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RIKEN female researchers at the forefront of science

Introducing female research leaders with diverse backgrounds, from young to experienced.

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March 2017
Toward an era when women scientists worldwide can achieve their full potential
Yukiko Goda
Deputy Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Team Leader, Laboratory for Synaptic Plasticity and Connectivity

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March 2017
Developing a new precision calculation method with the goal of being the No.1 globally
Emiko Hiyama
Chief Scientist, Strangeness Nuclear Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science

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March 2017
Exploring the wonders of space in a quest to know the rarity of the human race
Nami Sakai
Chief Scientist, Sakai Star and Planet Formation Laboratory, RIKEN Institute of Physical and Chemical Research

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March 2017
From clinical physician to researcher. Finding satisfaction in building up results
Momoko Horikoshi
Team Leader, Laboratory for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Kidney Diseases, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences

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