Aug. 2022, Special lecture by Dr. Tagawa from NIH, USA (mask removed only when photographed). He gave a lecture on the latest research on non-coding RNA and herpesviruses.

March 2022, Members of Yoshiyama Lab. Three graduate students will join the group (Masks are removed only when photographed).

2021 Nov, Dr. Andy Visi Kartika made nasi kunin, a local dish in his home country. We hope he will do well in his home country. The events in the laboratory are conducted under the protection of COVID-19 infection control measures.

November 2021 We had a farewell party for Mr. Sintayehu Fekadu and Ms. Andy Visi Kartika. Both of them successfully completed their PhD defense presentations. We look forward to their success in their home countries. The farewell party was held under the infection prevention measures of COVID-19.

April 2021. It is this year’s Yoshiyama lab memnbers. Three members will join to our lab in near future.

March 2021, We held a farewell party for Ms. Ueno who was a lab stuff menmber. We are grateful for her long-standing contribution to the lab. We look forward to your future success.

March 2021, we had a farewell party for Mr. Amrisal returning to Indonesia. Ventilate as a measure against corona and wear a mask. Only souvenirs were distributed. We wish your future success in Indonesia.

On Feburary 2021, We held a farewell party for Ms. Ding and Dr. Kanehiro and wellcome party for Mr. Liu. We ventilated as a measure against corona and wore a mask. Thank you for your hard work. We look forward to your future success.

On November 2020, We held a farewell party for Ms. Praphatson, who was dispatched from Khon Kaen University, Thailand, last year and stayed for almost a year. We ventilated as a measure against corona and wore a mask. Thank you for your hard work. We look forward to your future success.

On April 2020, We celebrated Prof. Yoshiyama’s birthday. As a countermeasure against coronavirus infection, we provided sufficient space and also did ventilation.

On April 2020, this year’s Yoshiyama lab’s members.Three members lacked in this picture.

On March 2020, we had a farewell party for Ms. Tanaka, a second-year master’s student, Ms. Hyoji, a fourth-year doctoral student, and Ms. Hamada, a research support member. No meals were taken to prevent coronavirus, only commemorative gifts and photos were taken. We wish you success in new place.

On Feburary 2020, Prof. Yoshiyama joined to U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program’s 22nd International Conference On Emerging Infectious Diseases In The Pacific Rim : Cancer Panel Meeting. This conference was held before COVID-19 expanded worldwide.

On Janurary 2020, Ms. Seina Tanaka, 2nd year master’s student, has finished her master’s thesis presentation. Congratulations.

On December 2019, Ati Burassakarn, a former foreign researcher, has passed thesis defence at Khon Kaen University, Thailand. Congratulations.

On December 2019, there was a welcome party and year-end party for foreign researcher Aung Phyo Wai (Myanmar, entered graduate school from April) and Praphatoson Malat (Khon Kaen University, Thailand).

On November, 2019, Ms. Hyoji Kim did thesis defence presentation. That was very nice presentation.

On November, 2019, Prof. Jeffrey Toretsky, who is a professor in Medstar Georgetown University hospital, visited our departement. We discussed about our collaboration.

On November, 2019, We had a farewell party for Ms.Yuting Kang from Ningxia Medical University and a welcome party for Mr. Aung Phyo Wai.

On October, 2019, Prof. Yoshiyama gave a presenattion at the international medical forum 2019 in Ningxia Medical University. Ningxia Medical University and Shimane University have a university-to-university exchange agreement, and two students from Ningxia Medical University are also accepted in our lab.

On September, 2019, We joined 78th Japanese cancer meeting and Mr. Ati Burassakarn and Mr.Chukkris Heawchaiyaphum from Khon Kaen University did poster and oral presentation.

On September, 2019, we invited Prof. Hiroshi Kimura (Nagoya Univ), Prof. Tomoharu Yasuda (Hiroshima Univ), and Dr. Kyosuke Kanai (Tottori Univ), and did many discussions about EBV reasearch.

On August 7-9, 2019, Prof. Yoshiyama visited Universitas Islam Indonesia and Hasanuddin University on Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, along with Dean Nabika and Professor Inagaki. This is a courtesy visit based on an inter-university agreement that has already been concluded with Hasanuddin University, and this time with Universitas Islam Indonesia to conclude a new inter-medical agreement.

On the first day, we concluded a medical school agreement with Universitas Islam Indonesia and gave a lecture on research in the large hall that can accommodate 500 people in the afternoon.

On the afternoon of the second day, we joined key members of Universitas Islam Indonesia ‘s School of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Public Health to discuss strategies for revitalizing the university.

In July 2019, Prof. Yoshiyama will give a lecture at City of Hope, Diabetes Metabolism Reseaerch Insittute, Los Angeles, California, USA. The City of Hope was established in 1913 as a sanatorium for tuberculosis and is now one of the national institutes representing South California.

In June 2019, graduate students Mr. Amrizal Muchtar and Ms. Andy Visi Kartika presented at the 34th China-Shikoku Virus Research Conference in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture. In addition to the above two, graduate student Mr. Sintayehu Fekadu, Ms. Dan Ding, engineer Ms. Ueno, exchange student Ms. Yuting Kang, Assistant Prof. Kanehiro, Associate Prof. Iizasa, and Prof. Yoshiyama participated. This meeting will be sponsored by Shimane University next year. The photo shows the scenery from Sanuki udon which we ate in Takamatsu City and from Yoshima of Seto Ohashi.


In June 2019, associate Prof. Iizasa and Prof. Yoshiyama participated in the 33rd Herpesvirus Research Meeting held in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture. The photo is Shuri Castle visited after meeting.

In June 2019, we did wellcome party for new master studet Ms. Dan Ding, new secretary Ms. Kurauchi, and farewell party for Ms. Yamagiwa.

In June 2019, Prof. Toshinori Nakayama, who is a dean in faculty of medicine, Chiba University, did lecture for undergraduate student.

In May 2019, Prof. Yoshiyama visited Thailand from May 6 to 20, for a degree examination of Mr. Chukkris Heawchaiyaphum, who stayed in our classroom for one year and three months in collaboration with the University of Kongen in Thailand. Prof. Yoshiyama received a great welcome. Chukkris took you to Ayutthaya.

In April 2019, our PhD candidate Mr. Sintayehu Fekadu wrote essay about Ethiopia. This was published in recent Shimane university hospital’s letter “shirousagi”.

In April 2019, This year’s Yoshiyama lab members. Two members will join to our lab in near future.

In December 2018, there was a farewell party for Mr. Heawchaiyaphum from Khon Kaen University in Thailand, same time, we did a welcome party for Mr. Burassakam from Khon Kaen University and Ms. Kang from Ningxia Medical University.

In September 2018, Prof. Pientong and Dr. Ekalaksananan, who are researchers in Khon Kaen University, visited our lab and discussed about our project. They are collaborators for our project and Mr. Heawchaiyaphum came from their lab to do EBV research.

In August 2018,  PhD student Ms. Kim, Dr. Iizasa, and Prof. Yoshiyama went to Wisconsin University (U.S. A) to do oral presentation in international EBV meeting. There was reception in international EBV meeting. Prof. Yoshiyama is having dinner with Prof. Kanda (Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University) and Prof. Lee (Catholic University of Korea). There was a special tour in international EBV meeting.  Dr. Iizasa, and Prof. Yoshiyama are taking a picture with Dr. Arai (Tokyo Medical and Dental University) and Prof. Kanda.