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June 23, 2017
New energy ideas from the sea’s dark depths
Ryuhei Nakamura, Team Leader, Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
November 18, 2016
Cooking chemical elements
Sarah Naimi, Research Scientist, Spin Isospin Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
November 11, 2016
Miniaturizing experiments
Yaxiaer Yalikun, Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Integrated Biodevice, RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center
September 23, 2016
Building the mind of the post-K machine
Balazs Gerofi, Research Scientist, System Software Development Team, Flagship 2020 Project, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science
September 9, 2016
Clearing the brain
Meng-Tsen Ke, Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Sensory Circuit Formation, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
May 27, 2016
Listening to the noise
David Priest, Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Single Cell Gene Dynamics, RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center
April 22, 2016
Switching states in solids
Fumitaka Kagawa, Unit Leader, Dynamic Emergent Phenomena Research Unit, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science
March 4, 2016
A twenty-first-century alchemist
Kosuke Morita, Group Leader, Research Group for Superheavy Element, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
January 29, 2016
Seeing through steel and concrete
Yoshie Otake, Team Leader, Neutron Beam Technology Team, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
October 30, 2015
Scrutinizing biological nanomachines
Saori Maki-Yonekura, Research Scientist, Bio-specimen platform Group, RIKEN SPring-8 Center
October 23, 2015
Microbeams enter the life sciences
Réka Judit Bereczky, Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher, Ion Beam Breeding Team, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
July 24, 2015
Witnessing the birth of a star
Nami Sakai, Associate Chief Scientist, Star and Planet Formation Laboratory, Associate Chief Scientist Laboratories
July 17, 2015
Minding the brain in bipolar disorder
Tadafumi Kato, Deputy Director and Senior Team Leader, Molecular Dynamics of Mental Disorders, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
May 22, 2015
Finding effective treatments for leukemia
Fumihiko Ishikawa, Group Director and Chief Scientist, Laboratory for Human Disease Models, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
May 15, 2015
Engineering plants for large-scale bioproduction
Jo-Ann Chuah, Postdoctoral researcher, Enzyme Research Team, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
December 19, 2014
Stress-relief strategies in plants
Ryoung Shin, Unit leader, Regulatory Network Research Unit, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
December 12, 2014
Probing the surface
Yousoo Kim, Associate Chief Scientist, Surface and Interface Science Laboratory
October 3, 2014
Finding hidden treasure in the genome
Piero Carninci, Deputy Center Director and Division Director, Division of Genomic Technologies, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies
September 19, 2014
Summing up the brain
Carina Hanashima, Team Leader, Laboratory for Neocortical Development, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
June 20, 2014
A few-body view of the hypernucleus
Emiko Hiyama, Associate Chief Scientist, Strangeness Nuclear Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
June 13, 2014
Spinning nature’s thread
Jafar Sharif, Research Scientist, Laboratory for Developmental Genetics, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
May 16, 2014
Maintaining a healthy gut reaction
Sidonia Fagarasan, Team Leader, Laboratory for Mucosal Immunity, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
May 9, 2014
Connecting the circuits that control memory
Thomas John McHugh, Team Leader, Laboratory for Circuit and Behavioral Physiology, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
March 28, 2014
In the business of investigating antimatter
Stefan Ulmer, Initiative Research Scientist, Ulmer Initiative Research Unit
March 7, 2014
Cracking the epigenetic code
Aki Minoda, Unit Leader, Epigenome Technology Exploration Unit , RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies
February 21, 2014
Leading the life sciences at RIKEN
Mikako Shirouzu, Director, Division of Structural and Synthetic Biology, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies
January 31, 2014
Decoding the parent–infant bond
Kumi Kuroda, Unit Leader, Kuroda Research Unit for Affiliative Social Behavior, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
November 29, 2013
Building three-dimensional models of biological systems
Florence Tama, Research Unit Leader, Computational Structural Biology Research Unit, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science
November 29, 2013
Promoting sound management at RIKEN
Kenji Ito, Auditor, RIKEN Board of Executive Directors
November 1, 2013
Uncovering nature’s beauty with cellular simulations
Satya Arjunan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Biochemical Simulation, RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center
September 27, 2013
Linking theory and experiment with bioinformatics
Itoshi Nikaido, Unit Leader, Bioinformatics Research Unit, RIKEN Advanced Center for Computing and Communication
September 6, 2013
Overseeing RIKEN’s big picture
Minoru Yonekura, Executive Director, RIKEN Board of Executive Directors
July 12, 2013
Exploring neural networks at the single-cell level
Charles Plessy, Unit Leader, Genomics Miniaturization Technology Unit, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies
June 28, 2013
Understanding the Universe
Jenny Lee, Researcher, Radioactive Isotope Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
May 24, 2013
Supporting RIKEN’s contribution to society
Yoshinobu Aota, Manager, Sendai Administrative Office
April 26, 2013
Delving into stem cell research
Masayo Takahashi, Project Leader, Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
March 22, 2013
Working together with RIKEN researchers
Tatsuyuki Aoshima, Chief, Research Ethics Section Safety Division
February 22, 2013
Exploring research opportunities at RIKEN
Philipp Gubler, Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher, Strangeness Nuclear Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
January 25, 2013
Caring for RIKEN’s aquatic animals
Animal technician team, Laboratory of Evolutionary Morphology, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
December 28, 2012
Taking care of laboratory mouse strains
Chieko Yamada , Animal Technician , Experimental Animal Division , RIKEN BioResource Center
November 22, 2012
Serving up a quality dining experience at RIKEN
Masamichi Kawasaki, Manager, RIKEN Canteen, Tokyo Catering
September 28, 2012
Working for a healthier RIKEN
Occupational Health Center Team, All RIKEN campuses
August 6, 2012
Making a mark in management
Yukihiko Kushida, Manager, General Affairs Section, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science
August 6, 2012
Crafting a career at RIKEN
Hiroyasu Ishida, Manager, Collaborations Division, RIKEN Research Cluster for Innovation
July 4, 2012
Promoting scientific research to a general audience
Naoki Namba, Science Communications Chief Coordinator, Office for Research Communications, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
June 8, 2012
Transcending the language barrier
The RIKEN translation team,
May 10, 2012
Communicating research activities to the wider public
Chiharu Yamada, PR Officer, Research Promotion Division, RIKEN Yokohama Institute
March 6, 2012
Providing first-rate staff support and services
Yoko Endo, Chief, Welfare Section, General Affairs Division
February 8, 2012
Making breakthroughs in quantum computing
Oleg Astafiev, Research Scientist and Principal Researcher, Macroscopic Quantum Coherence Team, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute and NEC
January 10, 2012
Innovating human-interactive robots
Shinya Hirano, Research Scientist, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Robot Control Research Team
January 10, 2012
Cultivating careers in corporate and international research
Wonkyung Kang, Coordinator, Corporate and International Relations Division, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute
November 21, 2011
Imaging new pathways in the human brain
Kayo Takahashi, Research Scientist, Molecular Probe Dynamics Laboratory, RIKEN Center for Molecular Imaging Science
October 5, 2011
Making great strides in brain research
Qibin Zhao, Research Scientist, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Laboratory for Advanced Brain Signal Processing
September 8, 2011
Finding a catalyst for breakthrough research
Liang Zhang, Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher, Organometallic Chemistry Laboratory, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute
August 11, 2011
Breeding rewards in mouse cloning research
Chong Li, Research Scientist, Laboratory for Genomic Reprogramming, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology