◆ Information of the 86th Annual Meeting ◆ 


  • Date: September 17(Wed)-19(Fri), 2014
  • Place:Nagahama Institute of Bio-science and Technology (Nagahama, Shiga)
  • General vice chair: Toshimichi Ikemura(Nagahama Institute of Bio-science and Technology )
  • This meeting is cosponsored by Nagahama Institute of Bio-science and Technology , and supported by Shiga prefecture and Nagahama city.


The deadline for English summary (1200 characters): October 3, 2014 at 24:00 JST




◆ Welcome message from Organizing President ◆

Dr. Toshimichi Ikemura
Organizing President
The 86th Annual Meeting of The Genetics Society of Japan


The 86th Annual Meeting of The Genetics Society of Japan will be held at the Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology, Nagahama-city, Shiga-ken (near Kyoto), from September 17 (Wed) to 19 (Fri), 2014. All presentations will be oral according to the tradition of the Society, and specific sessions that can be presented in English will also be arranged. International Sessions that focus on specific topics such as epigenetics are scheduled. In addition, on September 20, a public lecture for citizens and young students is planned to introduce perspectives and the importance of recent genetics studies in human society. Nagahama-city is located near Lake Biwa and is an old Japanese-style city, which has various nice places to visit. It takes less than one hour from Kyoto by train. We are looking forward to seeing you in Nagahama. Dr. Toshimichi Ikemura Organizing President The 86th Annual Meeting of The Genetics Society of Japan