The 50th Anniversary of World Data Center for Microorganisms

6-8 September, 2016
September 6th , 2016
Function Room, Grand Building, Beijing Friendship Hotel(友谊宾馆贵宾楼二层)
Session 1: Welcome Remarks, Chaired by Prof. Shuang-Jiang LIU
13:30-14:00 Welcome remarks
Session 2: Keynote Speech, Chaired by Prof. Xiuzhu Dong
14:00-14:30 Keynote speech: Big Data-driven Discovery and Improvement of Pharmaceutical and Nutritional Natural Products by Dr. Zixin Deng, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
14:30-14:50 Keynote speech: WDCM, past and another 50 years to come by Dr. Sugawara Hideaki, Professor of National institute of Genetics, Japan
14:50-15:10 Keynote speech: WDCM in new era by Dr. Juncai Ma, Director, World Data Center for Microorganisms, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
15:10-15:30 Keynote Speech: WDCM: the sum of all efforts and much more Get the right information at any time by Dr. Philippe Desmeth, President of World Federation for Culture Collections(WFCC), Belgian Science Policy Office, Belgium
Chaired by Prof. Dr. Philippe Desmeth
15:30-16:00 WDCM Declaration and WDCM MOU Signing Ceremony
16:00-16:30 Group Photos and Tea Break
Session 3: Keynote Speech & WDCM MoUs, Chaired by Dr. Dilber Ipek Kurtboke
16:30-17:00 Keynote speech: Dynamic Changes of Marine Microbial Communities over Time by Prof. Takashi Gojobori, Vice President of CODATA; The Distinguished Professor, CBRC of KAUST, King Abdullah and National Institute of Genetics, Japan
17:00-17:30 Keynote speech: Identifying the micro from the peta: tales of big data in the micro world by Dr. Nikos C. Kyrpides,Prokaryote Super Program Head, U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), USA
17:30-18:00 Keynote speech: Beyond sequencing By Dr. Ye Yin, CEO of BGI Genomics Co. Ltd., China
18:00-20:00 Welcome Banquet
Yashi Restaurant, First Floor, Grand Building, Beijing Friendship Hotel
(友谊宾馆贵宾楼一层雅仕餐厅)

Participants

1. Dr. Philippe Desmeth, President of World Federation for Culture Collections (WFCC), Belgium
2. Dr. Takashi Gojobori, Vice President of CODATA, Vice-Director of the National Institute of Genetics (NIG), Japan
3. Dr. Dilber Ipek Kurtboke, WFCC Executive Board, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
4. Prof. Kevin McCluskey, WFCC Executive Board, Fungal Genetics Stock Center, USA
5. Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills, WFCC Executive Board, Phaff Yeast Culture Collection, USA
6. Dr. Oleg Stupar, WFCC Executive Board, All-Russian Collection of Microorganisms - VKM, Russia
7. Dr. Nikos C. Kyrpides, Prokaryote Super Program Head, U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), USA
8. Dr. Martin Golebiewski, Convener of ISO TC 276 WG5, Germany
9. Dr. Sugawara Hideaki, Professor of National institute of Genetics, Japan
10. Dr. Alexander VASILENKO, IT specialist in All-Russian Collection of Microorganisms - VKM, Russia
11. Dr. Ando-katsuhiko, Acting Director-General, NITE Biological Resource Center, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Japan
12. Dr. Lily Eurwilaichitr, Deputy Executive Director of National center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology and Director of Thailand Bioresource Research Center (TBRC), Thailand
13. Dr. Nelson Lima, President of European Culture Collections' Organization (ECCO), Portugal
14. Dr.Ye Yin, CEO of BGI Genomics Co., Ltd. China
15. Dr. Axel Braun, Law Department Officer, F.HOFFMANN – LA ROCHE Ltd., Switzerland
16. Dr. Yao Su, Vice Director of China Center of Industrial Culture Collection, Director of R&D department of fermentation, China National Research Institute of Food & Fermentation Industries, China
17. Dr. Vincent Robert, Head of Bioinformatics, CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Center, Belgian
18. Dr. Takashi Itoh, WFCC Executive Board member, JCM of RIKEN BRC, Japan
19. Dr. Cledir Santos, Interim Representative of the Chilean Network of Microbial Culture Collections, Professor of the Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
20. Dr.Francisco Matus, Professor of the Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
21. Dr. Ki Hyun RYU, President of Korea National Research Resource Center(KNRRC), Korea
22. Dr. Erko Stackebrandt, Coordinator of MIRRI, Leibniz-Institut DSMZ- German Collection of Microorganisms and cell cultures Germany, Germany
23. Dr. Yong Zhang, Convenor of ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology WG2 & WG5 'Data Processing and Integration', China
24. Dr. Anabela Martins, Quality Manager of Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Portugal
25. Dr. Julie E. Russell Head of Culture Collections National Infections Service, Public Health England (PHE), UK
26. Dr. Jung-Sook Lee, Korean Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC), Korea
27. Dr. Funabiki-rie National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Japan
28. Dr. David Nobles, Fungal Genetics Stock Center, USA
29. Dr. Musliyana Mansor, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
30. Dr. Supawadee Ingsriswang, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, National Science and Technology Development Agency (BIOTEC), Thailand
31. Dr. Heena Shah, Public Health England, U.K.
32. Dr. Juncai Ma, Director of World Data Center for Microorganisms, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
33. Prof. Yuguang Zhou, Director of China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center (CGMCC), Institution of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
34. Dr. Linhuan Wu, World Data Center for Microorganisms, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China