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Updated in November, 2019

Reunion has been updated

On October 10, the first Sakura Science Club (SSC) Alumni Meeting in Malaysia was held at Park Royal Kuala Lumpur’s Orchid Grand Ballroom with a turnout of 95 club members, guests and press.

Member’s Voice has been updated

If you are thinking of coming back to Japan, testimonies by SSC members might help you get a rough idea of what to watch out for and how you can develop your career goals.

Science and Technology has been updated

Osaka University to Conduct First iPS Corneal Transplant: A Solution to Overcome Donor Shortage
Nagoya University Unravels Why Too Much Sugar Intake Can Trigger Metabolic Syndrome
JAXA’s Supply Aircraft HTV-8 Successfully Launched

Life has been updated

Updated on Nov, 2017

Story of Satoshi Omura: Written by Rensei Baba

From the square banner on the right, you can read the life story of Dr. Satoshi Omura who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine together with Dr. William Campbell for the discovery of ivermectin, a remedy for river blindness prevalent in the African tropics. Before going into his life as a researcher, the author goes back to his family background, elementary school to university days, his teaching experience and how it lead to his entry into graduate school to start his career as a researcher. We hope his story could be an inspiration to your future.

Updated on Jul, 2017

Started to distribute Research News

In the “Science and Technology” page, we will update the news from universities and research institutions every month. You can read the latest news about advanced research. Please check it regularly!

Updated on Jun, 2017

We have updated Member’s Voice

In this section, we introduce views and impressions from people who participated in the Sakura Science Plan.

Updated on Apr, 2017

Bulletin Board has been renewed to a SNS

SSC’s Member Only Bulletin Board has been renewed to a Social Networking Service (SNS) named “My Page”. On “My Page,” you will be able to search for club members and create community pages according to your interests. We would be delighted if you could utilize this tool to expand your knowledge and friendship with other club members. We look forward your participation!


Updated on Oct, 2016

We have started to post “The Story of Satoshi Omura”

The author Rensei Baba writes about Satoshi Omura’s life story and his research. Satoshi Omura had saved lives of 200 million people and won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine 2015 for his achievements.

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Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science Promotion Office
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TEL : +81-3-5214-7556
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