RIKEN BDR-DAIKIN Collaboration Center in Kobe
A laboratory with four interconnected test rooms, where room temperature and humidity can be strictly controlled. The laboratory can be set to simulate not only an ordinary air-conditioned office room but also environmental temperature …
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Different fly species?
These are in fact all the same fruit fly species Drosophila melanogaster.
Their different appearances are due to one or multiple genetic mutations, which lead to black bodies, white eyes, etc. There is one wild-type (normal) fly and mutant flies with 20 different phenotypes. Can you identify them all?
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The RIKEN Hakubi Fellows program offers outstanding and talented early-career scientists the opportunity to lead an independent team to pursue creative and ambitious research with the potential for high scientific and societal impact. This time, we introduce a team led by Hakubi Team leader Kyogo Kawaguchi…
Research highlights articles and press releases between December 2020 to February 2021.
BioSystems Building, Osaka University
Instrument that emits electron beams on photosensitive material for nanoimprinting. A semiconductor processing technique used for LSI manufacturing is adapted for biological research.
At the RIKEN BDR-DAIKIN Collaboration Center, one of two collaboration centers established at BDR with a partnering company, BDR scientists researching human fatigue and Daikin Industries, Ltd., a global manufacturer of air conditioning systems, have teamed up to share and exchange their respective knowledge and technologies…
Research highlights articles and press releases between August 2020 to November 2020.
Two researchers with clinical knowledge and experience are leading respective teams under this program with the goal of advancing our understanding of diseases as well as developing applications for regenerative medicine.
MI R&D Center Building, Kobe Campus
We can observe what is going on inside the body without causing damage or harm, and visualize tissue organization, cell function, and molecular dynamics.
Research highlights articles and press releases between March 2020 to July 2020
BDR Team Leader Wataru Kimura
Interviewed by Emily Bian
(Intern from University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Research highlights articles and press releases between November 2019 to February 2020
This interview took place in Dr. Kaneshiro’s lab. I was greeted by the sight of bare lasers and a lot of lenses. I could already sense that this was going to be a different interview than the previous ones….
Research highlights articles from RIKEN Research and press releases from July to October 2019.
The computer simulates atomic motion and analyzes the interactions between proteins and drug molecules.
BDR Team Leader Li-Kun Phng talks about her career path as a scientist, as well as working at BDR as a female lab head and a foreign national.
BDR members participated in RIKEN Day, open day events in Hiroshima and Yokohama, and more.
This time, I interview research scientist Masaharu Uno. I heard that his research was on aging using worms. Why worms, I wondered as I made my way to go talk to him.