EVENTS

Quest for Efficacious Cancer Chemotherapy based on the Next-Generation Taxanes and Their Tumor-Targeted Delivery

March 15, 20195:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. University of Tokyo New York Office, 145 West 57th St. 21st Fl., NYC Abstract Paclitaxel (Taxol®) and docetaxel are among the most widely used chemotherapeutic drugs against various types of cancer. However, these drugs cause undesirable side effects as well as drug resistance ...
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Minami Goto, Film Director and FUTI Scholarship Recipient, Introduces Her Short Film, “Breakers”

February 27, 20195:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tiger Pacific Capital, 101 Park Avenue, 48th Fl, New York, NY 10178 (Only in Japanese) 「スニークプレビュー短編映画 ”ブレイカーズ”」 コロンビア大フィルム学部を昨年卒業された後藤美波さん(東大OG)を囲む講演・懇親会を企画致しました。皆様、是非御参加ください。お友達、ご家族の参加も大歓迎です。 ...
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Next Generation Cancer Treatment Development: The Role of Protein Design

November 16, 2018 5:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tiger Pacific Capital, 101 Park Avenue, 48th Fl, New York, NY 10178 (In Japanese) 「次世代がん治療法の開発:タンパク質デザインの役割」 タンパク質デザイン分野で国際的に著名な研究者でおられる小出教授には上記のテーマでお話いただきます。 本年のノーベル医学賞と化学賞に直接関連のある非常にタイムリーなテーマであるため、 質疑応答の時間も十分に取ってございます。 ...
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The Technology to Gain Knowledge About the Ocean

September 28, 2018 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tiger Pacific Capital, 101 Park Avenue, 48th Fl, New York, NY 10178 (In Japanese) タイトル:海を知るためのテクノロジー 東大執行役・副学長でおられる藤井輝夫教授を囲む講演・懇親会を企画致しました。 皆様、是非御参加ください。お友達、ご家族の参加も大歓迎です。教授は東京大学社会連携本部長もなされています。 マイクロフルイディクス分野で国際的に著名な研究者でおられる藤井教授には[海を知るためのテクノロジー]というテーマでお話いただきます。 非常にタイムリーなテーマであるため、皆様からの質問も多いと思われますので、質疑応答の時間も十分に取ってございます。 ...
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Recent Developments and Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-A Path Recommended for Science and Technology Research in Japan

June 22, 2018 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tiger Pacific Capital, 101 Park Avenue, 48th Fl, New York, NY 10178 (In Japanese) タイトル:「AI(人工知能)の最近の進歩と将来~日本の科学技術研究の進むべき道~」 東工大名誉教授・栄誉教授、Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC)学長でおられる古井貞熙氏(東大OB)を囲む講演・懇親会を企画致しました。 皆様、是非御参加ください。お友達、ご家族の参加も大歓迎です。教授は東京大学総長諮問機関(Global Advisory Board)のメンバーもなされています。 ...
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Issues in the Political Situation and Economic Policy in Japan after the General Election

November 3, 2017 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tiger Pacific Capital, 101 Park Avenue, 33rd Fl, New York, NY 10178 (In Japanese) タイトル:「総選挙後の政治状況と経済政策の課題」 コロンビア大学教授(兼)政策研究大学院大学(夏季)特別教授でおられる伊藤 隆敏氏を囲む講演・懇親会を企画致しました。 皆様、是非御参加ください。お友達、ご家族の参加も大歓迎です。教授はコロンビア大学School  of International  Public  Affairs (SIPA) でProfessor  of International and Public Affairsをしておられます。 ...
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Sleep and Sleeping Pills

October 2, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tiger Pacific Capital, 101 Park Avenue, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10178 (In Japanese) タイトル:"睡眠・睡眠薬" 松木則夫政策ビジョン研究センター特任教授が10月上旬に東大友の会理事会出席のためニューヨークに来られますので、同氏を囲む講演・懇親会を企画致しました。皆様、是非御参加ください。お友達、ご家族の参加も大歓迎です。松木教授は東大の理事・副学長でおられ、また東大友の会の理事もしておられます。 ...
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Expression in violin performance: innovations in the late 19th century

May 11, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm UTokyo New York Office, 145 W.57th St., 21st Fl., New York, NY 10019 By Ray Iwazumi, internationally respected violinist and musicological scholar Friends of UTokyo is pleased to announce a presentation by Dr. Ray Iwazumi, internationally respected violinist and musicological scholar and faculty member ...
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Brown Bag Lunch Featuring Minister Jun Saito: “Social Advancement of Japanese Women: Viewed from a Global Perspective”

May 6, 2017 11:45am - 12:45pm The University of Tokyo New York Office, 145 57th St. 21st FL., NYC Lecture: "Social Advancement of Japanese Women: Viewed from a Global Perspective” Lecturer: Minister Jun Saito, Permanent Mission of Japan to the Unite Nations. With the support of Friends of UTokyo, Satsuki-kai ...
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New York Lecture by Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine

April 21, 2017 5:30pm - 7:15pm Paul Hastings, LLC - MetLife Building, 200 Park Avenue, 26th floor, New York, NY, 10166 On April 21, 2017, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Professor Emeritus of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, will give a lecture in New York titled “Reflections Since Receiving the Noble Prize” ...
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Prof. Ken Furuya lecture gathering: “The Expanding Ocean Desert”

September 30, 2016 6:00pm to 8:00pm Morrison & Foerster LLP, 250 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019-9601 *Please note this lecture will be in Japanese Lecture: "The Expanding Ocean Desert" Lecturer: Ken Furuya, Professor in the Department of Aquatic Bioscience and Executive Vice President of The University of Tokyo ...
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The Panama Papers’ in Perspective —How Illicit Capital Flows Make Us All Vulnerable

May 16, 2016 6:30pm-8:30pm Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) NY 565 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10017 Language: Lecture will be given in English. Admission fee: $25 (To cover the cost of light snack and drinks) ...
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A Future Energy Source, Nuclear Fusion, and Study of Plasmas in the Universe

March 11, 2016 UTokyo New York Office Lecturer: Dr. Masaaki Yamada Distinguished Research Fellow, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America ...
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Challenges of Abenomics Stage II

October 29, 2015 UTokyo New York Office Lecturer: Prof. Takatoshi Ito Columbia University, School of International Public Affairs, and National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, Satsuki-kai America ...
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The Gifts of the Ocean and its Future

September 19, 2015 UTokyo New York Office Lecturer: Prof. Ken Furuya Director and Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo Professor in the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UTokyo Director of Friends of UTokyo, Inc. Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America ...
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From Free World to Rivalry: Power and Competition in World Affairs: The Middle East, Russia and China

May 20, 2015 UTokyo New York Office Lecturer: Prof. Kiichi Fujiwara Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, Policy Alternative Research Institute, University of Tokyo Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America ...
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Lecture on Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

November 14, 2014 UTokyo New York Office Lecturer: Yuichiro Kuwama, MD Medical Director, the Japanese Medical Practice, Division of Mount Sinai Beth Israel Vice President, Friends of UTokyo, Inc. Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America ...
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