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2016.9.23 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony in Biotechnology Course was held on Sep. 23. Three ICBiotech students received their Master’s Degree in International Program of “Frontier Biotechnology”(English course) from Osaka University. Photo

2016.9.21 Visitor

Dr. Marian Pulido-De Leon from Museum of Natural History in University of the Philippines Los Baǹos visited ICBiotech. Dr. Marian Pulido-De Leon was members of UNESCO Conference in 2010. Photo

2016.9.23 Seminar

Dr. Sriwan Wongwisansri stayed ICBiotech as associate professor. She and other four professors held a seminar.
Date: September 21 (Wed) 14:00-15:50
Place: ICBiotech α401 Detail

2016.9.7 Visitor (Student Exchange Support Program)

Six students from Thailand visited the ICBiotech for the Student Exchange Support Program supported by JASSO and started their program. They will stay at nihira Lab., Fujiyama Lab., Molecular Genetics Lab., Watanabe Lab., Dynamic Cell Biology Lab., Kino-oka Lab. and Omasa Lab.
Visitors; Mahidol University (1), KMUTT(2), Kasetsart University(2) Chulalongkorn University (1) Photo

2016.9.1 Visitor

Dr. Sriwan Wongwisansri from BIOTEC in Thailand visited ICBiotech and make her research at Kaneko laboratory for one month. Photo

2016.8.30 Visitor

A delegate from Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia visited the ICBiotech.
Visitors; Prof. Ir. Irfan Dwidya Prijambada (Visiting research scholar)
Dr. agr. Ir. Sri Peni Wastutiningsih (Director)     Photo

2016.8.22 Internship program

Two persons from Vietnam visited ICBiotech for the internship program. They will make their research at Japanese company for two weeks.

2016.8.9 UPDATE

"Publication"-"Annual Report of ICBiotech" is updated.

2016.8.1 Student Exchange Support Program

Fifteen M1 students of Nihira lab. and Fujiyama lab. will participate in the Student Exchange Support Program supported by JASSO and stay from 1 Aug. to 5 Sep. at the following Universities; 4 students at Mahidol University, 6 at Kasetsart University, 2 at KMUTT, 2 at Chulalongkorn University, 1 at BIOTEC, Thailand.

2016.7.19 Internship program

Two persons from Vietnam visited ICBiotech for the internship program. They will make them research at Japanese company for one month.   Detail

2016.7.15 UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2014

Students of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia (Cohort 2014) were awarded diploma.   Photo

2016.7.13Seminar

Mr. Usami (Sysmex corporation) held a seminar.
Date: July 13 (Wed) 14:30-16:00
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University
Title: “Changes in the healthcare industry and application of silkworm as protein factory for diagnostics business.”   Photo

2016.7.12Visitor

Prof. Ir. Irfan Dwidya Prijambada from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia in Indonesia visited ICBiotech.   Photo

2016.7.11 UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2014

Students of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia (Cohort 2014) made their final presentations.   Photo

2016.7.11 Master Thesis Presentation

Three graduate students in ICBiotech (English course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis.   Photo

2016.6.30 Visitor

Asst. Prof. Anak Khantachawana, Assistant to the president for International Affairs, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) visited ICBiotech.   Photo

2016.6.21 Visitor

Mr. Dusit Manapan (Consul - General) and Mr. Panuwat Prommanon (Consul) from Royal Thai Consulate - General, Osaka visited the ICBiotech.     Photo

2016.5.26 Visitor

A delegate of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) in Thailand visited ICBiotech.
Visitors; Ms. Vichaya Soonthornsaratoon (Director),
Ms. Orcha Israpratiprat (Senior manager), Mr. Syogo Kaneda (Project manager)     Photo

2016.5.18 Workshop on Collaboration between Osaka University and Japanese companies

We had a keynote lecture and introduction of companies who attended the workshop. All participants enjoyed talk and exchanged their experience on human resource development after the workshop. International students got wonderful chances to know Japanese company and people.

2016.5.16 UPDATE

“Organization”-“Center Staff” are updated.

2016.4.21 Interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

The interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held.  Photos

2016.4.5 New students

New students were assigned to ICBiotech. One student (Chemistry - Biology Combined Major Program), five B4 students and two M1 students to Nihira laboratory and six B4 students and one M1 student to Fujiyama laboratory.

2016.4.1 UPDATE

“Organization”-“Center Staff” and “Visiting Professor / Scholars” are updated.

2016.3.31 Visitor

A delegate of University of Indonesia in Indonesia visited ICBiotech.
Visitors; Dr. Bambang Wibawarata (Professor), Dr. Rosari Saleh (Professor),
Dr. Heri Hermansyah (Professor), Dr. Sri Mardiyati     Photos

2016.3.25 Visitor

A delegate of De La Salle University in Philippines visited ICBiotech.
Visitors; Dr. Melanie Y. David (Associate Professor),
Dr. Nelson B. Arboleda Jr. (Professor),
Dr. Emelina H. Mandia (Associate Professor)     Photos

2016.3.3 Visitor

Dr. Nguyen Hoai Chau, Director, Department of International Relations Can Tho University in Vietnam, together with 6 institute members, visited ICBiotech. After Prof. Nihira explained about ICBiotech, they toured around Nihira lab and Fujiyama lab.   Photos

2016.3.1 Visitor

Dr.Pannamthip Pitaksajjakul (Pla) and Ms.Wilarat Puangmanee (Kha-Noon) from Mahidol University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. They will make their research at Fujiyama laboratory for one month.

2016.2.29 Official visit

Prof. Kazuhito Fujiyama together with lecturer and students on DDP (Double Degree Program) officially visited to the Dean of Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Thailand. Detail

2016.2.22-23 Master Thesis presentation

Nine students in ICBiotech (Japanese course) have successfully defended their Master's thesis.     Photos

2016.2.17 Visit of the researcher

Dr. Hoang Van Vinh from Vietnam National University, Hanoi in Vietnam visited the ICBiotech. He will make his research at Nihira laboratory for one month.

2016.2.4 Visitor

Prof. Ir. Liliek Sulistyowati and Dr. Hagus Tarno from University of Brawijaya in Indonesia visited the ICBiotech.     Photo

2016.2.4 Seminar

Dr. Kosonh Xayphakatsa from Ministry of Science and Technology, Biotechnology and Ecology Institute (BEI), Genetic Resources Division (GRD) in Laos held a seminar.

2016.1.21 Interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

The interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held. Photos

2016.1.18 Workshop on Collaboration between Osaka University and Japanese companies

We had a keynote lecture and introduction of companies who attended the workshop. The international students gave a presentation about their research. All particpants enjoyed talk and exchanged their expriences on human resource development after the workshop. International students got wonderful chances to know Japanese company and people. Detail

2016.1.7 Visit of the researcher

Dr. Kosonh Xayphakatsa from Ministry of Science  and  Technology, Biotechnology and Ecology Institute (BEI), Genetic Resources Division (GRD) in Laos visited the ICBiotech. He will make his research at Nihira laboratory for 1 month.

2016.1.7 Visit of the researcher (JSPS)

Ms. Ninh Thi Ngoc from Department of Biological Resources, Institute of Marine Biochemistry, VAST in Vietnam visited the ICBiotech under the Bilateral Collaborations (Joint Research Projects and Seminars) supported by JSPS. She will make her research at Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month.

2015.12.21 Dr. Thesis Oral Defense

One Ph. D. student in ICBiotech had oral presentation for the defense of her Dr. thesis. Photo

2015.12.10 Seminar

Prof. Raymond Rodriguez (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology University of California, Davis) held a seminar.
Date: December 10 (Thu.) 9:20-10:20
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University
Title: “Impact of Synthetic Biology on Biotechnology” Photos

2015.12.3 UPDATE

"Organization"-"Visiting Professor/ Scholars" is updated.

2015.11.30 UPDATE

"Publication"-"Annual Report of ICBiotech" is updated.

2015.11.24 Visitor (SSSV)

Six students from Thailand visited the ICBiotech for the ShortVisit Program (SV) supported by JASSO and started their program. They will stay at Fujiyama Lab., Nagai Lab., Nihira Lab.,Biochemical Engineering Lab.
Visitors; Chulalongkorn University (4), Mahidol University (1), KMUTT (1) Photos

2015.11.20 Interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

The interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held. Photos.

2015.11.13 Final presentation of SSSV

Students of the Short Visit Program (SV) supported by JASSO made their final presentations. Photo

2015.10.27

Director of ICBiotech, Prof. Takuya Nihira and Prof. Kazuhito Fujiyama attended the symposium for Frontier in Biotechnology of SHIMADZU in Thailand. The symposium was co-organized by SHIMADZU. Photos
The article about it has been published in The Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun as of October 16, 2015 and The Chemical Daily as of October 15, 2015.

2015.10.19 UPDATE

SSSV is updated.

2015.10.14 Visitor (SSSV)

Six students from Thailand visited the ICBiotech for the Short Visit Program (SV) supported by JASSO and started their program. They will stay at Fujiyama Lab., Kino-oka Lab., Fukui Lab. and Molecular Genetics Lab.
Visitors; Mahidol University (2), KMUTT (4) Photos

2015.10.1 Report meeting of SSSV

Graduate school students, who participated “Short Stay and Short Visit Program 2015”, presented their experiences on i) research at Thai university/institution and ii) life in Thailand. Photo

2015.10.1 New Students

Three students in International Program of “Frontier Biotechnology” (English course) were assigned to ICBiotech; 1 to Nihira lab and 2 to Fujiyama lab.

2015.9.28 Dr. Thesis Oral Defense

Two Ph. D. students in ICBiotech had oral presentation for the defense of their Dr. thesis. Photos

2015.9.28 UPDATE

"UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2014" is updated.

2015.9.25 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony in Biotechnology Course was held on Sep. 25. Two ICBiotech students received their Master's Degree in International Program of “Frontier Biotechnology” (English course) from Osaka University. Photo

2015.9.7 Visitor (JST Sakura science program)

Ten students from Laos, Cambodia, Brunei, Mongolia, Vietnam, Taiwan, visited the ICBiotech for the Sakura science program (JST) and received orientation. Photos

2015.9.7 Visitor (SSSV)

Nine students from Thailand visited the ICBiotech for the Short Visit Program (SV) supported by JASSO and started their program. They will stay at Nihira Lab.,Fujiyama Lab.,Muranaka Lab., Fukusaki Lab., and Kaneko Lab. Visitors; Chulalongkorn University (1), Kasetsart University (4), KMUTT (2), Mahidol University (2). Photos

2015.8.6 Visitor

A delegate of International Islamic University Malaysia in Malaysia visited ICBiotech.
Visitors; Dr. Wan Wardatul Amani Binti Wan Salim (Assistant Professor),
Dr. Noorillibt. Mohamad Puad (Assistant Professor),
Dr. Hadi Purwanto (Assistant Professor) Photos

2015.8.6 Internship program

Ms. Vo Thi Hong Phuong from Vietnam gave a report presentation of the corporate internship program. Photos

2015.8.3 Short Visit Program (SV)

Nine M1 students of Nihira lab. and Fujiyama lab. will participate in the Short Visit Program (SV) supported by JASSO and stay from 3 Aug. to 7 Sep. at the following Universities; 2 students at Mahidol University, 3 at Kasetsart University, 1 at KMUTT, 2 at Chulalongkorn University, 1 at BIOTEC, Thailand.

2015.7.29 Workshop on Collaboration betwee Japanese companies and Osaka University

We had a keynote lecture and company introductions by participating company representatives. Five selected international students gave a presentation about their research. All participants enjoyed talking and exchanging their experiences on human resource development after the workshop. International students got wonderful chances to know various Japanese companies and people. PDF

2015.7.28 Opening Ceremony of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2014

The Opening Ceremony of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held.
Date: 28 July 2015
Place: Icho Kaikan, Osaka University
ICBiotech wishes to thank all who attended the event. Detail

2015.7.27 Master Thesis Presentation

Two students in ICBiotech (English course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis. Photos

2015.7.24 Visitors (UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2014)

Eleven students of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia (Cohort 2014) visited ICBiotech. They had a two-weeks training program at Osaka Univ..

2015.7.24 Final Presentation by UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2013

Students of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia (Cohort 2013) made their final presentations. Detail

2015.7.16 Internship program

Ms. Pirapan Polburee from Kasetsart University, Thailand gave a report presentation of the corporate internship program. Photo

2015.7.14

Dr. Shigeru Kitani (Associate professor, ICBiotech, Osaka University) received the Osaka University Presidential Awards for Encouragement. Photo

2015.7.14 UPDATE

"Organization"- "Visiting Professor" is updated.

2015.7.7 Visitor

Ms. Opor Sonpung from KMUTT in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. She will study at Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month. Photo

2015.7.7 Internship program

Ms. Vo Thi Hong Phuong from Vietnam visited ICBiotech for the internship program. She will make her research at Japanese company for one month. Photo

2015.7.3 UPDATE

"Organization"- "Steering Commitee" and "Center Staff" are updated.

2015.6.29

Ms. Nozomi Yokoi (Administrative Official Staff , ICBiotech) will have an official leave from 1st July. We would like to express to her our deepest gratitude. Photos

2015.6.24 Visitor

Assistant Professor Dr. Somchai Chauvatcharin from Mahidol University Faculty of Science in Thailand visited ICBiotech. Dr. Somchai completed his PhD in 1995 at ICBiotech. Photo

2015.6.16 JSPS Summer Program

Ms. Jasmine Corbin from University of California, Davis, USA, visited ICBiotech for the JSPS summer program. She will make her research on plant-made pharmaceuticals in the Fujiyama Lab for two months. Photo

2015.6.15 Internship program

Ms. Pirapan Polburee from Kasetsart University, Thailand visited ICBiotech for the internship program. She will make her research at Japanese company for one month. Photo

2015.5.12 Visitor

Pro. Dr. Haseena Khan (University of Dhaka) and Dr. Mohammad Riazul Islam (Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology) from Bangladesh visited ICBiotech. They are going to stay four days in Nihira laboratory. Dr. Mohammad Riazul Islam is the UNESCO Psstgraduate Inter-University Course in Biotechnology ('04-'05). Photos

2015.5.11 Visitor

High school students from Thailand visited ICBiotech for the Sakura science program (JST) of GLOCOL. They visited Fujiyama laboratory. They will visit the Medical Center for Translational Research of the Osaka University Hospital, Osaka University Shimadzu Analytical Innovation Research Laboratory and Wakayama factory of Kao Corporation. Photos

2015.5.11 Visitor

High school students from India, Thailand and the Philippines visited ICBiotech for the Sakura science program of JST. They visited Nihira laboratory. Photos

2015.5.11 Visitor

Prof. Sung Been Moon (Dean of Yonsei Graduate School) and Prof. Yun Mook Lim (Vice Dean of Graduate Shool), Yonsei University in Korea, together with 6 university members, visited ICBiotech. Photos

2015.4.24 Visitor

The eighty five high school students from Taipei Municipal Jianguo Senior High School, Taiwan visited Fujiyama laboratory. Photos

2015.4.21 Visitor

Signing ceremony for double-degree master programs was held at Osaka Univ. The DD program is between Osaka Univ and KMUTT (Thailand), and Osaka Univ and Mahidol Univ (Thailand). Delegates from two Thai universities visited ICBiotech. Photos

2015.4.8 Interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

The interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held. Photos

2015.4.3 New students

New students were assigned to ICBiotech. Six B4 students and one M1 student to Nihira laboratory and one B3 student (Chemistry- Biology Combined Major Program), six B4 students and two M1 students to Fujiyama laboratory.

2015.3.19 UPDATE

"Publication"-"Annual Report of ICBiotech" is updated.

2015.2.27 Open the visiting researcher position

We would like to call for application for the visiting researcher position at ICBiotech, Osaka University. Application deadline is the April 17, 2015.
Click here for more information.
Application (PDF)   Curriculum Vitae (WORD)

2015.2.26-27 Master Thesis presentation

Ten students in ICBiotech (Japanese course) have successfully defended their Master's thesis. Photos

2015.1.19 Workshop on Collaboration between Osaka University and Japanese companies

We had a keynote lecture and introduction of companies who attended the workshop. The international students gave a presentation about their research. All particpants enjoyed talk and exchanged their expriences on human resource development after the workshop. International students got wonderful chances to know Japanese company and peple. Detail

2015.1.14 Visitor

The high school students from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam visited the ICBiotech for the Sakura science program (JST) of GLOCOL. Photos

2015.1.8 Visit of the researcher

Mr. Narintadench (B4) from Kasetsart University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech as his internship under Osaka Univ FrontierLab Mini program. He will make their research at Fujiyama laboratory for 6 weeks.

2014.12.24 Seminar

Dr. Takao Ohashi (Assistant Prof., ICBiotech, Osaka University) held a special seminar.
Date: December 12 (Fri.)
Place: Kasetsart University, Thailand
Title: Development of transformation system in an oleaginous yeast Rhodosporidium toruloides DMKU3-TK16 toward lipid engineering

2014.12.24 Seminar

Prof. Emeritus Toshiomi Yoshida (ICBiotech, Osaka University) held a special seminar.
Date: December 12 (Fri.)
Place: Kasetsart University, Thailand
Title: Advances in Bioprocess Engineering for the Development of Industrial Biotechnology

2014.12.24 Seminar

Prof. Kazuhito Fujiyama (ICBiotech, Osaka University) held a special seminar.
Date: December 8 (Mon.)
Place: Kasetsart University, Thailand
Title: Do you know these about proteins?

2014.12.19 Seminar

Mr.Floris van Eerden (PhD student, the University of Groningen, Netherlands), who stayed in Nihira Lab from FY2010 to FY2011 for six months as a FrontierLab student held a seminar.
Date: December 19 (Fri.) 10:30-11:30
Place: ICBiotech building (α) 5th floor seminar room Photos

2014.12.12 Seminar

Dr. Jiri Janata (Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech republic) held a seminar.
Date: December 12 (Fri.) 13:30-14:30
Place: ICBiotech building (α) 5th floor seminar room
Title: Evolution of natural hybird compounds biosynthesis demonstrated on example of lincosamide antibiotics and pyrrolobenzodiazepines Photos

2014.9.30 Seminar

Dr. Pushpa S Murthy (CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI),India) gave us the seminar.
Title: Biotechnological Valorisation of Coffee by- Products. Photos

2014.10.21 UPDATE

SSSV is updated.

2014.11.17 Visitor

Dr. Surakit Nathisuwan, Vice-President of Mahidol University in Thailand, toghether with 5 university members, visited ICBiotech. Photos

2014.9.30 Seminar

Dr. Konstantin Konstantinov ((PhD, Osaka Univ./1991), Vice-President, Genzyme, A Sanofi Company, USA) gave us the seminar.
Title: Towards Integrated Continuous Bioprocessing for the Production of Therapeutic Proteins. Photos

After the seminar, an exchange meeting with students was held. Photos

2014.9.30 Visitor

Dr. Benesh Joseph Kongattu, UNESCO Postgraduate Inter-University Course in Biotechnology (1st Batch of School) graduate, visited the ICBiotech. Photos

2014.11.5 Interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

The interim report meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held. Photos

2014.10.20 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Mr. Wasapon Fuangsawat from Kasetsart University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. He will make their research at Nihira laboratory for 1 month.

2014.9.16 Seminar

Prof. Savitree Limtong from Kasetsart University in Thailand gave a seminar for students of the English course and UNESCO program. Photos

2014.10.21 UPDATE

SSSV is updated.

2014.10.20 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Mr.Thanasak Lomthong and Ms.Pannida Khunnamwong from Kasetsart University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. They will make their research at Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month.

2014.10.3 UPDATE

"Organization"- "Visiting Professor/Scholars" is updated.

2014.10.1 Visit of the researcher

Prof. Savitree Limtong from Kasetsart University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. She will make her research at Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month.

2014.10.1 New Students

Three students in International Program of “Frontier Biotechnology”(English course) were assigned to ICBiotech; 3 to Fujiyama lab.

2014.10.1 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Ms. Opor Sonpung from KMUTT in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. She will study at Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month.

2014.9.30 Visitor

Delegates of the Eastern Black Sea Development Agency,Turkey visited to ICBiotech. Prof. Nihira, Director of ICBiotech and Prof. Fujiyama explained about ICBiotech, English course of Graduate School of Engineering, etc. After questions and answers time, they looked around Nihira lab. Photos

2014.9.30 Notice of seminar

Dr. Konstantin Konstantinov ((PhD, Osaka Univ./1991), Vice President, Genzyme, A Sanofi Company, USA) will hold a seminar.
Date: Nov. 13 (Thur.)13:00-
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University
Title: Towards Integrated Continuous Bioprocessing for the Production of Therapeutic Proteins

2014.9.29 Dr. Thesis Oral Defense

Two Ph.D. students in ICBiotech had oral presentation for the defence of their Dr thesis. Photos

2014.9.26 Visitors

Dr. Shahbaz Khan (Deputy Director of UNESCO Jakarta) and Mr. Kazuaki
Yoshida (Program Specialist of UNESCO Paris) visited us to discuss the
UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia. Photos

2014.9.25 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony in Biotechnology Course was held on Sep. 25. In ICBiotech, Four students received their Master's Degree in International Program of “Frontier Biotechnology” (English course) from Osaka University. Photos

2014.9.16-18 International Workshop on PMPs

We hosted an international workshop together with the University of California - Davis and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Tokyo, to discuss the commercial production of Plant-Made- Pharmaceuticals (PMPs) from the perspective of design method/structural systems analysis (DMSSA). It was successfully completed with 78 attendees. Admission; Free
Program/Shcedule; Click here
Photos

2014.9.12 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Mr. Apiwat Sangphukieo from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. He will make study at Nihira laboratory for 1 month.

2014.9.4 Short Visit Program (SV)

16 master course students who are staying in Thailand for JASSO Short Visit Program went to JSPS Bangkok Office. They had a talk with Ms. BUABUCHAMANEE RITTHAISONG, the Liaison Officer. Photos

2014.9.3

Four students in ICBiotech (English course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis. Photos

2014.9.1 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Ms. Rujiralai Poontawee from Kasetsart University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. She will make study at Fujiyama laboratory for 3 months.

2014.8.29 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Ms. Naphatsamon Uthailak from Mahidol University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. She will make study at Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month.

2014.8.1 UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

Opening ceremony of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held at Icho Kaikan in Osaka University on August 1. Details

2014.7.30 Master Thesis Presentation

Four students in ICBiotech (English course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis. Photos

2014.7.22 UPDATE

"Organization"- "Center Staff" is updated.

2014.7.3 Short Visit Program (SV)

M1 students of Nihira lab. and Fujiyama lab. will participate in the Short Visit Program (SV) supported by JASSO and stay from 4 Aug. to 7 Sep. at the following Universities, 3 students at Mahidol University, 5 at Kasetsart University, 4 at KMUTT, 4 at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

2014.7.3 Opening Ceremony of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

The Opening Ceremony of The UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia will be held at Icho Kaikan, Osaka University on the 1st of August from 9:30 am.
The campus map

2014.6.15 Visitors

Ms. Eudy MABUZA and Mr. Daisuke Tanaka from Embassy of the Republic of South Africa came to ICBiotech. They got explanation on outlines, internationally collaborative activities and researches of ICBiotech from Prof. Nihira, then took a tour of Nihira lab and Fujiyama lab.

2014.6.12 Visit of the researcher

Dr. Kimkong Ingorn from Kasetsart University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. She will make her research at Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month.

2014.6.9 The BUNKYO NEWS

The article about exchange meeting with King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi in Thailand about the efforts in Energy Saving held last May 23 has been published in The BUNKYO NEWS June 9, 2014.

2014.5.21

Dr. Shigeru Kitani (Associate professor, ICBiotech, Osaka University) received the Encouragement Award from the Japan Association for Chemical Innovation.

2014.5.16

Prof. Takuya Nihira (Director of ICBiotech, Osaka University) received the Society Award of the Society for Actinomycetes Japan.

2014.5.15 Notice of seminar

Dr. Niran Roongsawang (Microbial Cell Factory Laboratory, Bioresources Technology Unit, BIOTEC, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Pathum Thani, Thailand) will hold a seminar.
Date: May 21 (Wed.) 16:00-
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University
Title: Thermotolerant Methylotrophic Yeast Ogataea (Pichia) thermomethanolica Heterologous Expression System : R&D at BIOTEC Photos

2014.4.28 Visitor

Ms. Ma. Aussielita L. Lit, Laboratory Manager of Analytical Solutions & Technical Sevices in Philippines, visited ICBiotech. Ms. Lit was the 20th batch of the UNESCO International Post-graduate University Course in Microbiology. Photos

2014.4.21 Progress Report Meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School

The UNESCO Biotechnology School students who are doing research at laboratories in Osaka University, presented their progress in research. Photos

2014.4.14 Visitor

Mr. Dieu Minh HOANG, export project director, and Mr. Thanh Nguyen, general director of IMC Co., Ltd. in Vietnam, visited ICBiotech.

2014.4.10 Visitors

Assoc.Prof. Nguyen Hoai Chau, director of VAST-IET in Vietnam, toghether with 4 institute members, visited ICBiotech. Photos

2014.4.4 Visitors

Prof. Rajata Rajatanavin, President of Mahidol University in Thailand, toghether with 6 university members, visited ICBiotech. Photos

2014.4.3 New students

New students were assigned to ICBiotech. One B3 student (Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program) and 5 B4 students to Nihira laboratory and 6 B4 students and 1 M1 student to Fujiyama laboratory.

2014.3.26 Dr. Thesis Oral Defense

One Ph.D. student in ICBiotech had oral presentation for the defence of his Dr thesis on Mar.26.Photos

2014.3.25 Seminar

The following seminars was held.
Date: 25/Mar, 10:00-12:00
Place: International Center for Biotechnology (α 401 seminar room) at Osaka University
Presenter 1
Dr. NGUYEN KIM NU THAO (from IMBT Vietnam National University, Hanoi)
Title: Bioactive compounds from actinomycetes isolated in Vietnam
Presenter 2
Prof. Bertrand Aigle (from Faculty of Sciences and Technologies, University of Lorraine)
Title: Search of novel natural products : what we learn from the genome of Streptomyces ambofaciens ATCC23877
Photos

2014.3.13 Visitors

29 visitors from Council of Engineering Deans of Thailand came to ICBiotech. They got explanation on outlines, internationally collaborative activities and researches of ICBiotech from Prof. Nihira, then took a tour of Nihira lab. and Fujiyama lab. At each laboratory, they could see how students from Thailand work for the research at ICBiotech, Osaka Univ. Photos

2014.3.10 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Ms. Kanokjun Jaiboon, Ms. Aeujkum Saengwong and Ms.Parichat Into from Kasetsart University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. They will make study at Fujiyama laboratory for 3 weeks.

2014.3.3 JSPS Asian CORE Program

The second domestic conference of JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2013 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"; was held at ICBiotech on March 3.

2014.3.3 Visit of the researcher

Dr. Niran Roongsawang from BIOTEC in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. He will make his research at Fujiyama laboratory for 3 months.

2014.3.3 Visit of the researcher (The program for promoting the improvement of research universities)

Prof. Aigle Bertrand from Universite de Lorraine, Faculte des Sciences et Technologies in France visited the ICBiotech. He will make his research at Nihira laboratory for 1 month.

2014.2.27-28 Master Thesis presentation

Nine students in ICBiotech (Japanese course) have successfully defended their Master's thesis. Photos

2014.2.26 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Mr. Kantinan Leetanasaksakul from Kasetsart University in Thailand and Ms. Nuttiporn Yabueng from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. They will make study at Fukui laboratory and Fujiyama laboratory for 1 month.

2014.2.24 Seminar

The following seminars were held.
Date: 24/Feb, 13:30-15:00
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University

Presenter 1
Dr. Punchapat Sojikul (from Mahidol University, Thailand)
Title: Genome-wide analysis of gene expression profiles during cassava storage root initiation

Presenter 2
Dr. Rosella Franconi (from ENEA: Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, Italy)
Title: Plant-derived Vaccines for the Immunotherapy of Human Papillomavirus-related Cancers Photos

2014.2.19 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Four students from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi in Thailand are participating in the Short Stay and Short Visit Program supported by JASSO. One is staying at Fujiyama laboratory, one is staying at Kinooka laboratory and Two are staying at Nihira laboratory about 1 month.

2014.2.13 Visit of the researcher (The program for promoting the improvement of research universities)

Dr. Nguyen Thao Kim Nu from Vetnam National University in Vetnam will make study at ICBiotech for 1.5 months.

2014.2.10 Visit of the researcher (The program for promoting the improvement of research universities)

Dr. Punchapat Sojikul from Mahidol University in Thailand will make study at ICBiotech for 1 month.

2014.2.10 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Mr. Nuttawat Wangrangsimagul from Mahidol University in Thailand visited the ICBiotech. He will make study at Ohtake laboratory for 1 month.

2014.2.4 Report on the Vientiane Symposium : JSPS Asian CORE Program

The symposium was held in the settha palace Hotel, Vientiane, Laos, on January13. Seven five (75) people in attendance engaged in active discussion.
The symposium ended with a resounding success and was even published in an English newspaper in Laos.  PDF

2014.2.1 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Ms. Areerat Kunanopparat from Kasetsart University in Thailand will make study at ICBiotech for 1 month.

2014.1.27 UPDATE

"Publication"-"Annual Report of ICBiotech" is updated.

2014.1.21 Seminar

Mr.Ken-Ichi Kusumoto (National Food Research Institute, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization) will hold a seminar.
Date: February 5 (Wed.) 15:00-
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University
Title: Genomic analysis of koji mold Aspergillus oryzae and investigation of novel enzymes by post-genomic approach for their industrial use

2014.1.7 Visit of the researcher (SSSV)

Ms.Pirapan Polburee from Kasetsart University, Thailand will make her research at ICBiotech for 6 months.

2013.12.24 Information 

JSPS Asian CORE program“Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresoures”
The following symposium will be held in Vientiane, Laos.
Director of ICBiotech, Prof. Takuya Nihira, Prof. Kazuhito Fujiyama, Associate Prof. Shigeru Kitani will attend it.

“JSPS-NRCT Vientian Symposium 2014”
Date: Jan.13, 2013
Venue: Settha Palace Hotel, Vientiane, Laos
For details, please visit the HP.

2013.12.24 Publication
ICBiotech has published “JSPS-NRCT JOINT SYMPOSIUM and YOUNG SCIENTISTS 2013 OSAKA”, a report of JSPS Asian CORE Program "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"

2013.12.2 Painting Donation
A beautiful painting by Ms. Harumi HORIUCHI has been donated to ICBiotech. The masterpiece named "NETTAI UKA" is currently display at the IRCB entrance hall. Photos
2013.12.2 Visitor
Dr. AdemolaAdenle, Research Fellow, United Nations University visited ICBiotech on December 2. Photos
2013.12.2 Start the recruitment of UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2014

We start the recruitment of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia 2014.
Click here for more information.

2013.11.26 Information

Director Prof. Takuya Nihira will make an invited talk at Asian Congress on Biotechnology (ACB2013) in New Delhi, India.http://www.acb2013.in/

2013.11.15 UPDATE

"UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia (JFIT project)" is updated.

2013.11.5 Visitor

Students listened to explanations from Prof. Fujiyama about long and fruitful collaborative history between ICBiotech and KMUTT or Thailand. Then they moved to Fujiyama Lab. and Kino-oka Lab. (Graduate School of Engineering).
They felt more familiarization with Osaka University to know Prof. Emeritus Yoshida (participating this activity with them) had been the supervisor of their high school's director and to hear experiences from graduate students from Thailand.

2013.11.5 Notice of seminar

Prof. Raymond Rodriguez (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology University of California, Davis) will hold a seminar.
Date: December 10 (Tue.) 14:30-15:30
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University
Title: Expression of Recombinant Human Butyrylcholinesterase (rhBuChE) in Nicotiana benthamiana and its Postproduction In‐vitro Glycan Modification

2013.10.31 Progress Report Meeting of UNESCO Biotechnology School

The UNESCO Biotechnology School students who are doing research at laboratories in Osaka University, presented their progress in research. Four members had finished one-quarter of their research period in Japan, reported their progress and answered questions. We got suggestions, comments and advices will help their research results.

2013.10.29 UPDATE

"Cooperative Research Station (CRS)"- "Activities" is updated.

2013.10.12 Visit of the researcher (Short stay)

Ms. Rujiralai Poontawee from Kasetsart University, Thailand visits ICBiotech to make research, staying for 3 weeks.

2013.10.10 Visitor
The delegates from National Taiwan University visited Osaka University on 10th October, 2013.
-Prof. Ming-Liang Kuo, Dean, College of Life Science
-Prof. Hsinyu Lee, Director, Center for International Academic Exchanges,College of Life Science
-Prof. Shan-Chwen Chang, Dean, College of Medicine
-Prof. Tsai-Kun Li, Assoc. Dean, Office for International Affairs, College of Medicine/Prof. of Department of Microbiology
After the self-introductions of National Taiwan University and 3 participants of Osaka University (Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Graduate School of Medicine and International Center for Biotechnology), we discussed promotion for academic and research exchange. Photos
2013.10.9 Report meeting of SSSV
Graduate school students, who participated "Short Stay and Short Visit Progtam 2013", presented their experiences on i) research at Thai university/institution and ii) life in Thailand. Photos
2013.10.9 New Students

Two students in International Program of “Frontier Biotechnology” (English course) were assigned to ICBiotech; 1 to Nihira lab. and 1 to Fujiyama lab.

2013.10.2 Seminar

Assoc. Prof. Sun-Uk Choi (Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Kyungnam University, Republic of Korea) held a seminar.
Date: October 2 (Wed.) 13:00-14:00
Place: Suntory Memorial Hall (C3-531) at Osaka University
Title: Regulatory genes for Secondary Metabolite Production in Actinomycetes Photos

2013.10.1 Visit of the researcher (Short stay)

Ms. Neeranuch Changthong from KMUTT, Thailand and Ms. Subenya Injamp from Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand visit ICBiotech to make research, staying for 1 month.

2013.9.25 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony in Biotechnology Course was held on Sep. 25. In ICBiotech, five students received their Master's Degree in International Program of “Frontier Biotechnology” (English course) from Osaka University.

2013.9.20 UPDATE

"Publication" is updated.

2013.9.15 Visit of the researcher (Short stay)

Mr. KULDANAI PATHOMPITAKNUKUL from Mahidol University, Thailand visits ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 1 month.

2013.9.4 UNESCO One-month lab revisit program

The researchers of UNESCO training project for FY 2013(One-month lab revisit program) came to Japan on 31st of August and have done research at Tohoku U., Kyoto U, Kyushu U. and Osaka U.. The debrief meeting was held on 4th of September at ICBiotech and researchers reported how they accomplished their research in one month. After that, Prof. Fujiyama strongly asked them to spread and share their experience in Japan to students and researchers around them after returning their home country and this year's project finished with a huge success. Photos

2013.9.3 Seminar

Dr. Takao Ohashi (Assistant Professor, ICBiotech, Osaka University) will hold seminar.
Date: September 11 (Wed.)
Place: Department of microorganisms, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Date: September 12 (Thu.) and 13 (Fri.)
Place: BIOTEC (Thailand )
Seminar:Seminar on Yeast Biotechnology: from Fundamental to Industry
Title: Glycoengineering for the potential pharmaceutical protein production in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe

2013.9.3 Seminar

Dr. Hiroshi Kinoshita (Assistant Professor, ICBiotech, Osaka University) will hold seminar.
Date: September 5 (Thu.)
Place: Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Title: Secondary metabolites produced by microorganisms

Date: September 6 (Fri.)
Place: Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Title: Functional analysis of iron-deficiency responsive gene in a two-component system in Burkholderia pseudomallei
※ Join as chairperson

2013.9.2 UPDATE

"Organization"- "Visiting Professor/ Scholars" is updated.

2013.8.27 Visitor

Ms. Boonyarat Suwanchinda, Manager, International Relations Division, Office of the President, Mahidol University visited ICBiotech on August 21. Photos

2013.8.26 Press release
Activity of ICBiotech and biotechnology building was published in the morning paper of the Yomiuri Shimbun August 11 because of the completion of the international exchange center for biotechnology at Osaka University.
2013.8.22 Visit of the researcher
Assoc.Prof.Choi Un-Suk (Kyungnam University,Korea) visits our ICBiotech to make researches,staying for 6 months.
2013.8.22 UNESCO - Training project
14 researchers from China, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Mongol arrived at ICBiotech to participate the UNESCO training project for FY 2013 (One-month lab revisit program). Opening ceremony and reception were held on 1 August. They will do research and have discussion at assigned labs at Osaka U, U of Tokyo, Kyoto U and Kyushu U until 6 September. Photos
2013.8.13 UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia was held at Icho Kaikan in Osaka University on August 2. Honorable guests, and UNESCO officials and scholars from various countries kindly attended as we commence this year’s UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia Program.This opening ceremony was introduced to the home page of the Thai Embassy in Tokyo, Japan. Photos

2013.8.13 Opening Ceremony of the International Research Complex for Biotechnology

Opening Ceremony of the International Research Complex for Biotechnology was held at Icho Kaikan in Osaka University on August 2. Following the renovation of the old building and the construction of the new one, ICB has relocated to its new home last May 20, 2013.ICBiotech has started its activities. Photos

2013.8.12 UPDATE " Lists of visitors to ICBiotech from abroad "

We have updated the HP information about the lists of visitors to ICBiotech from abroad. Link

2013.8.12 JSPS Asian CORE Program
JSPS Asian CORE Program :
Joint Symposium2013 and Young Scientist Seminar 2013 Osaka
August 3(Sat.)
JSPS-NRCT Joint Symposium 2013
August 4(Sun.) 5(Mon.)
JSPS-NRCT Young Scientist Seminar 2013 Osaka
Joint Symposium and Seminar were held at Suntory Memorial Hall in Osaka University.It ended with great success of the 270 participants. Photos
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/AC-J/index.html
2013.8.9 Vietnam-Japan Joint Symposium
JSPS Bilateral Joint Research Project between Vietnam and Japan was held at Suntory Memorial Hall in Osaka University on August 5. Photos
2013.8.8 Seminar
We had a seminar by Dr. ITO Michiho, Visiting Assoc. Prof. of ICBiotech, (Assoc. Prof. of Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto Univ.)on July 31.UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia and UNESCO - Training project trainees took part in this seminar. Photos
2013.7.30 Master Thesis Presentation
Five students in ICBiotech (English course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis. Photos
2013.7.16 UPDATE "JSPS Asian CORE Program"
We have updated the HP information about JSPS-NRCT Joint Symposium 2013 and JSPS-NRCT Young Scientist Seminar 2013 Osaka at JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2013 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources".
2013.7.4 Visitor
Asst. Prof. Anak Khantachawana, Assistant to the president for International Affairs, KMUTT visited ICBiotech on July 4. Photos
2013.6.28 Seminar (UNESCO - Training project)
Dr. Seizo Sumida ( Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA)) will hold seminar.
Date: August 1 (Thu.) 13:15 - 16:15
Place: ICBiotech newly built building(α) 5th floor seminar room
Title: Research Cooperation in Compliance with the Convention on Biological Diversity Photos
* Supported by Official Development Assistance Grants for UNESCO Activities, MEXT.
2013.6.28 SSSV
M1 students of Nihira lab. and Fujiyama lab. will participate in the Short Visit Program (SV) supported by JASSO and stay from 5 Aug. to 9 Sep. at the following Universities; 3 students at Mahidol University, 3 at Kasetsart University, 3 at KMUTT, 2 at Chulalongkorn University, and 1 at BIOTEC, Thailand.
2013.6.24 Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program
Joint Symposium and Seminar will be held at Suntory Memorial Hall(C3-531), Osaka University. The campus map
August 3(Sat.)
JSPS-NRCT Joint Symposium on Bioproduction Platform
August 4(Sun.) 5(Mon.)
JSPS-NRCT Young Scientist Seminar 2013 Osaka
program http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/AC-J/index.html
2013.6.24 Information

We established new page which shows he lists of visitors to ICBiotech from abroad.
Link

2013.6.20 Seminar

Dr. Duong Van Hop(Viet Nam National University, Hanoi) held seminar from 16:30 of June 12 in Seminar room of the 5th floor.
Title: Current research activities of microbial diversity and some application research activities at IMBT Photos

2013.6.10
Opening Ceremony of International Research Complex for Biotechnology

The Opening Ceremony of International Research Complex for Biotechnology will be held in Icho Kaikan, Osaka University on the 2nd of August from 11:30 am.

2013.6.10 Opening Ceremony of the UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia

The Opening Ceremony of The UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia will be held at Icho Kaikan, Osaka University on the 2nd of August from 9:00 am.

2013.6.10 Information

The renovation of old ICBiotech building and construction of new building have completed. ICBiotech has moved to the newly built building from 20th May, 2013. Now the newly built building is named α building and renovated building is named ß building.
*2-1, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
ICBiotech Center Office: Newly built building(α)5th floor
Nihira Lab.:Newly built building(α)4th floor
Fujiyama Lab.:Newly built building(α)3rd floor
Telephone numbers have not changed.

2013.5.14 Visitor

Asst. Prof. Tippawan Pinvanichkul, Vice President for Property and Finance, KMUTT, Asst. Prof. Woranuch Kerdsinchai, Head of science, KMUTT, Dr. Wanna Temsiripoj, Office of the President, KMUTT, Asst. Prof. Anak Khantachawana, Assistant to the president for International Affairs, KMUTT visited ICBiotech on May 14. Photos

2013.5.10

Prof. Fujiyama visits Yogyakarta Indonesia from May 5 to 14 and gives a presentation as a invited speaker at workshop which is held at Gadja Mada University. He also has meeting with members of Higher Education Bureau of Indonesia.

2013.4.25 JSPS Asian CORE Program

The first domestic conference of JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2013 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"; was held at GSE Common East on April 22. Members from Hokkaido University, Tokyo University, Mie University, Toyama Prefectural University, Kyushu University and Osaka University took part in the conference.

2013.4.25 Visitor
Prof. Dra. A. Endang Sutariningsih Soetarto from Faculty of Biology, Universitas Gadjah Mada visited ICBiotech on April 16. She is an alumna of 5th UNESCO International Post-Graduate University Course in Microbiology course(1977-1978).
2013.4.25 New students
New students were assigned to ICBiotech. 5 B4 students and 1 M1 student to Nihira Lab. and 5 B4 students to Fujiyama Lab.
2013.4.1 Visitor
Dr. Hugo Vits (General manager,Shell Technology Center Bangalore,India) visited ICBiotech on Mar.29.
2013.3/25 Visitor
Dr. Vu Ngoc Long : Director, Southern Institute of Ecology (SIE) VAST (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology)
Dr. Le Quynh Lien : Researcher, IMBC/VAST
Ms. Pham Thi Phuong : Specialist of Intellectual Property, VAST
visited ICBiotech on Mar. 22.
2013.3/14 Visitor
Ms. Pirawan, Mr. Nuttakrit, Mr. Chaiyong, students from KMUTT(King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi) , Thailand, participating Exchange program between Graduate School of Engineering, visited ICBiotech on Mar. 15.
2013.3/14 Personnel
A meeting of the ICBiotech steering committee was held on Mar. 14 and Prof. Takuya NIHIRA was selected as Director for a second term.
Term: Apr.1 2013 to Mar. 31 2015
2013.3/10 UNESCO Program
We held a consortium in Thailand on Feb. 27 and had discussions about the Unesco Biotechnology school in Asia.
2013.3/9 Publication
ICBiotech has published "YSS2012 HANOI" a report of JSPS Asian CORE Program.
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/AC-J/workshopfile.html
2013.3/9 Visitor
Dr. Bundit Fungtammasan (KMUTT: Vice-president, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi) visited ICBiotech on Feb.22.
2013.3/9 Publication
ICBiotech has published "Annual Report of ICBiotech�@Vol32 2010"
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/publication.html
2013.3/9 Publication
Report of UNESCO training project for FY 2012 (One-month lab revisit program) was published.
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/publication.html
2013.2/21 ICBiotech Seminar
Dr. Sutipa Tanapongpipat (BIOTEC, Thailand) held seminar on Feb. 21. Photos
Title: Thermotolerant methylotrophic yeast isolated in Thailand with potential use for heterologous protein expression
2013.2/19 Master Thesis Presentation
Six students in ICBiotech (Japanese course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis. Photos
2013.2/1 Visiting Research Scholar
Dr. Nguyen Kim Nu Thao from Vietnam National University Hanoi visited the ICBiotech for researches, staying for 2 months.
2013.1/15 Visiting Research Scholar

Dr. Sutipa Tanapongpipat from BIOTEC, Thailand visited the ICBiotech for researches, staying for 1 month and a half. Photo

2012.12/12 UPDATE "JSPS Asian CORE Program"

JSPS Asian CORE Program"Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"is updated.
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/AC-J/index

 
2012.12/4 Information from CRS(Bangkok,Thailand)

The following the ceremony will be held in Bangkok, 19th in Dec. "The Ceremony in the 10th anniversary of Cooperative Reserach Station in Southeast Asia International Center for Biotechnology, Osaka University and Mahidol University and Osaka Univaersity Collaborative Research chenter for Bioscience and Biotechnology"
Place :Pullman Bangkok King Power Tentative Programyear
Tentative Program

2012.11/15 UNESCO Program
Prof. Fujiyama visited the students who have training in UNESCO BIotechnology School in Asia, which our center is working for. Photos
 
2012.11/13 UNESCO Program

The prospectus of UNESCO BIotechnology School in Asia for 2013 was released.

 
2012.11/8 UPDATE "JSPS Asian CORE Program"

JSPS Asian CORE Program"Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"is updated.
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/AC-J/index

 
2012.10/31 Seminar

Dr. Jarunya Narangajavana(Associate Professor, Center for Cassava Molecular Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand) held seminar on Oct. 29. Photos
Title: Cassava Molecular Breeding and Functional Genomics(PDF) -A Research Consortium in Thailand-

2012.10/26 UNESCO Program
We held a meeting at Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Oct. 25 and had discussions about the Unesco Biotechnology school in Asia. It was attended 16 participants from Indonesia, Phillipine, Thailand, Vietnam and UNESCO Jakarta. Click here for photographs
 
2012.10/23 Infomation

Due to construction and renovation, we have temporarily moved our lab and office and scheduled to stay until the end of March, 2013. New addresses are as follows(In same campus as before);
Nihira lab: U1E Bldg 11F 1110
Fujiyama lab: C3 Bldg 331B
Office: U1E Bldg 9F 910
We retain the same phone numbers. The campusmap

2012.10/15 Visitor
Sakarindr Bhumiratana, President, KMUTT, Morakot Tanticharoen, Advisor to the President, KMUTT, Anak Khantachawana, Assistant to the president for International Affairs, KMUTT, Apiradee Hongsthong, Adjunct Research from BIOTEC, At Pilot Plant, KMUTT visited ICBiotech on Oct. 10.
Click here for photographs
 
2012.10/4 JSPS Asian CORE Program

JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "JSPS Asian CORE YSS in Hanoi 2012" is held in Hanoi, Vietnam on Oct. 4-5.
Director of ICBiotech, Prof. Takuya Nihira, Assistant Prof. Hiroshi Kinoshita, Assistant Prof. Takao Ohashi, Doctor course student, Mr. Ishido, Master course student, Mr. Kanazawa and 6 other members from the other department from Osaka University attend it.

2012.10/3 New Students

Three studesnts in International program of Frontier Biotechnology (English course) were assigned in ICBiotech; 2 to Nihira lab. and 1 to Fujiyama lab.

2012.10/3 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony in Biotechnology Course was held on Sep. 28. In ICBiotech, three persons recieved their Master's Degree in International program of Frontier Biotechnology (English course) from Osaka University.

2012.9/27 Defence
One Ph.D. student in ICBiotech has successfully defended her doctor thesis on Sep.24.Click here for photographs
2012.9/20 Seminar
Dr. Marcello Donini(Senior Scientist, ENEA Biotechnology Laboratory, Rome, Italy) and Dr. Rakhi Chaturvedi(Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India) held seminars at C3-432 on Sep. 18. Click here for photographs
2012.9/20 Visitor
Dr. Benvenuto Eugenio,Donini Marcello,Nardi Luca(ENEA: Italian National agency for new technologies, Energy and sustainable economic development) visited ICBiotech on Sep.18-19.
2012.9/7 JSPS Asian CORE Program
Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "Next-Generation
Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources";
The following conferences will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam in October.
-JSPS Young Scientist Seminar 2012
Date: Oct. 4-5, 2012
Venue:Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology (IMBT)
-JSPS Coordinator Meeting 2012
Date: Oct. 6, 2012
Venue: Pan Horizon Hanoi
For details, please refer the following programs;
JSPS Asian CORE Program
seminar
2012.9/6 JSPS Asian CORE Program
Dr. Lien Ha Tran(Hanoi University of Science and Technology) visited ICBiotech and had discusson with Prof. Nihira, Prof. Fujiyama, Dr. Sumimura(Osaka university Global Collaboration Center), and Mr. Mukai(International Affairs Division, Osaka University) on 31 August. 
Click here for photographs
2012.9/6 UNESCO ODA
9 researchers from China, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam arrived at ICBiotech to participate the UNESCO training project for FY 2012(One-month lab revisit program). Opening ceremony and reception were held on 30 August. Hubert J. GIJZEN, Director of UNESCO Office in Jakarta, and Takashi Asai, MEXT, also attended to make a welcome speech.They will do research and have discussion at assigned labs at Osaka U, U of Tokyo, Kyoto U and Kyushu U until 8 or 27 September. 
Click here for photographs
2012.8/28 UNESCO-ODA Program
The UNESCO One-month Lab Revisit program will start from 30 August. Opening will be held on 30 August at Suntory Memorial Hall, and lectures will be given on 30-31 August.
For more details, please see link. →Program of Lectures and Discussion
2012.8/10 SSSV
M1 students of Nihira lab and Fujiyama Lab participated in the Short Stay and Short Visit Program supported by JASSO and stay from 5 Aug. to 9 Sep. at the following Universities; 2 students at Mahidol University, 2 at KMUTT, 3 at Kasetsart University, and 3 at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
2012.8/3 JICA/JST
As a part of International Cooperation Agency's project, ICBiotech accepts a resercher from the project of "Research and Development of Therapeutic Products against Infectious Diseases, especially Dengue Virus Infection".
Term of stay: 2 - 29 Sep. 2012
Researcher:Ms. Ousana Boonlucksanawong, Mahidol University
Hosting Lab: Nihira Lab
2012.7/17 UPDATE
The result of screening for UNESCO training project for FY2012 is updated.  
2012.7/17 Visitor
Seven sutudents from Kouzu High school visited ICBiotech on July 7.  Click here for photograph Click here for photographs
2012.7/17 SSSV
Seven students from Mahidol University, Thailand, KMUTT, Thailand, Kasetsart University, Thailand are participating in the Short Stay and Short Visit Program supported by JASSO. One is staying at Harashima lab, one is staying at Nihira lab and five are staying at Fujiyama lab about three weeks.  Click here for photograph Click here for photographs
2012.7/3 JSPS Asian CORE Program
The first domestic conference of JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2012 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"; was held at GSE Common East on Jan.16.
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/AC-J/index
2012.7/3 Personnel
Yoshida Toshiomi, Professor Emeritus of Osaka university, take up the post of Visiting Professor on Jusy 1. He was a previous chairman of ICBiotech.
2012.7/3 Promotion
Assistant professor Kitani was promoted to Associate professor on July.1.
2012.7/3 SSSV
Prof. Fujiyama and Prof Miyamoto(GLOCOL) gave a briefing session for student about SSSV program at seminar room of ICBiotech center on June 29.
2012.6/14 UPDATE
"Organization"- "Visiting Professor/ Scholars" is updated.
2012.6/14 New Researcher
Sompong Tabunhan, Kohn Kaen University, Thailand, visits our ICBiotech on June 11 to make researches, staying until Feb.10.
2012.5/29 JSPS Asian CORE Program
Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"; The following conferences will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam in October.
-JSPS YSS2012
 Date: Oct. 5, 2012
Uploaded the pictures at Bangkok Seminar
-JSPS Asian CORE "The Young Scientist Seminar2011"
-JSPS Asian CORE "Joint Seminar 2011"
2012.4/19 Seminer Schedule
Prof. Takuya Nihira was invited as international speaker to Annual convention & Scientific Meeting, held on May 10-11 in Cagayan De oro City, Philippine.
Prof. Takuya Nihira and Prof. Kazuhito Fujiyama will attend Preparation for JFIT/Science Annual Review Meeting 2012, held on May 21-22 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
2012.4/19 Promotion
Assistant professor Misaki was promoted to Associate professor on Apr.16.
2012.4/19 New Resercher
We held a consortium in Thailand on Apr. 10 and had discussions about the Unesco Biotechnology school in Asia. Click here for photographs
2012.4/19 New Resercher
Ronilo Jose D. Flores from Philippine was assigned to Fujiyama Lab. in ICBiotech on Apr.9.
2012.4/19 New Students
B4 Japanese studesnts were assigned, 5 to Nihira lab., 5 to Fujiyama lab. in ICBiotech on Apr.6.
2012.3/21 Seminar
We had a seminar by Dr. Sakai from medical Mycology Research Center (MMRC), Chiba University on Mar.16.
Title: Functional analysis of lectins in Aspergillus fumigatus
2012.3/7 UNESCO Program

「UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia」was officially approved.

2012.3/5 Publication
ICBiotech has published "Annual Report of ICBiotech Vol31 2009"
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/publication.html
Only Table of Contents are available.
http://www.icb.osaka-u.ac.jp/AnnuRep/AnnuRep31/contents.pdf
2012.2/29 Click here for photographs

Four students in ICBiotech (Japanese course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis on Mon. 20.

2012.2/16

As a part of International Cooperation Agency's project, ICBiotech accepts 2 reserchers from the project of "Research and Development of Therapeutic Products against Infectious Diseases, especially Dengue Virus Infection".
Term of stay: 20 Feb.2012 - 27 Feb. 2012
Researchers:
Dr.Ms.Anicha Leuungchaichaweng Medical Scientist/ Medical Biotechnolog Center, Department of Medical Sciences Ministry of Public Health
Dr.Mr. Apichai Prachasupsap Medical scientist/ Medical Biotchnology Center, Department of Medical Sciences Ministry of Public Health
Hosting Lab: Fujiyama Lab

2012.2/13
Dr. HOANG LE TUAN ANH (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
(VAST)Institute of Marine Biochemistry, Vietnum), who joined JSPS bilateral programs of joint research projects and seminars , visited ICBiotech on Feb.13.
2012.2/9
Dr. Dewey D. Y. Ryu(Professor, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis ) visited ICBiotec and held a seminar on Feb.9.
Title: Recent Trends in Biotechnology
2012.2/3

Prof. Takuya Nihira, Director of ICBiotech, gave a presentation as a invited speaker at the 3rd General Assembly of the JSPS Alumni Forum of Thailand (JAFT) and JSPS-NRCT RONPAKU Medal Award Ceremony which was held at Siam City Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
Title:Research experience between Thailand and Japan with JSPS programs
-http://jsps-th.org/?p=2149

2012.2/1

Prof. Takuya Nihira, Director of ICBiotech, gave a presentation as a invited speaker at The 23rd annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology which was held at Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
Title:Manipulation of secondary metabolism for obtainingnovel bioactive compounds
-http://www.tsb2011.com/#

2012.2/1
Dr. Prijambada, Irfan Dwidya (Professor of Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia) visits our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 1 months.
2012.2/1

Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources";
The following conferences was held in Bangkok, Thailand.
-JSPS YSS2011
Date: Jan. 31, 2012
Venue: Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
-JSPS Joint Symposium2011
Date: Feb. 1, 2012
Venue: Imperial Queen's Park Hotel
For details, please refer the following programs;
-JSPS YSS2011
-JSPS Joint Symposium2011

2012.1/16
The 2nd domestic conference of JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2011 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"; was held on Jan.16.
2011.12/27 Click here for photograph

Takada High School, Mie, visited ICBiotech on Dec.27.

2011.12/22 Click here for photograph

Dr.Soo-Hwan YEO(Fermentation & Food Processing Division, Department of Agro-food Resources National Academy of Agricultural Science, Korea) visited ICBiotech on Dec.22.

2011.12/21 Click here for photographs

7 Investigators of Vietnum goverment(i.e. Ministry of Education and Training、Ministry of Science and Technology, etc) visited ICBiotech on Dec.21.

2011.12/20 Click here for photograph

We had a seminar by Dr. Takao Ohashi, Assistant Professor, Department of ICBiotech, on Dec. 20
Title:Glycoengineering for therapeutic glycoprotein production in yeast.

2011.12/19 Click here for photograph

Dr. Prijambada, Irfan Dwidya (Professor of Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia) visited ICBiotech on Dec.19.

2011.12/15 Click here for photograph

Dr. Raymond L. Rodriguez (Professor, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis) visited ICBiotech and held a seminar on Dec.15.Dr.Rodrigues was a Visiting professor of IBC on 1988.
Title:Diet-Gene Interactions as a Nutridynamical System for Health and Disease Prevention.

2011.12/13
[Visiting Researcher] Dr.Pitaksajjakul Pannamthip visits Fujiyama-lab.
Lecture: Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, and Excellence Center for Antibody Research, Mahidol University
Term of stay: 12 Dec. 2011 - 19 Dec. 2011
Hosting Lab: Fujiyama Lab
2011.12/12
Report of UNESCO training project for FY 2011 (One-month lab revisit program) was published.
2011.12/7

Donation for flood affected Thailand, which was donated by labs and related labs of Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, was delivered to the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Osaka, by Prof. Nihira, Director of ICBiotech.

2011.12/2 Click here for more details

JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources", which is one of the international cooperation project of our center, has received the A levele valuation from the JSPS during the intermediate evaluation period.

2011.11/9 Click here for photographs

Dr. Nguyen Anh TUAN, Rector, and his group from Can Tho University, Vietnam visited ICBiotech on Nov. 8.

2011.11/7

Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources";
The following conferences held in Bangkok, Thailand, has been postponed as follows;
-JSPS Asian CORE Program Coordinator Meeting 2011; 30 Jan, 2012
-JSPS Young Scientsts Seminar 2011; 31 Jan, 2012
-JSPS Joint Symposium 2011; 1 Feb, 2012
For details, please refer the following programs;
-JSPS YSS2011
-JSPS Joint Symposium2011

2011.10/25

Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources";
The following conferences scheduled to be held in Bangkok will be postponed due to severe floods.
-JSPS Asian CORE Program Coordinator Meeting 2011
-JSPS Young Scientsts Seminar 2011
-JSPS Joint Symposium 2011

2011.10/17 Click here for photographs

We had a seminar by Dr. Dana Ulanova, Research Fellow of ICBiotech, on Oct.17.
Title: Analysis of DeoR-family transcriptional regulators in Streptomyces avermitilits.

2011.10/13 Click here for photographs

We had a seminar by Dr. ITO, Michiho, Visiting Assoc. Prof. of ICBiotech, (Assoc. Prof. of Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto Univ.)on Oct.12.
Title:Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plant Resources in Indochina -- Studies on Agarwood through a Combination of Field Surveys and Lab Experiments.

2011.10/6 Click here for photographs

Prof. Sakarindr Bhumiratana, President of KMUTT (Thailand) visited ICBiotech on Oct.4.

2011.10/4

Five studesnts in International program of Frontier Biotechnology (English course) were assigned in ICBiotech; 4 to Nihira lab. and 1 to Fujiyama lab.

2011.10/3

Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources";
The following conferences will be held in Bangkok, Thailand in October.
-JSPS YSS2011
Date: Oct. 26, 2011
Venue: Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
-JSPS Joint Symposium2011
Date: Oct. 27, 2011
Venue: Imperial Queen's Park Hotel
For details, please refer the following programs;
-JSPS YSS2011
-JSPS Joint Symposium2011

2011.9/29 Click here for photographs

Commencement Ceremony in Biotechnology Course was held. In ICBiotech, five persons recieved their Master's Degree in International program of Frontier Biotechnology (English course) from Osaka University.

2011.9/26

This is a seminar inform: we will have a seminar given by Dr. Marasri from KMUTT in Thailand. She joined in our center in this september, and she will kindly give us a semiar.Details of the seminar is as follows:
?Date; Sep. 30th(Fri), 2011, 15:00-
Place; Room C3-531, Memorial Hall in Department of Biotechnology
Title; Microalgal Research @ KMUTT

2011.9/26

This is a seminar inform:We will have a seminar given by Assoc. Prof. ITO,Michiho(Kyoto Univ. , Japan), the Visiting Assoc. Prof. at ICBiotech,Osaka Univ.. We hope your participation.
?Date; Oct. 12th(Wed), 2011, 14:30-16:00
Place; Room C3-531, Memorial Hall in Department of Biotechnology
Language; English
Title;Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plant Resources in Indochina ? Studies on Agarwood through a Combination of Field Surveys and Lab Experiments

2011.9/22 Click here for photographs

Presentation meeting by participants in the "Short Stay and Short Visit Program" supported by JASSO was held on Sep. 22.

2011.9/20 Click here for photographs

One Ph.D. student in ICBiotech has successfully defended her doctor thesis on Sep.20.

2011.9/5

6 students from Mahidol University, Thailand, KMUTT, Thailand, Can Tho University, Viet Nam and Thai Binh Medical University, Viet Nam is participating in the Short Stay and Short Visit Program supported by JASSO. 2 are staying at Nihira lab and 3 are staying at Fujiyama lab for 3 weeks from 3 September.

2011.9/2
M1 students of Nihira lab and Fujiyama lab participated in the Short Stay and Short Visit Program supported by JASSO and stayed for 3 weeks from 6 August at the following Universities; 2 students at Mahidol University, Thailand, 3 at KMUTT, Thailand and 2 at Can Tho University, Viet Nam.
2011.9/2 Click here for photographs
We had a seminar of Dr. Niran Roongsawang (BIOTEC,Thailand) at International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech) on Sep.1.
Title: BIOTEC Yeast Expression Platform Technology; Engineered microbes as efficient protein producers.
2011.9/1
Dr. Marasri Ruengjitchatchawalya from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand visits our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 1 months.
2011.8/31
In the UNESCO one month lab revisit program, lectures and discussion on the new UNESCO training course were held on 29 August.
For more details, please see link. →UNESCO training project for FY 2011
2011.8/26 Click here for photographs

5 researchers from Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Bangladesh arrived at ICBiotech and participated in the orientation.
They will do research and have discussion at assigned labs at Osaka U, Tohoku U and Kyushu U until 21 September.

2011.8/26
We would like to have a seminar of Dr. Niran Roongsawang
(BIOTEC,Thailand) at International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech) on Sep.1.
Title: BIOTEC Yeast Expression Platform Technology; Engineered microbes as efficient protein producers.
2011.8/26 Click here for photographs
We had a seminar of Dr. Kanokwan Poomputsa
(KMUTT,Thailand) at International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech) on August 25.
Title: Baculovirus and Applications: R&D at KMUTT
2011.8/2 Click here for photographs

10 researchers from Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Bangladesh arrived at ICBiotech and participated in the orientation.
They will do research and have discussion at assigned labs at Osaka U, U of Tokyo, Kyoto U and Kyushu U until 27 August.

2011.7/28 Click here for photographs

Five students in ICBiotech (English course) has successfully presented a defense of his doctor thesis.

2011.7/25 Click here for photographs

Prof. Dr. Anas M. Fauzi, Vice President and Dr. Rinekso Sukmadi, Head of International Collaboration Office, Bogor Agricultural University (Indonesia) visited the ICBiotech.

2011.7/15
The 1st domestic conference of JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2011 (titled Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources); was held on July 4.
2011.7/1
Dr. Kanokwan Poomputsa from KMUTT, Thailand visits our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 2 months.
2011.6/24
Our manuscript has been published on Seibutsu-kogaku kaishi (2010 Vol. 89 no.6)
2011.6/20 Click here for photographs

Associate Professor Nguyen Thanh Phuong and their group from Can Tho University, Nha Trang Pasteur Institute, Binh Dien Whole Sale Market Campany, Vietnam visited the ICBiotech.

2011.6/20
Dr.Niran Roongsawang from BIOTEC, Thailand visited the ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 3 months.
2011.6/14-7/8
Ms. Ousana Ongcharoenwut from Mahidol University in Thailand visits ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 3 weeks.
2011.6/3 Click here for photographs
Professor Virendra Swarup Bisaria, from Dept. of Biochemical Eng. & Biotechnology, Ind'l Research and Development (IRD), Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi visited the ICBiotech.
2011.5/24
We had a seminar of Dr. Punchapat Sojikul (Mahidol University, Thailand) at International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech).
Title:AFLP-based transcript profiling for cassava genome-wide expression analysis in the onset of storage root formation
2010.4/5

B4 Japanese studesnts were assigned, 5 to Nihira lab., 5 to Fujiyama lab. in ICBiotech.

2011.4/4

Two students from Viet Nam & Indonesia in assingned to Nihira Lab. in ICBiotech.
One student from Thailand in FrontierLab@OsakaU assigned to Fujiyama Lab. in ICBiotech.

2011.4/4
Dr.Punchapat Sojikul from Mahidol University, Thailand visits our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 2 month.
2011.3/22

- We would like to have a seminar of Prof. Busaba Yongsmith (Kasetsart Univ. in Thailand), the Visiting Professor relating to JSPS program to our International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech). Hope your participation.
Date; Mar. 22, 2011 (Tue) at 15:00
Place; Room C3-432, in Department of Biotechnology
Language; English
Title; Value creation of Monascus kaoliang KB9 and its Color Mutants

2011.3/1

Vise President, Dr. Nguyen Huynh Minh Quyen from Viet Nam National University; VNU-Hanoi, visits to our ICBiotech to make researches relating to JSPS Asian CORE Program titled "next-genereation bioproduction platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresoruces", staying for 3 weeks.

2011.2/22 Click here for photographs

-Three students in ICBiotech (Japanese course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis.

2011.2/7

- Information from JST/JICA program.
* Dr. Prachasuphap Apichai (Thailand)
Medical Scientist/Medical Biotechnolog Center, Ministry of Public Health
* Dr.Pitaksajjakul Pannamthip (Thailand)F
Lecturer/Department of Social and Environmental Medicine
and Excellence Center for Antibody Research, Mahidol University
* Dr.Dhepakson Panadda (Thailand)F
Medical Technologist/Medical Biotechnology Center, Ministry of Public Health
Three researchers visits Fujiyama lab. in our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 1 month.

2011.1/17

- Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2010 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources";
The 2nd domestic conference in ICBiotech. building was held on January 17th.
Details: Refer to this page JSPS Asian CORE Program

2011.1/6

Uploaded Website of Fujiyama laboratory in English.

2010.12/14

- We would like to have a seminar of Prof. UEDA, Mitsuyoshi (Kyoto Univ. in Japan), the Visiting Professor at International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech). Hope your participation.
Date; Dec 14, 2010 (Tue) at 10:00 AM
Place; Room C3-531, Memorial Hall in Department of Biotechnology
Language; Japanese
Title; Tracing the Origin of Evolution at the Molecular Level. (translational)

2010.12/13

- Information from JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2010 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources";
Uploaded the pictures at Hanoi Seminar
Oct 14th: JSPS Asian CORE "The Young Scientist Seminar2010"
Oct 15th: JSPS Asian CORE "Joint Seminar 2010"
Details: Refer to this page JSPS Asian CORE Program

2010.12/6

- We would like to have a seminar of Assoc.Prof. ARIOKA, Manabu(Univ. of Tokyo, in Japan), the Visiting Assoc. Professor at International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech). Hope your participation.
Date; Dec 6, 2010 (Mon) at 2:00 PM
Place; Room C3-531, Memorial Hall in Department of Biotechnology
Language; Japanese
Title; Basic and applied researchs of Aspergillus oryzae

2010.11/22-12/6

Ms. Mayura Janhom from Mahidol University in Thailand visits ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 2 weeks.

2010.11/18 Click here for photographs

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Quyen Dinh Thi from Viet Nam Academy of Science & Technology: VAST, Institute of Biotechnology: IBT, visits to our ICBiotech.

2010.11/12

One student from Netherland in FrontierLab@OsakaU assigned to Nihira Lab. in ICBiotech.

2010.10/27-29
Four students including two in English course in ICBiotech gave their presentation of the results of their studies in 2010 Conference of the Society for Biotechnology Japan.
2010.10/20
Dr. Benvenute and Dr.Donini from Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development(ENEA)visit and give a seminer for Fujiyama lab. in ICBiotech.
2010.10/18

Research by Assistant Prof. Ryo Misaki in Fujiyama Lab. in ICBiotech. titled "Palmitoylated Ras proteins traffic through recycling endosomes to the plasma membrane during exocytosis." appeared in the Japanese newspaper "The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (Business & Technology Daily News)" of 2010 Oct. 5th. -- Japanese Only

http://www.nikkan.co.jp/news/nkx0720101005eaai.html
http://www.jst.go.jp/pr/announce/20101004/
2010.10/18

One student from Thailand in FrontierLab@OsakaU assigned to Nihira Lab. in ICBiotech.

2010.10/14

- Information about a seminar of JSPS Asian CORE Program in 2010 titled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources"; Prof. Takuya Nihira acts as a representative and cooperates with Dr. Duong Van Hop (Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology,Viet Nam National University, Hanoi) .
Oct 14th: JSPS Asian CORE "The Young Scientist Seminar2010"
Oct 15th: JSPS Asian CORE "Joint Seminar 2010"
Language: English
Venue: Center for Women & Development in Hanoi, Viet Num
Details: Refer to this page JSPS Asian CORE Program

2010.10/5
Dr. Arinthip Thamchaipenet from Kasetsart University in Thailand visits our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 3 month.
2010.10/4

Two studesnts in International program of Frontier Biotechnology (English course) were assigned, 1 to Fujiyama lab., 1 to Nihira lab. in ICBiotech.

2010.10/3 Click here for photographs

- Intenational Collaboration Program of Graduate School for Faculty Development; http://www.icpgsfd-osaka-u.jp/en/index.html
Assistant Prof. Hiroshi Kinoshita in Nihira lab. in ICBiotech. attended to "Overseas FD Program 4th." ;
California State University, Fullerton; 2010 Sep.20-Oct.3

2010.9/29 Click here for photographs

Commencement Ceremony in Biotechnology Course was held.
In ICBiotech, three persons recieved their Ph.D. and one person in International program of Frontier Biotechnology (English course) recived his Master's Degree from OSAKA University.

2010.9/28
Dr. Enkh-Amgalan Jigjiddorj from Mongolian Academy of Sciences visits our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 1 month.
2010.9/1 Click here for photographs

On September 1st, Dr. Takao OHASHI was assigned to Fujiyama laboratory in our International Center for Biotechnology as an assistant professor.

2010.8/25

As a visiting researcher to Harashima lab. for JSPS Asian CORE Program, Dr. Chuenchit Boonchird from Mahidol University in Thailand visits our ICBiotech. , staying for 5 days.

2010.8/23-25

Related: Entrance Exam. of Graduate School of Engineering in OSAKA univ.

2010.8/10

Related: 2010 Osaka University Explanatory Sessions -- "Open Campus"

2010.8/5 Click here for photographs

One student in ICBiotech (English course) has successfully presented a defense of his doctor thesis.

2010.8/3
Dr. Duenrut Chonudomkul from Kasetsart University in Thailand visits our ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 2 month.
2010.7/22-24

Three Japanese graduate students in ICBiotech gave their presentation of the results of their studies in 2010 KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) - Osaka University Graduate Students Symposium

2010.7/20-21
-The following guests stay at ICBiotech from 20 - 21 July for the discussion on the UNESCO project.
1. Prof. Savitree Limtong (from Kasetsart University, Thailand)
2. Dr. Le Phi Nga (from Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam)
3. Dr. Francisco B. Elegado
(from University of the Phlippines Los Banos, Philippines)
4. Dr. Irfan D. Prijambada (from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)
2010.7/13 Click here for photographs

- We would like to have a seminar of the Visiting Professors at International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech).

Date: JUL 13th 2010 (Tue) at 3:00 PM
Place: Room C3-531, Memorial Hall in Department of Biotechnology
Language: English
Title:
Streptomyces antibiotic production: from regulation and metabolomics to synthetic biology
Speakers:
1. Eriko Takano
Assistant Professor
Rosalind Franklin Fellow Microbial Physiology University of Groningen
2. Prof. Dr. Rainer Breitling
SULSA Professor of Systems Biology, University of Glasgow
Honorary Professor of Computational Systems Biology, University of Groningen

2010.7/5 Click here for photographs

-One student in ICBiotech (English course) has successfully presented a defense of her doctor thesis.

2010.3/24 Click here for photographs

Sorry for the belated note,
-Three students in ICBiotech (Japanes1e course) have successfully presented a defense of their doctor thesis.

2010.7/2-6
Dr. Sourioudong SUNDARA from National Authority for Science and Technology, Science and Technology Research Institute in Laos visits our ICBiotech to set up a meeting for JSPS program, staying for 5 days.
2010.6/5 Click here for photographs
As part of Sicience Dialogue Program in JSPS, Dr. Ulanova, a post doctral fellow in ICBiotech., and Dr. Kitani, an assistant prof, gave a lecture in Mukogawa womans University Junior and Senior High school.
(in Japanese only) Refer to→ http://www.mukogawa-u.ac.jp/~JHS/ssh
2010.6/1
JSPS Asian CORE Program pages are updated.
2010.5/24
UNESCO Conference on Capacity-Building in Life Science
UNESCO Yogjakarta Conference in Indonesia was a great success.
2010.5/12 Click here for photographs

Presidnt, Dr. Supachai Samappito and their group from Mahasarakham University in Thailand visits our ICBiotech.

2010.5/6-8
Dr.Thao Sokunthia from Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia visits our ICBiotech, staying for 2 days.
2010.4/25

"UNESCO Conference on Capacity-Building in Life Science" in Manila appears in Newsletter on the website of PSM (Philippine Society for Microbiology).
See: http://www.philsocmicro.com/node/34

2010.4/12-24

Ms. Pattra Charnchai from Mahidol University in Thailand visits ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 2 weeks.

2010.4/13-6/10

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sukathida Ubol from Mahidol University visits our ICBiotech.

2010.4/14-16

Engr. Ermie M. Bacarra (Chief, Human Resources and Institutional
Development Division,Philippine Council for Advanced Science and
Technology Research and Development (PCASTRD), Department of Science and Technology (DOST)) visits our ICBiotech.

2010.4/5

B4 Japanese studesnts were assigned, 4 to Fujiyama lab., 5 to Nihira lab. in ICBiotech.

2010.3/27-30

Ten members (3 for Fujiyama lab. and 7 for Nihira lab.) in ICBiotech gave their presentation of the results of their studies in Annual Meeting of JSBBA, Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry, in University of Tokyo.

2010.3/25-28

Three Japanese graduate students in ICBiotech (2 for Fujiyama lab. and 1 for Nihira lab.) gave their presentation of the results of their studies in King Mongkut's University in Thailand.

2010.3/24 Click here for photographs

Sorry for the belated note,
-Three students in ICBiotech (Japanes1e course) have successfully presented a defense of their doctor thesis.

2010.3/18

Mr. NGUYEN HUNG LONG, Ministry of health, Vietnam FOOD Administration, visits to our ICBiotech.

2010.3/18

Dr. Nuttanan Sinchaipanid and Prof. Ampol Mitrevej from Mahidol Univ. in Thailand visits our ICBiotech.

2010.3/12-27

Ms. Ousana Boonlucksanawong from Mahidol University in Thailand visits ICBiotech to make researches, staying for 2 weeks.

2010.3/7

- We would like to have a seminar for Asian young researchers in the Asian CORE program titled "Asian CORE Mini-Symposium 2010 on Bioproduction Platform Leveraging Subtropical Microbial Bioresources"

2010.2/22-23 Click here for photographs

-Four students in ICBiotech (Japanese course) have successfully presented a defense of their master thesis.

2010.2/19
-National University of Laos; NUOL, President Assoc. Prof. Soukkongseng SAIGNALEUTH et al. visit our ICBiotech.
2010.2/8
UNESCO Conference on Capacity-Building in Life Science
UNESCO Manila Conference in Philippines was a great success.
2010.1/15
Strategic International Cooperative Program entitled
"Japan-Thailand Workshop"

-We would like to inform that NSTDA-JST Meeting for Collaboration will be held on 21-22 January, 2010. At NSTDA, Thailand Science Park, Pathumthani.
Prof. Harashima and Prof. Nihira are invited to be a guest speaker.
2009.12/14
In the Asian Core Program (2009-2013) entitled "Next-Generation Bioproduction Platform Leveraging Subtropical Microbial Bioresorces"
- We would like to report that "The Young Scientist Srminar; Bioresorces: Their Potentioals & Applications" flourished and attracted on 14th Dec.
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