Professor & Chairman   Sohkichi Matsumoto  D.D.S., Ph.D.


■Research Theme
・Molecular biology of tuberculosis and mycobacterial diseases
・Molecular mechanisms of intracellular survival of mycobacteria
・Latent tuberculosis infection and dormancy
・Development of the control strategies (recombinant vaccines, diagnostic tools, drugs) against tuberculosis and mycobacterial diseases
【Born place】
Izuhara-cho, Tsushima, Nagasaki, Japan.
■Education
Nagasaki University, School of Dentistry
■Employment
2008-2012
Assistant & Associate professor
Dep. Bacteriology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
2002-
Associate professor of Host defense
Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
1999-
Visiting fellow
Tuberculosis Research Section
NIAID/NIH, USA
1992-
Instructor of Bacteriology,
Nagasaki University, School of Dentistry
■Comment
Hi, I love anybody who likes science.  Let’s get together.


Associate professor   Yoshitaka Tateishi MD, PhD


■Research Theme
Microbiological activity of hypothalamic peptides as a new therapeutic strategy for tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial diseases
Pathogenesis mechanism of nontuberculous mycobacteria (Mycobacterium avium and M. intracellulare) focusing on intracellular growth and biofilm formation


Lecturer   Akihito Nishiyama  Ph.D.


■Research Theme
Investigation of global gene regulation mediated by nucleoid-associated protein in mycobacteria
Investigation of anti-microbial mechanisms of novel anti-mycobacterial agents


Research associate   Yuriko Ozeki Ph.D.


■Research Theme
1. Development of new anti tuberculosis vaccine.
2. Screening of anti tuberculosis drug candidates from natural products.


Research associate   Takehiro Yamaguchi  M.D., Ph.D.


■Research Theme
1. Analysis of proteasome system in mycobacteria
2. Analysis of host-pathogen intercommunication in mycobacteria-infected host.


Research associate   Shymaa Enany  Ph.D.


 ■ Born place

 Egypt

 ■ Profile

 Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

 Master degree in Microbiology and Immunology Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

 Doctoral degree in Biological Functions and Medical Control, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan.

 ■ Favoritet

 walking, swimming, and calligraphy.


PhD course student   Anna  Savitskaya


 ■Born place

Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk region, Russia

■Profile

Siberian State University (SibSTU), 2008

PhD student of Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences

Krasnoyarsk medical university named after V.F. Voino-Yasenecky (RUS)

 PhD course student

 ■research theme

 ・Investigation of the molecular mechanism of mycobacterial life cycle.

 ・DNA-chip assay of the mycobacterial genome.

■Favoritet

 Hiking, cooking

 Nikolai Gogol, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, Robert Sheckley


PhD course student  Ilinov Aleksandr


■ Born place

USSR,Sharipovo

■ Profile

2012 - worked as the paramedic at an emergency medical service in Partizansky a regional hospital.2013 – 2015 - Residency Department of General Surgery named of prof. M. I. Gulman.

2015 - worked as the doctor the surgeon the resident in Kuraginsky regional hospital.

2015 - work as the doctor the surgeon the resident in Krasnoyarsky regional hospital.

■ Favoritet

My sphere of interests is rather wide, I like reading, watching good films, music, dancing, travelling and nature.I am fond of cooking and I am going for sport: crossfit, snowboarding, gym and others.

Secretary Yuko Kobayashi