There has been change in Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (JBB), the official journal of the Society for Biotechology, Japan (SBJ). Professor Masahiro Takagi handed over the editorship to Professor Junichi Kato as 1st of June, 2015. SBJ owes the JBB's current standing and impact factor to Professor Masahiro Takagi's excellent leadership and tireless effort. 

11 editors left the editorial board after their 4-year-term on May 31, 2015. We sincerely thank them for their dedication and commitment to improve the publication of JBB.

We are pleased to welcome 11 new members to the JBB editorial board:

  • Junichi Kato (Editor-in-chief, Hiroshima University)
  • Takeshi Akao (National Research Institute of Brewing, Japan)
  • Kenji Arakawa (Hiroshima University, Japan)
  • Satoshi Fukuzaki (Mie University, Japan)
  • Kohsuke Honda (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Kengo Inoue (University of Miyazaki, Japan)
  • Masahiro Kawahara (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Yasuaki Kawarasaki (University of Shizuoka, Japan)
  • Noboru Takiguchi (Kanazawa University, Japan)
  • Takeharu Tsuge (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Tomoko Yoshino (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan)   


For more information, please see JBB Editorial Board.