History of the Animal Facility
Below is the history of the Animal Facility at Kumamoto University Honjo Campus.
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As a University animal experiment facility
Animal experiment facility set up
Associate Professor Toru Urano assumed office
Founder and head of facility (concurrent) Professor Takeshi Kamihara (Addiction Research Facility, Pathophysiology Department)
Animal experiment facility building (Main Bldg.) completed
2nd facility head (concurrent) Professor Masahiko Kotani (Secondary Anatomy) assumed office
3rd facility head (concurrent) Professor Katsuhide Nishi (Secondary Pharmacology) assumed office
Animal experiment facility affiliated with the School of Medicine and the transgenic laboratory of the gene generation medical research facility (Established Apr. 1992) were integrated, reorganized, and established as an animal resources development research center.
Center Head (concurrent) Professor Kenichi Yamamura (Gene Generation Medical Research Facility, Developmental Genetics Department)
As an animal resource development research center
Professor Toru Urano (Division of Microbiology and Genetics) assumed office
Professor Naomi Nakagata (Division of Reproductive Engineering) assumed office
Professor Hajime Yamada (Division of Transgenic Technology) assumed office
Center Vice-head (concurrent) Professor Toru Urano (Division of Microbiology and Genetics) assumed office
Animal Resources Development Research Center, New Bldg. Completed
Animal Resources Development Research Center, Gene Experiment Facility, Radioisotope Center RI office, and Equipment Analysis Center were integrated and the Institute of Resource Development and Analysis was established.
As Institute of Resource Development and Analysis Center for Animal Resources and Development
Center for Animal Resources and Development Division Head Professor Toru Urano (Division of Microbiology and Genetics) assumes office.
Center for Animal Resources and Development Assistant Division Head Professor Naomi Nakagata (Division of Reproductive Engineering) assumes office.
Currently, the abbreviation "CARD" is used for our activities.
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