Epoch Ritsumei 21, Biwako-Kusatsu Campus, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan

June 14th - 16th, 2019

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Fifteenth International Workshop on Supramolecular Nanoscience of Chemically Programmed Pigments (SNCPP19) will be held on June 14th - 16th, 2019 at Epoch Ritsumei 21 in Biwako-Kusatsu Campus, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan.  This symposium focuses on various aspects of “Supramolecules” and “Nanoscience”.


The timetable and the program are fixed (as follows).

Invited Speakers

Prof. Qing-Zheng Yang (Beijing Normal Univ.)

“Supramolecular polymer based fluorescent nanoparticlesh

Dr. Wei-Bor Tsai (National Taiwan Univ.)

“Copper chlorophyllin-containing nanogels for photothermal therapyh

Prof. Naoki Komatsu (Kyoto Univ.)

“Supramolecular nanoscience of 1D and 2D nanomaterials with porphyrinoidsh

Dr. Hiroaki Kitagishi (Doshisha Univ.)

“Selective removal of biological CO in vivo by an iron(II)porphyrin-cyclodexrin supramolecular complexh

Prof. Yusuke Yamada (Osaka City Univ.)

“Photocatalytic production of hydrogen peroxide utilizing Co chlorin complex as a selective O2 reduction catalysth

Dr. Kiyoshi Miyata (Kyushu Univ.)

“Real-time observation of ultrafast structural dynamics in functional molecules using time-resolved infrared spectroscopyh

Dr. Chihiro Azai (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

“Functional consequence of glycosyl transfer to carotenoid in photosynthesis of green sulfur bacteriah

Dr. Tamaki Endoh (Konan Univ.)

“Interactions between structured nucleic acids and π-conjugated heterocyclic chemicalsh

Dr. Tatsuya Shoji (Osaka City Univ.)

gMicro-assembly formation of soft nanomatters based on nanostructure-assisted optical tweezersh


Call for Papers

Authors who wish to present papers in poster session are encouraged to submit title and authors.  Please see the application form.  All the oral presentations are invited by the organizer due to the limited schedule.
After receiving the acceptance from the program committee, please prepare and submit your abstract according to the guide.

Poster Size: 90 cm wide / 120 cm height

Schedule of Deadlines

Presentation Application: May 30th

Abstract Submission: June 6th

General Information




Epoch Ritsumei 21, Biwako-Kusatsu Campus, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan.


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Please see the registration form.

Important: Please register in advance (by June 6) because the number of on-site registration is limited.




Presentation Application: May 30th

Abstract Submission: June 6th

Registration: June 6th


The Conference Fee: Free


Useful URL

Access guide to Epoch Ritsumei 21 (Conference site): Biwako-Kusatsu Campus MapPDF


Letters of Invitation

Upon request, a personal invitation to participate in the conference will be sent. Such an invitation is meant only to help attendees raise travel funds or obtain a visa and does not represent commitment on the part of the organizers to provide financial support.


Contact to Us

Those who are interested in attending the conference and presenting a paper (oral or poster), please contact us.

Prof. Dr. Tamiaki, Hitoshi

Graduate School of Life Sciences

Ritsumeikan University

Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577


Fax: +81-77-561-3729

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