Date: December 10-13, 2013

Venue: Okazaki Conference Center, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan (10-15 min. walk from Higashi-Okazaki station or 10 min. walk from Institute for Molecular Science)

Innovations and challenges in molecular science, from basics to cutting-edge researches. All programs are intended for graduate students and young researchers in Asian countries. All lectures and printed materials will be provided in English.

Registration Deadlines:
Participants from foreign countries: September 29, 2013
Participants from Japan: October 27, 2013

Winter Schools, held by School of Physical Sciences, the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), offer fundamental classes on pioneering themes to foster creative researchers in Asia. The Winter Schools at Institute for Molecular Science (IMS) have received more than 350 students in the last eight years from Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and other East Asian countries. The coming School is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as young researchers in Asian countries who study molecular sciences. The mini-symposium by EXODASS students and a lecture on fusion science are also programmed.

Financial support for travel and local expenses is offered by SOKENDAI to a limited number of participants from foreign countries.

The financial support includes
- Round-trip fare between your country and Japan: Arrival on Dec.10 and departure on Dec.14.
- Accommodation (Mishima Lodge): Four nights (Dec.10, Dec.11, Dec.12 and Dec.13)

Shigeyuki Masaoka (Person in charge of SOKENDAI Winter School, IMS, Japan)
Takeshi Yanai (Person in charge of SOKENDAI Winter School, IMS, Japan)
Hidehiro Sakurai (Person in charge of EXODASS Program, IMS, Japan)

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Funded by the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI)
Organized by Institute for Molecular Science (IMS)