Organizational Structure

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board provides BBJ with necessary advice and recommendations to enable the Biobank Japan Project for Genomic and Clinical Research to be utilized in a proper and smooth manner. The board is primarily comprised of experts in natural science including genomic research, biobanks, databases and bioethics.

Board members  * Chair(In Japanese alphabetical order)

UCHIYAMA, HiroyukiDomestic quality control manager, Japan Association of Clinical Reagents Industries
SAITO, KayokoProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo Women’s Medical University
Director in General, Professor of Special Appointment, Institute of Clinical Genomics,
Tokyo Women’s Medical University
SATO, Taka-AkiDirector, Life Science Research Center, Shimadzu Corporation
TAKAGI, ToshihisaDirector-General, National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC)
TSUNODA, TatsuhikoProfessor, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
FUJITA, MisaoHead, Professor, Uehiro Research Division for iPS Cell Ethics, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University
MARUYAMA, EijiProfessor Emeritus, Kobe University
YAMAMOTO, Kazuhiko*Director, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
YAMAMOTO, MasayukiExecutive Director, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo)
YOSHIDA, TeruhikoDirector, Fundamental Innovative Oncology Core (FIOC), National Cancer Center Research Institute (NCCRI)

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