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Kanae   Shiokawa DVM, PhD

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Kanae Shiokawa received her undergraduate degree from Rakuno Gakuen University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Dr. Shiokawa experienced several veterinary professions at private clinics, a pathology diagnostic laboratory, a pharmaceutical company and a municipal office after certified by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan.

Dr. Shiokawa studied Rabies and Leptospirosis in her postgraduate program and received her PhD from Hokkaido University, Graduate school of Medicine in 2015. Over the last years, she had been working with multidisciplinary research teams including veterinary medicine and human health, molecular sciences and social sciences in Asia supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). These her experiences in both molecular and social science studies have been a favorable input for the Zoonosis Control Expert Certification Program by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan. Dr. Shiokawa joined RUSVM in July 2016 as a post-doctoral research fellow.


Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan (DVM)
Microbiology, Hokkaido University, Japan (PhD)


Rodent borne zoonotic diseases


Zoonoses Control Expert program at the Center of Zoonoses Control, Hokkaido University  2016 (Zoonoses Control Expert certification No.44)

JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists 2014 - 2015
Project number: 26-2846

JSPS Fellowship for Young Scientists 2014 - 2015

French Research Initiative Investissements d’Avenir Scholarship for the 2nd thematic school of LABEX CEBA 2014

United Nation University (UNU) Scholarship for ProSPER.Net/ UNU Leadership Programme 2013

U.S. National Institute of Health Travel Award 2013

UNU Scholarship for ProSPER.Net/ UNU Young Researchers’ school 2012

International Livestock Research Institute Scholarship for the ILRI Study Tour Program 2012

Japan Student Services Organization Scholarship for the international research collaboration program  2011

Publication Highlights

Shiokawa K. et al. “Evaluation of truncated LipL32 expressed by Escherichia coli and Pichia pastoris for serodiagnosis of Leptospira infection in rodents”, the Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 78(2): 221-230, February 2016.

Takako Amada, Kanae Shiokawa et al., “Development of an immunochromatography strip test based on truncated nucleocapsid antigens of three representative hantaviruses.”, Virology Journal 11:87, May 2014.  

Kanae Shiokawa  “The situation of rabies outbreaks in Sri Lanka and Indonesia”, The Japan Society of Clinical Study for Rabies News letter Vol.5, December 2012.

Kanae Shiokawa et al., “Evaluation of rabies control program in Sri Lanka and training in the fields at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka December 2011 - March 2012”, Hokkaido University Global COE program - Establishment of International Collaboration Centers for zoonosis Control - News Letter Vol.7, 2012.

Kanae Shiokawa “Report from Global Conference on Rabies Control Towards Sustainable Prevention at the Source”, The Japan Society of Clinical Study for Rabies News letter Vol.4, December 2011.