News and Publications


26 June 2018

TMRC Seminar - Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger

Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger Profiling of Receptor Molecule Pharmacology Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Translating Biomedical Research (Presented in English)

Date: July 13th, 2018 (Friday) 17:00-18:15

Place: Innovation Building, Ground Floor, Room 105 #  

Symposium Poster (241 kB PDF)


10 Jun 2018

University of Tsukuba Delegates (including TMRC members) Visits UWA and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia.

A delegation from University of Tsukuba, including two members of Transborder Medical Research Center, travelled to Perth, Australia between 5-7th June, 2018 to expand relations … (read more)


5 Jun 2018

Mini Symposium - University of Tsukuba and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

Date: June 5th, 2018 (Tuesday) 14:00-18:30

Place: West Australian Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia

→ Symposium Poster (0.75MB PDF)


01 12 2017

Tsukuba Experimental Animal Research Association

6th Laboratory Animal Science Symposium

Animal experiments in space

[Theme] Animal experiments in space [Date] December 1st, 2017 (Friday) 13:00-17:00 [Place] Research Exchange Center, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Tsukuba City)

Note: Symposium presented in Japanese.

Symposium Poster PDF (6.3Mbt)


26 Sept 2017

2017 Tsukuba Global Science Week - Tsukuba Transborder Medical Research Center presentations

Promotion of Basic Research in Life Science with Exit Strategy

The Transborder Medical Research Center held a sucessful morning of presentations at the 2017 Tsukuba Global Science Week in the International Congress Center, Tsukuba, Japan on 26 Sept, 2017.

Program Schedule PDF (in English)

New Publication

Aug 24, 2017

Discovery of a carcinogenic mechanism causing specific malignant lymphoma.

A collaborative research group of Professor Shigeru Chiba and Associate Professor Asamiko Sakata of the University of Tsukuba is involved in the binding of an abnormal protein to the VAV1 protein by the mutation of the RHOA gene found in certain malignant lymphomas, which results in T-cell receptor signaling. Was found to be abnormally activated. Read More –>

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Full Media Release (in Japanese)