Local Organizing Committee

Co-chairs

  • Masahira Hattori

    Masahira Hattori Waseda University/RIKEN/University of Tokyo

  • Hiroshi Ohno

    Hiroshi Ohno RIKEN

  • Todd D. Taylor

    Todd D. Taylor RIKEN

Scientific members

  • Yukio Asami

    Yukio Asami Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd.

  • Masayuki Amagai Keio University / RIKEN

  • Shinji Fukuda

    Shinji Fukuda Keio University /Metabologenomics, Inc.

  • Koji Hase Keio University

  • Kenya Honda Keio University/RIKEN

  • Tanayuki Kajiura

    Tanayuki Kajiura Japan MicroBiome Consortium/Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

  • Takanori Kanai Keio University

  • Yun-Gi Kim

    Yun-Gi Kim Keio University

  • Hiroshi Kiyono

    Hiroshi Kiyono University of Tokyo

  • Jun Kunisawa National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition

  • Ken Kurokawa National Institute of Genetics

  • Takahiro Matsuki

    Takahiro Matsuki Yakult Central Institute

  • Yumi Matsuoka-Nakamura Osaka University

  • Shinichi Morishita

    Shinichi Morishita University of Tokyo

  • Naoyoshi Nagata Tokyo Medical University

  • Yuji Naito Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

  • Tomohiko Nishijima Japan MicroBiome Consortium/Ezaki Glico Co., Inc.

  • Toshitaka Odamaki

    Toshitaka Odamaki Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.

  • Yuji Sekiguchi National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

  • Atsushi Shiota Keio University

  • Nakako Shibagaki

    Nakako Shibagaki Shiseido Co., Ltd.

  • Reiko Shinkura University of Tokyo

  • Wataru Suda RIKEN

  • Kyoko Takahashi

    Kyoko Takahashi Nippon University

  • Lena Takayasu University of Tokyo

  • Kiyoshi Takeda Osaka University

  • Mamoru Watanabe

    Mamoru Watanabe Tokyo Medical and Dental University

  • Takuji Yamada Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Takashi Yamamura National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

International Board

  • Alessio Fasano

    Alessio Fasano Professor of Pediatrics Harvard Medical School,USA
    Professor of Nutrition Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,USA
    & Local host of the 10th IHMC 2024

  • Alexandra Zhernakova

    Alexandra Zhernakova Professor at University Medical Centre Groningen, the Netherlands

  • Ami Bhatt

    Ami Bhatt Associate Professor at Stanford University, USA

  • Dirk Hadrich

    Dirk Hadrich Policy and Program Officer, Health research, Personalised Medicine, Human Microbiome, European Commission

  • Eran Segal

    Eran Segal Professor, Department of Computer Science And Applied Math, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

  • Francisco Guarner

    Francisco Guarner Senior Researcher at Vall d’Hebron Research Institute, Local host of the 8th IHMC 2021, Spain

  • George Weinstock

    George Weinstock Professor and Director of Microbial Genomics, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, USA

  • GwangPyo Ko

    GwangPyo Ko Professor at Seoul National University, Korea

  • Hiroshi Kiyono

    Hiroshi Kiyono Project Professor at the University of Tokyo & Chairman of the Intestinal Microbiology Society, Japan

  • Hiroshi Ohno

    Hiroshi Ohno Team Leader of RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan

  • James Versalovic

    James Versalovic Professor & Vice Chair of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, USA

  • Jeroen Raes

    Jeroen Raes Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Rega Institute, VIB-KU Leuven, Belgium

  • Kenya Honda Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Keio University School of Medicine&Team leader,Laboratory for Gut Homeostasis RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS), Japan

  • Kjersti M Aagaard

    Kjersti M Aagaard Professor & Vice Chair of Research at Baylor College of Medicine, USA

  • Lanjuan Li

    Lanjuan Li Professor and Director of State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Zhejiang University, China.

  • Liping Zhao

    Liping Zhao Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China & at Rutgers University, USA

  • Mark Morriso

    Mark Morrison Professor, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Australia

  • Masahira Hattori

    Masahira Hattori Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo, Senior Researcher at RIKEN & Waseda University, Japan

  • Nicola Segata

    Nicola Segata Professor and Principal Investigator, the University of Trento, Italy

  • Paul O'Toole

    Paul O'Toole Professor at the University College Cork, Ireland

  • Peer Bork

    Peer Bork Director, EMBL-Heidelberg, Germany

  • Rob Knight

    Rob Knight Director and Professor, the Center for Microbiome Innovation at UC San Diego, USA

  • Roberto Flores

    Roberto Flores Coordinator for the Nutrition Research Implementation Working Groups in the Office of Nutrition Research in NIH, USA

  • Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich Professor, University College London, UK

  • Wendy S. Garrett

    Wendy S. Garrett Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, USA