Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo

  • Understand, control, and utilize parasites
  • Towards integrated control of parasitic diseases
  • Lab to field, and field to lab

At Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, we do researches on protozoan diseases, mainly leishmaniasis. We take various molecular/cellular approaches, work everywhere from lab to field, and covers various organisms from microorganisms, insects, humans and other animals for thorough understanding of the diseases and development of novel interventions to control the diseases.

  • 3 missions

  • Understand parasitic diseases / Explore immunology and immunopathology
  • Control parasitic diseases / Develop diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines
  • Utilize parasites / Identification of bioactive components for other diseases

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