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Symposium in commemoration of the establishment of the Fondation Pasteur Japon
“International Collaboration for Global Health”

A symposium in commemoration of the establishment of the Fondation Pasteur Japon “International Collaboration for Global Health” will be held on July 6, 2017 in Tokyo.

Shortly, the Fondation Pasteur Japon (FPJ) will celebrate the first anniversary of its establishment. On this occasion, the FPJ will invite Proffesor Christian Bréchot, general director of the Institut Pasteur of Paris, and organize a symposium followed by a reception according to the program below, with special participation of Professor Emeritus Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University, who draws major attention by the development of Opdivo.

In these years, problems of public health have emerged to become a subject to fight against on a worldwide scale due to changes in global environment and development of means of transportation, etc. The Institut Pasteur, with its network of 33 research centers spread in 26 countries, endeavors to overcome infectious diseases against their outbreak or recurrence in collaboration with WHO, governmental organizations and research institutes of various countries. This symposium will help the participants deepen their understanding of the importance of international collaboration for global health and contribute to promote new approaches of international collaboration.

Date:
Thursday July 6, 2017
Organizer:
Fondation Pasteur Japon
Patronage:
French Embassy in Japan, Institut Pasteur
Grant:
The Tokyo Club (under application)
Cooperation:
International House of Japan (to be confirmed)
Place:
International House of Japan (Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall)
5-11-16, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Language:
English/Japanese (Simultaneous Translation)
Capacity:
150 people (first come, first served)
Entry Fee:
10,000 yen for Symposium and Reception
2,000 yen for Symposium only
Registration:
Please download the Entry Form below (PDF) and send it by FAX (03-6228-5365) or by e-mail ( event@pasteur.jp )

Program

15:00-15:10
Opening speech
15:10-15:50
Keynote Lecture by Pr. Christian Bréchot
“Global Health and Life Science – New Paradigm of International Collaboration”
15:50-16:30
Special Speech by Pr. Tasuku Honjo
“Development of cancer immunotherapy” (tentative)
16:30-16:45
Break
16:45-17:30
Panel Discussion:
Pr. Christian Bréchot (Directeur-General, Institut Pasteur)
Pr. Tasuku Honjo (Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University)
Pr. Yoshinori Murakami (Dean, the Institute of Medical Science of the University of Tokyo)
Moderator :
Pr. Fumihiko Matsuda (Director, Center for Genomic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science of Kyoto University)
18:00-20:00
Reception

⇒Download the Entry Form (PDF)