Oct 18, 2017

Best poster presentation award in the 8th Asian-Pacific Phycological Forum

A PhD. student of the MB lab, Mr. Jumpei Kozono was awarded the best poster presentation award in the 8th Asian-Pacific Phycological Forum (APPF) that was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in October 2017. APPF is an international conference of Phycology in the Asian-Pacific Region that has been held every three years, and more than 300 participants were attended.
Based on the field and laboratory experiments, he presented the ecophysiological study of an endangered freshwater red alga, Thorea okadae from Japan, and determined the optimum irradiance and temperature environments on the photosynthetic performance. This knowledge is expected to contribute the conservation of the optimum habitat for this species.


Oct 16, 2017

8th Asian-Pacific Phycological Forum (APPF)

The 8th Asian-Pacific Phycological Forum (APPF) was held during 8th through 13th October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and more than 200 participants from the Asian-Pacific region were attended.
From the MB lab, professor Ryuta Terada participated as one of the invited speaker in the Kelp biology Session, and two PhD students, Jumpei Kozono and Iris Ann Borlongan also attended to the contributed poster and oral sessions, respectively.
Next APPF will be held in Hokkaido University, Sapporo, in September 2020. See you again in Japan!

Welcome address by Dr. Boo, the president of Asian Pacific Phycological Society