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Seminar to be held at FINE CHEMICALS JAPAN 2017, Tokyo

Updated:April 5, 2017 (Wednesday)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) will hold a joint seminar at Fine Chemicals Japan 2017 on 21 April, 2017 on creating new industries through genetically modified (GM) silkworms. GM silkworms are used as an insect factory for the production of many useful proteins in medicine. Moreover, GM silk has remarkable mechanical or functional properties and can be used in the formation of a variety of biomaterials such as gels, sponges and films. The seminar will be conducted by Mr. Shinichi Mizumoto of MAFF and Dr. Tsunenori Kameda of Institute of Agrobiological Sciences,NARO. Seminar details are furnished below.

Seminar Date and Time

21 April, 2017 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m

Venue

Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre, East 1 Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Topic

Development of Useful Proteins Using Genetically Modified Silkworms

Speakers

Mr. Shinichi Mizumoto
Director, Research and Development
Secretariat of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Dr. Tsunenori Kameda
Head of Silk Materials Research Unit,
Division of Biotechnology, Institute of Agrobiological Sciences,
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization

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