Date: Friday 3rd August 2018
Time: 11.00- 12 noon.
Venue: KEMRI Training Centre Lecture Room 3
Speaker: PROF. SATOSHI KANEKO, Representative: KEMRI-Nagasaki University Institute of Tropical Medicine (NUITM)
Prof. Satoshi Kaneko (MD, MPH, PhD) is a professor of global health at Nagasaki University Institute of Tropical Medicine (NUITM), Nagasaki, Japan and currently head of KEMRI-NUITM collaboration. He is a MD graduate of Japan National Defense Medical College, Saitama and obtained his Master’s degree in Public Health from Harvard, Massachuseets in 1997.
His PhD was from University of Occupational and Enviromental Health in Kita-kyushu Japan.
His professional experience ranges from being a JICA expert for Chagas Disease in Guatemala, Head of Cancer Surveillance at Japan National Cancer Centre, and Professor at Nagasaki University Graduate School of International Health.
His initiatives include the development of microsphere-based simultaneous multiple assays and surveillance systems for multiple infectious diseases in Africa and. finding malaria vaccine candidate antigens using microsphere-based simultaneous multiple assays.