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The 20th MIB retreat

Last July 19 and 20, 2017, we had the 20th anniversary MIB retreat held at Hotel Sekia. This activity aims to build a good relationship among all MIB members. About 150 members participated in the retreat. There were 15 oral and 33 poster presentations. Just as we did last two retreats, we had an oral presentation in English. Many members joined the discussion and collaborated.

The oral and poster presentation award winners were as follows:
Most Excellent Oral Presentation Award
Atsuki Kawamura(Division of Cell Biology)
Excellent Oral Presentation Award
Tetsuya Sakurai(Division of Immunogenetics)
Most Excellent Poster Presentation Award
Yoshiharu Muto(Division of Cell Biology)
Excellent Poster Presentation Award
Akihiro Nita(Division of Cell Biology)
Kohta Nakatani(Division of Metabolomics)


The MIB softball tournament was held for the first time in the last two years at Ohmutaryokuti sports park after the retreat. About 80 members participated in the game and enjoyed a lot. After the intense competition, team Nakayama laboratory won the tournament.