Notice on the Changes to Commemorative Lecture Program

Due to the passing of Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi, the 2023 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Advanced Technology, the Kyoto Prize commemorative lectures on November 11 will take place with some changes to the program. Two researchers who were close to Dr. Yanagimachi will each talk about the achievements and the personality of the late laureate.

13:00 Opening
13:05 Kyoto Prize Commemorative Lecture in Basic Sciences
Elliott H. Lieb
“My Journey Through Physics and Mathematics”
14:00 Commentary on the Achievements of the Laureate in Advanced Technology
Hidenori Akutsu (Director, Department of Reproductive Medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development (NCCHD))
Atsuo Ogura (Deputy Center Director, RIKEN BioResource Research Center (BRC) and Director of the Bioresource Engineering Division)
14:50 Intermission(20 minutes)
15:10 Kyoto Prize Commemorative Lecture in Arts and Philosophy
Nalini Malani
“My Reality is Different”
16:00 Closing

After each lecture, our navigator Ms. Miki Sumiyoshi will ask each speaker on behalf of the audience questions about the lecture and about the laureate’s views on life. We look forward to your presence at the venue.

For more details, please visit the Kyoto Prize commemorative lecture page.