The ANRRC is governed by Executive Board and the Board shall consist of two representatives from Korea, Japan and China and one representative from each member country. The Pre-President, the Director General of Korea National Research Resource Center (KNRRC), Korea, the Director of RIKEN BioResource Center, Japan, and the Director of IMCAS Biological Resource Center, China shall be ex officio members of the board.


  • – Toshihiko Shiroishi
    Director, RIKEN BioResource Research Center (BRC), Japan


  • – Juncai Ma
    Director,China National Microbiology Data Center, The Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS), China
  • – Gonsup Kim
    Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gyeongsang National University, Korea

ANRRC Board Members

  • – Yuichi OBATA
    Past President of ANRRC (Term : November, 2012 to October 2016)
    Senior Advisor, RIKEN BioResource Research Center (BRC), Japan
  • – Yuji KOHARA
    Project Professor, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • – Yeonhee LEE
    Founder President of ANRRC
    Professor, Seoul Women’s University, Korea
  • – Jennifer Byrne
    Professor, University of Sydney, Director of Biobanking, NSW Health Pathology, Australia
  • – ShyamKumar SHARMA
    Emeritus Scientist, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India
  • – TAN Soo Yong
    Head, Department of Pathology, the National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • – Suwanee Chunhametha
    Senior Curator, Thailand Bioresource Research Center (TBRC), BIOTEC, NSTDA, Thailand
  • – Maria Auxilia T. SIRINGAN
    Head of Microbiological Research and Services Laboratory, Natural Sciences Research Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines
  • – Duong Hoa Xo
    Director, Biotechnology Center of Ho chi minh city, Vietnam
  • – Shuang-Jiang LIU
    Professor, Environmental Microbiology Research Center (EMRC), Institute of Microbioloty, Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • – Budi Wiweko
    Vice director, Indonesian Medical Education and Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
  • – Kyungsook Ahn
    Executive Director, Resource & Innovation Coop, Korea


  • – Kyungsook Ahn
    Director, Bio Research & Innovation Association (K-BIORIA), Korea

Secretariat : RIKEN BioResource Research Center (BRC), Japan

  • – Kuku Kobayashi
    Address : Address : 3-1-1 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0074, Japan
    Tel : +81-29-836-9136