Wednesday 17th May 2023

09:30 AM Registration and coffee
10:15 AM Welcome remarks Yuji Tsurubuchi - Sophion Bioscience K.K
Session 1
10:30 AM Role of a mechanosensitive ion channel PIEZO1 in skeletal muscle regeneration Yuji Hara - University of Shizuoka, Japan
10:55 AM Mechanism of olfactory transduction system in the cilia Hiroko Takeuchi - Osaka University, Japan
11:20 AM Novel therapeutic approaches emerging from HCN4 structural studies Anna Moroni - University of Milano
11:45 AM Contribution of the second S4 helix for switching PIP2- and voltage-gating modes in two-pore channels Takushi Shimomura - National Institute for Physiological Sciences, xxx, Japan
12:10 PM Lunch and poster presentations
Session 2
01:45 PM CALHM channels and their regulation by physicochemical conditions in the context of physiological roles Sung Joon Kim - Seoul National University, Korea
02:10 PM Gating modulation via voltage-sensing domains in voltage-gated K+ channels Koichi Nakajo - Jichi Medical University, Japan
02:35 PM Analysis of skeletal muscles from type 1 ryanodine receptor mutant mice Toshiko Yamazawa - Jikei Medical University, Japan
03:00 PM PIP2 activation of N-type voltage-gated Ca2+ channel depends on both the α1B and β subunits Byung-Chang Suh - Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology, Korea
03:25 PM Tea/coffee - poster presentations
04:00 PM Physiological significance of the interaction between TRPV3 and ANO1 or TMEM79 in skin keratinocytes Jing Lei - National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan
04:25 PM Gating and Gating and Modulation of KCNQ1 Channels Jianmin Cui - Washington University, USA
04:50 PM Feeling force with PIEZO channels Bailong Xiao - Tsinghua University, China
05:15 PM TBA Sophion Bioscience
05:40 PM Wrap up
06:00 PM Posters, drinks reception, exhibits

Thursday 18th May 2023

09:15 AM Tea/coffee
09:45 AM Welcome remarks Yuji Tsurubuchi - Sophion Bioscience K.K
Session 3
09:50 AM Regulatory role of TRPC channel in the pathophysiology of kidney filtration function Masayuki Mori - University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
10:15 AM Potassium channel activators and their potential roles as anti-seizure drugs Frederik Elinder - Linköping University, Sweden
10:40 AM Function of voltage-gated proton channel in microglia Takafumi Kawai - Osaka University, Japan
11:05 AM Tea/coffee - poster session
11:50 AM Structural basis of TRP channel temperature sensitivity Alexander Sobolevsky - Columbia University, USA
12:15 PM Analysis of skeletal muscles from type 1 ryanodine receptor mutant mice Toshiko Yamazawa - Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan
12:40 PM Toward understanding the mechanism of voltage-gated H+ channel activity regulated by membrane stretch and lipids Yuichiro Fujiwara - KagawaUniversity, Japan
01:05 PM Lunch and poster session
Session 4
02:30 PM Structural insight into the closure of large pore channels in phospholipids by cryo-EM Atsunori Oshima - Nagoya University, Japan
02:55 PM Roles of mitochondrial Ca2+ dynamics in cardiomyocyte function-A Physiome study Ayako Takeuchi - University of Fukui, Japan
03:20 PM Three-dimensional structure of Ryanodine receptor and SR Ca2+ -ATPase responsible for muscle contraction and relaxation Haruo Ogawa - Kyoto University, Japan
03:45 PM Wrap up