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Our laboratory is the southernmost facility of the university of Tokyo,
and has long history nearly 120 years in Amami Oshima. We have made great
achevements in filariasis eradication from this island and also prevention
of Habu bites. Currently, we are maintaining the colonies of New World
monkeys, and aiming to overcome infectious diseases including endemic diseases
in the tropical and subtropical regions through infection experiments using
primates. We are conducting research in collaboration with various institutions
in Japan and overseas.
The Institute of Medical Science
The University of Tokyo
802 Tean, Setouchi-cho, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima 894-1531 JAPAN
We keep colonies of New World Monkeys adapted to the climate of Amami Oshima. Also it is fully equipped with high containment laboratories that can be used pathogens up to BSL3.
|Professor & Director
MASHIMO Tomoji, Ph.D
|Professor in the Division of Animal Genetics, and also director of Laboratory Animal Research Center at the headquarters|
|Project Assistant Professor
YOKOTA Shin-Ichi, DVM, Ph.D
|Resident staff (Responsible for general on-site work)
Also engaged in social activities to contribute to Amami Oshima