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Takashi Ito Last modified date:2018.06.22



Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Phone
092-642-6095
Fax
092-642-6203
Academic Degree
Doctor of Medical Science
Field of Specialization
Genome science, Molecular biology
Research
Research Interests
  • Genome science, Epigenomics
    keyword : Genome, Epigenome, Omics
    2004.04~2024.03.
Current and Past Project
  • The International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) is a global consortium with the primary goal of providing free access to high-resolution reference human epigenome maps for normal and disease cell types to the research community. The epigenome reference maps will be of great utility in basic and applied research. They are likely to have an immediate impact on the understanding of many diseases, and will hopefully lead to the discovery of new means to treat or manage them. In addition to this work, many members support related projects to improve epigenomic technologies, investigate epigenetic regulation in disease processes, and explore broader gene-environment interactions in human health.
    IHEC will facilitate communication among the members and offer a forum for coordination, with the objective of avoiding redundant research efforts, implementing high data quality standards, and thus maximizing efficiency among the scientists working to understand, treat, and prevent diseases.
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japanese Society for Epigenetics
  • The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Biochemical Society