Life Under Extreme Conditions

26th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

Date: May 12–13, 2023
Venue: Hans-Geiger-Hörsaal, Leibnizstr. 13, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, 24118 Kiel

online-form for registration (only for invited guests)

Program (130 KB)

Friday, May 12, 2023

12:00    Registration

Convener: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Duschl (University Kiel)
13:00    Welcome Remarks
             • Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus (Chairman of German JSPS Alumni Association)
             • Kikuko Kato (Consul General Japan)
             • Prof. Dr. Simone Fulda (President of University Kiel)
             • Prof. Dr. Frank Kempken (Dean of Natural Sciences, University Kiel)
             • N.N. (DJG)

13:45    Lorenz von Stein in Japan
             Jule Herbst (University Kiel, Lorenz von Stein Institut für Verwaltungswissenschaften)

Part 1: Microbiology under Extreme Conditions
Convener: Dr. Matthias Hofmann (JSPS Club Board Member)

14:30    Dark Energy Ecosystem Driven by Chemical Disequilibrium in the Earth and even Extraterrestrial Bodies
             Prof. Dr. Ken Takai (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, JAMSTEC)

15:00    Extremophiles
             Prof. Dr. Peter Schönheit (University Kiel)

15:30    Q & A session

15:45    Group Picture & Coffee Break

Part 2: Extra-Terrestrial Life
Convener: Prof. Dr. Masahiko Hayashi (JSPS Bonn Office)

16:30    Exoplanets, Astrobiology
             Prof. Dr. Motohide Tamura (The University of Tokyo)

17:00    In-situ Research in the Solar System
             Prof. Dr. Robert Wimmer-Schweingruber (University Kiel)

17:30    Q & A session

17:45    Introduction of JSPS Programs
             Eriko Suto (JSPS Bonn Office)

18:00    go to dinner venue

19:00    Dinner at restaurant
             JSPS Alumni Club Award 2023 Ceremony

Saturday, May 13, 2023

09:00    Opening Message from Prof. Dr. Kodaira (former Director, JSPS Bonn Office)
             online from Japan

Part 3: Life in Deep Sea
Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn (JSPS Club Board Member)

09:15    Life at the Edge: Black Smokers and Hydrothermal Systems in the Deep Sea
             Prof. Dr. Sven Petersen (GEOMAR)

09:45    Ocean World Habitability and the Origin of Life
             Prof. Dr. Yasuhito Sekine (Earth-Life Science Institute of Tokyo Institute of Technology, ELSI)

10:15    Q & A session

10:30    Coffee Break

Part 4: Extreme Conditions in Society?
Convener: Prof. Dr. Katja Kölkebeck (JSPS Club Board Member)

11:15    Modelling Pandemics, Mathematics of Pandemics in a Nutshell
             Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schlickeiser (University Bochum)

11:45    Extreme Economic Situation
             N.N. (IfW)

12:15    Q & A session

12:30    Closing Remarks
             Prof. Dr. Masahiko Hayashi (JSPS Bonn Office)

12:45    Lunch

For participants of General assembly of JSPS Club:
14:00    General Assembly of JSPS Club
Transport: Bus or shuttle boat
16:45    Guided tour

For others:
Transport: Bus or shuttle boat
14:30    Guided tour

Mit freundlicher Unterstützung von

Neues vom Club 02+03/2022

Symposium „Life Under Extreme Conditions“
Kiel | 12./13. Mai 2023

Die Nikkei Shinbun berichtet am
12.10.2022 über Prof. Dr. Heissigs
Initiative, med. Personal aus der
Ukraine nach Japan einzuladen