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Staff

Naotoshi Tsuji, PhD
Takeshi Hatta, PhD
Hayato Kawada, PhD
Technical Staff
Fusako Mikami
Visiting Professor
Kiyoshi Kita
Part-time Lecturer
Shigeyuki Kano

Postdoctoral fellow

JSPS International Fellowships for Research in Japan
Kofi Dadzie KWOFIE(Ghana)
JSPS International Fellowships for Research in Japan
Emmanuel Pacia HERNANDEZ(Philippine)

Graduate Students

D2
Daniel Ladzekpo
D1
Takahiro Inoue
M2
Tomoya Sekiguchi
M2
Yuuki Koike
M1
Sana Sasaki

Undergraduate Students

B.Sc.4
Moeka Sasaki
B.Sc.4
Masato Nakajima

Medical Students


Alumni

Hiroki Maeda
2017

Studies on the functions of Haemaphysalislongicornis C-type lectin, and its relationship with Babesia parasites (D. thesis)

Shouka Koizumi
2020

Relation between Granuloma Formation and Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endo Products (RAGE) in Schistosomiasis (M. thesis)

Tomoya Sekiguchi
2020 and enter the master’s program

Study on the transformation mechanism of Schistosoma mansoni in its definitive host (Ug. thesis)

Rio Tsubota
Graduated in March 2018

Functional characterization of advanced glycation end product receptor in the migratory phase of host infected with the percutaneous invasive nematode, Strongyloidesvenezuelensis(MD. thesis)

Sana Sasaki
2021 and enter the master’s program

Search for host immunomodulatory molecules in the tick saliva (Ug. thesis)

Kou Watanabe
2021

High-throughput drug screening to target the schistosome aminopeptidase (SmLAP2) for schistosomiasis treatment (Ug. thesis)

Yuuta Yoshihara
2021

Search for schistosome aminopeptidase (SmLAP1) inhibitors (Ug. thesis)

Hiroyuki Chizawa
2018

Identification of antiprotozoal selection drugs for live imaging of Babesia protozoa in tick vector (Ug. thesis)

International Collaborative Researcher

・David Odongo, University of Nairobi
・Gabriel Oluga Aboge, University of Nairobi
・Patrick Vudriko, Makerere University
・Alim M Abdul, Bangladesh Agricultural University
・Anisuzzaman, Technische Universitat Munchen
・Abraham Kwabena Anang, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
・Daniel Boakye, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
・Maxwell Appawu, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
・Samuel Kweku Dadzie, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
・Irene Ayi, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
・William Kofi Anyan, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
・Daniel Boamah, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
・Dorcas Osei-Safo, University of Ghana
・Dr Kwaku Kyeremeh, University of Ghana
・Richard Amewu, University of Ghana

Graduate Visiting Researcher

Masaki Kobayashi,Nissan Chemical Corp. BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES
Hotaka Imanaka,Nissan Chemical Corp. BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES
Hiroki Maeda,CHARLES RIVER LABORATORIES JAPAN, INC.
Kenji Oda,RIAS
Ayano Sato,RIAS
Kei Mikita, Keio University School of Medicine 
Osamu Fujita, National Institute of Infectious Diseases Department of Veterinary Science

Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine was established in April 2018. The predecessor Parasitology Department was established in July 1973, the third year of the School of Medicine. The Department relaunched as an independent unit from the third professor Toshi Tsuji.

Past professors

The 1st professor, Toshio Yanagisawa (1973 ~ 1990)
The 2nd professor, Yoichi Ito (1990 ~ 2001)
The 3rd professor, Toshi Tsuji (2014 ~ )