JAPANESE

Events

9/11/2019
Congratulations to Prof. Oshitani as recipient of the Japan Society of Tropical Medicine (JSTM) Award of Excellence and to Asst. Prof. Mariko Saito-Obata for the JSTM Women Award.

21/10/2019
Congratulations to Assoc. prof. Mayuko Saito as recipient of the Murasaki Sendai Hagi Award, Tohoku University.

17/10/2019
Congratulations to Hannah Karen Mina Labayo as recipient of Best Poster Award, Student Category, 7th International Calicivirus Conference.

25/9/2019 Congratulations to our graduating students!
Raihana Nadra Alkaff (Indonesia) received her PhD degree and Lanqing Zeng (China) received her Master's degree.

19/8/2019-25/12/2019  Training of basic medicine (undergraduate medical students)
We welcomed six 3rd grade students, Okabe, Kikuchi, Sato, Takeda, Mishima and Miyoshi to our department. They will practice and participate in basic research for four months. They also have an opportunity to involve themselves in research on field epidemiology of infectious diseases in the Philippines as a part of training.

07/30-31/2019 Open Campus
High school students visited our laboratory and learned about infectious diseases when the Open Campus was held on July 30 and 31.

05/19-06/15, 2019 Ms. Samantha Louise P. Bado, Asian Foundation for Tropical Medicine, the Philippines, is now working as a research member at our laboratory.

03/27/2019 Congratulations on graduating! Fumihiko Ueno, Hirono Otomaru and Bindongo Dembele received doctor's degree; Ishiyama received master's degree.

03/12/2019 Farewell Party were held for Ishiyama, Ueno, Otomaru, Bindongo

11/12/2018 Presentation

Reo Iguma, a 4th year medical student who carried out a research at our department last year, presented his results entitled “A systematic review of hospitalization rate and case fatality rate for RSV infections” at the 9th Asian Congress of Pediatric Infectious Diseases held in Fukuoka on Nov 12, 2018.

4/10/2018-1/7/2019  Training of basic medicine (undergraduate medical students)

We welcomed four 3rd grade students, Adachi, Ito, Uesaka, and Nishiguchi to our department. They will practice and participate in basic research for three months. They also have an opportunity to involve themselves in research on field epidemiology of infectious diseases in the Philippines as a part of training.

9/25/2018 Congratulations!

Daiki Kobayashi and Sirjan Bastola received doctor's and master's degrees, respectively.

10-13/9/2018 Visitor from Mongolia

Ms. Oyungerel Darmaa from National Center for Communicable Diseases, Mongolia visited our department under the Sakura Science Plan and learned about epidemiological analysis for influenza surveillance. She also visited Miyagi Health and Environmental Laboratory for understanding infectious disease control in Japan.

08/18/2018 Presentation

Hiroshi Kita, a 4th year medical student who carried out a research at our department last year, presented his results entitled “Development of PCR detection system including Norovirus GI polymerase domain and capsid domain and evaluation of test characteristics” at the Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Bacteriology Tohoku Branch on Aug 18, 2018.

03/26/2018 Farewell Party for Dr. Tamaki and Ms. Nagino

5/10/2017-1/5/2018 Training of basic medicine(undergraduate medical students)

We have MIURA, KITA, IGUMA and KOBAYASHI for course of basic medicine. They will practice and participate in basic research in our lab for three months.
They will also visit the Philippines for their trainings.

Group photo in 2017.

Let us share pictures taken in our lab.

3/24/2017 Graduation

MANAKA and XU received their MMed, and MALASAO and CHAIMONGKOL received their PhD. Congratulations! All the best wishes for a bright future.

1/5 - 3/31/2017 Visiting trainee

We are having Ms. Kanittapon Supadej (PhD student in Chiang Mai University, Thailand). She will stay in our lab for 3 months and analyze genetic data of norovirus.

10/11/2016 - 3/5/2017 Training of basic medicine (undergraduate medical students)

We have WATANABE, IWABUCHI, and KASAI for course of basic medicine. They will practice and participate in basic resarch in our lab for six months.
They will also visit the Philippines for their trainings.

3/25/2016 Graduation

TOHMA, CHAW and KADJI received their PhD and KATO received her MMed.
Congratulations on your graduation. All the best wishes for your bright future.

2/29 - 3/11/2016 JICA short-term visiting scholar

We had Mark Reñosa from Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (Philippines) as a JICA short-term visiting scholar in this lab. He conducted analysis for health seeking behavior of sick-children's mother using our data from cohort study by SATREPS project, during his stay.

2/2/2016 Global health R&D and the future of Japan

Prof.OSHITANI took the rostrum and gave panel talk and discussion in a seminar about 'global health R&D and the future of Japan' at Tohoku Univeristy.

10/13/2015 - 3/4/2016 Training of basic medicine (undergraduate medical students)

We are having UCHIMURA, SAKURAI and NAKANO for training of basic medicine. They will practice and participate in basic medicine for six months.
They will involve themselves in research on field epidemiology of infectious diseases in the Philippines.

6/16/2015 Special seminar by Dr. Saijo (National Institute of Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Masayuki SAIJO gave a special seminar about SFTS and Ebola viruses. The imprresive talk included history of discovery of the viruses and cutting-edge research topics.

12/2014 - 6/2015 Deployment to West Africa for the fight against Ebola

Prof. OSHITANI, SAITO (Mayuko, Senior assistant professor), KAMIGAKI (Assistant professor) and FURUSE (Assistant professor) have joined in the WHO mission in West Africa for the Ebola outbreak.

3/25/2015 Graduation

IMAGAWA, ODAGIRI, KOSAI, and MIMURA (PhD candidates), and MANAKA (undergraduate) graduated. Congratulations, we are so proud of you!

2/9 - 2/27/2015 Short-term trainee from the Philippines

We had Pearl Joy B. Retiban from RITM (Research Institute for Tropical Medicine). She conducted collaboration research on drug-resistant bacteria during her stay.

10/14/2014 - 3/6/2015 Training of basic medicine (undergraduate medical students)

We ar having HONDO, HATAKEYAMA, KUDO and HASHIMOTO for training of basic medicine. They will practice and participate in basic medicine for six months.
They will be involved in studies on field epidemiology about dengue, pediatric pneumonia, rhinovirus and norovirus in the Philippines.

9/29 - 10/10/2014 JICA short-term trainee

We had Salvacion Galit (a.k.a. Bing) as a JICA short-term trainee. She conducted genetic analyses on Bordetella pertussis (pathogen of whooping cough) from the Philippines.

8/19 - 8/22/2014 Short-term international student (Sakura Science Plan 2014)

We had NGUYEN THACH THAO, who is a 3rd grade student at Hue University, Vietnam. This was a part of program called Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science (Sakura Science Plan 2014). She experienced laboratory works here.

7/28 - 7/31/2014 The 4th Seminar for Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (Kawatabi)

We hosted The 4th Seminar for Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. All lectures were given in English. We had international students from Japan, China, and Indonesia. They stayed together for whole 4days learning basic epidemiology, analyses using geometric system, and epidemiology of pediatric pneumonia.