Dr. Taniguchi studied Physics as an undergraduate student (-1973) and majored Biophysics at the graduate school, then became an assistant at the Research Institute of Cancer of Kyushu University, Japan. He received his PhD degrees (both Science and Medical Science). After 2 year visiting fellowship supervised by Dr. Kakunaga at NCI/NIH, USA, he obtained the position of an Associate Professor at Kyushu University. He moved to Shinshu University School of Medicine as a professor (1995-2015). His present position is a specially appointed professor of the Medical School. He has published more than 200 research articles in SCI journals.