Advisory Committee

BIOtech Japan is organised in cooperation with the industry-leading experts below.


  • Hideyuki Okano

    Hideyuki Okano
    Dean,
    Keio University Graduate School of Medicine/
    Professor,
    Dept. of Physiology,
    Keio University School of Medicine

  • Hiroshi Kiyono

    Hiroshi Kiyono
    Professor of Medicine and Director,
    Div. of Gastroenterology, Dept. of Medicine,
    CU-UCSD Center for Mucosal Immunology, Allergy and Vaccines,
    University of California, San Diego

  • Tatsuhiko Kodama

    Tatsuhiko Kodama
    Professor,
    Dept. of Systems Biology and Medicine,
    Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology,
    The University of Tokyo

  • Tadatsugu Taniguchi

    Tadatsugu Taniguchi
    Professor Emeritus, Project Professor,
    Dept. of Molecular Immunology,
    Institute of Industrial Science,
    The University of Tokyo

  • Osamu Nureki

    Osamu Nureki
    Professor,
    Graduate School of Science,
    Dept. of Biological Sciences,
    The University of Tokyo

  • Tsutomu Nobori

    Tsutomu Nobori
    Professor Emeritus,
    Mie University

  • Toichi Takenaka

    Toichi Takenaka
    Chairman, Japan Health Sciences Foundation/
    Program Director, Project for
    Drug Discovery and Development,
    Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development(AMED)

  • Kenya Shitara

    Kenya Shitara
    Managing Executive Officer, Director,
    Legal and Intellectual Property Dept.,
    Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.

  • Hisafumi Okabe

    Hisafumi Okabe
    Senior Vice President,
    Officer in charge of Research/
    Translational Clinical Research,
    Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

  • Kiichi Kubota

    Kiichi Kubota
    Chairman, Representative Director,
    PeptiDream Inc.

  • Kazuhiro Sakurada

    Kazuhiro Sakurada
    Senior Researcher,
    Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.

(Honorifics omitted. As of April 17, 2018)

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