Program Officer(First Generation)

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FOREST Program Officer

Abe, Keietsu
Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Inui, Masayuki
Chief Researcher, Group Leader, Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology Group, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
Kumagai, Hitomi
Professor, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University
Nakai, Madoka
Professor, Institute of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Sato, Kazuhiro
Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Setsunan University
Shirasu, Ken
Deputy Director, Center for Sustainable Resource Science, RIKEN
Suyama, Yoshihisa
Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University
Takayama, Seiji
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo / Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Yoshizaki, Goro
Professor, Department of Marine Biosciences, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

FOREST Program Officer

Amagai, Masayuki
Vice-President, Keio University / Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Hattori, Nobutaka
Chairman and Professor, School of Medicine, Juntendo University
Iijima, Kazumoto
Director, Hyogo Prefectural Kobe Children’s Hospital
Iwama, Atsushi
Professor, Institute of Medical Science, Stem Cell and Molecular Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Jinzaki, Masahiro
Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Keio University
Kishima, Haruhiko
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka University
Kumanogoh, Atsushi
Dean / Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
Minamino, Tohru
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, Juntendo University
Miyagi, Etsuko
Chief Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Yokohama City University
Nishimura, Masahiro
Professor, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University
Ohtori, Seiji
Professor and Director, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chiba University
Shirabe, Ken
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of General Surgical Science, Gunma University
Takahashi, Hidehiko
Professor, Graduate school of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Terasaki, Hiroko
Project Professor, Institute of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University
Watanabe, Mamoru
Project Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Juntendo University
Yanagita, Motoko
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Nephrology, Kyoto University

FOREST Program Officer

Fukushima, Takanori
Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Former FOREST Program Officer :Itami, Kenichiro (~2022.3)
(Professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University)

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Ito, Hajime
Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Kageyama, Hiroshi
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Kato, Masako
Professor, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Kwansei Gakuin University
Kimizuka, Nobuo
Distinguished Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
Maeda, Satoshi
Professor, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
Nakamura, Hisao
Team Leader, Research Center for Computational Design of Advanced Functional Materials, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Ohkanda, Junko
Professor, Academic Assembly, Institute of Agriculture, Shinshu University
Sando, Shinsuke
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Takeuchi, Masayuki
Director, Research Center for Macromolecules and Biomaterials, National Institute for Materials Science
Teranishi, Toshiharu
Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
Tsukuda, Tatsuya
Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Tsumoto, Kohei
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Wakamiya, Atsushi
Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
Yamada, Hiroko
Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
Yoshinobu, Jun
Professor, The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo

【Past members】

Aruga, Tetsuya
Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University(~2024.3)
Hamachi, Itaru
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University(~2023.3)
Kawai, Maki
President, National Institutes of Natural Sciences(~2024.3)
 *Affiliations and positions are as of the time of the advisor.

FOREST Program Officer

Goda, Yukiko
Professor, Synaose Biology Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Hayashi, Yasunori
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Systems Neuropharmacology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Inokuchi, Kaoru
Distinguished Professor, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama
Koizumi, Schuichi
Professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine, University of Yamanashi
Nabekura, Junichi
Director General, National Institute for Physiological Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
Sasaki, Hiroyuki
Specially-appointed Professor,Medical Institute of Bioregulation,Kyushu University/University Professor,Institute for Advanced Study,Kyushu University
Takahashi, Yoshiko
Member of Education and Research Council, Vice-Dean, Graduate School of Science Professor, Kyoto University
Takumi, Toru
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine Kobe University
Watanabe, Masahiko
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Hokkaido University

【Past members】

Okada, Mariko
Director/Professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University(~2023.8)
 *Affiliations and positions are as of the time of the advisor.

FOREST Program Officer

Hori, Muneo
Director-General, Research Institute for Value-Added-Information Generation, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Fujiwara, Akimasa
Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Hiroshima University
Kiyono, Junji
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Koshimura, Shunichi
Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
Matsui, Yoshihiko
Research Visiting Professor, Research Organization for Nano & Life Innovation, Waseda University
Miyazato, Shinichi
Professor, College of Engineering, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Oguma, Kumiko
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Ohsaki, Makoto
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Tanimoto, Jun
Professor, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, kyushu University
Yabuki, Nobuyoshi
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
Yashiro, Tomonari
President, Tokyo City University

FOREST Program Officer

Imura, Jun-ichi
Professor, School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Harada, Kensuke
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
Matsukawa, Mami
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Doshisha University
Matsuo, Akiko
Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
Nagatsuma, Tadao
Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
Namerikawa, Toru
Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
Shinshi, Tadahiko
Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Takaki, Tomohiro
Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology
Uchida, Ken
Professor, Graduate school of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Umehara, Noritsugu
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Yoshida, Kazuya
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

FOREST Program Officer

Ishizuka, Mayumi
Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Fukuda, Susumu
Executive Vice President, Kyushu University
Isobe, Tomohiko
Chief Senior Researcher, Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies
Mannen, Hideyuki
Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University
Noguchi, Noboru
Dean, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
Sugasawa, Kaoru
Professor, Biosignal Research Center, Kobe University
Tanaka, Akane
Professor, Institute of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Yoshimura, Takashi
Professor, Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules Nagoya University

FOREST Program Officer

Kawamura, Hikaru
Professor Emeritus, Osaka University

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Arima, Taka-hisa
Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Hiyama, Emiko
Professor, Department of Physics, Tohoku University
Ida, Shigeru
Professor, Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Iso, Satoshi
Professor, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
Kaneko, Masanobu
Professor, Faculty of Mathematics, Kyushu University
Kokubu, Hiroshi
Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Nakano, Takashi
Director, Research Center for Nuclear Physics, Osaka University
Obara, Kazushige
Professor, Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Sato, Kaoru
Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Tajima, Setsuko
Professor Emeritus, Osaka University
Yoshida, Zensho
Director General, National Institute for Fusion Science

FOREST Program Officer

Kitagawa, Hiroshi
Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Fukuma, Takeshi
Professor, Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University
Iwasa, Yoshihiro
Deputy Director, Center for Emergent Matter Science, RIKEN
Kato, Koichi
Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University
Koshihara, Shinya
Professor, Department of Chemistry, School of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Matsumura, Syo
President, National Institute of Technology. Kurume College
Nakagawa, Shouichi
Executive Officer / Senior General Manager, R&D Group, Kyocera Corporation
Nakai, Hiromi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Nitta, Junsaku
Emeritus Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
Okabe, Akihiro
Manager, New Business Incubation Center, Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
Sasaki, Takayoshi
Fellow / Executive Advisor to the President, Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science
Tabata, Hitoshi
Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Tanaka, Isao
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Yamauchi, Miho
Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University
Yoshie, Naoko
Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

【Past members】

Gong, Jian Ping
Professor, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University(~2023.10)
 *Affiliations and positions are as of the time of the advisor.

FOREST Program Officer

Mizushima, Noboru
Professor, Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Doi, Hisashi
Project Professor, Organization for Research Promotion, Osaka Metropolitan University
Fukamizu, Akiyoshi
Professor, Life Science Center for Survival Dynamics, TARA, University of Tsukuba
Gotoh, Noriko
Professor, Cancer Research Institute, Division of Cancer Cell Biology, Kanazawa University
Inui, Takashi
Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture Department, Osaka Metropolitan University
Kume, Shoen
Professor, Department of Biological Information, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Minami, Yasuhiro
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe University
Nakayama, Keiko
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University
Ohba, Yusuke
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Hokkaido University
Ohdo, Shigehiro
Specially-appointed Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University
Ryo, Akihide
Director, Department of Virology Ⅲ, National Institute of Infectious Diseases
Takeda, Kiyoshi
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

FOREST Program Officer

Siomi, Mikiko
Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Agata, Kiyokazu
Director-General, National Institute for Basic Biology, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
Ishiguro, Kei-ichiro
Professor, Department of Chromosome Biology, Kumamoto University
Ito, Takuhiro
Team Leader, Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, RIKEN
Kobayashi, Takehiko
Professor, Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, The University of Tokyo
Kuranaga, Erina
Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Nakatogawa, Hitoshi
Associate Professor, School of Life Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Saito, Hirohide
Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
Sugimoto, Keiko
Team Leader, CSRS, RIKEN

FOREST Program Officer

Tanaka, Junko
Exective Vice President, Hiroshima University / Specially Appointed Professor, Hiroshima University

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Itoh, Hiroshi
Specially Appointed Professor, The Center for Preventive Medicine, Keio University / Professor Emeritus, Keio University
Masuda, Kazumi
Professor, Faculty of Education, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University
Nagata, Chisato
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University
Naruse, Keiji
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
Otaka, Yohei
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine I, Fujita Health University
Sanada, Hiromi
President, Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University
Shiina, Tsuyoshi
Professor, SIT Research Laboratories, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Shimizu, Akinobu
Professor, Institute of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Taketani, Yutaka
Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University

FOREST Program Officer

Yagi, Yasushi
Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Aoki, Takafumi
Executive Vice President for Strategic Planning, Provost, Tohoku University
Inaba, Masayuki
Strategic Advisor, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Inoue, Michiko
Professor, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Kato, Hirokazu
Executive Director, Vice President, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Kise, Koichi
Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Osaka Metropolitan University
Matsui, Tomoko
Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Statistical Mathematics, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Minato, Shin-ichi
Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Mori, Kensaku
Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University
Morishima, Shigeo
Professor, Department of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Okabe, Yasuo
Professor, Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University
Sugiyama, Masashi
Professor / Director, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences / Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, The University of Tokyo / RIKEN

FOREST Program Officer

Yoshida, Naohiro
Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Goto, Mika
Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kakinuma, Shizuko
Visiting Researcher, National Institute of Radiological Sciences Department of Radiation Effects Research, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Kasai, Yasuko
Research Executive Director, Terahertz Technology Research Center, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Koba, Keisuke
Professor, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University
Moriguchi, Yuichi
Vice President, National Institute for Environmental Studies
Okabe, Satoshi
Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Okui, Akihiko
Technical Advisor, Resources Department, Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd
Tsunekawa, Atsushi
Professor, Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University
Uehara, Natsuko
Executive Officer, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Yoshioka, Toshiaki
Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University

【Past members】

Kanie, Norichika
Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University(~2024.3)
Takamura, Yukari
Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo(~2024.3)
 *Affiliations and positions are as of the time of the advisor.

FOREST Chief Advisor

Kobayashi, Tadashi
Specially Appointed Professor, Center for the Study of CO*Design, Osaka University

Advisors(Alphabetical order)

Iseda, Tetsuji
Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Kamisato, Tatsuhiro
Professor, Graduate School of Global and Transdisciplinary Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chiba University
Karasawa, Kaori
Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Kibe, Nobuko
President, National Institutes for the Humanities
Kubota, Sachiko
President, Ashiya University
Machimura, Takashi
Professor, Faculty of Communication Studies, Tokyo Keizai University
Matsushita, Kayo
Professor, Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education, Kyoto University
Mizobata, Satoshi
Specially Appointed Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
Saito, Satoru
Professor, Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University
Sengoku-Haga, Kyoko
Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Takamura, Yukari
Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo
Tanimoto, Kanji
Professor, School of Commerce, Waseda University

【Past members】

Nakamura, Tomoyasu
Professor, Faculty of Human-Environment Studies, Kyushu University(~2023.3)