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RCAST NAVI 2015/03

2015/3/31

  RCAST NAVI 
  2015 March
  http://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index_en.html


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[Press Release]
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  16 Mar,2015
  The Autism Spectrum Simulator helps typically-developed (TD) person to
  experience the perceptual world of people with autism spectrum disorder
  (ASD) and understand their difficulties in communicating with TD. Based
  on self-description of people with ASD and verification experiments,
  specially-appointed  Associate professor Nagai (Osaka univ.), project
  Lecturer Kumagaya (UTokyo) and their team developped the ASD simulator
  using head-mounted display.

  Press release (in Japanese)
  http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/public/public01_270316_j.html


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[Topics]
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* [Latest research] Satoshi Iwasaki, Project Associate Professor Takeshi
  Inagaki (Metabolic Medicine) and the research group published "The
  FBXL10/KDM2B scaffolding protein associates with novel polycomb
  repressive complex-1 to regulate adipogenesis" in the Journal of
  Biological Chemistry (Vol. 290, Issue 7, 4163-4177, February 13, 2015).
  http://www.jbc.org/content/early/2014/12/22/jbc.M114.626929.abstract

* [Latest research] Project Lecturer Takeshi Marumo and Emeritus professor
  Toshiro Fujita (Division of Clinical Epigenetics) published "Diabetes
  Induces Aberrant DNA Methylation in the Proximal Tubules of the Kidney"
  in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Online Edition.
  http://jasn.asnjournals.org/content/early/2015/02/03/ASN.2014070665.abstract

* The department of advanced interdisciplinary studies graduation ceremony
  was held in the RCAST on 24 March. 8 people were awarded the degree of
  doctor.
  (in Japanese)
  http://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/research/report/2015/0324_ja.html


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[Report]
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## TV ##

* Professor Koji Ikuta (Medical Micromachine) featured on Nihon TV
  "SEKAIICHI UKETAI JUGYO" (28 Mar).

* Associate Professor Satoshi Ikeuchi (Islamic Political Thought)
  appeared on BS-TBS "Shukan BS-TBS HOUDOUBU" (22 Mar, 1 Feb), BS Japan
  "NIKKEI PLUS 10" (12 Mar) and NHK-BS1 "KOKUSAIHODO 2015" (2 Feb).

## Online: contributed article ##

* Associate Professor Satoshi Ikeuchi (Islamic Political Thought): Spread
  of radical Islamic ideology cannot be stopped by force (5 Feb).

  NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW
  http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Spread-of-radical-Islamic-ideology-cannot-be-stopped-by-force

## Newspaper ##

* Associate Professor Satoshi Ikeuchi (Islamic Political Thought):
  Yomiuri Shimbun (25 Mar)

* Professor Yoshitaka Okada (New Energy): Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun (3 Feb)

* Professor Hisashi Nakamura (Climate Science Research): Nihon Keizai
  Shimbun (1 Feb)

  RCAST Activity Report:
  http://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/index_en.html


 

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