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July 29, 2021

Nature has published the results of its contribution to the COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative, an international collaborative research group, as a task force to control the corona. We are analyzing gene polymorphisms involved in the aggravation of COVID-19.

June 25 ,2021

A paper on the clinical trial of the cholera vaccine MucoRice-CTB has been published in the Lancet Microbe. 
We analyzed the intestinal bacteria associated with vaccine efficacy. This is a joint research project with Prof. Kiyono.

June 8 ,2021

The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo and IBM jointly developed a SARS-CoV-2 genome analysis and visualization system to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19 in Japan

March 21 , 2021

A paper examining the infection risk at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 and the effects of various countermeasures by simulation was published in the international scientific journal Microbial Risk Analysis of microbial infection risk analysis.


February 10, 2021

A joint research with Prof. Uematsu has been published in Gastroenterology. "Functional Restoration of Bacteriomes and Viromes by Fecal Microbiota Transplantation"


March 3, 2021

A joint work with Prof. Nakanishi is published from Science "Senolysis by glutaminolysis inhibition ameliorates various age-associated disorders"


December 25, 2020

Professor Imoto will join the expert board of the Tokyo iCDC.


November 30, 2020

A new base caller for long-chain sequences using deep learning (Oxford Nanopore) has been published in Bioinformatics.

November 19, 2020

A study of community-derived science on the effects of host genetic factors on the Japanese gut flora has been published, in collaboration with DeNA Life Sciences.

October 14, 2020

The results of our joint research with Fujitsu Laboratories are being used to create "JDream SR", an article research service that utilizes AI.


September 18, 2020

"For the first time in the world, we succeeded in analyzing the cells that cause aging in the body." A joint research with Professor Nakanishi was released in a press release.

July 11, 2020

Viral dark matter exposed: metagenome database detects phage-derived antibacterial enzyme


May 21, 2020

TCorona Suppression Task Force has started. Imoto is participating as a startup member.


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