The 6th International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules

Thursday, Oct. 4th, 9:30 - 12:00

Friday, Oct. 5th, 9:30 - 17:00

ITbM organizes its international symposium each year in Nagoya by inviting world leading researchers who carry out research in ITbM’s related  fields, such as organic chemistry, animal/plant biology and theoretical science.

The 14th Hirata Award

Thursday, Oct. 4th

15:40 - 17:30

The Hirata Memorial Lecture started in 2005 at Nagoya University and is an international award granted to a rising star in the field of organic chemistry. This award was established in memory of the great achievements of the late Dr. Yoshimasa Hirata, the Honorary Professor of Nagoya University.

The 4th Tsuneko & Reiji

Okazaki Award

Thursday, Oct. 4th

13:30 - 15:10

The Tsuneko & Reiji Okazaki Award was established in 2015 by ITbM in memory of the great achievements of Dr. Tsuneko Okazaki, University Professor and the late Dr. Reiji Okazaki, Honorary Professor of Nagoya University.

Access to Noyori Conference Hall

from the nearest station


It takes about 3 minutes to walk from Subway Meijo Line

“Nagoya Daigaku” Station 2nd exit



Access to Nagoya University (Nagoya Univ. website)

Higashiyama Campus Map (Nagoya Univ. website)

Transportation Bureau, City of Nagoya

Organizers and Sponsors

Hosted by

Supported by



: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, Nagoya University

: Hirata Memorial Foundation

  Tsuneko & Reiji Okazaki Award Committee

: Free of charge


Noyori Conference Hall,

Nagoya University