Thai NIH site visit

June 14, 2023


On June 12th (Monday) and 13th (Tuesday), a delegation from the Thai Ministry of Health (NIH) visited our Institute.

The Microbial Disease Research Institute has established the Japan-Thailand Collaborative Research Center on Infectious Diseases within the Thai NIH, promoting active exchanges such as personnel exchange and collaborative research.

During this visit, active discussions were held regarding the future cooperation framework.


Group Photo. The 8th person from the right is Dr. Supakit Sirilak, Director-General of the Department of Medical Sciences, Thai NIH, and the 9th person is Director Nobuyuki Takakura from our institute.


Department of Infection Metagenomics (Nakamura Lab)


Department of Viral Infections (Shioda Lab)