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About R&D programs

With an aim to promote database Integration, we provide research funding programs , "Database Integration Coordination Program(DICP)“.

Research Supervisor






Takeshi Nagasu


Database Integration Coordination Program(DICP)


To integrate life science DBs from a wide range of sources, encompassing various species, objectives, and projects.

Research Advisors:

Takashi Ito Professor, Department of Basic Medicine, Kyushu University
Takeshi Itoh Leader, Advanced Analysis Center, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
(From Nov. 2017)
Wataru Iwasaki Associate Professor, School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Tsuneaki Sakata Senior Fellow, Shionogi and Co., Ltd.
Specially Appointed Professor, Cybermedia Center, Osaka University
Jun Sese Representative Director CEO, Humanome Lab Ltd.
Akiko Harada Research Associate, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
kaoru Fukami Head, Bioresource Information Division, RIKEN BioResource Center, RIKEN (To Aug. 2017)
Kenji Mizuguchi Group Leader, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation( Laboratory of Bioinformatics),
National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition
(In Japanese alphabetical order; October, 1, 2018)



On-going Projects:

Details of the projects adopted in FY2017(9 projects)

Details of the projects adopted in FY2018(2 projects)