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US Embassy Staff visited NIAS

Updated:May 1, 2017 (Monday)

Mr. Christopher Riker, Senior Attache and Chief Agricultural Officer, and Mr. Taku Sato, Agricultural Specialist of the US Embassy in Japan visited the Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO on April 25th, 2017 and met with Dr. Koh-ichi Kadowaki (NIAS Director-General), Mr. Kazumasa Shioya (NARO Vice-President for Research Collaboration) and NIAS researchers. They also visited the NIAS facilities for cultivation of genetically modified rice and silkworm research.




Mr. Christopher Riker (center), Mr. Taku Sato (3rd from right), Dr. Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2nd from right), Mr. Kazumasa Shioya (3rd from left), and NIAS researchers.



Tour of the isolated field for growing genetically modified rice



Observing live silkworms and silkworm specimens

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