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2013
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October 11 Our manuscript has been published on Appl Environ Microbiol by collaboration with Fukusaki Laboratory in the Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University.
October 9 Neng Tanty Sofyana from Indonesia joined our laboratory as a master course student of the International Program of Frontier Biotechnology.
October 2 Dr. Choi (Korea, our alumnus) had a seminar titled by "Regulatory genes for secondary metabolite production in actinomycetes".
September 25 Farewell Party was held for Mario (Master student) and Viet (Master student).

September 25 Our four members, Ivy, Mario, Ha Vy, and Viet, were awarded the Degree of Master (Enginnering) by International Program of Frontier Biotechnology.

August 2 The opening ceremony of the International Research Complex for Biotechnology was completed with many participants.

July 30 Four international students (Mario, Viet, Ha Vy, and Ivy) had Master's thesis presentation for the International program of Frontier Biotechnology successfully.

March 1 Pictures of members in Actinomycetes group were updated here.
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2012
December 13 Ivy has received an award as the best poster presentation for a midterm evalution of master thesis from department of biotechnology.

Congratulations!
December 2-12 Dr. Kitani visited the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia for an international collaborative research.

November 8-9 We have enjoyed the lab trip to Tojinbo (Fukui pref.), Kenrokuen (Ishikawa pref.), and so on.
October 29 Our laboratory has been moved to 11th floor of the GSE building temporally for the construction of new building.
These pictures show our previous laboratory.

September 28 Farewell Party was held for Aiyada (researcher).

September 28 Andi was awarded the degree of Master (enginnering) by international program of Frontier Biotechnology.

September 26 Here is our current meber of Nihira Lab.

September 24 Ms. Aiyada Aroonsri successfully defended her PhD thesis, thereby becoming Aiyada Aroonsri, Ph.D.

Her research topics is "Pleiotropic control of secondary metabolism and morphological development by KsbC, a butyrolactone-autoregulator receptor homologue in Kitasatospora setae".

September 7 Our manuscript has been published on Appl Environ Microbiol., by collaboration with Kitasato University (Japan) and Biomedicinal Information Research Center (Japan).
September 6-7 Our presentations, performed by Mario, was held on annual meeting for the Society for Actinomycetes Japan in Tokyo.

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July 1 Dr. Kitani, fomrer assistant professor, was promoted to the position of associate professor in our laboratory.
Congratulations!
May 14 Our manuscript has been published on J Nat Prod by collaboration with Mahidol University (Thailand) and Toyama Prefectural University (Japan)
May 4 Our manuscript by collaboration with Kitasato University (Japan) has been published on J Biosci Bioeng.
April 10 We enjoyed a lunch-praty to see cherry blossoms beside our building!!

March 29 Our manuscript by collaboration with Mahidol University (Thailand) and Toyama Prefectural University (Japan) has been published on Nat Prod Res.
March 23 Five our presentations, performed by Dr. Dana, Dr. Kitani, Dr. Miyamoto, Yohanes, and Fitri, were held on annual meeting for Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry in Kyoto.

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March 23 The graduation ceremony was held, and 7 students have received the diploma.

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March 7 Pictures of members in Actinomycetes Group were updated here.
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February 22 Our manuscript by collaboration with Mahidol University (Thailand) and Toyama Prefectural University (Japan) has been published on J Antibiot.
2011
November 15 Our manuscript has been published on Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.
October 27-28 We had and enjoyed a Lab Trip to Suzuka Circuit (Mie), Ise Jingu (Mie), and so on!
October 13 Our manuscript has been published on J Antibiot.
October 7 Nhu Ha Vy Nguyen (Vietnam), Ivy Grace Umadhay Pait (Philippines), Mario, and Viet joined our laboratory as master course student of International Program of Frontier Biotechnology.
October 5 Dr. Shigeru Kitani, Assistant Professor, has received an award from Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA) for the excellence of his research entitled by "Actinomycetes secondary metabolism for innovation in natural medicines".

September 22 Farewell Party was held for Miyamoto (PhD student), Farah (Master student), Rina (Master student), Karseno (UNESCO trainee), Win (Visting Researcher) and Peng (Visting Researcher).

This is the commemorative photograph for us.
September 20 Our manuscript has been published on Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A!!
August 16 We enjoyed a home party by Prof. Nihira to see "Gozan-no-okuribi ", and spent a nice time with many alumni.

August 6 Our manuscript has been accepted on Microbiology.
July 29 Pictures of members in Actinomycetes Group were updated here.
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July 28 Four international students (Rina, Dian, Fitri, and Farah) had Master's thesis presentation for international program of Frontier Biotechnology successfully.

Jun 10 Floris, a student of FrontierLab@OsakaU,left our laboratory, because his course program completed.
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Jun 1 Citation index of our articles (Actinomycete Group) has been updated.
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May 21 Our manuscript has been accepted on Microbiology.
Apr 4 Five Japanese undergraduates joined our laboratory.
Apr 1 Mario Rovani Hendriyanto from Indonesia and Nguyen Thi Minh Viet from Vietnam joined our laboratory as a research student.