Dr. Hiroshi Ohno
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan
Hiroshi Ohno has obtained M.D. from School of Medicine, Chiba University in 1983, and completed his PhD at the Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University in 1991. After postdoctoral studies at NIH, USA, he was appointed as a professor at the Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University in 1999, and fhas been a team leader at RIKEN since 2004. His research interest is host-gut microbiota interaction as well as intestinal immunology. He has published more than 150 original articles. He is now the president of the Japanese Society for Cell biology, and a board member of the Japanese Society for Immunology.