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The 6th Asian Conference on Lactic Acid Bacteria (ACLAB6)

It is the aim of this conference to bring together the last research information and application technologies of Lactic Acid Bacteria. Asia has a long history in production of traditional fermented foods. Currently, Lactic Acid Bacteria are achieving increasing attention for scientific research and industrial application throughout the world. The conference would serve as a platform for researchers from academia and industry to obtain and exchange information on scientific progress and applications.
The language of the conference is English.
8-10 September 2011, Sapporo, JAPAN
Please see 2nd circular(PDF)[2011 Feb. 04 Update]

Announcement! [2011. Oct. 20 Update]

Asian Young LAB Scientist Awards:
The following three young scientists have earned the honor to win the Asian Young Scientist Awards.

» Winner of Excellent Oral Presentation
Dr. Shiou-Huei Chao (National Yang-Ming University, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Taiwan)
Title: Housekeeping gene sequence analysis is a required procedure for exploring novel LAB strain from traditional fermented foods [see Abstract (PDF)]
» Winners of Excellent Poster Presentation
Ms. Wai-Yee Fung (Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Pharmaceutical Science, Malaysia)
Title: Nanoencapsulation of lactic acid bacteria using nanofibers from agrowastes [see Abstract (PDF)]
Dr. K. B. M. Saiful Islam (Hokkaido University, Laboratory of Microbial Physiology, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Japan)
Title: Bile acid is a host factor that regulates the composition of rat cecal microbiota [see Abstract (PDF)]

Dr. Shiou-Huei Chao
(National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)

Ms. Wai-Yee Fung
(Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)

Dr. K. B. M. Saiful Islam
(Hokkaido University, Japan)


Sapporo Business Innovation Center
Sapporo Convention Center
Organized by Japan Society for Lactic Acid Bacteria
Co-organized with National Organizing Committee Japan for the IUMS
(International Union of Microbiology Society) Congresses 2011


The ACLAB6 organizers thank the following companies for sponsorship and would like to welcome other companies for supporting this conference.
(for details, please contact aclab@jslab.jp).

Scientific sponsor: Federation of Societies For Lactic Acid Bacteria, AFSLAB


For Organization Matters Congress Secretariat:
Sumitomo-seimei Sapporo Bldg.7F, 2-12, Kita 5, Nishi 5, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0005, JAPAN
Tel. +81-11-233-0005,
Fax. +81-11-233-0035,
For Scientific Matters Dr. Jin-zhong Xiao
Food Science and Techonology Institute
Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
5-1-83, Zama 252-8583, Japan



Sapporo Convention Center
6-jo 1-chome, Higashi-Sapporo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, 003-0006 Japan
http://www.sora-scc.jp/access/index.html (Japanese, English, Chinese)
Sapporo Business Innovation Center
5-jo 1-chome, Higashi-Sapporo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, 003-0005 Japan
http://www.sapporosansin.jp/: Japanese only

Social Programme

» IUMS2011 - Social programme (http://www.congre.co.jp/iums2011sapporo/data/social.html)

Outreach programme

» IUMS2011 - Outreach programme (http://www.congre.co.jp/iums2011sapporo/data/under.html)