Asia-Pacific Conference on Performance Analysis of Sports 2019

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Programme at a glance

September 30, 2019

Pre-congress workshop: Identification of Mitosporic fungi under a Microscope.
Supported by IMA and MSJ

October 1, 2019

Registration, Poster Hanging, Poster Mixer

Pre-congress workshop: Identification of Mitosporic fungi under a Microscope.
Supported by IMA and MSJ
Satellite Workshop: The 2nd workshop on ‘Genetic diversity and molecular breeding in cultivated mushrooms' by SPIRITS (Kyoto University)
Pre-congress workshop: Assessing threat status of selected Asian fungi using IUCN Red List Criteria – a practical workshop
IMA EC Meeting

October 2, 2019

Registration, Opening Ceremony, Plenary Lecture, Keynote Lectures, Sessions
Poster Presentation, Poster Mixer

October 3, 2019

Registration, Plenary Lecture, Keynote Lectures, Sessions
AMA EC Meeting
Excursion Ⅰ (at an extra-cost option): Mushrooms in Japanese religious forest
Excursion Ⅱ (at an extra-cost option): Real Japanese Icons
Night session “Lovesicks for Mushrooms”

October 4, 2019

Plenary Lecture, Sessions, Plenary Symposium “Maestro of Mycology”
Closing ceremony, Banquet (at an extra-cost option)

Plenary Symposium

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wieland Meyer (Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney)
Prof. Dr. Rob Samson (Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute)
Prof. Dr. Yuichi Yamaoka (Tsukuba University)

1. Plenary Lecture

Prof. Dr. Marc Stadler (Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research)
Prof. Dr. Xingzhong Liu (State Key laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Prof. Dr. Haruki Yamada (Kitasato University / DNDi Japan / Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences)

2. Keynote lectures

Dr. Jennifer Luangsa-ard (BIOTEC, NSTDA)
Prof. Dr. Wei-Chiang Shen (National Taiwan University)
Prof. Dr. Geon Sik Seo (Korea National College of Agriculture and Fisheries)

3. Oral Sessions (Program at a Glance is updated at 2019 June 24) (PDF)

Concurrent Sessions and Chairs

Nos Categories Session title (tentative) Session Chair country
1 Chytrids Biodiversity, Systematics & Ecology of Early Diverging Fungi Kagami, M. (Yokohama National Univ.),
Inaba, S. (NBRC)
KeywordsChytridiomycota, Rozellomycota (Cryptomycota) , Aphelidiomycota
2 Oomycota Species Diversity of Oomycota Choi, Y.J. (Kunsan National Univ.) Korea
KeywordsOomycetes, taxonomy, phylogeny, barcoding
4 Basidiomycota Diversity, Phylogeny & Ecology of Agaricomycotina Zhu L. Yang
(Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Hosaka, K.
(National Museum of Nature and Science)
China, Japan
KeywordsDiversity, phylogeny, evolution, ecology, mushrooms, larger basidiomycetes
5 Ascomycetes Biodiversity, Systmatics & Ecology of Ascomycota Ariyawansa, H.A. (National Taiwan Univ.),
Okane, I. (Tsukuba Univ)
Taiwan, Japan
KeywordsBiodiversity, Systmatics & Ecology of Ascomycota
6 Fungal taxonomy New Taxonomic Schemes in Penicillium and Its Implication for Applied Research Visagie, C.M. (ARC-PPRI),
Samson, R.A. (WFBI)
South Africa,
phylogeny, species concept, diversity, applied research, food spoilage, indoor mycology, Talaromyces
7 Fungal taxonomy Taxonomy, Systematic and Evolution of Aspegillus Yaguchi, T. (Chiba Univ.),
Hong S. (KACC)
Japan, Korea
KeywordsTaxonomy, evolution, Aspergillus
8 Genomics Genomics of filamentous fungi Kunitake, E. (Mie Univ.),
Tani, S. (Osaka Pref. Univ.)
Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics, Gene regulation, Plant pathogen, Enzyme production
9 Genetics Fungal Genetics and Genomics Han, K.H. (Woosuk Univ.),
Shimizu, K. (Tokyo Univ. of Science)
Korea, Japan
KeywordsGene function, Cellular and molecular fungal biology, Functional genomics, Gene regulation
10 Fungal biogeography Biogeography and Phylogeny of Powdery Mildew Fungi Kiss, L. (Univ. of Southern Queensland),
Liu, S.Y. (Jilin Agric. Univ.)
Australia, China
KeywordsBiogeography, obligate parasitism, Phylogeny
11 Fungal physiology Fungi in Stress Environment Yamaji, K. (Tsukuba Univ.),
Masuya, H. (FFPRI)
Keywordsmetal, radioactive materials, drought, salt, air-pollutants, low light
12 Plant pathology Biological Control of Fungal Diseases Hirooka, Y. (Hosei Univ.) Japan
KeywordsBiological control
13 Plant pathology Fungal Plant Pathogens in Asia Cai, L. (Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Takahashi, Y. (FFPRI)
China, Japan
KeywordsDiagnosis, Fungal Biodiverity, Phylogeny, Taxonomy
14 Fungal ecology Conservation of Fungal Diversity Orihara, T.
(Kanagawa Pref. Mus. Nat. Hist.)
KeywordsHypogeous fungi, endangered taxa, Database
15 Fresh water / Marine fungi Aquatic fungi: Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Potential Applications Suetrong, S. (BIOTEC),
Yamaguchi, K. (NITE)
Thailand, Japan
KeywordsAquatic habitats, Marine fungi, Freshwater fungi, Biogeography, Phylogeny
16 Environmental DNA Environmental DNA as a Tool for Ecological Research of Fungi Fukasawa, Y. (Tohoku Univ.),
Lim, Y.W. (Seoul National Univ.)
Japan, Korea
Keywordsbiotic interaction, ecological network, eDNA, fungal community, metabarcoding, NGS
17 Symbiosis Biological Interaction Among Fungi and Other Organisms Obase, K. (FFPRI),
Takashima, Y. (Univ. Tsukuba)
Endofungal bacteria, Host-microbe interaction, Intra- and inter-specific interaction, Mycorrhizal helper bacteria, Nutritional interaction
18 Mycorrhiza Evolution and Diversification of Mycorrhizal fungi Kinoshita, A. (FFPRI),
Ogura-Tsujita, Y. (Saga Univ.)
Keywordsbiogeography, habitat preference, host specificity, interactions, speciation
19 Entomopahogens Diversity of entomopathogenic fungi Luangsa-ard, J. (BIOTEC, NSTDA),
Sato, H. (FFPRI)
Thailand, Japan
KeywordsEvolution, Phylogeny, Taxonomy, Application
20 Fungal virology Neovirology: Yin and Yang Effects of Infection by Mycoviruses Suzuki, N. (Okayama Univ.),
Fujimori, F. (Tokyo Kasei Univ.)
KeywordsFungal viruses, mycoviruses
21 Culture collection Collection, Diversity and Systematics of Yeasts Bai, F.Y. (Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Takashima, M.
(Meiji Pharmaceutical Univ.)
China, Japan
culture collection, biodiversity, taxonomy, systematics, ecology, evolution and interactions of yeasts with other organisms
22 Natural products Novel Anti-infective Agents and Other Useful Secondary Metabolites from Filamentous Fungi Stadler, M.
(Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research),
Yamada, H.
(DNDi Japan/Kitasato University)
Germany, Japan
KeywordsNatural products, Biotechnology, Analytical chemistry, Secondary metabolites
23 Mushroom industry I Problems and Prospects of Mushroom Industry in the Developing Countries Ngadin, A.A.
(Univ. Malaysia Terengganu)
KeywordsFungal bioresource, small scale farmer, dissemination
24 Mushroom industry II Future Perspective for the Use of Medicinal Mushroom in Health and Disease States Gabazza, E.C. (Mie Univ.),
Harada, E. (Univ. Miyazaki)
Fungal extracts, active components, metabolites, antioxidants, allergy, inflammation, cancer, supplements, practical application, microbiome
25 Food microbiology Microbiology in Asian Food Fermentation Maruyama, J. (The Univ. Tokyo) Japan
Keywordsfood, fermentation, microorganism, diversity, gene, genome

4. Posters

Two min talk in the poster short presentation session (Poster Flash Presentation) is required to all poster presentation.

5. Special Interest Groups

Requests for Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings should be directed to contact e-mail below with this application form.

  • SIG-1: Fungal molecular ecology and population genetics
    Coordinator: Dr. Patricia Velez, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • SIG-2: Revisiting decay type: from physiology to ecosystem function of wood decay fungi
    Coordinator: Dr. Yu Fukasawa, Tohoku University; Prof. Jonathan Schelling, Minnesota University
  • SIG-3: Understanding mycoparasitism: from De Bary to functional genomics
    Coordinator: Prof. Levente Kiss, University of Southern Queensland
  • SIG-4: Neo-mycovirology
    Coordinator: Prof. Nobuhiro Suzuki, Okayama University

6. Workshop

  • 1) Pre-congress workshop: Identification of Mitosporic fungi under a Microscope.
    Supported by IMA and MSJ (Flyer)
  • 2) Satellite Workshop: The 2nd workshop on ‘Genetic diversity and molecular breeding in cultivated mushrooms' by SPIRITS (Kyoto University) (Flyer) (Program)
  • 3) Pre-congress workshop: Assessing threat status of selected Asian fungi using IUCN Red List Criteria – a practical workshop (Flyer)

7. Banquet (at an extra-cost option)

DATE: October 4, 2019
Limit: 60 persons
Fee: JPY8,400.

The Banquet will be held at the official Hotel in front of Tsu Station. You can take the taxi to go to Tsu Nagisa-machi (sea port) for the speed boat scheduled to leave at 22:00.

8. Awards

Travel awards for 1 participant and Presentation awards for 2 participants
by “Antibiotics (MDPI)”

9. Sponsored Sessions

"New taxonomic schemes in Penicillium and its implication for applied research".
by “Antibiotics (MDPI)”

“Biological Control of Fungal Diseases”
by “Innovative Research Center for Coordinated Breeding”, Mie University