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Hitachi lecture: 'From DNA Sequencer to Single Cell Analysis'

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science and Hitachi Ltd. are pleased to invite you to the Third Hitachi Lectureship at AAAS!

From DNA Sequencer to Single Cell Analysis: Development of Innovative Technologies and Instruments

Address by: Hideki Kambara, Hitachi Ltd.

HidekiKambara is a Fellow of Hitachi Ltd. and a visiting professor at theTokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. His research interestsincludes atmospheric pressure ionization mass spectrometry; matrixassisted secondary ion mass spectrometry; combined system of liquidchromatograph and mass spectrometer; fluorescent DNA sequencer;capillary array DNA sequencer; DNA expression profile analysis; geneexpression analysis for single-cells and instruments for DNAdiagnostics.  Dr. Kambara has received numerousawards, including The Asahi Prize for development of a high performanceDNA sequencer, the National Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon, named aStar of Asia by BusinessWeek, the 48th Okochi Memorial Grand TechnologyPrize, and Commendation by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports,Science & Technology to Persons of Scientific & TechnologicalResearch Merits. Dr. Kambara has published over 100 papers on massspectrometry and DNA analysis, and holds more than 100 patents in Japanand the United States. He received his doctorate degree in 1972 fromthe University of Tokyo.

Steven G. Boxer, Stanford University

StevenBoxer is the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor in Chemistry atStanford University. His lab explores biological systems' compositionand function with a strong emphasis on understanding the underlyingphysical properties. He has been elected a member of the NationalAcademy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, anda fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science andthe Biophysical Society. Dr. Boxer has received many awards, includingthe NIH MERIT Award, the American Chemical Society Arthur Cope ScholarAward and the Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy.  Boxer received his bachelor's degree from Tufts University and his doctorate from the University of Chicago.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

4:00 p.m. Coffee/ 4:30 p.m. Lecture

Reception to follow

AAAS Auditorium, 2nd floor
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Entrance at 12th and H Streets, NW
, DC