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Collab between Institut Pasteur and The University of Tokyo

East Japan Railway Company (referred to as "JR East") and the University of Tokyo have entered into a 100-year collaborative agreement aimed at realizing a rich and sustainable life 100 years into the future. To create "Planetary Health," they have launched a collaborative project called the Planetary Health Design Laboratory (PHD Lab.). This initiative will […]

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Virology Insights and Connections: Highlights from the 29th TFPV and 70th Annual JSV meetings in Sendai

I attended the 29th Toga-, Flavi-, Pestivirus meeting (TFPV meeting) on Sep 25th and the 70th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Virology (JSV) on the 26-28th in Sendai, Miyagi, with great support from Foundation of Pasteur Japan.  The TFPV meeting is small, with around 60 attendees, and focuses on Toga-, Flavi-, and Pestivirus […]

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"Wakate Colosseum For Bacteriology" Reports

5th-year medical student Matsuura Rikihiko This was my first-ever participation in a young researchers' colosseum. We presented our fieldwork in Vietnam through poster displays and also attended the poster and oral presentations of other participants. Regarding the poster presentations, I realized the importance of conveying the content during the poster creation phase and making thoughtful […]

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English Immersion Club Session 2 (10/23/23)

On October 23rd, 2023, FPJ’s English Immersion Club held its second study session with Tottori University students. In this particular session, participants delved into a research paper on the measles virus and its global implications. The paper highlighted critical factors for the worldwide elimination of measles, encompassing vaccine efficacy, contagiosity, vaccine hesitancy, and the necessity […]

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English Immersion Club Session 1 (9/25/23)

On September 25th, 2023, FPJ held its first English study session with students from Tottori University! The purpose of the presentation was for students to improve their English skills while also getting support and advice from internationally renowned researchers.   For this first session, a research paper on rabies vaccination was discussed among the students and […]

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Letter of Intent signed by Institut Pasteur and University of Tokyo

We are pleased to announce that the Institut Pasteur and the University of Tokyo have officially signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to establish the Planetary Health Innovation Center (PHIC), marking a significant milestone towards the creation of the Institut Pasteur of Japan. This groundbreaking collaboration, signed on October 3, 2023, in Tokyo, was attended […]

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