Nov 29 - Nov 29, 2017
Noyori Conference Hall
Nagoya, Aichi 464-8602
ACS on Campus, the American Chemical Society’s premier outreach program, is coming to Nagoya University for an afternoon of scientific lectures and discussions on how to get published, copyright and ethics, and the peer review process. Network with the ACS Editors and hear from Japan’s top researchers.
The program is FREE and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences. Registration is highly encouraged.
Takashi Ooi, PhD
Takashi Ooi was born in 1965 in Nagoya, Japan. He received his Ph.D. (1994) from Nagoya University under the direction of Professor Hisashi Yamamoto. He has been granted a Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS) for Japanese Junior Scientists (1992-1995), during which he joined the group of Professor Julius Rebek, Jr. at MIT as a postdoctoral fellow (1994-1995). He was appointed as an assistant professor at Hokkaido University in 1995 and promoted to a lecturer (1998). He moved to Kyoto University as an associate professor (2001), and became a full professor of Nagoya University in 2006. Since 2013, he has been a professor of Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University. He was awarded the Chugai Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (1997), the Japan Chemical Society Award for Young Chemist (1999), the Thieme Journal Award (2006), the JSPS Prize (2010), the IBM Japan Science Prize (2011), and the Inoue Prize for Science (2013), and he was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2014). His current research interests are focused on the molecular design and precise structural control of chiral organic ion-pair catalysts for selective organic synthesis.
Yoshinobu Baba, PhD
Dr. Yoshinobu Baba is Professor of Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, Professor of Department of Advanced Medical Science, School of Medicine, and a Director of ImPACT Research Center for Advanced Nanobiodevices, Nagoya University. He is also Guest Professor, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo and Research Supervisor, JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency) CREST “Elucidation of biological mechanism of extracellular fine particles and the control system” Project. He is a co-initiator for the world largest Nanotech/Nanobio International Meeting and Exhibition. He is a general chair of numerous international meetings (microTAS, MSB, NanoBioEXPO, ISMM). He is an Associate Editor of Anal. Chem. of ACS and serving to over 15 scientific journals as an editorial/advisory board member. He has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and received over 85 awards for his contributions in nanobiotechnology: MERCK Award in 2004, The CSJ (Chemical Society of Japan) award for creative work in 2008, The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry Award in 2015, and The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2016. Dr. Baba’s research studies are directed at the development of nanobiodevices for omics, systems biology, medical diagnosis, tissue engineering, and molecular imaging. He is the author or co-author of 956 publications, including research papers, proceedings, reviews, and books and is also an inventor of over 100 patents. He has delivered more than 908 plenary and invited lectures at conferences. His work has been cited on 405 occasions by newspapers and television.
Atsushi Takahara, PhD
Prof. Atsushi Takahara earned his D.Eng. (1983) in the field of polymer science. He worked at Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University as an assistant professor and then associate professor from 1983 to 1999. He was a full professor of IFOC, Kyushu University from 1999 to 2003. Since 2003, he is a full professor of Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University. He is a senior editor of Langmuir and was an Editor of Polymer (Polymer Physics, Asia except from China). From 2005 to 2008 and 2011- , he has been elected as a member of Science Council of Japan. He was a president of Society of Polymer Science (2014-2016). At present, he is a president of Materials Research Society, Japan (2017-2019). He has published more than 500 peer reviewed papers. His research interests are focused on advanced soft materials such as polymer ultrathin films, polymer nanocomposites, and novel tough polymers.
Kenichiro Itami, PhD
Kenichiro Itami was born in 1971 and raised in Tokyo. He studied chemistry at Kyoto University, Japan, and completed his Ph.D. in 1998 with Prof. Yoshihiko Ito. He became an Assistant Professor at Kyoto University and then moved to Nagoya University as an Associate Professor in 2005, and was promoted to Full Professor in 2008. He has also held the post of Director of the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) since 2012, and Research Director of the JST-ERATO Itami Molecular Nanocarbon Project since 2013. His research focuses on the development of innovative functional molecules with significant structures and properties, and the development of rapid molecule-assembly methods using unique catalysts. He has received numerous awards and honors including Highly Cited Researchers, Clarivate Analytics (2017), ICI Distinguished Lecturer, University of Calgary (2017), The Chunichi Cultural Award (2017), The Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley (2017), The Yomiuri Techno Forum Gold Medal (2017), The Holger Erdtman Lecture, KTH, Sweden (2016), The Nagase Prize (2016), Ta-Shue Chou Lectureship Award, Academia Sinica (2016), Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society (2015), Swiss Chemical Society Lectureship Award (2015), Mukaiyama Award (2013), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (2012), German Innovation Award (2012).
Wednesday, November 29
Noyori Conference Hall
Nagoya, Aichi, 464-8602 Japan
Prof. Yoshinobu Baba, Associate Editor, Analytical Chemistry
Prof. Atsushi Takahara, Senior Editor, Langmuir
Prof. Kenichiro Itami, Nagoya University, Department of Chemistry
Prof. Takashi Ooi, Associate Editor, ACS Catalysis
Prof. Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Associate Editor, Organic Letters
13:30-13:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
13:45-14:45 Scientific Lectures
Presenters: Prof. Atsushi Takahara, Senior Editor, Langmuir and Prof. Kenichiro Itami, Nagoya University, Department of Chemistry
14:45-15:00 Networking Break
15:00-15:45 How to Get Published: Top Ten Tips for a Successful Submission
Presenter: Prof. Takashi Ooi, Associate Editor, ACS Catalysis
15:45-16:30 Peer Review: How, Why and What Not to Do
Presenter: Prof. Atsushi Takahara, Senior Editor, Langmuir
16:30-17:15 Copyright & Ethics
Presenter: Prof. Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Associate Editor, Organic Letters
17:15-17:25 Q&A and Closing Remarks
ResourcesNo resources has yet been added to this event. Check back soon or follow @ACSonC on Twitter for updates.
WHY ACS ON CAMPUS IS FOR YOU
Leaders in the field
Heather L. Tierney, Ph.D.
After completing her Ph.D.in Chemistry at Tufts University, Heather L. Tierney joined the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2010 as the Managing Editor for ACS Nano and Nano Letters. In 2016, Heather began a a new role at ACS, as Managing Editor, Journals and Ethics Policy. In addition to managing the ACS’s two flagship Reviews journals, Accounts of Chemical Research and Chemical Reviews, Heather helps to provide guidance on best practice in publication ethics and policy in accordance with industry standards as set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and other external agencies.