Date: November 10, 2018

Venue: Room B103, Northwest Bldg., Harvard University
                 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138


Moderator : Takao K. Hensch, Harvard University, IRCN

10:30am-                  Registration
11:00am-12:45pm  Poster Session and Lunch
1:00pm-1:30pm      Opening Remarks
                            Kohji Hirata (Director of JSPS Washington Office)
                            Rokuichiro Michii (Consul General of Japan in Boston)
                            Mark C. Elliott (Vice Provost, Harvard University)
                            Takao K. Hensch (Professor, Harvard University, IRCN)

Part 1  Key Note Lectures
1:30 – 2:15pm   Masashi Yanagisawa (Professor, University of Tsukuba, IIIS )
        “Toward the Mysteries of Sleep”

2:15 – 3:00pm    Hiroki Ueda (Professor, The University of Tokyo, IRCN)
        “Systems Biology of Mammalian Sleep/Wake Cycles
        -Toward Molecular definition of Non-REM and REM sleeps-”

3:00 – 3:50pm    Break and Poster Session

Part 2  Panel Discussion “Sleep and Society”
3:50 – 5:25pm

(1) Mental: Sara Lazar (Associate Researcher in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital)

(2) Clinical: Robert Stickgold (Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School)

(3) Developmental: Rebecca Spencer(Associate Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst)

(4) Social: Merry White(Professor & Associate Chair of Anthropology, Boston University)

(5) Discussion all the lecturers

Part 3  Award
5:30 – 5:40pm     Award Ceremony / Closing

Registration from here. (Deadline is 5pm EST on Wednesday, November, 2018)

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