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Cellomics – Indo Japan Lab Inaugural Event | 12th September 2022


A new “CELLOMICS” laboratory (part of Indo-Japan MEXT Project) at Central Research Laboratory, KS Hegde Medical Academy with state-of-art facilities for invitro cell culture was inaugurated on 12th September 2022 by Shri. N Vinaya Hegde, Chancellor, Nitte DU. The project investigators from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Japan - Dr. Madhyastha Harishkumar, Sr. Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Applied Physiology; Prof. Dr. Hirotake Sawada, Dept. of Paediatrics; Dr. Takuji Hinoura, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Public Health and Dr. Muraoka Jyuunske, Dept. of OB&G and Professor & Chairman, Department of Public Health, University of Miyazaki Dr. Yoshiki Kuroda were present at the inaugural function. Prof (Dr) M Shantharam Shetty, Pro-Chancellor, Prof (Dr) B Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor and Prof (Dr) M S Moodithaya, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Nitte DU were the guests. MORE

Collaborative activities of Nitte Sakura exchange program in science


  • Adaptation and development of medical technology for quality and wellbeing of society
  • Improvement of Academic Research
  • Women empowerment for Science & Society - Role of Japan Support System to encourage women researchers under Sakura Science Plan
  • Women empowerment for Science & Society - Japan Support System to inspire & encourage women researchers” under Sakura Science Plan
  • Japan India next generation biomedical technical training for academic excellence
  • Sensitization of undergraduate students towards research environment, laboratory culture and opportunities for higher education and research.
  • Sensitization of medical faculty towards research and laboratory culture in Miyaziki university
  • Futuristic role in the field of science and technology through close collaboration of industry-academia- government by facilitating short-term visits of competent Asian youths to Japan.
  • Project title: ‘ A study on Anticancer activity of Oroxylum indicum stem bark extract against Human Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma’.
  • Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary B. Co-Investigators: Dr. Harish Kumar Madhyastha, Dr. Suchetha Kumari N, Dr. Radha Madhyastha. Research Fellow: Dr. Sharmila K.P
  • Dr. Anirban Chakraborty organised a Worskhop on Non-Mammalian Models for Biomedical Research funded by DST and JSPS.
  • Dr. Krishnakumar is at present an INSA-JSPS Young Research Fellow at Osaka University