Chairman’s Message

February 2019

We have organized “The Environmental Response” symposium, focused on the Keap1-Nrf2 system, in Japan once every few years. It has been 5 years since the last Environmental Response IV symposium, and in the intervening period, the Nrf2 field has seen many interesting developments.

“The Environmental Response” Symposia

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Year 2005 2007 2009 2014 2019
Date Mar 10- Mar 12 Dec 21- Dec 22 Feb 9- Feb 11 Feb 28- Mar 2 Sep 12- Sep 14
Place Tsukuba, Japan Sendai, Japan
The fifth symposium “The Environmental Response V /17th JBS Biofrontier Symposium” will be held in September 12-14, 2019 in Sendai, Japan. The purpose of the symposium is to exchange and discuss the most recent cutting edge research in the field of Keap1 and Nrf2. I would be most honored if you could find the time to actively participate, and share the recent studies with outstanding Nrf2 researchers from around the world. The symposium will be divided into five sessions plus a poster session:

1) Molecular Mechanisms
2) Cancer
3) Metabolism & Neurology
4) Inflammation & Aging
5) Therapy & Related Research

I am eagerly looking forward to enjoying this symposium together with all of the participants, and sincerely hope to see you in Sendai.

Masayuki Yamamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
Masayuki Yamamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
The Environmental Response V