On 5 November 2023, the IRCN, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) at the University of Tokyo, and Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI) at Tokyo Institute of Technology held the 9th Joint General Lecture entitled "Questions on Origins" at the 70th Anniversary Auditorium. Researchers in the fields of synthetic biology and biotechnology (Prof. Tomoaki Matsuura, WPI-ELSI (Tokyo Institute of Technology)), molecular biology (Principal Investigator Yukiko Goto, WPI-IRCN (The University of Tokyo)) and mathematics (Prof. Yukinobu Toda, WPI-Kavli IPMU (The University of Tokyo)) gave lectures.

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