A contribution was published in “Chiruchinbito No. 119” (Fudosha), a quarterly magazine on house building.

Please take a look.http://fudosha.com/category/magazin/chilchinbito/

Outdoor and indoor air sampling.

Airborne bacterial communities associated with particulate matter in Temuco (Chile), one of the most air-polluted cities in South America. Aerobiologia.  2023 December. doi:10.1007/s10453-023-09803-9


Resistomes in freshwater bioaerosols and their impact on drinking and recreational water safety: A perspective. ScienceDirect. 2024 January. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2023.108377


Tomohide Akiyama of the Ogura-Iba Laboratory, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, a member of our project, received the Best Graduation Thesis Award from the Architectural Institute of Japan.

Title of paper: Identification and Comparison of Microbial Communities in Houses and on the Skin Surface of Residents

優秀卒業論文賞・優秀修士論文賞 | 日本建築学会 (aij.or.jp)

sotu2023.pdf (aij.or.jp)

On October 26, field sampling was conducted at the Mitara Base(https://www.mitaraibase.com/home) on Osaki shimojima , Hiroshima.

Our research was introduced in the “Furusato Shinbun” handwritten by the “Miyama Kayabuki Village Preservation Society” in Miyama-cho, Nantan City, Kyoto Prefecture, which is always helpful in our research.

Kyoto Miyama Kayabuki-no-Sato HP is here.


It is an old house with thatched roof.



This is about the importance of incorporating bioaerosols into environmental indicators.


This is a series of articles in the July 2023 issue of Aquaculture Business (Midori Shobo).

Please take a look at the latest issue.

New Red Tide Research and Red Tide Countermeasures
The last issue: “Occurrence and Damage of Red Tide in Chile, and the Field of Prediction”
by Fumito Maruyama.