April 26, 2016

iCeMS Learning Lounge #7: Kouichi Hasegawa + Daniel Packwood

Why Our Science Matters

The "Learning Lounge" features young scientists who, in 20 minutes deliver a presentation that will persuade any curious listener, even those without a scientific background, why their research area -- not just the personal research of the speaker -- is important to the world.

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Dr Kouichi Hasegawa
Making Malaria The Last Century’s Problem
Do you know malaria? Malaria is a big global health issue and has huge economic and social impacts. Many people are suffering malaria in the world. If you are in Japan or western countries, you may think malaria is somebody else’s problem. However, things are not so easy. Malaria is our problem too. We are working hard on overcoming this, and making malaria the last century’s problem!

Dr Daniel Packwood
Nanotechnology by Herding Molecules – Hints from Theory
Society is demanding smaller and smaller electrical devices. Nanotechnology is an entirely new approach to device manufacturing, in which extremely small objects are created by assembling molecules into patterns and shapes. But can nanotechnology truly be realized? This talk will explain the key role that theoretical science is playing in the development of nanotechnology.

Dr Kouichi Hasegawa (iCeMS NCBS-inStem Satellite Lab Group)
Dr Daniel Packwood (iCeMS Daniel Packwood Lab)
Presentation: English
Q&A: English and Japanese
Date / Time
April 27, 2016 / 14:00-15:30
2nd floor Seminar Room (#A207), iCeMS Main Building (#77), Kyoto University Directions
PDF (1.1 MB)
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University
Not required for non-iCeMS participants iCeMS members please register via your lab's secretary.
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