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Shimadzu announced the research outcome titled "D-amino acids pro duced by intestinal microbiota newly discovered with mass spectrometer — New development in D-amino acid research achieved with high-sensit ivity, high throughput chiral amino acid analysis —"
22 titles were presented from academia and industrial researchers usin g Shimadzu instruments mainly GC-MS, LC-MS, Imaging-MS and Pesi-MS at the 12th Metabolome Symposium in Yamagata, Japan on October 17-19.
Holding a luncheon seminar and exhibition at Japan-Indonesia International Scientific Conference (JIISC-2018).
Giving a poster presentation titled “Trial for Food Quality Evaluation with Machine Learning Schemes” and a luncheon seminar at 12th Metabolome Symposium on October 17-19.
Prof. Shimma’s research results using iMSCope TRIO are introduced on Osaka University website, titled “Seeing Pesticides Spread Through Insect Bodies”.
The publication list on omics has been updated.
Gave a keynote lecture titled “Development of multi-omics analysis system aiming at the world leader” and introduced the development project of GARUDA software at JASIS on September 7.
Our poster presentation titled “Simultaneous Analysis of 42 Chiral Amino Acids Produced by Intestinal Microbiota in Biological Samples by High-throughput LC-MS/MS” won the Best Poster Award at RSC (The Royal Society of Chemistry) Tokyo International Conference 2018 on September 6-7.
Our research paper has been published on Metabolic Engineering titled “Title: Sugar phosphate analysis with baseline separation and soft ionization by gas chromatography-negative chemical ionization-mass spectrometry improves flux estimation of bidirectional reactions in cancer cells”
Our research paper has been published on Trends in Research titled “FK960 binding proteins, quinone oxidoreductase2 and pyridoxal kinase were identified by LC-MS/MS for drug discovery of Alzheimer's treatment”
Gave a lecture titled “Contribution through Science and Technology -Collaboration between Osaka University and Shimadzu Corporation-“ and introduced our research activities at a seminar of National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US on August 3.
Our research paper has been published on Trends in Research title “Multi omics by LC-MS/MS to search small molecule ligands of nuclear receptors to control transcription of pharmaceutical active proteins for drug discovery”.
Our poster presentation regarding D/L amino acid analysis won the 2018 Metabolomics Society Early Career Travel Award at Metabolomics Conference 2018 on June 24-28.
Researchers and students of the King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand came to our laboratory to learn ”Monotsukuri”, Japanese manufacturing way and ideas.
The list of Presentations at Conferences has been updated.
Giving a presentation titled “Comprehensive Analyses of fecal metabolites in mice using GC-MS/MS and LC-MS/MS” at The 45th Biological Mass Spectrometry Conference on July 4-6.

The Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan
The publication list on omics has been updated.
Giving 2 poster presentations at Metabolomics Conference 2018 in Seattle on June 24-28.

・Determination of 42 chiral amino acids in biological samples using high-throughput and comprehensive LC-MS/MS: Investigation of D-amino acids produced by intestinal microbiota
・Trial for Food Quality Evaluation with Machine Learning Schemes

Metabolomics 2018
Giving a poster presentation titled “Automated visualization of multiomics (metabolomics, proteomics, fluxomics and transcriptomics) data on Garuda, a connectivity platform for biological analytics” at ASMS on June 3-7.

Participants in "General Meeting and Symposium of SAKURA Science Plan" of JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency) visited our laboratory on November 30 to December 1. We gave a lecture and a lab tour for them.
Researchers of Greifswald University, Germany visited our laboratory for taking lectures and discussion on December 4-8.
Shimadzu cooperated the 5th Experience Learning Technology “Industries on Campus” in Osaka University SEEDS (Sekai-tekijuku Enhanced Education for Distinguished Students) Program on November 25.
Osaka University SEEDS Program (Japanese)
24 titles were presented from academia and industrial researchers using Shimadzu instruments mainly GC-MS, LC-MS, Imaging-MS and Pesi-MS at the 11st Metabolome Symposium in Osaka, Japan on November 13-14.
The 11st Metabolome Symposium(Japanese)
Outputs of collaborative research with Fujitsu was introduced at the Nikkei Newspaper on November 11.
“Shimadzu has developed an automated MS peak-picking program using AI technology”.
We gave a lecture about metabolomics for intern students from Vietnam Japan University at our laboratory on November 9.
Shimadzu will hold a luncheon seminar titled “Introduction of the latest tools and applications supporting metabolome research” and demonstrate efficient multi-omics analysis using “Garuda Platform” in the exhibition booth at the 11th Metabolome Symposium in Osaka, Japan on November 13-14.

And Shimadzu will give 3 presentations regarding efficient data analysis at the Metabolome Symposium.
・Automated peak picking for massive chromatogram processing by “deep learning” part 1: Develop of algorithm
・Automated peak picking for massive chromatogram processing by “deep learning” part 2: Evaluation of performance
・Automated visualization of multi-omics data using Garuda Platform, applying to transcriptome data

=> 11th Metabolome Symposium (linked to Japanese Web)
We held a workshop for researchers from Tiratayasa University, Indonesia on October 2-3.
=> Photographs of the workshop
Shimadzu participated in the 15th anniversary event of cooperative research station in Thailand, Mahidol University and Osaka University, and introduced current activities in the collaborative research laboratory
=> Mahidol University-Osaka University Collaborative Research Center for Bioscience and Biotechnology
Shimadzu will give a poster presentation titled “Analysis of metabolites in mouse feces using LC-MS/MS - analytical examples in young and old mice” at 69th Annual Meeting of The Society for Biotechnology, Japan on September 12-14 in Tokyo, Japan. And will also hold a luncheon seminar titled “Sulfur Index; Evaluation of microbial activities and oxidation degree with sulfur compounds in food”.
=> 69th SBJ Annual meeting 2017 (linked to Japanese Web)
Shimadzu has provided Multi-omics Analysis Gadget Pack "Garuda" which is an open platform for analyzing multi-omics data cooperating with The System Biology Institute and Osaka University.
Shimadzu will exhibit at Metabolomics 2017 in Brisbane, Australia on June 26 (Mon) to June 29 (Thu). On Tuesday, June 27, Dr. Eiichiro Fukusaki will give a lecture at the Shimadzu Luncheon Seminar.
=> Luncheon Seminar information
Shimadzu exhibited at a booth at the Intestinal Microbiology annual meeting held in Kobe, Japan on June 15 (Thu) and June 16 (Fri).
Exhibited at the conference of the Japanese Society of Food Chemistry that was held in Mie, Japan on June 1 (Thu) and 2 (Fri). Results of some metabolomics-related research activities were reported in the Poster Presentation, "Comparative profiling of various wines by metabolomics analysis using GC/MS and LC/MS" and at the Luncheon Seminar, “Attempting to evaluate and visualize food added value—taste, health and safety—by analytical techniques".
On Wednesday, June 7, teachers and students from the King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi in Thailand visited for a lecture to learn about ”Monotsukuri”, the Japanese art of manufacturing.
We held a Metabolomics Workshop (intended for the food industry, February 8 (Wed) and 9 (Thu), 2017)
We held a Mass Imaging Pretreatment Workshop (November 1 (Tue) and 2 (Wed), 2016, in Osaka, Japan)
We had presentations at 10th Metabolome Symposium, October 19-21, 2016 in Yamagata, Japan. ( linked to Japanese Web )
The coauthored paper with Dr. Fumio Matsuda (Osaka University, Japan), "GC-MS/MS survey of collision-induced dissociation of tert-butyldimethylsilyl-derivatized amino acids and its application to 13C-metabolic flux analysis of Escherichia coli central metabolism", was accepted and published in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry journal.
We had presentations at ASMS(American Society for Mass Spectrometry) 64th conference on mass spectrometry and allied topics (June 5-9, 2016 in San Antonio, USA)
We had presentations at MSSJ(the Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan) 64th Annual Conference on Mass Spectrometry (May 18-20, 2016, in Osaka, Japan)
We had presentations at SCEJ(the Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan) 81st Annual Meeting (March 13-15, in Osaka, Japan)
Metabolomics workshop for food industry was held in Dec.17-18 in Osaka, Japan.
Updated Achievements ( Osaka University - Shimadzu Workshop "Frontier in Biotechnology -from Metabolites to Regenerative Cells" ).
The exhibition booth about the laboratory is going to be presented in SHIMADZU booth at JASIS 2015 (9/2~9/4, Chiba, Japan)
Updated Achievements (ASMS 2015, SFC 2015).
The Osaka University and Shimadzu Analytical Innovation Research Laboratory has been established.