Cosponsored by PWS (As PWS Asura International Seminar)

The 6th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution:  Wildlife Science by New Biologging studies

Many thanks to all the participants of the 6th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution; your attendence and contributions made it a huge succes.

Date and Time

Tuesday May 30, 2017. 9:00 - 18:30


Science Seminar House, North Campus of Yoshida Campus, Kyoto University

京都大学北部キャンパス 理学研究科セミナーハウス


8:45- 9:15 < Registration >
8:45- 9:15 Opening Remarks
Shiro KOHSHIMA (Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto university)
9:20- Session 1 (Chair: Shiro KOHSHIMA)
 Talk 1 Bio-logging meets Systems Science of Bio-Navigation
Ken YODA (Nagoya University)
 Talk 2 Sensing and understanding human and animal activities: Knowledge discovery methods for industry, health care, and ecology
Takuya MAEKAWA (Osaka university)
 Talk 3 Laboratory and field studies on acoustic navigation of echolocating bats - Tracking of flight paths and ultrasounds
Shizuko HIRYU (Faculty of Life and Medical Sciences, Doshisha University)
12:50- Session 2 (Chair: Hiroo IMAI)
 Talk 4 Following the Trail of the Elusive Proboscis Monkey in Borneo
Ikki MATSUDA (Chubu University Academy of Emergent Sciences)
 Talk 5 The relationship between pregnancy of wild Borneo Orangutan and fruit productivity
Noko KUZE (The National Museum of Nature and Science)
 Talk 6 The challenges of behavioural monitoring in the Amazonian manatees for a relocation program in Brazil
Mumi KIKUCHI (Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University)
14:05- Session 3 (Chair: Kodzue KINOSHITA)
 Talk 7 Cryptic Diversity in Hypopygus neblinae (Gymnotiformes): Evidences from the EOD Variation and DNA Barcode Sequences
Renata SCHMITT (National Institute of Amazonian Research)
 Talk 8 Molecular Characterization of Asian Elephant Population in Palamau Tiger Reserve
Upasana SARRAJAU ( Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science)
 Talk 9 Preliminary Results of Habitat Use and Activity Pattern of the Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus) in the Belum0 Temengor Forest Complex, Parak, Malaysia
Chiristopher WONG (University of Siences Malaysia)
 Talk 10 What could Ethnoprimatology bring to Ontological turn in Anthropology?
Danhe YANG (School of Sociology And Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University)
 Talk 11 Variation of Genes Encoding Bitter Taste Receptors in Leaf-eating Monkeys
Laurentia Henrieta (Permita Sari PURBA Bogor Agricultural University)
15:45- Session 4 ( Chair: Takushi KISHIDA )
 Talk 12 Bio-logging Complexity: Ecological Challenges and the Emergence of Behavioural Organization
Andrew MACINTOSH (Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University)
 Talk 13 Cryopreservation and xenotransplantation of primitive oocytes within the ovary for preserving the female fertility of endangered animals
Mayako FUJIHARA (Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto university)
 Talk 14 How do captive chimpanzees acquire the bed-building behaviors?: Maintaining behavioral diversity among zoo-housed chimpanzees
Yumi YAMANASHI (Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto university)
 Talk 15 Spatial distribution of clonal geckos and their personalities associated with microhabitat
Osamu SAKAI (Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University )
 Talk 16 Genetic Signatures of Lipid Metabolism Evolution in Cetacea
Yoshinori ENDO (Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto university)
17:25- Poster session
18:25- Closing Remarks
Cosponsored by:
MEXT Leading Graduate School Doctoral Program, “Leading Graduate Program in Primatology and Wildlife Science”
JSPS Core-to-Core Program, A. Advanced Research Networks, “Tropical Biodiversity Conservation”

Collaborate with:
Systems Science of Bio-Navigation
日本学術振興会 研究拠点形成事業 A.先端拠点形成型
文部科学省 博士課程教育リーディングプログラム オンリーワン型

新学術領域研究 生物移動情報学 ー生物ナビゲーションの情報科学ー

Official Language: English / Participation Fee: 1,000 yen (for light meals)