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Day 1   Monday 15 January
  16:00~17:00      Registration
  17:00~19:00      Mixer

Day 2  Tuesday 16 January
     9:00~9:10      Opening Remarks
Kunio Takeyasu (Invited) (Abstract)
(Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto Univ., Japan)
  "Biological application of nano-scale imaging and single-molecule
                           manipuration techniques"

9:50~10:30      Suzanne Jarvis (Invited) (Abstract)
                           (Trinity college Dublin, Ireland)
  "Using nano-mechanics to explore biological function"

  10:30~10:50    Break
Paolo Facci (Invited) (Abstract)
(S3-INFM-CNR, Physics Dep. Univ. of Modena, Italy)
                                  "Retrieving functional and conformational information from single
                             proteins: towards an AFM-based approach"
11:30~12:10    Peter Hinterdorfer (Invited) (Abstract)
                           (Institute for Biophysics, Johannes Kepler Univ. Linz,
  "Molecular recognition force microscopy/spectroscopy"
  12:10~14:00    Lunch
Atsushi Ikai (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
  "Wedding of biochemistry and mechanics by force"

Masaru Kawakami  (Abstract)
(JAIST, Japan)
 "Novel force ramp AFM technique adopting single molecule events for
                            dynamic force spectroscopy"
Masami Kageshima  (Abstract)
                           (Osaka Univ., Japan)

  "Equilibrium and non-equilibrium processes and internal friction in
                            dynamics of single biopolymer"
  15:20~15:40    Break
Masaki Tanemura  (Abstract)
                           (Nagoya Inst. Technology, Japan)
"Small-scale batch fabrication and characterization of carbon nanofiber probes"
16:00~16:40    Takeshi Fukuma (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Trinity college Dublin, Ireland)
  "Direct imaging of water/lipid interface by frequency modulation
                             atomic force microscopy at sub-angstrom resolution"
16:40~17:00    Jason Cleveland  (Abstract)
                           (Asylum Research, USA)
"Dual frequency AFM"

17:00~17:15    Platinum Sponsor Lecture by Veeco Japan
  Mayumi Misawa  (Abstract)
"The new nanoscope V SPM controller"
Platinum Sponsor Lecture by Olympus
                            Akitoshi Toda  (Abstract)
                                "Small cantilevers to penetrate the market"

Day 3  Wednesday 17 January

Toshio Ando (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Dep. of Physics, Kanazawa Univ., Japan)

  "Instrumentation of high-speed AFM and observation of protein dynamics"
 9:40~10:20     Chia-Hsiang Menq (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Dep. of Mechanical Engineering,
The Ohio State Univ. , USA)

  "Control of tip position using co-located magnetic actuation for high-speed AFM"
10:20~10:40    Break
Levent Degertekin (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
  "AFM probe structures with integrated interferometric sensing and
                            electrostatic actuation"

11:20~12:00    Hirofumi Yamada (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto Univ., Japan)

  "Subnanometer-resolution imaging in liquid by frequency modulation atomic
                             force microscopy"

  12:00~14:00    Lunch
Noriyuki Kodera  (Abstract)
(Dep. of Physics, Kanazawa Univ., Japan)
 "Structural dynamics of acto-myosin V revealed by high-speed AFM"
14:20~14:40    Daisuke Yamamoto  (Abstract)
(Dep. of Physics, Kanazawa Univ., Japan)
 "Chaperonin GroEL-GroES action captured by high-speed AFM"
Christian Le Grimellec (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Centre de Biochimie Structurale, Univ. Montpellier I, France)
  "Alkaline phosphatase interactions with ordered membrane domains"
Simon Scheuring (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Institut Curie - Research, UMR-CNRS 168, France)

  "High-resolution AFM of the supramolecular assembly of membrane proteins
                             in native membranes"

  16:00~16:20    Break
Sonia Antoranz Contera (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Bionanotechnology IRC, Physics Dep., Univ. of Oxford, UK)
  "Relating structure, biomechanics and function of single membrane proteins"

Takayuki Uchihashi (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Dep. of Physics, Kanazawa Univ., Japan)
  "Improvements in the high-speed AFM and observation of membrane
                            protein dynamics"
17:40~17:55    Platinum Sponsor Lecture by Research Institute of Biomolecule Metrology, Co. Ltd.
Takashi Morii
"New lineup of RIBM products: SXM-advance, SXM-basic and high-speed
  18:30~21:00    Dinner Party at a Japanese Style of Restaurant

Day 4  Thursday 18 January
   9:00~9:40      Andrew E. Pelling (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (Dep. of Medicine and the LCN, Univ. College London)
  "Mechanobiology: Non-imaging applications of AFM in cell biology"
Chikashi Nakamura (Invited)  (Abstract)
                           (AIST, Japan)
                           "Cell surgery: A novel living cell manipulation technology using
                             nanoneedle and AFM"
Takaharu Okajima  (Abstract)
 (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
"Viscoelastic properties of living cells investigated by time-domain AFM analysis"
10:40~11:00    Break
  11:00~12:00    Business Meeting for Discussion of International Collaboration
                             (Kanazawa Univ. & Foreign Scientists)
  12:00~18:00    Lunch & Excursion