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The Journal of Physiological Sciences

, Volume 60, Issue 3, pp 227–234 | Cite as

Report on the Women in Physiology Symposium in IUPS 2009

  • Junko KimuraEmail author
  • Yuichi SuzukiEmail author
  • Kazue Mizumura
  • Chika Katagiri
  • Kazumi Azuma
  • Li-ying Hao
  • Kamalesh K. Gulia
  • Susan Wray
  • Sanae M. M. Iguchi-Ariga
  • Kim E. Barrett
Letter to the Editor
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Abstract

A symposium entitled “Women in Physiology” was held on 30 July 2009 during IUPS in Kyoto. Seven female researchers from five countries presented their views. This article includes the summary of each speaker’s talk. Figures are not included here because they have been uploaded to the web site of Women Physiologists of Japan (WPJ) (http://square.umin.ac.jp/wpj/) with the permission of each speaker. Please visit this internet site, download the files freely, and use them for presentations.

Keywords

IUPS Women scientists WPJ Gender equality 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank Dr. Midori S. Yatabe in Department of Pharmacology, Fukushima Medical University, for her help in editing the manuscript.

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Copyright information

© The Physiological Society of Japan and Springer 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Junko Kimura
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yuichi Suzuki
    • 2
    Email author
  • Kazue Mizumura
    • 3
  • Chika Katagiri
    • 4
  • Kazumi Azuma
    • 4
  • Li-ying Hao
    • 5
  • Kamalesh K. Gulia
    • 6
    • 7
  • Susan Wray
    • 8
  • Sanae M. M. Iguchi-Ariga
    • 9
  • Kim E. Barrett
    • 10
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyFukushima Medical UniversityFukushimaJapan
  2. 2.Laboratory of Physiology, School of Food and Nutritional SciencesUniversity of ShizuokaShizuokaJapan
  3. 3.Research Institute of Environment and MedicineNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  4. 4.Shiseido Research CenterYokohamaJapan
  5. 5.Department of Pharmaceutical Toxicology, School of Pharmaceutical SciencesChina Medical UniversityShenyangChina
  6. 6.National Brain Research CentreGurgaonIndia
  7. 7.Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and TechnologyComprehensive Center for Sleep Disorders, Biomedical Technology WingThiruvananthapuramIndia
  8. 8.Physiology Department, School of Biomedical SciencesUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK
  9. 9.Graduate School of Agriculture/Life ScienceHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan
  10. 10.Department of Medicine and Office of Graduate StudiesUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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