Centers & Labs

RIKEN Brain Science Institute

Support Unit for Animal Resources Development

Unit Leader: Eiki Takahashi (D.V.M., Ph.D.)
Eiki  Takahashi(D.V.M., Ph.D.)

This unit maintains BSI's well-equipped laboratory animal housing facilities, and supplies reliable high quality animals. Well-trained technical staff provide services such as transgenic mice generation and mouse embryo manipulation.

Main Research Field

Medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy

Related Research Fields



  • Laboratory Animal Science
  • Laboratory Animal Medicine

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Eiki Takahashi
Unit Leader

Core Members

Kimie Niimi
Research Specialist
Toshiyuki Shiraki
Technical Staff I
Satomi Nakayama
Technical Staff I
Mikako Takahoko
Technical Staff I
Takashi Arai
Technical Staff I
Ryoko Nakayama
Technical Staff I
Akiko Ishioka
Technical Staff I
Namiko Ito
Technical Staff I
Takuro Yoshimoto
Technical Staff I
Ami Ito
Technical Staff I
Akiko Tsuji
Technical Staff II
Reiko Sato
Technical Staff II
Kaori Watanabe
Technical Staff II

Contact information

2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan

Email: etakahashi [at]

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