welcome

Year 2023



 10/02
Mr. MYAT THU (Ph.D. Biomolecular Engineering, Okayama University) has joined as a postdoc.

 09/27
The application by Mr. Tomofumi Kawaguchi, a second-year PhD student, for a JSPS Doctoral Course (DC) Research Fellowships (DC2, 2024-2026) has been accepted.

 09/23
Postdoctoral researcher Ms. Yuzuki Shimamori received the 'Best Presentation Award' at The 3rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Phage Therapy. (see photo).

 09/23
"The 3rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Phage Therapy" organized by our Lab was held at the Main Auditorium of our university on September 22nd and 23rd.  (see photo).

 09/14
At the 21st Jichi Medical University Symposium (JMU SYMPOSIUM 2023), Ms. Ho Thi My Duyen (2nd year master's student), Ms. Ola Alessa (postdoc), Mr. Geofrey Kumwenda (postdoc) and Ms. Jayathilake Sarangi (postdoc) received the " Poster Excellence Award" (see photo).

 09/08
Doctoral student Yi Liu's application for the "Japan International Education Support Association (JEES) Scholarship for International Studentsh has been approved

 08/31
Postdoctoral fellowship Mr. Yuya Hidaka obtained a grant of "Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up". (Grants).

 08/23
Mr. Takashi Sugano, a second-year master's student, received the 'Best Presentation Award' at the '10th Phage Research Meeting' held at Hirosaki University (see photo).

 08/10
Postdoctoral fellowship Ms. Minh-Huong Nguyen's application for a scientific research grant from the Takeda Science Foundation (FY2023 Medical Research Grant, Infection Field) has been accepted.

 07/13
Dr. Dhammika Leshan Wannigama from Yamagata Prefectural Central Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, has visited our unit and delivered a Graduate Special Lecture titled "Will there ever be a cure for chronic, life-changing bacterial biofilm infections? - Challenges of intervention, treatment, and antibiotic resistance." iLecture posterj(Photo)

 06/30
The research grant application (Exploratory Research - MEXT Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research) submitted by Associate Professor Kazuhiko Miyanaga has been approved.

 06/28
The bacteriology lecture and laboratory sessions for the current academic year, to second-year medical students, have finished. In order to improve future education, a survey regarding the lecture and laboratory was conducted on the final day (Summary of survey results).

 05/26
The application for coordination expenses related to medical research and development in the second round of the fiscal year 2023 by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) has been accepted (PI: Longzhu Cui; Co-PI: Kotaro Kiga [NIID]).

 0526
The bacteriology lecture and laboratory sessions to second-year medical students for the academic year 2023 have commenced.

 05/10
The research proposal involving Co-PI Professor Longzhu Cui (PI: Visiting Professor Kotaro Kiga) has been approved for the "Additional Call for Proposals for Innovative Drug Development for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases under the AMED Research Program for Promoting Drug Discovery" project.

 04/03
Congratulations !
Mr. Kanate Thitiananpakorn has been promoted to Assistant Professor.

 04/03
Mr. Mohammad Omar Faruk (Niigata University, PhD (Medicine) joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 04/03
Mr. Yuya Hidaka (Nihon University Graduate School, PhD, Veterinary Medicine) joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 04/03
Ms.Sharmin Sultana (Gifu University, PhD (Molecular Plant Pathology) joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 03/10
We welcome you all to our school !
Four new students (Mr. Maniruzzaman, Ms. Sarah Hossain, Ms. Yi Liu, and Ms. Anujin Batbold) enrolled in the doctoral program, and one new student (Mr. Tergel Nayanjin) enrolled in the master's program.. 

 03/27
Congratulations !
Master course student Dr. Ho Thị My Duyenfs application for the Iizuka Takeshi Foundation (ITSF) Scholarship for Foreign Students has been accepted.

 03/20
Congratulations on your graduation !
The graduation ceremony for the graduate school in the fiscal year 2022 was held. In the bacteriology department, one doctoral student (Li Fengyu) and four master's students (Zhang Yuancheng, Maniruzzaman, Sarah Hossain, Liu Yi) graduated, for a total of five graduate students.

 03/17
Congratulations !
The applications of Mr. Mahmoud Arbaah (first-year doctoral student) and Mr. Takashi Sugano (first-year master's student) were adopted for the "Jichi Medical University Graduate School of Medicine Young Start-up Research Grant" in the fiscal year 2023.

 03/10
Congratulations !
The grant application for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) research grant for young researchers submitted by Ms. Adeline Yeo Syin Lian (Postdoctoral researcher) has been adopted. 

 03/01
AMED-CREST Cui group Site Visit Meeting 2023 was held. [Photo]

 03/01
Congratulations !
Application of Mr. Mahmoud Arbaah (1st year doctoral student) for the Heiwa Nakajima Foundation International Student Scholarship Award gets approved.

 01/20
Annual research progress report meeting 2022 and New Year's party 2023 were held over 2 days. [Photo]

 01/04
Happy New Year for 2023 !
We started our work today with looking forward to being a prosperous and achieving year of 2023.

Year 2022



 12/21
Ms. Priyanka Baranwal from University of Hyogo joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 12/12
Mr. Jastin Edrian C. Revilleza from Tsukuba University joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 12/01
Assistant Professor Yoshifumi Aiba is promoted to Lecturer.

 11/25
A dinner party was held for welcoming Mr. Geofrey Kumwenda, Ms. Tergel Nayanjin, and Ms. Jayathilake Sarangi, and for farewelling Mr. Mahadi Hassan. [Photo]

 10/01
A Joint group meeting 2022 of the AMED Projects (Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases/CREST/MB drug discovery), which is being conducted by the Bacteriology Division, was held at Genkiupmura, Takanezawa Town.

 09/25
Mr. Tomofumi Kawaguchi (2nd year doctoral student) won  the Best Presentation Award for Young Researchers (Silver Award) at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Biofilm Society of Japan.  [Photo]

 09/09
Mr. Tomofumi Kawaguchi (2nd year doctoral student) and Ms. Yi Liu (2nd year master's student) won the Best Poster Award at the 20th Jichi Medical University Symposium.  [Photo]

 09/01
Postdoctoral fellowship Ms. Nguyen Minh Thuy obtained a grant of "Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up". (Grants)

 09/01
Ms. Jayathilake Sarangi from Nagoya University joined us as a postdoctoral fellow

 08/27
Mr. Tomohumi Kawaguchi (2nd year doctoral student) received an excellence award at the 16th Colosseum Bacteriology for Young Researchers held at Sapporo Medical University.  [Photo]

 08/12
Dr. Tergel Nayanjin (Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences) joined as a research student.

 08/08
Mr. Geofrey Kumwenda (Republic of Malawi) joined us as a postdoc.

 06/20
A new AMED research grant applied by Dr. Shinya Watanabe is adopted.

 06/20
A new AMED research grant applied by Dr. Kotaro Kiga is adopted.

 06/01
Postdoctoral fellow Veeranarayanan Srivani has been promoted to an Assistant Professor.

 05/26
A Joint Press Release: Our joint research results carried out by six organizations (RIKEN, The University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Jichi Medical University, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and JST) get released. (Paper) (Press release).

 04/28
One doctoral graduate student (Mr. Mahmoud Arbaah) and three master's graduate students (Mr. Takashi Kanno, Ms. Toshiki Lee and Ms. Ho Thi My Duyen) enrolled this year have been adopted as research assistants (RA) of the university.

 04/28
A welcome party for the nine new members who joined us from January 1, 2022, was held at Lab Meeting Room.

 04/04
Dr. Anujin Batbold (Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences) joined as a research student.

 04/01
Four graduate students (Takashi Sugano, JunJie Li, Mahmoud Arbaah, Ho Thi My Duyen) have enrolled in our department.@

 04/01
Postdoctoral fellow Tan Xin Ee has been promoted to an Assistant Professor.

 03/31
Assistant Professor Yusuke Satoeo has moved out to Azabu University as a lecturer.

 03/31
Mr. Aa Haeruman Azam has moved out to National Institute of Infectious Diseases as a researcher.

 03/28
Ms. Ola Alessa from Okayama University joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 03/25
Ms. Huong Minh Nguyen from Ryukyus University joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 03/18
Masterfs student Ms. Sarah Hossain is elected as being eligible for Exemption of Student Fees for 2022 Academic Year.

 03/18
gThe Start-Up Research Fund for Young Researchers at Graduate School of Medicine for 2022 Academic Year g applied by Mr. Tomofumi Kawaguchi, a first-year doctoral student, and Ms. Sarah Hossain, a first-year master's student, has been adopted, respectively.

 03/01
Master course student Mr. Maniruzzaman got award of Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarship for International Students 2022.

 03/01
Ms.. Nguyen Minh Thuy from Yamaguchi University joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 02/28
MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Young Research) applied by Assistant prof. Yoshifumi Aiba has been adopted. (Grants)

 02/28
MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Young Research) applied by postdoctoral fellow Dr. Yuzuki Shimamori has been adopted. (Grants)

 01/28
Mr. Feng-Yu Li, a third-year doctoral student, received the "Jichi Medical University Graduate Student Research Award for 2022 Academic Yea" 

 01/17
Ms. Adeline Yeo Syin Lian joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 01/01
Mr. Kazuhiko Miyanga from Tokyo Institute of Technology joined us as Associate Professor.

Year 2021



 12/21
An invited Graduate School Special Lecture with title of gAnalysis of tail fiber structure associated with bacteriophage infectionh by Professor Shigeki Takeda from Gunma University was given. 

 11/13
Assistant Professor Satofo received the Outstanding Young Scientist Presentation Award at "The Japan Phage Therapy Study Group 1st Workshop".

 10/22
Dr. Kotaro Kigafs paper (Nature Communications 2020) Received the Excellent Paper Award of Jichi Medical University.

 10/12
Professor Longzhu Cui's ( ) another research proposal was adopted by AMED-Gut Microbiome Regulation (2021-2026).

 09/21
Professor Longzhu Cui's ( ) research proposal was adopted by AMED-CREST (2021-2026).

 09/15
Congratulations!
Mr. Aa Haeruman Azam (postdoctoral fellow) and Mr. Fengyu Li (graduate student) received the Excellence Presentation Award at the 19th Jichi Medical University Symposium.

 08/16
Dr. Chijioke A. Nsofor from Nigeria joined us as JSPS postdoctoral fellow.

 07/09
MEXT Grant in Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) applied by  Prof. Cui has been adopted. (Lab. grants)

 07/09
MEXT Grant in Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) applied by Assoc Prof. Kiga has been adopted. (Lab. grants)

 06/26
An online invited lecture by Dr. Mzia Kutateladze, Director of the George Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology, will be held on June 29th.

 06/22
Congratulations!
Mr. Tomofumi Kawaguchifs
application for No.3 Scholarship of MANI Matsutani Medical Scholarship Foundation has been adopted.

 06/01
Congratulations!
Lecturer Kotaro Kiga
has been promoted to Associate Professor.

 05/01
Mr. Yutaro Nishikawa (EIKEN CHEMICAL CO., LTD.) joined us as research student.

 04/26
Ms. Junjie Li (Guangdong Medical University, China) joined us as a research student.

 04/08
The entrance ceremony for new graduate students was held. Five new students from our Lab were participated. (Photo).

 04/01
Five new graduate students (Mr.Tomofumi Kawaguchi, Ms. Sowmiya Sankaranarayanan, Mr. Maniruzzaman, Ms. Yi Liu and Ms. Sarah hossian) have joined us.

 04/01
MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Basic Research B) applied by Dr. Kotaro Kiga has been adopted. (Grants)

 04/01
MEXT Grants-in-Aid for Young Scientists (young research) applied by postdoctoral fellow Xin Ee Tan has been adopted. (Grants)

 04/01
MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (young research) applied by postdoctoral fellow Kanate Thitiananpakorn has been adopted. (Grants)

 03/29
Mr. Md Mahadi Hassan joined us as a postdoctoral fellow.

 03/25
Congratulations! 
At the 94th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Bacteriology, Mr. Feng-Yu Li, a second-year doctoral student, received the Excellent Presentation Award.

 03/15
Congratulations! 
Dr. Yusuke Taki has completed a four-year doctoral course and graduated (Commemorative photo).

 03/12
Four people, Ms. Sowmiya Sankaranarayanan, Mr. Maniruzzaman, Ms. Yi Liu and Ms. Sarah hossain, have passed the 2nd graduate school entrance examination. (Mr. Tomohumi Kawaguchi has passed the first graduate school entrance examination). Congratulations to all 5 people ! 

 02/01
Ms. Yuzuki Shimamori joined us as a postdoctoral fellow. 

 01/08
Kigafs paper (Nature Communications 11(1): 2934) was selected as one of top five (ranked No. 2) synthetic biology articles of 2020 by BioTechScope.

 01/04
Happy New Year for 2021 !
We started our work today with looking forward to being a prosperous and achieving year of 2021.

Year 2020



 12/21
Application by Assoc. Prof. Watanabe for JSPS [FY2021 Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan (Long-term)(from Nigeria)] is adopted.

 12/15
Application by Prof. Cui for [The Tokyo Biochemical Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Asian Researchers in Japan 2021] is adopted and Mr. Kanate Thitiananpakorn (Thailand) will be employed. 

 12/04
A new AMED research grant applied by Dr. Kotaro Kiga is adopted.

 12/04
Mr. Maniruzzaman joined us as a research student.

 11/16
The "Research Grant of MSD Life Science Foundation" applied by Dr. Kotaro Kiga is adopted.

 11/02
Mr. Azizur Rahman joined us as a postdoctoral fellow. 

 10/28
A welcome party for Dr. Srivani Veeranarayanan and Dr. Sarah Hossain is held. iPhotoj

 10/01
Dr. Srivani Veeranarayanan joined us as a postdoctoral fellow. 

 09/18
Professor Cui will participate in the Moonshot R & D Program (Goal 5) "Creation of next-generation food supply industrial chains based on natural capitalism society (Project Manager: Professor Shinichiro Takahashi, The University of Tokyo)" as a Co-investigator. 

 09/08
JST's "R2 year university intellectual property infrastructure strengthening support (rights acquisition support)" applied by Professor Cui gets approved.

 08/17
Dr. Sarah Hossain (M.D. of Bangladesh) joined us as a research student.

 08/11
The "Research Grant of the Takeda Science Foundation" applied by Associate Professor Shinya Watanabe is adopted.

 07/07
The Mainichi newspaper (Japanfs National daily) introduced our recent researches [Posted article-1]

 06/16
The Shimotsuke Shimbun (Japanfs local daily) introduced our recent researches[Posted article-2]

 06/10
A joint press release of University and AMED (Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development) on our development of new antibacterials was held [PRESS RELEASE]

 06/01
Six new members (two postdocs and four Research Students) joined us in the new semester [MEMBER].

 04/05
List of competitive external funds obtained is updated [LIST].

 03/19
Held a goodbye futsal for Mr. Boonsiri and Mr. Kanate. (Commemorative photo)

 03/16
Mr. Tanit Boonsiri and Mr. Kanate Thitiananpakorn successfully completed the Ph.D. degree. (Commemorative photo)
Congratulations on graduation !

 02/21
Professor Cui obtained a grant for the AMED project gResearch Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases(FY2020-FY2022)h. 

 01/16
We signated a joint research and development agreement with Eiken Chemical Co., Ltd. on development of genetic detection system using an antibacterial capsid that we have developed.

 01/15
We had Lab New Year's party at Lab seminar room. (Commemorative photo

 01/06
Happy New Year for 2020 !
We started our work today with looking forward to being a prosperous and achieving year of 2020.

Year 2019



 12/20
Professor Cui's applicaation for JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship of the First Recruitment of FY 2020-2021 Program for inviting Dr. AZAM Aa Haeruman (INDONESIA) get approved. 

  12/17
A party for welcoming  Mr. Yuancheng Zhang and Mr.Yutaro Nishikawa was held.  (Commemorative photo

 12/03
Mr. Yuancheng Zhang graduated from Jilin Institute of Chemical Technology (China) has joined us as a research student. 

 11/30
Alumni Association General Assembly (Commemorative photo

 11/22
Lecturer Mr. Kotaro Kiga Kowa Obtained  a grant of "Life Science Foundation Research Grant"

 09/20
Postdoctoral fellow Mr.Noriyuki Kawauchi has been assigned as an assistant professor at Kyoto University since October 1st. A farewell party was held today. (Commemorative photo) (Commemorative photo

 09/06
Ph.D. course student Mr. Kanate Thitiananpakorn received the Best Presentation Award of the 5th Jichi Medical University Workshop for Graduate Students, and Postdoctoral fellowship Mr. Aa Haeruman Azam  received   the Excellent Poster Award of the  18th  JMU symposium 2019. (Commemorative photo

 09/03
 Postdoctoral fellowship Mr. Aa Haeruman Azam obtained a grant of "Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up". 

 07/04
Laboratoryfs spring semester party was held. [Commemorative photo]

 06/18
Information for the Recruitment of Graduate Students is updated.iRecruitmentj

 04/26
Twelve members of our laboratory participated in the 92nd General Meeting of the Japanese Society of Bacteriology (23-25, Sapporo, Japan), and all members made presentations.iCommemorative photoj

 04/18
A party for welcoming  Mr. Aa Haeruman Azam & farewell   for Ms. Bintao Cui was held.iCommemorative photoj

 04/01
Mr. Feng-Yu Li passed examination for gThe Special Admissions for Student Eligible for Exemption of Student Feesh and will start his doctoral course (4 years).

 03/29
Mr. Aa Haeruman Azam from Tokyo Institute of Technology joined us as a Postdoctoral Fellowship.

 03/19
Graduate School student (D3) Mr. Tanit Boonsiri won the Start-Up Research Fund for Yong Researchers at Graduate School of Medicine, Jichi Medical University.

 03/08
The 4th Infection and Immunity Department (Divisions of Bacteriology, Virology. Medical Zoology and Parasitology. and Clinical Infectious Diseases) Joint Workshop was held as scheduled at Training Center.i Photo j

 02/04
Professor José R Penadés and Dr. Víctor Rodrigo Ibarra Chávez from University of Glasgow visit us and had lectures on the current progress of Bacteriophage. (Commemorative photo)

 01/26
Assistant Professor Sato Yusuke went Imperial College London for Short-Term Study on Bacteriophage Technology.

 01/23
Professor Ramesh Wigneshweraraj from Imperial College London visited us and had a lecture. (Commemorative photo)

 01/22
Professor Longzhu Cui attended "Japan-UK Workshop on Infectious Disease Research", which was held in Tokyo, and had a talk on the ongoing J-PRIDE project.

 01/04
We opened a course of gGraduate School of Infection Control Scienceh in 2019. Therefore, we are planning to recruit graduate students in three courses (Microbiology & Immunology, Infection Control Science and Human Biology) in 2019. (Recruitment)

 01/04
Happy New Year for 2019 !
We started our work today with looking forward to being a prosperous and achieving year of 2019.

Year 2018



 12/04
Laboratory's Year-end-party was held at La calmo, Jichiyidai.

 11/29
Professor Cui's interview article on our current research was posted on the magazine of Japan-China Medicine. [JAPANESE]  [CHINESE]

 10/25
Lecturer Shinya Watanabe is promoted to Associate Professor.

 09/05
The 17th Jichi Medical University Symposium was held, and three faculty members and three graduate students made presentations. Master 's graduate student Mr. FenYu Li received the excellent poster award. (Commemorative photo

 08/31
Three faculties and one graduate student attended Japanese Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections that was hold in Kagoshima Univ. (Kagoshima prefecture). 

 08/22
Four faculties and two graduate students attended 18th ISSSI that was hold in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

 07/05
Bacteriology lectures and practical training for second-grade medical students are finished. 

 06/14
Application for grant of the Japan Agency Medical Research and Development (AMED) "Longevity Science R & D Project: Research on Infectious Disease Control in Elderly Facilities such as Nursing Care Insurance Facilities" got approved (Dr. Sasahara).

 06/08
Application for grant of the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) "The adjustment expenses related to research and development in the first medical field for 2018" got approved (Prof. Cui). 

 05/17
Two Lectureers attend The 5th World Congress on Targeting Infectious Diseases – Phage Therapy & Antibiotic Resistance, which was held in Florence, Italy. 

 04/16
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research for FY2018 was finalized. (Lab. grant situation)

 04/02
Dr. Moriyuki Kawauchi from Tokyo Univ. joned us as Postdoctoral Fellowship. [Photograph]

 03/27
Ten Lab members participated at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Bacteriology (Fukuoka)

 03/23
The 3rd Infection and Immunity Department (Divisions of Bacteriology, Virology. Medical Zoology and Parasitology. and Clinical Infectious Diseases) Joint Workshop was held as scheduled at Training Center.

 02/16
Mr. Nichatorn Sungsirin (Dept. of Microbiology,  Phramongkutklao College of Medicine) joned us as Research Student.

 01/16
Congratuations !
Master course student Mr. FengYu Li's application for "Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation Scholarships" get approved. 

 01/04
Happy New Year for 2018 !
We started our work today with looking forward to being a prosperous and achieving year of 2018.

Year 2017



 12/13
Laboratory's Year-end-party was held at at Bistro Poivre, Oyama. [photograph]

 11/15
We obtained two more research grants from non-government foundations: 1) Kotaro Kiga, from Mochida Memorial Foundation for Medical and Pharmaceutial Research; 2) Longzhu Cui, from Takeda Science Foundation. 

 11/06
Second-year medical student Ms. Remi Takenouchi joined our group as Volunteer Research Assistant.

 10/31
Univeristy approved the application of Mr. Moriyuki Kawauchi (from The University of Tokyo) for postdoctoral fellowship.

 10/13
We had a BBQ Party to welcome Postdoctoral Fellow Ms. XinEeTan, and Hitatchi Scholarship Researcher Dr. Wanchai Assavalapsakul at Univ. Campus. [Photo collection]

 10/08
Our futsal team participated in the University's sports festival.  [Photo collection]

 09/27

Ms. XinEe Tan from National University of Malaysia joined us as Postdoctoral Fellow.

 09/26
Dr. Wanchai Assavalapsakul from Chulanongkorn University (Thailand) joined us as Visiting Researcher.

 09/11
We obtained some additional research grants from private sources (Foundation & Corporation), totalling 26,100,000 JPY for FY2017[GRANT DETAIL]

 09/08

Ph.D. student Mr. Kanate Thitiananpakornanit received Best Presentation Award at The 3rd JMU Workshop for Graduate Student. [Commemorative photograph]

 08/30

We held a kick-off meeting for strat up the J-PRIDE Project.

 07/27
We obtained several competitive research fundings from Government (See detail in Japanese):
1.  Longzhu Cui, Challenging Research (Exploratory) of MEXT (2017-2018); 
2.  Longzhu Cui, J-PRIDE of AMED (2017-2019); 
3. Longzhu Cui, Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows of JSPS (2017-2018); 
4.  Shinya Watanabe,
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A) of MEXT (2015-2018); 
5.  Kotaro Kiga, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), JSPS (2016-2017);
6.  Yusuke Satofo, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) of JSPS (2017-2019).

 07/06

Second-year medical student Mr. Chen Yoshitatsu joined our group as Volunteer Research Assistant.

 06/16
Dr. Shino Hosoya (University of Tsukuba) joined us as a Guest Researcher.  

 06/02
Univeristy approved the application of Miss Tan XinEe (from Malaysia) for postdoctoral fellowship. She will come soon.

 05/10
The 3rd grade medical students Mr. Manabu Suzutani and Mr. Kosuke Sasaki  joined our group as Volunteer Research Assistants (after school time program).

 05/09
We held a welcome party for 4 new members (one postc, two graduate students and one volunteer research assistant).   [Commemorative photograph]

 05/01
Second-year medical students Mr. Manabu Suzutani  and Mr. Kosuke Sasaki joined our group as a Volunteer Research Assistant (after school time program).

 05/01
Dr. Bintao Cui from Australia joined us as Postdoctoral Fellowship. 

 04/26
First-year medical student Miss Chihiro Shimizu joined our group as a Volunteer Research Assistant (after school time program).

 04/01
Dr. Yusuke Taki and Mr. Feng-Yu Li joined us as graduate students.

 03/14
The 2nd Infection and Immunity Deprtment Joint Workshop was held as scheduled at Training Center.  [Commemorative photograph]

 03/01
The 2nd Joint Workshop of Department of Infection and Immunity (4 divisions: Bacteriology, Virology. Medical Zoology and Parasitology, and Clinical Infectious Diseases) will be held on 14th March at Training Center. []

 02/20

The entrance examination for graduate school was held, and there were two  applicants applying to our division.

 01/15

Dr.Tatsuo Taki who was a teather at the time the Jichi Medical Univesity was established jioned us as Contract Lecturer.

 01/23

Application of Dr. Bintao Cui (RMIT Univ., Australia) for JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship For Research in Japan gets approved.  She will  join us very soon.

 01/18

We held New Year Pary at laboratory meeting room.

 01/04
Happy New Year !
We started our work today with looking forward to being a prosperous and achieving year of 2017.

Year 2016



 12/16
Laboratory's Year-end-party was held with former professors at Bisutorokiyoshi, Utsunomiya. [photograph]

 11/07
The explanatory meeting for graduate school entrance examination will be held on 7th and 30th Nov. [Poster in Japanese] 

 09/15
Faculty members paid a courtesy visit to University President Mr. Ryozo Nagai.  [Commemorative photograph] 

 09/07
Mr. Fen-Yu Li, graduated from Dalian Medical Univeristy, joined us as a research student.

 09/05
We determined the whole genome sequence of a Streptococcus pyogenes strain isolated from an acute phlegmonous gastritis (APG) patient in Jichi Medical University Hospital. APG is an extremely rare, rapidly progressive and fatal bacterial infection  [Genome Data] [Paper]

 09/02
Prof.  Cui and Assitant Prof. Sato'o attend 17th ISSSI held on 30th August - 2nd September in Seou, Korea.

 09/01
Mr. Kotaro Kiga from Tokyo University joined our Division as a Lecturer.

 06/16

First-year medical student Miss Miwa Ito joined our group as a Volunteer Research Assistant (after school time programs).

 06/07

Confocal microscopy and two-unit CO2 incubator were donated to our laboratory by Professor Kentaro Sugano and Professor Hironori Yamamoto (Internal Medicine Gastroenterology).  Thank you to prof. Sugano and Prof. Yamamoto for your kindness.

 05/16
Recruitment for Graduate Students (Master's & Doctoral courses) for 2017 has now opened.

 04/13

Assistant prof. Yusuke Sato'o's proposal for KIEIKAI RESEARCH FOUINDATION RESEARCH GRANT FOR 2016 got approved.

 04/01
Assistant prof. Yoshifumi Aiba's proposal for JICHI MEDIAL UNIVERSITY YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD got approved.

 04/01
Mr. Kanate Thitiananpakorn and Mr. Tanit Boonsiri joined us as Ph.D. students.

 03/28
Temperature Grandient Rocking Incubator TVS126MB was arrived today.

 03/23
Mr.Tanit Boonsiri passed the entrance examination of the  graduate school, and will start his Ph.D. course from 1th April.

 03/22
Dr. Avarzed Amgalanbaatar completed his Ph.D. course and graduated this month.

 03/10
The Joint Workshop was held on scheduel, and followed by a pary for get together and farewell for professor Hiroyuki Matsuoka. [Commemorative photograph]

 03/01

The 1th Joint Workshop of Department of Infection and Immunity (4 divisions: Bacteriology, Virology. Medical Zoology and Parasitology. and Clinical Infectious Diseases) will be held on 10th March at Training Center. []

 02/17
We held a collaboration seminar  today with Sequencing Specialist Team of Illunina K.K. on NGS applications in bacteriology.

 01/30
Mr. Tanit Boonsiri from Phramongkutklao College of Medicine (Thailand) joined us as a research student.

 01/07
Two sets of next-generation sequencing systems, MiSeq and NextSeq, are arrived today.

 01/04
Happy New Year 2016 !
We start the new year toward our 2016's mission and vision.

Year 2015



 12/08
A year-end party was held  with  guests from other Departments and Universitis. [PHOTOGRAPH]

 12/01

Mr. Yoshifumi Aiba from Juntendo University joined our Division as an Assistant professor.

 11/13

We held an evening party in honor of Emeritus professor Mr. Masayasu Nakano. [SOUVENIR PHOTOGRAPH]

 10/07

The student delegates from Mongolian National University visited our Division.  [PHOTOGRAPHS]

 10/05

Professor Satoshi Omura of Kitasato Institute for Life Science (where Prof. Cui belonged to until last year) has won a Nobel Prize for Medicine.  CongratulationsWe are so happy for you.

 10/02
On October 7th (Wed.), we will hold a seminar as a part of "The Short-term Exchange Study Program between Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences and Jichi Medical University 2015".  [PROGRAM]

 09/16
Two second-year medical students Mr. Noriki Ikeda and Mr. Ryu Narimatsu joined our group as the Volunteer Research Assistants (after school time programs).

 07/31
Professor Cui, Lecturer Watanabe and Assistant professor Sato'o paid a courtesy visit to The First Professor Mr. Masayasu Nakano (Incumbency: 1973-1996).

 07/11

Professor Cui attend The 14th GRC on Staphylococal Disease held on 11-17 July in Europe at Il Ciocco, Italy.

 06/25

Application for purchase of two next generation sequencer systems, MiSeq and NextSeq, was approved by University today.

 05/24

Applied Biosystem 3010xl and Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer were donated to our laboratory by Professor Makoto Kuro-o (Center for Molecular Medicine).  Thank you Prof. Kuro-o !

  04/22

Grant application entitled gDevelopment of anti-Helicobacter pylori drugs based on the combinatorial synthesish by Associate Prof. Shimomura for The Promotion Funds of A-STEP from Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) was approved.

  04/10

Applications of FY2015 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (-KAKENHI- from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, Culture, and Technology of the Government) were approved:
  1) Shinya Watanabe, Grant-in-Aid for Young
       Scientists (A) (New)
  2) Longzhu Cui, Scientific Research (C) (Continued)

  04/06

Graduate student Dr. Avarzed Amgalanbaatar is appointed as Research Assistant.

  04/01

Assistant Professor Mr. Yusuke Sato'o joined our Diivision as a new faculty member.

  04/01
Lecturer Mr. Shinya Watanabe joined our Diivision as a new faculty member.

  04/01
Professor Dr. Longzhu Cui is appointed as The Third Professor for the Division of Bacteriology.

  02/26

Retirement party for The Second Professor of Division of Bacteriology, Professor Dr. Yoshkazu Hirayi was held at Jichiidai, Tochigi.

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