17th ISMNTOP (Nov, 2018)

Invited speakers

Dr. Gary K. Beauchamp
(Philadelphia, USA)

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(Philadelphia, USA)

Dr. Ichiro Matsumoto
 (Philadelphia, USA)

Dr. Dmitry Rinberg
 (New York, USA)

Dr. Myunghwan Choi
(Suwon, Korea)

Dr. Yuichi Iino

Dr. Makoto Tominaga

Dr. Atsuko Yamashita

Dr. Hiromu Tanimoto

Dr. Kumiko Sugimoto

Dr. Takashi Yamamoto 

Dr. Michio Komai

Dr. Akiyuki Taruno

Dr. Kunio Torii

Dr. Tadashi Nakamura



16th ISMNTOP (Nov, 2017)

Invited speakers

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Sue C. Kinnamon
(University of Colorado, School of Medicine, USA)

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(University of Colorado, School of Medicine, USA)

Dr. Yuki Oka
(California Institute of Technology, USA)

Dr. Yuichi Iino
(The University of Tokyo, JAPAN)

Dr. Makoto Tominaga
(Okazaki Inst. for Integ. Biosci., Japan)




15th ISMNTOP (Dec, 2016)

Invited speakers

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Emily R. Liman
(University of Southern California, USA)

Dr. Seok Jun Moon
(Yonsei University College of Dentistry, Korea)

Dr. Takashi Yamamoto
(Kio University, Japan)

Dr. Itaru Kojima
(Gunma University, Japan)

Dr. Makoto Tominaga
(Okazaki Inst. for Integ. Biosci., Japan)

Dr. Atsuko Yamashita
(Okayama University, Japan)

Dr. Daisuke Kohno
(Gunma University, Japan)




14th ISMNTOP (Jun, 2016)

Invited speakers

Dr. Gary K Beauchamp
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Alan C Spector
(Florida State University, USA)

Dr. Nirupa Chaudhari
(University of Miami, USA)

Dr. Sue C Kinnamon
(University of Colorado, USA)

Dr. Alexander A Bachmanov
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Michael G Tordoff
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Danielle R Reed
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Nuala K Bobowski
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Ichiro Matsumoto
(Monell Chem. Senses Ctr, USA)

Dr. Keiko Abe
(University of Tokyo, Japan)

Dr. Takashi Yamamoto
(Kio Univ, Japan)

Dr. Kiyoshi Toko
(Kyushu University, Japan)

Dr. Makoto Tominaga
(Okazaki Inst. for Integ. Biosci., Japan)

Dr. Yutaka Maruyama
(Ajinomoto Co. Inc. Japan)



13th ISMNTOP (2015)

Invited speakers

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. Marcus Stensmyr
(Lund University, Lund, Sweden)

Dr. Seok Jun Moon
(Yonsei University College of Dentistry, Seoul, Korea)

Dr. Nicholas V. DiPatrizio
(University of California, Riverside School of Medicine, USA)

Dr. Hyung Wook Kwon
(Seoul National University, Korea)

Dr. Makoto Tominaga
(Okazaki Inst. for Integ. Biosci., Japan)

Dr. Itaru Kojima
(Gunma University, Japan)



12th ISMNTOP (2014)

Invited speakers

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. Stephen D. Roper
(University of Miami, FL, USA)

Dr. Nirupa Chaudhari
(University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA)

Dr. Vijay Lyall
(Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)

Dr. Gary J. Schwartz
(Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA)

Dr. Andreas Keller
(The Rockefeller University, USA)

Dr. Eugeni Roura
(The University of Queensland, Australia)

Dr. Takashi Yamamoto
(Kio University, Japan)

Dr. Kunio Torii
(Torii Nutrient-stasis Institute Inc., Japan)

Dr. Makoto Tominaga
(Okazaki Inst. for Integ. Biosci., Japan)

Dr. Kang Youngnam
(Osaka University, Japan)

Dr. Noriyuki Nakashima
(Kyoto University, Japan)

Dr. Yuichi Iino
(University of Tokyo, Japan)



11th ISMNTOP (2013)

Invited speakers

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(Univ. Colorado Denver Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. Sue C. Kinnamon
(University of Colorado Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. Wolfgang Meyerhof
(German Inst. Human Nutri. Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Germany)

Dr. Peihua Jiang
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. Steven D. Munger
(University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA)

Dr. Ichiro Matsumoto
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. MeeRa Rhyu
(Korea Food Research Institute, Korea)

Dr. Shin Nagayama
(University of Texas Medical School, USA)

Dr. Xavier Grosmaitre
(University of Bourgogne, France)

Dr. Makoto Tominaga
(Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, Okazaki, Japan)

Dr. Itaru Kojima
(Gunma University, Japan)

Dr. Akiyuki Taruno
(University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA)



10th ISMNTOP (2012)

Invited speakers

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(Univ. Colorado Denver Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. Sue C. Kinnamon
(University of Colorado Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. Wolfgang Meyerhof
(German Inst. Human Nutri. Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Germany)

Dr. Alexander A. Bachmanov
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. Nicholas V. DiPatrizio
(University of California, Irvine, Sch of Med, CA, USA)

Dr. Anandasankar Ray
(University of California, CA, USA)

Dr. Yoh Isogai
(Harvard University, MA, USA)

Dr. Yuki Oka
(Columbia University, NY, USA)

Dr. Naim Akhtar Khan
(Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France)

Dr. Itaru Kojima
(Gunma University, Japan)



9th ISMNTOP (2011)

Invited speakers

Dr. Anthony Sclafani
(Brooklyn College and the Graduate School, NY, USA)

Dr. Alan C. Spector
(Florida State University, FL, USA)

Dr. Jeong Won Jahng
(Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea)

Dr. Takashi Yamamoto
(Kio University, Nara, Japan)

Dr. Hisao Nishijo
(University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan)

Dr. Shuji Aou
(Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan)

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(Univ. Colorado Denver Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. Sue C. Kinnamon
(University of Colorado Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. Piali Sengupta
(Brandeis University, MA, USA)

Dr. Stephen D. Liberles
(Harvard Medical School, MA, USA)

Dr. Jae Young Kwon
(Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea)

Dr. Ichiro Matsumoto
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, PA, USA)

Dr. Yoichi Ueta
(University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan)



8th ISMNTOP (2010)

Invited speakers

Dr. Wolfgang Meyerhof
(German Insti of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Germany)

Dr. Sami Damak 
(Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland)

Dr. Steven D. Munger 
(University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA)

Dr. Eugene R. Delay 
(University of Vermont, Vermont, USA)

Dr. Ivan E. de Araujo
(Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA)

Dr. Rona J. Delay
(University of Vermont, Vermont, USA)

Dr. Kazunari Miyamichi
(Stanford University, Stanford, USA)

Dr. Itaru Kojima
(Gunma University, Gunma, Japan)

Dr. Makoto Tominaga
(Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, Okazaki, Japan)

Dr. Seok Jun Moon
(Yonsei University College of Dentistry, Seoul, Korea)

Dr. Erwin Ilegems
(Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden)



7th ISMNTOP (2009)

Invited speakers

Dr. Stephen D. Roper
(University of Miami, FL, USA)

Dr. Nirupa Chaudhari
(University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA)

Dr. Scott Herness
(The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA)

Dr. Timothy A. Gilbertson
(Utah State University, USA)

Dr. Ivan Rodriguez
(University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland)

Dr. Jing Wang
(University of California, San Diego La Jolla, USA)

Dr. Takashi Kondo
(RIKEN, Japan)

Dr. Itaru Kojima
(Gunma University, Japan)



6th ISMNTOP (2008)

Invited speakers

Dr. Wolfgang Meyerhof
(German Inst of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Germany)

Dr. Sue C. Kinnamon
(Colorado State University, Aurora, CO, USA)

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(Univ. Colorado Denver Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. Minmin Luo
(National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China)

Dr. C. Ron Yu
(University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, USA)

Dr. Alan C. Spector
(Florida State University, FL, USA)



5th ISMNTOP (2007)

Invited speakers

Dr. Kyung-Nyun Kim
(Kangnung National University, Korea)

Dr. Steven D. Munger
(University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA)

Dr. Sami Damak
(Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland)

Dr. Paul A.S. Breslin
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, USA)

Dr. Marc Spehr
(Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany)

Dr. Gary K. Beauchamp
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, USA)

Dr. John D. Boughter Jr.
(University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, USA)



4th ISMNTOP (2006)

Invited speakers

Dr.Sami Damak
(Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland)

Dr. Sue C. Kinnamon
(Colorado State University, Aurora, CO, USA)

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(Univ. Colorado Denver Medical School, CO, USA)

Dr. John Caprio
(LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, USA)

Dr. Hiroaki Matsunami
(Duke University Medical Center, USA)

Dr. Stuart Firestein
(Columbia University, New York, USA)

JASTS 2006

Dr. Wolfgang Meyerhof
(German Inst of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Germany)

Dr. Gary K. Beauchamp
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, USA)

Dr. Kunio Yamazaki
(Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, USA)

Dr. Robert F. Margolskee
(The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA)



3th ISMNTOP (2005)

Invited speakers

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(Univ. Colorado Denver Med Sch, Denver-Aurora, CO, USA)

Dr. Timothy A. Gilbertson
(Utah State University, USA)

Dr. Diego Restrepo
(University of Colorado Anschutz Med Campus, CO, USA)



2nd IWMNTOP (2003)

Invited speakers

Dr. Jayaram Chandrashekar
(University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA)

Dr. Thomas E. Finger
(Univ. Colorado Denver Med Sch, Denver-Aurora, CO, USA)

Dr. Tatsuya Ogura
(University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

Dr. Weihong Lin
(University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA)



1st IWMNTOP (2002)

Invited speakers

Dr. Mark A. Hoon
(NIDCR, NIH, Maryland, USA)

Dr. Andrew I. Spielman
(New York University, New York, USA)

Dr. Takashi Yamamoto
(Osaka University, Osaka, Japan)