The 17th International Symposium on Molecular and Neural Mechanisms of Taste and Olfactory Perception
ISMNTOP2018: in conjunction with
YR Umami Forum 201
8, AISCRIB 201


 Date: November 30 - December 2, 2018
Venue: Station I & II, Collaborative Research Center, Kyushu University
             3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan

 Special symposium on 50th anniversary of Monel Chemical Senses Center will be held on November 30 (from 15:30).


 Web site for ISMNTOP2018 is open.


     Yuzo Ninomiya (Research and Development Center for Taste and Odor Sensing, Kyushu University, Japan)

 Organizing committee:
     Yuzo Ninomiya (Kyushu University, Japan)
     Kiyoshi Toko (Kyushu University, Japan)
     Mamiko Ozaki (Kobe University, Japan)
     Masahiro Yamaguchi (Kochi University, Japan)
     Takeshi Imai (Kyushu University, Japan)
     Takeshi Kimura (Ajinomoto Co. Inc., Japan)
     Noriatsu Shigemura (Kyushu University, Japan)
     Keiko Yasumatsu (Kyushu University, Japan)
     Ryusuke Yoshida (Kyushu University, Japan)

 Hosted by

   Kyushu University, Research and Development Center for Taste and Odor Sensing  


  The organizers of the ISMNTOP extend special thanks and appreciation to the following organizations and companies for their generous support of the meeting.
    ・Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell (日本味と匂学会)
    ・Umami Manufacturer's Association of Japan (日本うま味調味料協会)
    ・Ajinomoto Co., Inc.(味の素株式会社)
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited(サントリー食品インターナショナル)

 Contact: Ryusuke Yoshida (E-mail: