-15:30 Tsutomu Hamada (JAIST)
"Reversible Photo-Switching in Fluid Vesicles: Morphology, Topology, and Lateral Domains"
15:30-16:00 Break
Session 4 Chair: W. Shinoda
16:00-17:00 Martti Louhivuori (Unviersity of Groningen)
"Release of Content Through Mechano-Sensitive Gates in Pressurised Liposomes"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]

August 25, 2010 (Wed.)

@ISSP Lecture Hall (A632)

Session 5 Chair: T. Toyota
9:00-10:00 Steven G. Boxer (Stanford University)
"Membrane Interactions and Transformation using DNA-Lipid Conjugates"
10:00-10:30 Yoshihisa Kaizuka (NIMS)
"Plasma Membrane Microdomains Organize Biochemical Reactions to Transduce Signals"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
10:30-10:50 Break
Session 6 Chair: M. Yamazaki
10:50-11:50 Kenichi Morigaki (Kobe University)
"Composite Membranes of Polymeric and Fluid Lipid Bilayers"  [Presentation PDF] [#]
11:50-12:20 Vadim A. Frolov (Unidad de Biofisica, CSIC-UPV/EHU)
"Construction of the Membrane Fission Apparatus"
12:20-12:30 Group Photo
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Session 7 Chair: M. Imai
14:00-15:00 Tobias Baumgart (University of Pennsylvania)
"Sorting of Proteins and Lipids in Membrane Curvature and Composition Gradients"
15:00-17:00   Poster session  »List
18:00- Banquet

August 26, 2010 (Thu.)

@ISSP Lecture Hall (A632)

Session 8 Chair: F. Ogushi
09:00-10:00 Wataru Shinoda (AIST)
"Molecular Dynamics Study of Liposomes with a New Coarse-Grained Molecular Model"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
10:00-10:30 Sharon Marie Loverde (University of Pennsylvania)
"Hydrophobic Drug Loading in Worm Micelles"
10:30-10:50 Break
Session 9 Chair: S. Komura
10:50-11:50 Jean-Baptiste Fournier (Université Paris Diderot)
"Dynamical Curvature Instability Controlled by Intermonolayer Friction Causing Tubule Ejection in Membranes"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
11:50-12:20 Hiroshi Noguchi (ISSP, Unviersity of Tokyo)
"Simple Solvent-Free Molecular Model to Simulate Bilayer Membrane"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Session 10 Chair: T. Hamada
14:00-15:00 Miglena I. Angelova (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)
"PG Could Substitute for Some Functions of CL - A Physico-Chemical Mechanism Related to Mitochondrial Cristae Morphology"
15:00-15:20 Miho Yanagisawa (Kyoto University)
"Periodic Modulation of Tubular Vesicles upon Phase Separation"
15:20-15:50 Break
Session 11 Chair: G. Gompper
15:50-16:20 Yuka Sakuma (Ochanomizu University)
"Cascade Birthing Dynamics of Vesicles"
16:20-16:40 Takashi Taniguchi (Kyoto University)
"Numerical Investigations of a Rolled-Rim Formation in a Vesicle with a Single Pore"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
16:40-17:00 Zhanchun Tu (Beijing Normal University)
"Lipid Membranes with Free Edges"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]

August 27, 2010 (Fri.)

@ISSP Lecture Hall (A632)

Session 12 Chair: T. Taniguchi
9:00-10:00 Gerhard Gompper (Forschungszentrum Jülich)
"Vesicles and Red Blood Cells in Microcapillary Flows"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
10:00-10:30 Geert Jan Agur Sevink(Leiden University)
"An Efficient Hybrid Method for Modeling Lipid Membranes with Molecular Resolution"  [Presentation PDF] [Video]
10:30-10:50 Break
Session 13 Chair: Y. Kaizuka
10:50-11:50 Shigeyuki Komura (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
"Effects of Bulk Fluid on Phase Separation Dynamics in Membranes" [Video1][Video2]
11:50-12:20 Jens B. Simonsen (University of Copenhagen)
"Casting the Roles of the Lipids and the Protein in Nanodiscs: Nanodiscs in Zero, One, Two, and Three Dimensions" [Video]
12:20-12:40 Ayako Kato (Josai University)
"Conformational Transition of DNA on the Phospholipid Membrane Surface in a Cell-Sized Droplet"
12:40-12:45 Closing  [Presentation PDF]
12:45-14:30 Lunch
14:30-17:00 Free discussion

[#] We are sorry that the video of Prof. Morigaki is not available due to some technical malfunctions.


List of Poster Presentations (Aug. 25 15:00-)

The poster board size is W:0.85m x H:1.15m.
P201: Hiroshi Takahashi (University of Tokyo)
"Autocatalytic Membrane Formation on a Preexisting Charged Vesicular Membrane Surface"
P202: Kensuke Kurihara (University of Tokyo)
"Sorting of Self-Reproducing Giant Vesicle Tolerant to a Highly Ionic Medium"
P203: Asuna Shiga (Chiba University)
"Adhesion of Giant Vesicles Controlled by Optical Trapping"
P204: Takayuki Furuya (Chiba University)
"Morphological Changes of Giant Vesicles Subsiding on Glass Substrate"
P205: Mohammad Mahay Alam (Shizuoka University)
"Kinetics of Low-pH-Induced Transformation of Bilayer Membrane to Bicontinuous Cubic Phases in Dioleoylphosphatidylserine/ Monoolein Membranes"
P206: Victor Levadny (Russian Academy of Sciences)
"A Subcritical Half-Pore Formation in Lipid Vesicles Induced by Antimicrobial Peptides"
P207: Fumiko Ogushi (RIKEN)
"Flip-Flop Motions of Ceramides, Diacylglycerols, and Cholesterols in Phospholipid Bilayer Systems"
P208: Shuhei Kawamoto (Kanazawa University)
"Inverted Micelle Formation of Cell-Penetrating Peptides in Lipid Bilayer Membrane"
P209: Atefeh Khoshnood (Sharif University of Technology)
"Lipid Membranes with Transmembrane Proteins in Shear Flow"
P210: Sanoop Ramachandran (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
"Dynamics of a Polymer Chain Confined in a Membrane"
P211: Naohito Urakami (Yamaguchi University)
"Simulation of Shape Transformations of Lipid Bilayer Vesicles"
P212: Ai Sakashita (Ochanomizu University)
"Three-Dimensional Analysis of Vesicle Morphologies"
P213: Yuno Natsume (University of Tokyo)
"Shape Deformation of Giant Vesicles Encapsulating Charged Colloidal Particles"
P214: Nicolas Puff (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)
"Effect of CL Oxidation on Physical Properties of Lipid Membranes"
P215: Norifumi Yamada (KEK)
"Vesicle Size Transition due to Phase Separation between Lipids"
P216: Naofumi Shimokawa (Kyoto University)
"Phase Separation of a Mixture of Charged and Neutral Lipids on a Giant Vesicle Induced by Small Cations"
P217: Jianfeng Li (Fudan University)
"Domain Budding and Pinning of Multicomponent Vesicles"
P218: Yuichi Hirose (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
"Domain Structures in Coupled Modulated Bilayers"
P219: Toshinari Isono (Yokohama National University)
"Formation of Artificial Lipid Raft Patterns on Phase-Separated Sapphire Surfaces"
P220: Hao Wu (ISSP, University of Tokyo)
"Phase Separation Dynamics of Two-Component Vesicles with Polymer Chains"
P221: Masatoshi Fujii (Shimane University)
"Deforming of Grafting Polymer Morphology by Immersing in Amphipathic Aqueous Solution"
P222: Tomomi Masui (JAEA)
"Effects of Sugars on the Structure and Dynamics of Lipid Membranes"
P223: Tamiki Umeda (Kobe University)
"Tube Formation from Vesicles Caused by the Attachment of Anisotropic Proteins"
P224: Raquel Orozco-Alcaraz (University of California, Davis)
"Impact of Membrane Fluidity and Diffusion on Steric Stabilization of Liposomes"
P225: Kazuhiko Seki (AIST)
"Growth of Circular Fluid Domains in Bilayer Membranes by Diffusion Coalescence"
P226: Akihisa Yamamoto (Kyoto University)
"Direct Observation of Dynamical Motion of a Soft Micro-Tube"
P227: Andreas Menzel (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Exponential and Gaussian Displacement Statistics on Bilayer Membrane Tubes"
P228: Eric Lee (National Taiwan University)
"Gel-Electrophoresis of Concentrated Suspensions of Spherical Colloidal Particles"
P229: Thomas Franke (University of Augsburg)
"Acoustic Droplet and Cell Sorting in Microfluidics at High Rates"