November 13, 2018

Mutations, CRISPR, and the biology behind movement disorders

Scientists discover that mutations causing the degenerative movement disorder spinocerebellar ataxia type 29 work by disrupting calcium release inside cells.

November 6, 2018

Gene regulator that allows plant rehydration after drought

Scientists gain new genetic insights into the plant rehydration process: this is why your plants don’t die after you forgot to water them.

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November 1, 2018

RIKEN establishes European office

RIKEN has established a new overseas office in Brussels to help promote collaborative research and personnel exchanges with institutions in Europe.

October 30, 2018

Mexican ambassador visits Wako campus

Mexican Ambassador Carlos Almada visited the Wako campus on October 26 to meet with President Matsumoto and visit laboratories staffed by researchers from Mexico.

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RIKEN Research

Helper T-cell development entails sophisticated interplay between enhancers and repressors

A study of helper T-cell development reveals unexpected complexity in the expression of a well-studied gene

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