Bio-Research Infrastructure Construction Team, RIKEN

RIKEN-Taiwan National Science Council Workshop on
Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing


RIKEN-Taiwan National Science Council Workshop on Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing

Date: November 18, 2011

Place: C6F Seminar Room, RIKEN Kobe Institute

Time: 9:30-17:10


  • 9:30-9:40: Kenji Oeda (Executive Director of RIKEN) "Welcome Address".
  • 9:40-9:50: Ching-Fong Chang (National Science Council Deputy Minister) "Opening Address".
  • 10:00-10:20: Hideo Yokota, "Towards Advanced Quantitative Biology using Image Processing Techniques".
  • 10:20-10:40: Yasuyoshi Watanabe, "PET Molecular Imaging Science for Medical Innovation".
  • 10:40-11:00: Yoshiki Sasai, "Self-organization of neural patterns and structures in 3D culture of ES cells".
  • Coffee Break

  • 11:20-11:40: Shigeo Hayashi, "Imaging and quantitative approaches or the study of epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila".
  • 11:40-12:00: Ching-Wei Wang, "Automated Morphological Classification and Quantification of Microscopic Images".
  • 12:00-12:20: Shin Yoshizawa, "Feature-Preserving Noise Reduction of Biomedical Images".
  • Lunch

  • 13:40-14:00: Chung-Chih Lin, "An automated image analysis system discovers mitochondrial morphological features specific to a natural compound that induces Parkinson diseases".
  • 14:00-14:20: Yuh-Show Tsai, "Automated Classification of Vesicle Movement by use of Dynamic Numerical Parameters".
  • 14:20-14:40: Yu-Tai Ching, "Bio-Images Analysis Our Experiences with Confocal/Two-Photon Images and Synchrotron X-ray Images".
  • Coffee Break

  • 15:00-15:20: Yung-Nien Sun, "Color-Based Segmentation for the Automated Estimation of Oral Cancer Parameters".
  • 15:20-15:40: Huihua Kenny Chiang, "A New Medical Image Device Development Based on Thermal Image Dynamics of Ocular Surface Temperature for Dry Eyes Screening".
  • 15:40-16:00: Ruey-Feng Chang, "Computer-aided Diagnosis for Breast 2D/3D/Automated Ultrasound and MRI".
  • Coffee Break

  • 16:20-16:40: Shuichi Onami, "Quantitative cell division dynamics information collections of RNAi-treated C. elegans embryos".
  • 16:40-17:00: Shu Takagi, "Toward the multiscale human body simulation using the medical image data".
  • 17:00-17:10: Huihua Kenny Chiang (Prof. of National Yang Ming Univ.), "Closing Address".
  • Akitake Makinouchi (Director of Advanced Technology Support Division, ASI, RIKEN), "Workshop Dinner Address".
  • Poster and Software Demonstration:
    • Satoko Takemoto, "Performance Evaluation System for Intracellular Image Segmentation".
    • Takashi Ijiri, "Contour-based interface for refining volume segmentation".
    • Masaomi Nishimura, "VCAT5: Biomedical Image Processing Platform".

Co-organized by RIKEN and Taiwan National Science Council

  • Workshop General Chairs: Kenji Oeda, Ching-Fong Chang, and Akitake Makinouchi.
  • Program Chairs: Hideo Yokota and Huihua Kenny Chiang.
  • Local Organizers: Yasuyoshi Watanabe, Yoshiki Sasai, and Shigeo Hayashi.
  • Coordinators: M.-D. Tsai, N.Maeda, S. Takemoto, S. Yoshizawa, T. Ijiri, N. Masaomi, Y. Tsujimura, M.-H.Tsou, J. Suzuki, S. Saruki, and K. Kase.


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