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Chief Scientists form the core of RIKEN’s interdisciplinary research system. They are appointed on a long-term basis to bridge gaps between disciplines and keep abreast of the latest research developments to ensure that RIKEN positions itself as a pioneer in new emerging fields. They help to plan the organization’s future research strategy and ensure that the overall strength of the institute can be mobilized to respond to changing social needs.


List of Organizations

Advanced Device Laboratory
Koji Ishibashi (D.Eng.)
Nano Medical Engineering Laboratory
Yoshihiro Ito (D.Eng.)
Cellular Dynamics Laboratory
Naoko Imamoto (Ph.D.)
RNA Systems Biochemistry Laboratory
Shintaro Iwasaki (Ph.D.)
Meson Science Laboratory
Masahiko Iwasaki (D.Sci.)
Spin isospin Laboratory
Tomohiro Uesaka (D.Sci.)
Nuclear Spectroscopy Laboratory
Hideki Ueno (D.Sci.)
Fundamental Symmetries Laboratory
Stefan Ulmer (Dr. rer. nat)
Computational Astrophysics Laboratory
Toshikazu Ebisuzaki (Ph.D.)
Radiation Laboratory
Hideto Enyo (D.Sci.)
Materials Fabrication Laboratory
Hitoshi Ohmori (D.Eng.)
Bioresource Engineering Laboratory
Atsuo Ogura (D.V.M., Ph.D.)
Quantum Metrology Laboratory
Hidetoshi Katori (D.Eng.)
Evolutionary Morphology Laboratory
Shigeru Kuratani (Ph.D.)
Cellular Informatics Laboratory
Yasushi Sako (D.Sci.)
High-performance Computing System Laboratory
Mitsuhisa Sato (Ph.D.)
Cellular Memory Laboratory
Yoichi Shinkai (Ph.D.)
Glycometabolic Biochemistry Laboratory
Tadashi Suzuki (D.Sci.)
Synthetic Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Mikiko Sodeoka (D.Phar.)
Thin-Film Device Laboratory
Takao Someya (Ph.D.)
Metamaterials Laboratory
Takuo Tanaka (D.Eng.)
Molecular Spectroscopy Laboratory
Tahei Tahara (D.Sci.)
High Energy Astrophysics Laboratory
Toru Tamagawa (D.Sci.)
Mathematical Climatology Laboratory
Hirofumi Tomita (D.Eng.)
Astrophysical Big Bang Laboratory
Shigehiro Nagataki (Ph.D.)
Chromosome Dynamics Laboratory
Tatsuya Hirano (Ph.D.)
Quantum Optodevice Laboratory
Hideki Hirayama (D.Eng.)
Condensed Matter Theory Laboratory
Akira Furusaki (D.Sci.)
Prediction Science Laboratory
Takemasa Miyoshi (Ph.D.)
Physiological Genetics Laboratory
Sa Kan Yoo (M.D., Ph.D.)
Molecular Physiology Laboratory
Rikiya Watanabe (Ph.D.)

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