• Welcome message
  • The 115th SRD Meeting Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to the SRD Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at The University of Tokyo, Yayoi Campus from 11th to 14th September 2022. We ensure enough time for oral and poster presentations to guarantee the opportunities for sufficient discussion as we did in the past meetings. We are now preparing for an on-site meeting. However, depending on the status of the COVID-19 we may change to a hybrid or online format.
  • Chair, 115th Annual Meeting
    Prof. Satoshi Tanaka
    Laboratory of Cellular Biochemistry,
    Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
    The University of Tokyo

  • Dates and Venue
  • The 115th Annual Meeting
  • Dates: September 11th (Sun)-14th (Wed), 2022
  • Venue: The University of Tokyo, Yayoi Campus (Yayoi, Bukyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657,Japan)
  • Chair: Prof. Satoshi Tanaka

  • Contact
  • The 115th SRD Meeting Organizing Committee:
  • Laboratory of Applied Genetics, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
  • The University of Tokyo, Fax: +81-3-5841-5621

  • Program
  • Sep 11th(Sun) Business meetings, Public symposium
    Sep 12th(Mon) SRD Outstanding presentation award, Councilor meeting,
    Oral presentations, Symposium,
    Young scientist-organized symposium
    Sep 13th(Tue) Poster presentations, Oral presentations, Educational lectures,
    General meeting, Lectures by SRD awardees, Reception
    Sep 14th(Wed) Poster presentations, Oral presentations

  • Registration
  • There will be no on-site registration. Pre-registration is needed for all participants.
  • Registration fees include the proceedings (PDF), and they will be payable online.
  • Early-bird
    Honorary member Free
    Regular & Silver member 8,000 yen
    Student member 3,000 yen
    Non-member 10,000 yen

    Early Bird Registration Deadline: 12th August, 2022

  • To the resignation website

  • Abstract submission
  •   Opened April 11th (Mon) JST 13:00 to May 18th 25th(Wed) JST 17:00  
  • ・Abstract submissions are welcome for regular presentations (oral or poster presentation) and competition for the SRD Outstanding Presentation Award (oral presentation)
  • ・Abstracts for both regular presentation (oral or poster presentation) and competition for the SRD Outstanding Presentation Award (oral presentation) must be submitted during the above-mentioned term.
  • ・The abstract must be written in English or Japanese
  • ・The first author and presenter must be a member of the SRD.
  • ・For the membership registration process, please contact the SRD office (
  • ・Foreign first authors/presenters who belong to the institutions in abroad countries are exceptionally acceptable regardless of the SRD membership. Please note that the foreign first authors/presenters need to pay the early-bird registration fee in advance (Deadline: 12th August, 2022).

  • To the abstract submission website

  • ・The title and abstract should be completed in English within 140 and 1720 letters including spaces, respectively (alternatively within 70 and 860 letters in Japanese) (A sample is here). No figures and tables are acceptable.
  • ・To apply for the competitive presentation for SRD Outstanding Presentation Award, an additional abstract (long version) for the primary evaluation MUST be prepared within 3200 letters (in English) and submitted online as an attached file (Click here to download the template). Figures and tables cannot be included in this formatted abstract.
  • ・Please choose one of the following presentation format options as the presenter’s preference; 1) Oral presentation, 2) Poster presentation, or 3) I will accept either oral or poster. The presentation format is subject to change regardless of your preference depending on registration status. If the presentation format needs to be changed, we will inform the presenter about the change.
  • ・Please select the category in the table below in which you wish to present your presentation.

  • Major category Subcategory
    Endocrinology Neuroendocrinology, Endocrine system, Hypothalamic hormone, Pituitary hormone, Gonadal hormone, Growth factor, Receptor/Signal transduction, Endocrine disrupting chemical, Others
    Ovary/Oocyte Oogenesis, Meiosis, Follicle development/atresia, Ovulation, Corpus luteum formation, Luteolysis, Others
    Testis/Sperm Spermatogenesis, Sertoli cell/Leydig cell, Sperm motility/sperm metabolism, Capacitation/Acrosome reaction, Epididymis/Accessory gland/Seminal plasma, Others
    Fertilization/Development Oocyte maturation, Fertilization, Early embryo development, Early embryo, Totipotency, Pluripotency, Differentiation, Cell fate determination, Primordial germ cell, Others
    Reproductive cycle/Pregnancy Uterus, oviduct, Placenta(desidua), Embryo/Fetus, Implantation, Pregnancy immunology, Pregnancy maintenance (endocrine), Parturition, Mammary gland, Estrous cycle, Seasonal breeding, Sex behavior, Others
    Reproductive engineering In vitro fertilization, Nuclear transfer/Cloning, Transgenic animal, Epigenetics, Stem cell, Embryo manipulation, Embryo transfer, Others
    Clinical and applied reproduction Artificial insemination, Cryopreservation, Embryo transfer, Parturition and perinatal care, Reproductive diseases and disorders, Contraceptive technology, Reproductive management, Nutritional and environmental management, Others

  • Presentation methods
  • ・Oral presentations: 10-min presentation with 5-min discussion will be allocated to each presentation. Several days prior to the presentation, each presenter should submit a PDF file for his/her presentation to the 115th SRD Meeting Organizing Committee via email ( Especially applicants for award competition are required to submit it by the due date. Otherwise (upon special request), his/her own laptop computer can be directly connected to on-site projector.
  • ・Poster presentations: Poster sessions will be held online. Details will be announced as soon as they are determined.

  • SRD Outstanding presentation award
  • Application qualification for the award competition:The first author must be a regular or student member of the SRD at the time of abstract submission. The membership application is here. There are 2 separate categories (category 1 for student members and category 2 for young regular members) for the award competition. The age of candidates should be 32 or less as of 1st April 2022. No situation limited: e.g., salaried or unsalaried, regular staff or not, full-time or part-time worker, degree (bachelor, master or doctor). The person who engaged in the position besides scientific activities can also apply. However, once awarded in the past, he/she cannot apply within the next 2 years. Application with substantially the same research that has previously received an award from any other academic societies will not be accepted. The presentation or award will be revoked if you do not meet the application requirement.
  • Evaluation process:the abstracts (long version) prepared for the primary evaluation are assessed by several evaluators. The oral presentations selected by the primary evaluation of the abstract will be made by the first author in the session for the second evaluation, which will be held on 12th September. The several presentations will finally be selected for the award by the evaluators (councilors of SRD).
  • Note: For the detailed information, please see the SRD presentation award 2022.
    Presentation Award application form (Word)

  • Access to the venue
  • For the transportation to “The University of Tokyo, Yayoi Campus”, please visit the following website: