Japan Partnering Award to Promote Synergies in Chromatin Research

Lead Research Organisation: University of Leicester
Department Name: Molecular and Cell Biology

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Publications

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Description Colaboration with Hiroshi Kimura and Hitoshi Kurumizaka 
Organisation Tokyo Institute of Technology
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution We are running the Japan-UK Regulation through Chromatin Conference in Leicester as the main organizers.
Collaborator Contribution Our Japanese organizing partner is Hitoshi Kurumizaka from the University of Tokyo, who contributes time to organize the Japanese delegation. Hiroshi Kimura from the Tokyo Institute of Technology has provided his own grant money to sponsor 5 Japanese delegates who will come to Leicester.
Impact Seminar of Thomas Schalch at the University of Tokyo. Conference will happen in Aug. 2020 and will generate more outcomes.
Start Year 2019
 
Description Colaboration with Hiroshi Kimura and Hitoshi Kurumizaka 
Organisation University of Tokyo
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution We are running the Japan-UK Regulation through Chromatin Conference in Leicester as the main organizers.
Collaborator Contribution Our Japanese organizing partner is Hitoshi Kurumizaka from the University of Tokyo, who contributes time to organize the Japanese delegation. Hiroshi Kimura from the Tokyo Institute of Technology has provided his own grant money to sponsor 5 Japanese delegates who will come to Leicester.
Impact Seminar of Thomas Schalch at the University of Tokyo. Conference will happen in Aug. 2020 and will generate more outcomes.
Start Year 2019
 
Title Conference Website 
Description Website based on Wordpress for conference information. The website also integrates the OpenConf registration system. It was developed by Thomas Schalch and runs on the University of Leicester infrastructure. 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2020 
Open Source License? Yes  
Impact This conference website is critical for realizing the conference and the UK-Japan knowledge exchange. 
URL https://chromatin2020.le.ac.uk/
 
Description Conference Website 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Conference website that provides information and promotes the core activity of this grant, which is the organization of the UK-Japan partnering conference.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
URL https://chromatin2020.le.ac.uk
 
Description Global Discussion Camp, Tokyo Metropolitan University 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Thomas Schalch was part of a delegation from the University of Leicester with undergraduate students and colleagues, which visited Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU) for a week-long workshop with TMU undergraduate students and professors. Thomas gave a lecture covering topics of the BBSRC grants. This activity sparked many new contacts and will likely lead to further exchanges between TMU and the Univeristy of Leicester.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Seminar Thomas Schalch The University of Tokyo 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Thomas Schalch presented a research seminar at the University of Tokyo hosted by Hitoshi Kurumizaka. During this meeting, Thomas Schalch met with various researchers and faculty from other Japanese Universities. This visit also further consolidated the collaboration of Thomas Schalch with Hitoshi Kurumizaka on the Chromatin conference we are organizing in Leicester, which is supported by our BBSRC Japan Partnering Award. The visit further provided an opportunity to explore opportunities for future collaborations.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019