List of the RIKEN BioResource Center Resource Committees Members

*  : the chairperson
Resource Committee of Experimental Animals
  Toshio ITO Researcher, Central Institute for Experimental Animals (Laboratory Animal Science)
  Ryo KOMINAMI Emeritus Professor, Niigata University (Molecular Genetics)
  Toshihiko SHIROISHI Professor, Genetic Strains Research Center, National Institute of Genetics, Research Organization of Information and Systems (Mammalian Genetics)
  Satoru Takahashi Professor, Laboratory Animal Resource Center, University of Tsukuba(Molecular biology, developmental engineering)
  Masahide TAKAHASHI Dean, School of Medicine/Graduate School of Medicine,Nagoya University (Tumor Pathology, Molecular Pathology)
  Kenichi YAMAMURA Senior Professor, Institute of Resource Development and Analysis, Kumamoto University(Developmental Engineering of Gene)
  Minesuke YOKOYAMA Researcher, Central Institute for Experimental Animals , and Fellow, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University (Mammalian Developmental and Reproductive Engineering)
* Hiromichi YONEKAWA Former Director of Basic Research Technology Center, The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science (Establishment of Disease Model Mice Strains)
Resource Committee of Experimental Plants
  Motoyuki ASHIKARI Professor, BioScience & Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University (Biofunctions Development)
* Kiyotaka OKADA Executive Director, National Institute of Natural Sciences (Plant Molecular Genetics)
  Yasunari OGIHARA Professor, Kihara Institute for Biological Research,Yokohama City University (Cytogenetics)
  Makoto KAWASE Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences,University of Tsukuba (Plant Genetics)
  Kazuo SHINOZAKI Director, Center for Sustainable Resource Science, RIKEN (Plant Molecular Biology)
  Hiroshi NEMOTO Director, Genetic Resources Center, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (thremmatology)
  Mitsuyasu HASEBE Professor, National Institute for Basic Biology (Evolutionary Biology)
Resource Committee of Cellular Materials
  Toshihiro AKAIKE Director, FAIS Biomaterials Center for Regenerative Medical Engineering, Foundation of Advancement of International Science(Cellular Engineering)
  Toru IMAMURA Professor , school of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo University of Technology (Growth Factor)
  Arihiro Kohara Director, JCRB Cell Bank, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation (cell culture)
* Tatsutoshi NAKAHATA Deputy Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University (Hemal Cytology)
  Nan-ho HUH Executive Director / Vice President, Okayama University (Molecular Cellular Biology)
  Keiji Miyata Senior Executive Fellow, Drug Discovery Research, Astellas Pharma Inc.(Application to drug discovery)
Resource Committee of Genetic Materials
  Izumu SAITO Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo (Research and Development of Vector)
  Sumio SUGANO Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Science, The University of Tokyo (Genome Science)
  Mamoru HASEGAWA Former President-Director, DNAVEC Corporation (Development of Vector for Gene Therapy and Diagnosis)
  Kouji MATSUSHIMA Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo (Molecular Preventive Medicine)
* Junichi MIYAZAKI Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University (Research and Development of Vector)
  Ryozaburo MUKAI Former Professor, Department of Health Pharmacy, Yokohama College of Pharmacy, (Analysis and Prevention of Disease-Causing Viruses)
Resource Committee of Microbial Materials
  Ayumu INOUE Director, Research Institute of Biological Resources, Japan Bioindustry Association (Biological Resources and its Industrial Use)
  Hiroyuki OHTA Professor, College of Agriculture Department of Bioresource Science, Ibaraki University(microbial ecology)
  Sumio SHINODA Director, Collaborative Research Center of Okayama University for Infectious Diseases in India (Environmental Pathogenic Microorganism)
  Ken-ichiro SUZUKI Acting Director-General, Culture Collection Division Biological Resource Center (NBRC), National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (Microbial Taxonomy)
  Takashi YAGUCHI Professor, Medical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University (Fungal Infection)
* Makoto WATANABE Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba (Microbial Strain Taxonomy and Ecology)
Resource Committee of Information
  Takeshi ITOH Head, Bioinformatics Research Unit, Agrogenomics Research Center, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (Molecular Evolution and Genomic Analysis)
  Yoshihiro UGAWA Professor, Environmental Education Center, Miyagi University of Education (Construction of Biological Genetic Resources Information)
  Shunichi KIKUCHI Chief Researcher, Department of Databases for Information and Knowledge Infrastructure, Innovation Headquarters, Japan Science and Technology Agency
  Yoko SATTA Professor, School of Advanced Sciences, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Experimental Population Genetics and Evolutionary Biology)
  Yasukazu NAKAMURA Professor, Center for Information Biology and DNA Data Bank of Japan, National Institute of Genetics, Research Organization of Information and Systems (Plant Genome Science)
  Kozo MATSUMOTO Professor, Department of Animal Medical Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University (Database construction of experimental animals)
* Satoru MIYAZAKI Professor, Department of Medicinal and Life Science, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science (Bioinformatics)
  Nobumoto MIYASHITA Associate Professor, Division of Animal Experiment, Life Science Research Center, Institute of Research Promotion, Kagawa University (Mammalian Genetics, Experimental Zoology)

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