The 20th International Symposium on Molecular and Neural mechanisms of Taste and Olfactory Perception
(ISMNTOP2023, YRUF2023, AISCRIB2023)


主 催:岡山大学大学院医歯薬学総合研究科口腔生理学分野

Date:November 25  - 26 , 2023
Venue:Junko Fukutake Hall
2-5-1, Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8525, Japan

*On site only! No online participation.
*The symposium will be held from 13:00, 25th, November to 16:50, 26th, November. (Tentative)

*Sorry, no available free internet connection at the venue.

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  Invited speakers (outside of Japan)

Dr. Hiroaki Matsunami (Duke University School of Medicine, USA)

Dr. JaeHyung Koo (DGIST, Korea)

Dr. Lindsey Schier (University of Southern California, USA)


  Thank you for attending the conference!

  Final version of program is available.

  Tentative program is available.

  The registration site is closed.

  The deadline for registration is extended. New and final deadline for registration is 13th November.

  Tentative time schedule is updated.

  Dr. Lindsey Schier will join ISMNTOP2023.

  Registration site for ISMNTOP2023 is open.

  Web site for ISMNTOP2023 is open.

     Yuzo Ninomiya (Okayama University, Japan/Kyushu University, Japan/Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA)
     Ryusuke Yoshida (Okayama University, Japan)

 Organizing committee:
     Yuzo Ninomiya (Okayama University, Japan/Kyushu University, Japan/Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA)
     Masahiro Yamaguchi (Kochi University, Japan)
     Takeshi Imai (Kyushu University, Japan)
     Atsuko Yamashita (Okayama University, Japan)
     Yoko Masuzawa (Ajinomoto Co. Inc., Japan)
     Chizuko Inui (Osaka University, Japan)
     Keiko Yasumatsu (Tokyo Dental Junior College, Japan)
     Ryusuke Yoshida (Okayama University, Japan)

 Organized and hosted by

Department of oral physiology, Faculty of medicine, dentistry and pharmaceutical sciences, Okayama University 


  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)

 Contact: Ryusuke Yoshida (E-mail: