As an author of over 45 publications, Daisuke’s main research interests are in mucosal immunology and food immunology. He attended the University of Tokyo and achieved a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Previous to his current position he was a visiting lecturer within this same school. He started out in the central laboratories for Kirin Brewery before moving to be a visiting researcher in RIKEN research centre for allergy and immunology. In 2005-2007, he completed his post-doc at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA before moving to be a senior research scientist in the central laboratories for frontier technology within Kirin Holdings.