In 1953, our laboratory was established as "Department of Epizootiology" in the School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University. In 2017, our laboratry was renamed as the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, Department of Disease Control, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, due to organizational reconstructing. In addition to the education and research activities in the past achievement, we aim at further development in the future, based on innovative and creative ideas. Please refer to the link below for our hisitory.