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The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture started the Human Genome Project and Human Genome Center (Laboratory of Genome Database) was established as its standard-bearer.
Laboratory of Structure Genomics started.
A prefabricated building of the center was completed.
A super parallel computer system was introduced.
Laboratory of DNA Information Analysis started.
The MESSC human genome project proceeded from its first stage to the second stage.
Laboratory of Molecular Medicine and Laboratory of Genome Technology started.
The main building of Human Genome Center was completed.
A supercomputer system for genome informatics was introduced.
Laboratory of Sequence Analysis and Laboratory of Functional Analysis in silico started.
The building of multidisciplinary research was completed.
Department of Public Policy started.
Division of Systems Biomedical Technology started.
The supercomputer system "Shirokane1" was introduced.
Division of Interactome Medical Sciences started.
The supercomputer system "Shirokane2" was introduced.
The supercomputer system "Shirokane3" was introduced.
The supercomputer system "Shirokane4" was introduced.
The supercomputer system "Shirokane5" was introduced.
July 1991 - October 1992
October 1992 - March 1995
April 1995 - January 2011
Acting Director: February 2011 - March 2014
April 2014 - March 2020
April 2020 - Present