Common Research Facilities
  • Laboratory of Embryonic and Genetic Engineering
  • Laboratory for Research Support

Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University
3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, JAPAN

The 19th MIB retreat

On July 11 and 12, 2016, the 19th MIB Retreat was held to enhance scientific and personal interactions between young scientists and students. A total of 165 people including faculty members, post-docs, students, and technicians attended the meeting at Hotel Sekia. There were 17 oral presentations and 37 poster presentations, and English was used as an official language throughout the oral sessions. The meeting room was filled with excitement due to strong and productive discussions.


The award ceremony was held on July 12.
Here are the presentation award winners.

Most Excellent Oral Presentation Award
 Tsunaki Higa(Division of Cell Biology)
Excellent Oral Presentation Award
 Miyako Udono(Division of Organogenesis and Regeneration)
 Masahiro Nagata(Division of Molecular and Cellular Immunology)
Most Excellent Poster Presentation Award
 Yuki Kawasaki(Division of Structural Biology)
Excellent Poster Presentation Award
 Kai Inui(Division of Bioinformatics)
 Takafumi Ohnishi(Division of Cell Biology)
 Yuka Kabayama(Division of Epigenomics and Development)
 Atsuki Kawamura(Division of Cell Biology)
 Masatomo Takahashi(Division of Metabolomics)
 Maiko Terada(Division of Organogenesis and Regeneration)


A softball tournament was unfortunately canceled due to bad weather. Seven teams including 113 people were supposed to play at Mitsuhashi play ground in Yanagawa city on July 12. Their passion is carried to the next year, which will make the tournament more exciting.