GS10 Speakers

Dr Kimiko Murofushi


The National University Corporation Ochanomizu University

Dr Murofushi received her Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo in 1976 and M.S. from Ochanomizu University in 1972.  From 1977 she was Research Associate of The Public Health Research Institute of the City of New York. From 1996 she was Professor, Dean, Trustee, at Ochanomizu University. From April 2015 she is the President of Ochanomizu University.   In 1999 and 2005, she was Visiting Professor at Université de Strasbourg (formerly known as Université Louis Pasteur), and given Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques in France.   She was the Board Member of Bridgestone Corporation from 2011 to 2015, and of Governors of Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) from 2013 to 2016. From 2016 she is a member of The Liaison Conference for the Promotion of Gender Equality of Cabinet Office. She established a university-led venture company in 2012. Her specialized field is Cell biology, Biochemistry, Science education.