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AKIRA and SAKAGUCHI, Elected to "Distinguished Professor"

Osaka University (President: Toshio HIRANO) selected Shizuo AKIRA (Director of IFReC) and Shimon SAKAGUCHI (Deputy Director of IFReC) to "Distinguished Professor" of Osaka University.

The new title "Distinguished Professor" was founded to honor those who have contributed to the research and management of the University. The ten professors including AKIRA and SAKAGUCHI will assume the responsibilities of this new title on July 1, 2013.
(Photo & Report: Jun SAKANOUE)

IMG_2444ss_Akira.jpg Prof. AKIRA (L) and President HIRANO (C)

IMG_2400s_Sakaguchi.jpg Prof. SAKAGUCHI (third left)

-News release from Osaka University