The 58th Annual Meeting of the NMR Society of Japan (2019), (Joint Annual Meeting of the 58th NMRJ & the 58th SEST)

Prof. Yoji Arata memorial session

Session organizers
Masatsune Kainosho (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Hideo Akutsu (Yokohama City University)
Ichio Shimada (University of Tokyo)

Prof. Yoji Arata, an honorary member of the NMR society of Japan and served as the first president of the NMR society of Japan, passed away on March 2019 at the age of 84.
Prof. Arata held many important posts, a professor of the University of Tokyo, a director of water research institute, and an advisor of RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, etc. and greatly contributed to the pioneering and the development of the magnetic resonance in biological systems in Japan.
In the NMR society of Japan, Prof. Yoji Arata memorial session will be organized in honor of his achievements invited with several speakers connected with Prof. Arata as below.

Date: November 8 (Fri) 13:10 ~ 16:10
Venue: Hall A, Kawasaki Convention Hall



Prof. Yoji Arata - A passionate academic scholar with a singular sense of humor
Masatsune Kainosho (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)


NMR studies of the biosynthesis of iron-sulfur proteins in human mitochondria
John L. Markley (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)


Lessons Learned from Antibody NMR
Koichi Kato (National Institute of Natural Sciences, Japan)

14:35~14:45 Break


Memories of Professor Arata and the Water Research Institute
William S. Price (Western Sydney University, Australia)


NMR for high-molecular-weight proteins.
Ichio Shimada (University of Tokyo, Japan)


Prof. Yoji Arata and Biomolecular NMR in Japan and Elsewhere around the World
Kurt Wüthrich (ETH Zürich, Switzerland, and The Scripps Research Institute, USA)

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