Sapporo is one of the biggest cities in Japan and also a beautiful city with different faces in accordance with four seasons! It is hot in summer (it sometimes reaches 30 degrees Celsius) and it snows a lot in winter. You can enjoy nature, historical buildings, festivals, sports, and so on! In particular fresh seafood, skiing in winter, and hot spring are popular in Hokkaido. For more information, visit: http://www.welcome.city.sapporo.jp/?lang=en
Boasting the largest number of faculties of Japan's national universities, Hokkaido University covers almost all areas, leading many research activities in Japan and the world. The university utilizes this strength to conduct education and research that integrates the humanities and sciences, and promotes a unique form of education and research through the flexible collaboration of multiple organizations and fields.Hokkaido University Hospital is one of the biggest hospitals in Hokkaido and a center for highly advanced medical treatment.
Histology: Histochemical study of sugar binding protein and transporters in the digestive tract
Immunonbiology: Application of iPS cell technology to Immunology
Neurobiology: Electrophysiological analysis of synaptic transmission and plasticity
Pathology: Role of NEG2D ligands and proteasomes in disease pathogenesis
Pathophysiology: Molecular and pathological analysis of human cancers
You will have breakfast and supper at host family's house and lunch at a school cafeteria near the hospital, which serves mani kinds of dishes at reasonable prices
From Shinchitose Airport station, go to Sapporo station by train. Then transfer to Nanboku Subway Line and get off at "Kitanijuyojou." It takes about ten minites to the hospital on foot.
Maruyama Park:With its virgin forest, which has been designated a special natural treasure, Maruyama Park is one of the best places to view cherry blossoms in Sapporo. Sapporo citizens come to Maruyama Park to relax. The park is particularly popular in May for cherry blossom viewing and June for the Hokkaido Shrine Festival. Originally created as a part of the Hokkaido Development Commission’s layout plan and testing ground for trees during the Meiji Period, it was developed into a park starting at the end of the Meiji Period.