Centers & Labs

RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies

Genome Network Analysis Support Facility

Facility Director: Yasushi Okazaki (M.D., Ph.D.)
Yasushi  Okazaki(M.D., Ph.D.)

This facility will implement and standardize next generation sequencing applications, with particular focus on analysis of transcriptome, gene regulation network, ncRNA. The platform will provide highly standardized technological and analytical services to the users, in order to minimize the time from sample to data and to deliver high quality data.

Main Research Field

Molecular Biology & Genetics

Selected Publications

Papers with an asterisk(*) are based on research conducted outside of RIKEN.
  1. *Naoto Kondo, Yoji Shibayama, Yoshio Toyomaki, Masashi Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Ohara, Koji Nakano and Kazuharu Ienaga,
    "Simple Method for Determination of A1c-type Glycated Hemoglobin(s) in Rats Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography"
    Pharmacol. Meth., 21, 211 (1989)
  2. *Hiroko Shirai, Naoto Kondo, Philippe Bulet, Minoru Isobe, Kunio Imai, and Toshio Goto,
    "SEPARATION BY PREPARATIVE ELECTROFOCUSING OF SEVERAL COMPONENT OF GONAD-STIMULATION SUBSTANCE OF STARFISH"
    Biomed. Res., 7, 97 (1986)
  3. *Naoto Kondo, Hiroko Shirai, Philippe Bulet, Minoru Isobe, Kunio Imai and Toshio Goto,
    "EFFECTIVE DESALTION TECHNIQUES FOR A HORMONAL PEPTIDE, GONAD-STIMULATEING SUBSTANCE, OF STARFISH"
    Biomed. Res., 7 89 (1986)
  4. *Naoto Kondo, Minoru Isobe, Kunio Imai and Toshio Goto,
    "Synthesis of metallothionein-like peptides cadystin A and B occurring in a fission yeast and their isomers"
    Agric. Biol. Chem., 49, 71 (1985)
  5. *Naoto Kondo, Kunio Imai, Minoru Isobe and Toshio Goto,
    "A Low Picomole Fluorometric Detection System for Amino Acid Analysis"
    Agri. Biol. Chem., 48, 1595 (1984)
  6. *Naoto Kondo, Kunio Imai, Minoru Isobe, Toshio Goto, Akira Murasugi, Chiaki Wada-Nakagawa, Yukimasa Hayashi,
    "Cadystin a and b, major unit peptides comprising cadmium binding peptides induced in a fission yeast ----- separation, revision of structures and synthesis"
    Tetrahedron Lett., 25, 3869 (1984)
  7. *Naoto Kondo, Minoru Isobe, Kunio Imai, Toshio Goto, Akira Murasugi, Yukimasa Hayashi,
    "Structure of Cadystin, the unit-peptide of cadmium-binding peptides induced in a fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces Pombe"
    Tetrahedron Lett., 24, 925 (1983)
  8. *Kunio Imai, Naoto Kondo, Minoru Isobe, Toshio Goto, Okitsugu Yamashita and Kinsaku Hasegawa,
    "The Neurohormones from the Suboesopahgeal Ganglion of Bombyx mori: Separation of Melanization-and-Reddish-Coloration Hormone from Diapause Hormone"
    J. Sericult. Sci. Jpn., 51, 111 (1982)
  9. *Minoru Isobe, Naoto Kondo, Kunio Imai, Okitsugu Yamashita, and Toshio Goto,
    "Glucosyltyrosine in silkworm haemolymph as a transient metabolite of insects"
    Agric. Biol. Chem., 45, 687 (1981)
  10. *Okitsugu Yamashita, Minoru Isobe, Kunio Imai, Naoto Kondo and Toshio Goto,
    "Serum Albumin as an Effective Carrier for Diapause Hormone of the Silkworm, Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera: Bomcycidae)"
    Appl. Ent. Zool., 15, 90, (1980)

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Yasushi Okazaki
Facility Director

Core Members

Ken Yagi
Deputy Facility Director
Tadayuki Takeda
Senior Scientist
Riichiroh Manabe
Senior Scientist
Norihito Hayatsu
Research Scientist
Michihira Tagami
Senior Technical Scientist
Hiromi Sano
Technical Scientist
Fumi Hori
Technical Scientist
Tsugumi Kawashima
Technical Scientist
Shohei Noma
Technical Scientist
Naoko Suzuki
Technical Scientist
Mizuho Sakai
Technical Scientist
Yumiko Yamamoto
Technical Scientist
Hiroo Inaba
Technical Scientist
Kaoru Kaida
Technical Staff 1
Kumi Nagata
Technical Staff 1
Chitose Takahashi
Technical Staff 1
Shintaro Aoki
Technical Staff 1
Shoko Watanabe
Technical Staff 1
Hiroko Kinoshita
Technical Staff 1
Nozomi Moritsugu
Technical Staff I
Yukiko Akiba
Technical Staff 1
Miwako Tochigi
Technical Staff I

Contact information

1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku,
Yokohama, Kanagawa,
230-0045, Japan
Tel: +81-(0)45-503-9237

Email: LSA-support [at] riken.jp

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