No progress without challenge

Executive Officer Taku DEMURA

Plant Molecular Physiology, Tree Biotechnology

What is the appeal of LEPs. :
Plants are indispensable to the earth and to humanity, which LEPs can reiterate to everyone in the world.

What are your hobbies and specialties? :
My hobbies include basketball, bowling, gym work out, boat sea fishing, cycling, trail running, and other physical activities, as well as enjoying the aromas of wine, coffee, cheese, and so on.
My special skill is to create and carry out projects involving people around.

What kind of things make up Taku Demura?:
The courage to try new things headfirst.

Please tell us about your future vision and what you want to challenge. :
Social implementation of Japanese plant science research results.
Building relationships in the business world and other as-yet-undiscovered worlds.

  • 1967

    Born in Sendai

  • 1990

    Graduated from Tohoku University, Faculty of Science

  • 1995

    Ph.D., Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University               Assistant Professor, Tohoku University/The University of Tokyo

  • 2000

    Team Leader, RIKEN

  • 2009

    Professor, Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)

  • ラベル

    Director, Center for Digital Green-innovation, NAIST

  • ラベル

    Executive Officer, LEP Inc.