Prof. Kyoko Tsukiyama-Kohara obtained her MSc at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, and two PhDs from Tokyo University at 1989 and Kumamoto University at 2014. She did her two years postdoctoral fellow in Molecular Biology at McGill University. She assigned as a lecturer of Virology and Molecular Biology at Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo from 200-2005 and as a Professor of Virology and Molecular Biology at Kumamoto Univeristy from 2005-2011. She is currently works as the director of Transboundary Animal Diseases Center, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kagoshima University, Korimoto, Japan since 2011. She has published 105 international publications in peer reviewed highly ranked journals.