prof hag.fwLaboratory of Aquaculture Biology
Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences
Institute of Integrated Science and Technology, Nagasaki University
Bunkyo 1-14, Nagasaki 852-8521


Professor Atsushi Hagiwara received his doctoral degree in 1986 from The University of Tokyo, and conducted postdoctoral research in Finfish Program at the Oceanic Institute, Hawaii. He joined the faculty at the Nagasaki University in 1988, and is currently the Dean of the Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences.

He also serves as a Director of Japanese Fisheries Society, as a Councilor of Japanese Society of Aquaculture Research, as a member of Science Council of Japan, as a member of The Agricultural Academy of Japan, and as an Adviser of the Aquaculture Network (NPO, Japan). Professor Hagiwara's past experience includes having served as a President of Japanese Society for Aquaculture Research (2012-2015), a Program Officer of the Research Center for Science Systems at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2010-2012). His research interests include; ecology and physiology of zooplankton, behavioral zoology, larviculture of marine fish, and aquatic toxicology. His laboratory team is currently investigating the behavioral, physiological and molecular responses of rotifers, Artemia, cladocerans, copepods and fish larvae to environmental factors including anthropogenic stress. He has been active to build an international research network, as well as with regional technology transfer both in Japan and abroad. He has published over 250 scholarly articles and book chapters, and has edited a book "Live Food in Aquaculture" published by Springer in 1997, and "Rotifers: Aquaculture, Ecology, Gerontology, and Ecophysiology" published by Springer in 2017. He was awarded The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science Award in 2016, and Japan Prize of Agricultural Science and Yomiuri Prize of Agricultural Science in 2018.

Professor Wamboi Kogi-Makau

prof wamboiProfessor Wamboi Kogi-Makau is an Associate Professor (Human Nutrition) at the Department of Food Science Nutrition and Technology (DFSNT). Holds a PhD in Human Nutrition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, United Kingdom; MSc, Community Health (Nutrition) and BEd. (Home Economics) from University of Nairobi (UON). Currently the Chairperson, DFSNT having been appointed in February 2013. Has a wide experience in teaching, research and social development including monitoring and evaluation (M&E). She was head of the Applied Human Nutrition Programme of DFSNT between 1998 and 2001. She is currently involved in teaching and with various partners, in four UON related research and development programmes.

Title of Presentation: The rich cultural heritage concerning feeding for maternal and child healthcare (Theme Two)


Professor Quentin Gausset

Gausset profCopenhagen University: Institute for Anthropology
PhD in Anthropology, Free University of Brussels (1997)
Associate Professor and International coordinator

Thematic specialization: Environmental anthropology, natural resource management, development, AIDS, action research, identity, ethnicity, autochthony and indigeneity, kinship, religion, field methods.

Title of Presentation: The Future of Society: Addressing societal challenges in a changing world (Theme Three)