Name: Japan Society for Lactic Acid Bacteria
Established: July 5, 1997
Officers: 1 president, 1 vice president, 13 directors, 2 auditors
Council members: 23 members

Academic society members:

312 regular members, 23 student members, 5 honorary members, 35 supporting members


Established in June 1990 as the Lactic Acid Bacteria Research Society
As of 1990, began publishing the Lactic Acid Bacteria Society Journal
July 1997 Renamed Japan Society for Lactic Acid Bacteria
As of 1997, renamed the academic society journal to the Japanese Journal of Lactic Acid Bacteria
June 2000 Designated as a scientific body based on the provisions of Article 30 Section 1 by the Patent Office

Updated: March 2023

Photo descriptions

Main page photo: From left

1.Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus: Yakult Central Institute, Yakult Honsha.
2.Oenococcus oeni:The Institute of Enology and Viticulture, Yamanashi University. Fujitoshi Yanagida
3.Lactobacillus fermentum: School of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University. Hidetoshi Morita
4.Lactobacillus plantarum: Food Processing Research Institute, Fukui Prefectural Government. Kyoichi Kobayashi
5.Lactobacillus gasseri: School of Veterinary Medicine, Kitasato University. Keizo Arihara