Update date: Feb. 22, 2021
Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Chairman, Director, OISHI Michio
2-6-7 Kazusakamatari, Kisarazu-shi, Chiba 292-0818 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (4)：
Subordinate facility name (6)：
Department of Plant Gene Research
Department of Human Gene Research
Department of Chromosome Research
Department of Genome Informatics
-Large Scale DNA Sequencing System
-High Capacity Computing Systems for the Large Scale
Analysis of DNA
-Laboratory for DNA Recombination
-Laboratory for Cell Culture
Purpose of establishment：
The Institute was established as a public-benefit corporation in accordance with Article 34 of the civil code (approved by the Minister of International Trade and Industry).
It was certified as a specific public-benefit improvement corporation.
It came to be under the joint control of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry and Science and Technology Agency.
The Institute was Inaugurated.
The institute conducts researches on structural
of DNA, which is a main body of genetic materials.
Also,it gathers and gives information about DNA.
Through these services, it can create new industries,
improve the industrial structure, and promote
scientific technology. The institute aims to contribute
to the welfare of mankind in the long run.
The Kazusa DNA Research Institute was established as
a core institute of Kazusa Academia Park, which Chiba
Prefecture is preparing as an international research
site of advanced technology. The basic research on DNA
is an important area, to which international scientific
communities are attracted. The study could cause a
rapid progress in many areas of life science and could
thus create new studies and industries.
The Institute conducts studies on the structure and
function of DNA, collects and provides information
about DNA, fosters scientists who perform studies on
DNA, and holds research activities in the joint
research floor. It aims to acquire a firm belief and
be useful to everyone.
1) Study on the structure analysis of DNA
2) Study on the technology for structure analysis of DNA
3) Study on the function etc. of DNA
4) Accumulation and dissemination of DNA data
5) Training of talented persons for DNA researches
6) Promotion and enlightenment of DNA researches
7) Exchange and cooperation with domestic and foreign
institutes related to DNA researches
8) Projects necessary for attaining the purposes of the
foundation as well as the items mentioned above
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