Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

Institutional Database Japan

ABCDE – FGHI – JK – L – MNO – P – Q – R – STU – V – W – X – Y – Z

A


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council


Address:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8950
Japan

Email:
Fill the form here

Mandate:
Agriculture and animal production and health, fishery and aquaculture, forestry and agroforestry.

Website:
http://www.affrc.maff.go.jp/docs/e/index.htm

C


Center for Seeds and Seedlings, NARO (NCSS)


Address:
Center for Seeds and Seedlings, NARO
2-2,Fujimoto
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0852
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Research:
Production, distribution and inspection of foundation seeds, genetic resources conservation

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/ncss/index.html

Central Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO (CARC)


Address:
Central Region Agricultural Research Center
Promotion Section of Industry-Academia Collaboration,
Department of Planning,
Central Region Agricultural Research Center
2-1-18 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8666
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Plant breeding, molecular plant pathology, plant biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/narc/index.html

Chiba University


Address:
1-33 Yayoicho,
Inage Ward,
Chiba,
263-8522
Japan

Email:
Various contact: http://www.chiba-u.ac.jp/e/others/contact/index.html

Mandate:
Phytochemical Plant Molecular Sciences

Website:
http://www.chiba-u.ac.jp/e/

F


Food Research Institute, NARO (NFRI)


Address:
Food Research Institute, NARO
2-1-12 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8642
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Food sciences and biotechnology, biomass conversion, dairy sciences.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/nfri/

Forest Research and Management Organization


Address:
Forest Research and Management Organization
1 Matsunosato, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8687
Japan

Email:
www@ffpri.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Plant ecology, forest microbiology, entomology, wildlife biology, genetics, molecular and cell biology, plant and animal biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.ffpri.affrc.go.jp/en/

G


Genetic Resources Center, NARO (NGRC)


Address:
Genetic Resources Center, NARO
2-1-18 Kannondai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8518
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Research:
Genebank, plant genetic resources, microbial genetic resources, animal genetic resources

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/ngrc/index.html

H


Hokkaido Agricultural Research Center, NARO (HARC)


Address:
Hokkaido Agricultural Research Center
Hitsujigaoka 1, Toyohira
Sapporo, Hokkaido 062-8555
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Crop breeding, plant and animal biotechnology, dairy sciences.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/harc/index.html

Hiroshima University


Address:
1 Chome-3-3-2 Kagamiyama,
Higashihiroshima,
Hiroshima 739-0046
Japan

Email:
General: pr-research@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter
TEL: +81-82-424-7004
FAX: +81-82-424-7000

Research center:
Natural Science Center for Basic Research and Development: Genome biotechnology

Website:
https://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en

 

Hokkaido University


Address:
Hokkaido University
Kita 8, Nishi 5, Kita-ku,
Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0808

Japan

Email:
hokkaidounivcontact@oia.hokudai.ac.jp.

Research:
Veterinary medicine, microbiology, animal genetics, applied biosciences, plant genomics…

Website:
https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp

 

I


Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO (NIAS)


Address:
The Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO
2-1-2 Kannondai,
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8602
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Livestock, plant biotechnology, crop breeding, genetic resources, rice genomics.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/nias/index.html

Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO (NIAES)


Address:
Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO
3-1-3 Kannondai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8604
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Agrometeorology, environment, organochemicals, biodiversity, environmental biofunction, ecosystem informatics natural resources, trangenic plants.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/niaes/index.html

Institute of Crop Science, NARO (NICS)


Address:
Institute of Crop Science, NARO
2-1-2 Kannondai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8518
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Research:
Genomics and breeding, rice, field crops, wheat and barley

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/nics/index.html

Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science, NARO (NIFTS)


Address:
Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science, NARO
2-1 Fujimoto,
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8605
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Breeding, fruit production and quality improvement, plant biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/nifts/index.html

Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, NARO (NILGS)


Address:
Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, NARO
2 Ikenodai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0901
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Research:
Animal breeding and reproduction, forage crop, grassland farming, animal products, metabolism and nutrition, animal feeding…

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/nilgs/index.html

Institute of Vegetable and Floriculture Science, NARO (NIVFS)


Address:
Institute of Vegetable and Floriculture Science, NARO
3-1-1 Kannondai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8519
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Research:
Vegetable breeding, Vegetable pest management, Vegetable production system, Floricultural genetics and breeding, floricultural production and postharvest technology

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/nivfs/index.html

J


Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)


Address:
JIRCAS headquarters (Tsukuba)
1-1 Ohwashi
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8686
Japan

Email:
Fill the form here

Mandate:
Support agriculture, forestry and fisheries technology in developing areas of tropical and subtropical regions, transgenic plants.

Website:
https://www.jircas.go.jp/en

K


Kagawa University, Faculty of Agriculture


Address:
Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University
2393 Ikenobe 
Miki, Kagawa, 761-0795
Japan

Email:
not available

Research areas:
Plant breeding, livestock improvement, horticulture, molecular biology, plant science, life science and biotechnology…

Website:
https://www.ag.kagawa-u.ac.jp/english/

Kobe University


Address:
Kobe University
1-1, Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku
Kobe, 657-8501
Japan

Email:
Faculty of Science: sci-kyomu@office.kobe-u. ac.jp
Faculty of Agriculture: ans-kyomu@office.kobe-u. ac.jp

Research:
Animal breeding and genetics, developmental biotechnology, genetic resources, crop science and breeding, germplasm enhancement, horticulture, microbiology…

Website:
http://www.kobe-u.ac.jp/en/index.html

Kyoto University


Address:
Yoshidahonmachi,
Sakyo Ward,
Kyoto, 606-8501
Japan

Email:
Various contact: https://www.lif.kyoto-u.ac.jp/e/?page_id=350

Faculties / Research:
Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, Division of Integrated Life Science: Research in this laboratory focuses on the adaptive regulation of growth and development to environmental conditions and its evolution by using model photosynthetic organisms. Especially with the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha…

Laboratory of Plant Developmental Biology: (1) regulation of growth phase transition (especially reproductive transition) in response to environmental signals, (2) long-distance systemic signaling (e.g. florigen) in the control of development, (3) sexual reproduction processes (especially, germline specification and gametogenesis), and (4) origin and evolution of regulatory systems for plastic development.

Website:
https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/

Kindai University


Address:
Kobe University
3-4-1 Kowakae,
Higashiosaka City, Osaka, 577-8502
Japan

Email:
isc@itp.kindai.ac.jp

Research centers:
Fisheries laboratory, experimental farms, molecular engineering institute, research institute for science and technology, life science research institute…

Website:
https://www.kindai.ac.jp/english/index.html

Kagawa Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station


Address:
Kagawa Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station
1534-1 Ayagawa,
Ayauta, Kagawa, 761-2306
Japan

Email:
noshikikaku@pref.kagawa.lg.jp
Mandate:
Plant biotechnology, crop breeding.

Website:
http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/noshi/ (japanese only)

Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center, NARO


Address:
Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center
Suya 2421
Koshi,Kumamoto 861-1192
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Animal production and health, plant biotechnology, molecular plant pathology, animal biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/karc/

Kyushu University


Address:
Kyushu University
744 Motooka Nishi-ku
Fukuoka 819-0395
Japan

Email:
General: General Affairs Section 1 , General Affairs Department
syssomu1@jimu.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Faculties / Research:
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, faculty of Agriculture: Plant biotechnology, marine biochemistry, genetic engineering, silkworm genetics…

Website:
https://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/

M


Meiji University, School of agriculture


Address:
Meiji University, School of agriculture
1-1-1 Higashi-Mita, Tama-ku
Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, 214-8571
Japan

Email:
agri@mics.meiji.ac.jp

Research centers:
Meiji University International Institute for Bio-Resource Research (MUIIBR), The Advanced Plant Factory Research Center

Website:
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/agri/ (japanese language)
https://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/undergraduate/agriculture/index.html

Meijo University


Address:
1 Chome-501 Shiogamaguchi,
Tempaku Ward,
Nagoya,
Aichi 468-8502,
Japan

Email:
Various contact: https://www.meijo-u.ac.jp/english/about/campusmap.html

Faculties / Research:
Department of Bioresources Engineering: Plant Molecular Biology, bioresource sciences…

Website:
http://en.okinawa-ct.ac.jp/index.jsp

Mie University


Address:
1577 Kurimamachiya-cho,
Tsu City, Mie Prefecture,
Japan 514-8507

Email:
from overseas Tel: +81-59-231-1211
from inside Japan Tel: 059-231-1211
General: webmast.en@ab.mie-u.ac.jp
Please write “Inquiry to Mie University” on the subject line.

Faculties / Research:
Mie University Graduate School & Faculty of Bioresources
Department of Sustainable Resource Sciences: Plant Molecular Genetics and Breeding, Crop Science, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Wood science and technology…

Website:
http://www.mie-u.ac.jp/en/index.html

N


Nagoya University


Address:
Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku,
Nagoya, Aichi, 464-8601
Japan

Email:
General information: nuinfo@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Research:
Institute of transformative bio-molecules, Center for gene research, International research center and education in agriculture, Bioscience and biotechnology center…

Website:
http://en.nagoya-u.ac.jp

National Institute of Animal Health, NARO (NIAH)


Address:
National Institute of Animal Health, NARO
3-1-5 Kannonda
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0856
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Research:
Viral disease and epidemiology, transboundary animal disease, bacterial and parasitic disease, pathology, pathophysiology

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/niah/index.html

National Research and Development Agency, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)


Address:

Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency
15F Queen’s Tower B, 2-3-3 Minato Mirai,
Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 220-6115
Japan

Email:
www@fra.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Fisheries resources, marine environment and stock enhancement, food biotechnology, marine biotechnology, biochemistry.

Website:
http://www.fra.affrc.go.jp/english/eindex.html

O


Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine


Address:
Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Inada-cho,
Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-8555
Japan

Email:
General affairs: soumu@obihiro.ac.jp

Research:
Veterinary medicine and animal husbandry, animal production, pathology, plant production…

Website:
http://www.obihiro.ac.jp/english/

Osaka University


Address:
2 Chome-2-1 Yamadaoka,

Suita,
Osaka 565-0871
Japan

Osaka University, International Center for Biotechnology
2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita 565-0871

Email:
Osaka University, International Center for Biotechnology
TEL: +81-6-6879-7455 / FAX: +81-6-6879-7454

Research centres:
Division of Advanced Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
Osaka University, International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech)

Website:
https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en

Okinawa National College of Technology


Address:
Henoko,
Nago,
Okinawa 905-2192,
Japan

Email:
General: ssoumu@okinawa-ct.at.jp
Tel: +81-980-55-4003 
Fax: +81-980-55-4012

Research:
Department of Bioresources Engineering: Plant Moleculer Biology, bioresource sciences…

Website:
http://en.okinawa-ct.ac.jp/index.jsp

S


Shizuoka University, Faculty of Agriculture


Address:
Shizuoka University, Faculty of Agriculture
836 Ohya, Suruga-ku
Shizuoka 422-8529
Japan

Email:
General affairs: agr-somu@suml.cii.shizuoka.ac.jp

Research:
Horticultural crops, plant production science, vegetable crops, plant pathology, forestry, animal reproduction and physiology, molecular breeding, biotechnology, genetics…

Website:
http://www.agr.shizuoka.ac.jp/index_en.html

T


Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO (TARC)


Address:
Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, Main Campus
4 Akahira, Shimo-kuriyagawa
Morioka, Iwate 020-0198
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Plant production and protection, crop improvement, plant biotechnology, animal biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/tarc/index.html

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT)


Address:
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu Campus
3-8-1 Harumi-cho
Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-8538
Japan

Email:
General information: genaf@cc.tuat.ac.jp
For more contacts, visit here 

Research:
Forestry, veterinary medicine, plant pathology, horticulture, cell engineering, molecular breeding…

Website:
http://www.tuat.ac.jp/en/

Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT)


Address:
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Department of Life Science and Technology
4259 Nagatsuta-cho, Midori-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa 226-8501
Japan

Email:
General information: pr@jim.titech.ac.jp
Department of Life Science and Technology: suz.sei@jim.titech.ac.jp

Research / Laboratory:
Department of Life Science and Technology, School of Life Science and Technology: Bioinformatics, epigenetics, genomic engineering, plant hormone and stress response, microbial engineering, protein engineering, nanobiotechnology…

Ohta & Shimojima Laboratory (Japanese): Plant biochemistry

Masuda Lab: We are studying regulatory mechanism of photosynthesis, chloroplast, and photoreceptor functions.

Website:
https://www.titech.ac.jp/english/

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT)


Address:
Shinagawa Campus (School of Marine Science)
4 Chome-5-7 Konan,
Minato City,
Tokyo 108-8477
Japan

Email:
Shinagawa Campus (School of Marine Science)
Phone: 03-5463-0400

Faculties / Research:
Faculty, Department of Marine Biosciences: Aquatic bioproduction science

Website:
https://www.kaiyodai.ac.jp/english/

Tohoku University


Address:
Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku
Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577
Japan

Email:
Inquiries about R&D / Industry Relations: liaisonrpip.tohoku.ac.jp

Research centers:
Center for gene research, cyclotron and radioisotope center

Website:
http://www.tohoku.ac.jp/en/

U


The University of Miyazaki, Faculty of Agriculture


Address:
The University of Miyazaki, Faculty of Agriculture
Gakuen-kibanadai-nishi-1-1,
Miyazaki, 889-2192
Japan

Email:
noujimu@of.miyazaki-u.ac.jp

Research:
Agriculture, livestock, forest science, marine science, veterinary science

Website:
http://www.agr.miyazaki-u.ac.jp/english/index.html

Utsunomiya University (UDAI)


Address:
Utsunomiya University
350 Mine-machi,
Utsunomiya,Tochigi 321-8505
Japan

Email:
ryuugak1@miya.jm.utsunomiya-u.ac.jp

Research center
Center for bioscience research and education, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of forest

Website:
http://www.utsunomiya-u.ac.jp/en/index.php

University of Tokyo


Address:
The University of Tokyo
various campus
Tokyo
Japan

Email:
View all contacts here

Research centers:
Biotechnology research center, Institute for quantitative biosciences,  Research center for advanced science and technology, Universal Biology Institute…

Website:
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/index.html

University of Tsukuba


Address:
1 Chome-1ー1 Tennodai,

Tsukuba,
Ibaraki 305-8577,
Japan

The Gene Research Center (GRC), T-PIRC
1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8572, Japan

Email:
various contact: http://www.global.tsukuba.ac.jp/contact

The Gene Research Center (GRC), T-PIRC
TEL:₊81-29-853-6006
FAX:+81-₊81-29-853-7723
E-mail: kanri@gene.tsukuba.ac.jp

Research centers:
College of biological sciences:


Tsukuba-Plant Innovation Research Center: Tsukuba Plant Innovation Research Center (T-PIRC) aims at development of next generation plants with high function and high value, development of next generation technology for production of such plants as well as acceleration of its social adaptation.

To attain these goals, T-PIRC promotes collaboration among industry, government and academia to share and concentrate knowledge to conduct seamless R & D toward social adaptation as well as to build incubation ecosystem to help startup ventures.

The Gene Research Center (GRC), T-PIRC:
The Gene Research Center (GRC) is university-attached institute constituting Tsukuba Plant Innovation Research Center (T-PIRC) for plant science and plant biotechnology researches.
We are focusing on function and structure of plant genes, its regulation mechanisms and also promoting its applicable uses. Our main research fields are plant molecular biology, developmental biology, plant cell and physiology, environmental response, plant-microbe interaction, epigenetics, genetic resource, evolutionary studies, molecular breeding, genetic engineering, genetic modification, food science, environmental risk assessment etc.

Website:
https://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/

W


Western Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO (WARC)


Address:
Western Region Agricultural Research Center, Main Campus
6-12-1 Nishifukatsu-cho,
Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima 721-8514
Japan

Email:
www@naro.affrc.go.jp

Mandate:
Quality improvement of crops, fruits, vegetables and flowering plants, plant biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/warc/index.html

Last updated in February 2020.