The 3rd MEI International Symposium
"Physiome and Systems Biology for Integrated Life Sciences and Predictive Medicine"

Date: November 30th (Sun) - December 2nd (Tue)
Place: Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

Poster: 3rd_meiis-program.pdf (PDF)
Program to print: 3rd_meiis-program-print.pdf (PDF)

Session 1.
Platforms for Physiome & Systems biology I
Chair: Prof. Taishin Nomura (Osaka University)
  • James B. Bassingthwaighte (University of Washington),
    The UW Physiome Project: Tools, tutorials, techniques and tactics in integrative multiscale modeling of physiology (PDF)
  • Poul F. Nielsen (University of Auckland),
    Physiome modelling languages: concepts and meaning (PDF)
  • Michael Hucka (California Institute of Technology),
    SBML, SBGN, and more: An overview of several standardization efforts for computational systems biology (PDF)
Session 2.
Platforms for Physiome & Systems biology II
Chair: Prof. James B. Bassingthwaighte (University of Washington)
  • Yoshiyuki Asai (Osaka University),
    Multiscale modeling with insilicoML1.0 and insilicoIDE (PDF)
  • Justin M. Marsh (University of Auckland),
    Towards the CellML IDE (PDF)
  • Erik A.Butterworth (University of Washington),
    JSim: A Software Tool for Physiome Modeling (PDF)
Session 3.
Platforms for Physiome & Systems biology III
Chair: Prof. Shigeo Wada (Osaka University)
  • Huaiyu Mi (SRI International),
    PANTHER Pathway, an evolutionary view of genes, proteins, and pathways (PDF)
  • Gary M. Raymond (University of Washington),
    Reusable Modular Code for Multi-scale Physiological Systems Modeling (PDF)
Session 4.
Drug-Protein Interaction & Cell Signaling
Chair: Prof. Andrew D. McCulloch (University of California San Diego)
  • Narutoshi Kamiya (Osaka University),
    Brownian dynamics simulation of hERG potassium ion channel and development of an accurate molecular docking method for protein and ligand
  • Shingo Murakami (Osaka University),
    Modeling of L-type Ca2+ channel inactivation in the heart
  • Andrew D. McCulloch (University of California San Diego),
    Multi-Scale Modeling and Systems Biology of Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms (PDF)
Session 5.
Chair: Prof. Masao Tanaka (Osaka University)
  • Taishin Nomura (Osaka University),
    Toward Concerted Efforts
Session 6.
Modeling and Prediction in Dentistry I
Chair: Prof. Kenji Takada (Osaka University) and Prof. Carroll-Ann Trotman (University of Maryland)
  • Elizabeth Dianne Rekow (New York University),
    Modeling and Prediction in Dentistry: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Kohtaro Yashiro (Osaka University),
    Modeling for Dynamics of the Human Jaw: A Critical Review (PDF)
  • Julian Faraway (University of Bath,
    Department of Mathematical Sciences), Statistical analysis of data from facial motion capture with application to cleft lip and palate
  • Chihiro Tanikawa (University of Maryland, Osaka University),
    Mathematical modeling of mouth and face
Session 7.
Modeling and Prediction in Dentistry II
Chair: Prof. Kenji Takada (Osaka University) and Prof. Carroll-Ann Trotman (University of Maryland)
  • Dan Grauer (University of North Carolina)
  • Masakazu Yagi (Osaka University),
    In silico modeling of expert decisions about faces (PDF)
  • Satoshi Yamaguchi (Osaka University),
    Dental Haptic Simulator to Train Hand Skill of Student (PDF)
Session 8.
Poster Session
Chair: Masakazu Yagi and Yoshiyuki Asai (Osaka University)
Session 9.
Biomechanical modeling
Chair: Prof. Masao Tanaka (Osaka University)
  • Shigeo Wada (Osaka University),
    Biomechanical modeling in Physiome: Integration of Multiscale Mechanics from Cell to Organ
  • Masanori Nakamura (Osaka University),
    Multi-scale Modeling of Blood Flow for the Establishment of Hemolysis Simulator on the basis of the Deformation Analysis of an Individual Red Blood Cell

Sponsored by :
The Center for Advanced Medical Engineering and Informatics, Osaka University
Global COE program 'A center of excellence for an in silico medicine-oriented worldwide open platform', Osaka University, MEI center
Co-sponsored by :
Supporting Center for Clinical Education and Research (In silico Human Research)
Supported by :
The Consulate General of Japan at San Francisco
Physiological Society of Japan
The Japanese Pharmacological Society
Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering
Osaka University San Francisco Center

Organizing Committee :

Yoshihisa Kurachi
Committee Member
James B. Bassingthwaighte
Hiroaki Kitano
Andrew D. McCulloch
Poul F. Nielsen
Kenji Takada
Masao Tanaka
Carroll-Ann Trotman
Shigeo Wada

Program Committee :

Taishin Nomura
Committee Member
Yoshiyuki Asai
Rachid Ait-Haddou
Yoshiyuki Kagiyama
Yoshiyuki Kido
Chihiro Tanikawa
Kunichika Tsumoto
Kenji Yamada
Daisuke Yamasaki

Secretary General:

Masakazu Yagi