Oct 17, 2016

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you Dr. Kimitsuna Watanabe, the professor emeritus at the University of Tokyo passed away on October 16th. He was one of the most prolific tRNA specialists, and he served as a president of The RNA Society of Japan for the Term 3. We would like to express our sincere condolences.

There will be the funeral service at 9:30 a.m. 23 October at Kirigaya funeral hall in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.

17th October, 2016
President of The RNA Society of Japan
Mikiko C. Siomi