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UNU-Kirin Fellowship Programme
Award Symposium for 2001-2002 Fellows

5 April 2002
Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall
UN House
5-53-70 Jingumae
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925


13:20-13:30 Welcome  
13:30-15:10 Achievements: Presentation of 2001-2002 Kirin fellow's research results

Chair: Takafumi KASUMI, National Food Research Institute (NFRI), Tsukuba

  13:30-13:50 MAJIBUR Rahman (Bangladesh): "Gene cloning of hyper thermo-stable cellulase and its characterization"
  13:50-14:10 SONG Yuan (China): "Screening of bacteria that inhibit aflatoxin production and partial purification of the inhibitory substance"
  14:10-14:30 Dang Diem HONG (Vietnam): "Comparative effects of EPA and DHA ethyl esters and fish oil on hepatic fatty acid metabolism in the rat"
  14:30-14:50 NAIGALMAA Baldandorjiin (Mongolia): "Studies on high quality distribution technology of fresh fruits and vegetables: Quality control and nondestructive quality evaluation of tree-ripe "Irwin"mango"
  14:50-15:10 V. BASKARAN (India): "New approach to enhancement of carotenoid bioavailability"
15:10-16:00 Keynote speech: "Capacity building in food science and technology in Asia through research cooperation"

Toru HAYASHI, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), Tsukuba

16:00-16:15 Coffee break  
16:15-16:40 Award Ceremony

Chair: Yozo YOKOTA, United Nations University/Chuo University

Hans van Ginkel, Rector, United Nations University

Koichiro ARAMAKI, President, Kirin Co.

Tateo SUZUKI, President & Director General, National Food Research Institute (NFRI)

  Award of certificates of completion and gift to the 2001-2002 UNU-Kirin fellows

Award of letters of appreciation to the fellows' advisors

16:40-16:45 Brief introduction of 2002-03 fellows (Satoko MUSUMI)
16:50-17:00 Signing Ceremony
  Hans van Ginkel, Rector, United Nations University
17:00-18:30 Reception hosted by the Kirin Co. (UN House 2nd floor reception area)