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The SAJ37th HP is opened!


 The 2023 (37th) Annual Meeting of SAJ will be held in September 2023 in Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. We are pleased to plan an on-site meeting at Higashi-Hiroshima Arts & Culture Hall Kurara. We are looking forward to welcoming you to participate in the meeting and submit papers.

Chair of The 2023 SAJ Annual Meeting
(Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Hiroshima University)

Scientific Program

Dates of the annual meeting : September 7 (Thu) – 8 (Fri), 2023
 September 7 (Thu) 9:30-17:30 Scientific program
 September 7 (Thu) 18:30-20:30 Reception
 September 8 (Fri)  9:30-16:00 Scientific program

Invited Lectures
 Dr. Mark J. Buttner
 (John Innes Centre, UK)
 Dr. Jung-Hye Roe
 (Seoul National University, Incheon, Korea)

 Dr. Tsung-Lin Li
 (Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
 joint with Forecasting Biosynthesis in Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A)

Award Lectures
Omura Award (SAJ Award)
 Dr. Ikuro Abe
 (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Hamada Award
 Dr. Taro Shiraishi
 (Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)  
 Download a current version from here.

Information to Presenters

Oral Presentations
 Total 13 min for each presenter (10 min for presentation talk, two and a half min for questions, and 30 sec spare time).
 Please use your own laptop PC. HDMI is available.
 Dear participants for oral presentation,

We prepared poster boards for orap presenters. In the poster session time, please discuss your valuable results with many audience, since there are no enough time to discuss in your oral presentation time.
Odd number is in Poster Session I, while even numbers are in Poster Session II.

You may attach your slides used for your oral presentation.
Especially, this issue will be important for postdocs and students to evaluate Poster Presentation Award.

Poster Presentations
 Poster board size: 180 cm (H) x 90 cm (W).
 Posters should be displayed on assigned boards.
 Poster pins will be unavailable. Please use Velcro tape provided by the convention office.

 Presenters can display your poster from 15:00 to 17:00 on Wednesday, Sep 6, and from 9:00 am on Thursday, Sep 7. All posters should be removed from the poster boards by 14:00 on Friday, Sep 8, or they may be discarded.



Online registration is acceptable. Please follow the web instruction (in Japanese only). Alternatively, please contact the SAJ37th office by email (

 After submitting your e-mail address, an e-mail with the subject "2023 Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Actinomycology - Password Issued for Registration(2023年度 放線菌学会大会 - 参加申込用パスワード発行)" will be sent immediately from the Meeting Secretariat (
※Please note : the password will be issued uniformly regardless of whether or not you have applied for a lecture.
  <for members of SAJ>
  registration No.:SAJ37M_xxxx (four‐digit number)
  password:Random alphanumeric character string
  <for non-member of SAJ>
  registration No.:SAJ37G_xxxx (four‐digit number)
  password:Random alphanumeric character string
 Please log in from the designated URL to register for participation, abstract submission (for members only), and registration for the banquet.
 After submitting your registration information, an email with the subject "2023 Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Actinomycology - Registration Completion Notice (2023年度 放線菌学会大会 - 参加申込完了のお知らせ)" will be sent immediately from the Meeting Secretariat.
 After logging in to My Page, you will be able to confirm your registration information and complete payment procedures for the registration fee and banquet fee.
 *The file name of your abstract will be automatically converted as follows :
    "O_ or P_" + "class number_" + "registration No._" + "date and time of submission"
 You can pay the registration fee and banquet fee by credit card from "Payment Information (お支払い情報)" in "My Page".
 If you wish to use other payment methods, please contact the conference secretariat (

i) The presenter must be an active SAJ member. Please go to the SAJ web site for further information on the SAJ membership application.
ii) Use the abstract template. Figures/tables can be inserted.
iii) Abstract papers will be printed in black and white.
iv) Two types (oral & poster) of presentation are applicable.
v) A limited number of oral slots are available, and the organizer might ask oral-applicants to accept poster presentation.
vi) Deadline for submission of abstracts is on July 18, 2022 (Tue) July 31 (Mon).

Registration Fees (Banquet NOT included)

   early** regular
SAJ Member* 10,000 yen 12,000 yen
Student* 7,000 yen 9,000 yen
Non-Member* 12,000 yen 14,000 yen

*Abstract Book Included.
**Early registration ends on Aug 4. 2023 (Fri).


Higashi Hiroshima Arts and Culture Hall Kurara
Address 7-19 Saijosakaemachi, Higashihiroshima,
Hiroshima 739-0015 Japan


Sep 7 2023 (Wed) 6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm at Wasaitei Jiro-maru.
1076-1 Shitami, Saijosakaemachi, Higashihiroshima,
Hiroshima 739-0044 Japan
Access : 10 minutes by car from Saijo Station on the JR Sanyo Main Line.

Banquet Fees

   early* regular
SAJ Member 8,000 yen 10,000 yen
Student 5,000 yen 7,000 yen
Non-Menber 10,000 yen 12,000 yen

*Early registration ends on Aug 4. 2022 (Fri).

Organising Committee

Dr. Kenji Arakawa   Hiroshima University (Chair)
Dr. Takanori Kumagai   Hiroshima University
Dr. Kuninobu Inada   Hiroshima University
Dr. Setsu Kato   Hiroshima University
Dr. Yasuyuki Matoba   Yasuda Women's University
Dr. Kousuke Oda   Yasuda Women's University
Dr. Yashimitsu Hamano   Fukui Prefectural University
Dr. Chitose Maruyama   Fukui Prefectural University
Dr. Toshihiro Suzuki   Tokyo University of Agriculture