Takaaki Akaike graduated from the Kumamoto University Medical School in Japan, and earned his MD, PhD degree from the Graduate School of Medicine, Kumamoto University in 1991. He had diverse research experiences in various fields of Medical Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, and Redox Biology, etc., in different labs in Kumamoto University, Thomas Jefferson University, and the Center for Free Radical Research/University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is now appointed as the Professor and Chairman of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Molecular Toxicology, as well as the Vice Dean of Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan. He is also serving as the President of Japanese Society for Bacteriology and as a board member of FMS Japan.
Date: June 23, 2021
Time: 8 - 9:35 am