Italian Ambassador visits ASHBi

May 17, 2022

Italian Ambassador visits ASHBi

On May 11 2022, Gianluigi Benedetti, Italian Ambassador, Marco Prencipe, Consul General of Italy in Osaka, and Enrico Traversa, Science and Technology Counsellor visited ASHBi. ASHBi Director Saitou, Vice Directors Isa and Hiraoka, Core Head Yamamoto and Administrative Director Ogawa greeted the Ambassador, Consul General, and the Science and Technology Counsellor for the introduction and discussion of ASHBi and the human biology it aims to uncover.

After the brief introduction of ASHBi by Director Saitou, the Ambassadors made a tour of our SignAC core facility, Mathematics/Biology and Bioethics/Biology fusion research areas, and PI research areas, and were introduced to the research activities of Murakawa Group.

Director Saitou introduces ASHBi research activities.

Drs. T. Yamamoto and Tsujimura explain SignAC state-of-the-art equipments.

Drs. Oguchi and Bhagat introduce Murakawa Group’s research activities.

Discussion with the Ambassador, the Consul General, and the Science and Technology Counsellor

L to R: Hiromi Inoue, Shurti Bhagat, Akiko Oguchi, Sungrim Seirin-Lee, Takuya Yamamoto, Mitinori Saitou, Gianluigi Benedetti (Ambassador), Tadashi Isa, Marco Prencipe (Consul General), Enrico Traversa (Science and Technology Counsellor), Yasuaki Hiraoka, Tadashi Ogawa