Leading Program

2019 Course Orientation

The Course Orientation for newly enrolled students to the Program 'Nurture of Creative Research Leaders in Immune System Regulation and Innovative Therapeutics' for the academic year 2019 was held as following:

Date:5th of April, 2019 from 15:30

Venue:Lecture Room One (Dai-ichi Kougi-shitsu), School of Medicine


    Dr Tetsuichiro Saito, Program Coordinator

    Dr Shinichiro Motohashi, Program Sub-coordinator

    Dr Takashi Miki, Chairman of the Admissions and

     Curriculum Committee

    Dr Yutaka Tamura,

     Chairman of the Career Path Committee

    Other faculty staff:

     Dr Ryoji Yagi, Dr Akiko Suganami

    LGS Office: 3 staff

    6 New Students, 14 LGS Senior Students

The course orientation started with an address by Dr Saito, with Ms. Yoko Ota (5th year member) in the chair, and each of the new students was presented with a certificate of having passed the entrance examination.

Of the 5th year members, Mr. Kota Kokubo and Ms. Yuriko Yamazaki were given awards for excellent achievement.

The details of the curriculum were then explained to the new students by Mr. Tadamichi Kasuya (5th year member), Dr Saito, Dr. Suganami and Dr. Yagi. Afterwards, the whole group including faculty members was photographed at the main entrance of the Graduate School of Medicine.

There were presentations by 2 students as follows, with Mr. Kazuma Iida (6th year member) in the chair:

1)  Training program in San Diego, California 6th year Maulana Antiyan Empitu
2)  Winter Camp 5th year Takuya Minamizuka

Then the following new students introduced themselves:

Terunao Iwanaga
Ayana Ishii
Junichi Ishikawa
Motoyasu Kan
Hiroki Kano

We hope that this first gathering proved a useful guide for the new students.