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  ◆12/Feb/2021 Published in Journal of Cell Biology
    Dr. Shimi’s group has succeeded in quantitatively determining the association of nuclear lamins with nuclear pore complexes by super resolution microscopy combined with computer vision and cryo-electron microscopy. Here is a link to the paper published in Journal of Cell Biology. Click here for Tokyo Tech news.
 
   
   
  ◆1/Oct/2020 Nishihara won the prize
    Dr. Nishihara won the 2020 Young Scientist Initiative Award of the Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan, for "Evolutionary Studies on Mammalian Transposable Elements." Congratulations! Click here for Tokyo Tech news.
 
   
   
  ◆15/Sep/2020 The Study Abroad Briefing Session online
    Takenoshita-san, who studied at the University of California, Berkeley, as part of Tokyo Tech's exchange program, gave a presentation at the Study Abroad Briefing Session online. Click here for Tokyo Tech news.
 
   
   
  ◆24/Aug/2020 Online Farewell Party
    Dr. Handa will start working at Cambridge University in September. We were not able to hold an in-person farewell party for him because of the coronavirus, but we had a small farewell party after the lab meeting with Zoom. Thank you very much for your contribution and guidance. Take care and work harder in your new location!
 
   
   
  ◆21/Aug/2020 Published in Nature Protocols
    We have succeeded in developing a technique to detect multiple epigenetic information from the same cell simultaneously. Click here for Tokyo Tech news and here for a link to the paper published in Nature Protocols.
 
   
   
  ◆21/Aug/2020 Published in Journal of Cell Science
    We have developed a system to detect the dynamics of histone modifications using fluorescence multiple staining. Here is a link to the paper published in Journal of Cell Science.
 
   
   
  ◆16/Mar/2020 Farewell Party
    We held a short form farewell party for Oi-san, Naito-san, and Suzuki-san together with Komada Lab.
 
   
   
  ◆02/Mar/2020 Bachelor thesis presentation finished
    The bachelor's thesis presentation meeting is over. Thank you for your hard work! This year, to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, we wore masks, disinfected them, and spaced them out at intervals so that only faculty members and students could participate in the graduation research presentation.
 
   
   
  ◆28/Feb/2020 Handa won the prize
    Dr. Handa received the research paper award of the Seiichi Tejima Memorial Research Award.
 
   
   
  ◆06/Feb/2020 Master thesis presentation finished
    Master thesis presentation finished. Thank you for your hard work!
 
   
   
  ◆22-24/Dec/2019 The 37th Chromosome Workshop
    Dr. Marinela, Uchino-san, and Goto-san presented their research results at the 37th Chromosome Workshop.
 
   
   
  ◆17/Dec/2019 Year-End & Welcome Party
    We had a year-end party and Khoa-san's welcome party.
 
   
   
  ◆18/Nov/2019 Dr. Masashi Narita visited
    Dr. Masashi Narita from Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute visited us and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆11/Nov/2019 Published in Nucleic Acids Research
    Dr. Nishihara discovered the mechanism of mammalian mammary gland evolution by "moving DNA." Click here for Tokyo Tech news and here for a link to a paper published in Nucleic Acids Research.
 
   
   
  ◆30/Oct/2019 Jing Zhu visited
    Jing Zhu-san from the University of Hong Kong stayed in our lab for two weeks.
 
   
   
  ◆03/Oct/2019 Published in Development
    We found an essential histone modification that triggers the first gene expression in the embryo during development. Click here for Tokyo Tech news. Here is a link to the paper published in Development.
 
   
   
  ◆09/Aug/2019 Farewell party
    Dr. Sato and Takenoshita-san are leaving for New York University and UC Berkeley, respectively. Dr. Tim from Colorado State University, Jamie-san from University College London, Yoshida-san from the University of Toronto, and Sang-ah-san from the Korean Academy of Science and Technology will also return to their home countries. Put together a farewell party.We did it.
 
   
   
  ◆31/Jul/2019 Master thesis presentation finished
    Fern-san's master's thesis presentation is over. Thank you for your hard work!
 
   
   
  ◆26/Jul/2019 Published in Scientific Reports
    Post-translational modifications of histone proteins were successfully visualized. Click here for Tokyo Tech news and here for a link to the paper published in Scientific Reports.
 
   
   
  ◆19/Jul/2019 Published in Nature Communications
    A new molecular tool for living cell imaging has been developed. Click here for Tokyo Tech news and here for a link to a paper published in Nature Communications.
 
   
   
  ◆26/Jun/2019 Jade won the prize
    Jade-san won the poster award in the mid-term presentation of her master's thesis.
 
   
   
  ◆19/Jun/2019 Welcome (Back) Party
    We had a welcome party. For 4th-year undergraduates, Komatsubara-san and Suzuki-san; Jamie-san from University College London; Dr. Tim from Colorado State University; and Nakao-san from the University of California, San Francisco, who came back to Japan after three months in Japan.
 
   
   
  ◆28-29/May/2019 The 13th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Epigenetics
    Prof. Kimura, Dr. Handa, Dr. Marinela, Dr. Oda, Uchino-san, Takenoshita-san, and Aizawa-san gave poster presentations in the 13th Japan Epigenetics Society.
 
   
   
  ◆11-12/May/2019 Suzukake Science Day
    We introduced our research at Suzukake Science Day. Many people came to the event, and it was well-received.
 
   
   
  ◆31/Mar/2019 Congratulations on graduating
    Congratulations to Kamijo-san, Hori-san, and Daigo-san on their graduation. We wish you all the best for a new start.
 
   
   
  ◆22/Feb/2019 Bachelor thesis presentation finished
    The bachelor's thesis presentation meeting is over. Thank you for your hard work!
 
   
   
  ◆08/Feb/2019 International Study Program
    Ophelia-san (the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden), Jessica-san (the University of New South Wales, Australia), and Xin-san (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China) had stayed in the lab for three to six months as part of the study abroad program. They have returned home.
 
   
   
  ◆07/Feb/2019 Farewell party
    We held a farewell party for the graduates and Dr. Ajiro together with Komada Lab.
 
   
   
  ◆06/Feb/2019 Master thesis presentation finished
    Master thesis presentation finished. Thank you for your hard work!
 
   
   
  ◆05/Feb/2019 FACES: Tokyo Tech Researchers
    Prof. Kimura was introduced in "Faces: Researchers at Tokyo Tech." Click here for Tokyo Tech news.
 
   
   
  ◆23-25/Jan/2019 The 36th Chromosome Workshop
    Dr. Shimi and Uchino-san participated in the 36th Chromosome Workshop and presented their research results.
 
   
   
  ◆15/Jan/2019 Published in Communications Biology
    A world first! Inhibition of chromosome aberrations by heterochromatin was discovered. Click here for Tokyo Tech news, and click here for a link to a paper published in Communications Biology.
   
  ◆12/Dec/2018 Dr. Jan Jakub Zylicz visited
    Dr. Jan Jakub Zylicz from Institut Curie visited us and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆11/Dec/2018 Published in Nature Cell Biology
    We have developed a technique that enables analysis of DNA?protein interactions using small numbers of cells. Click here for Tokyo Tech news and here for a link to the paper published in Nature Cell Biology.
 
   
   
  ◆07/Dec/2018 The 90th Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Japan
    Dr. Nishihara won the Best Papers Award at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Japan.
 
   
   
  ◆28-30/Nov/2018 The 41th Annual Meeting of MBSJ
    We participated in the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology. Prof. Kimura gave an introduction to "The Origin and Future of Basic Life Science in Japan" as a career path project, and Dr. Marinela, Nakao-san, Oi-san, Hori-san, Daigo-san, and Uchino-san gave poster presentations.
 
   
   
  ◆12-16/Nov/2018 3R3C Symposium
    Dr. Handa, Dr. Marinela, Yang-san, Fern-san, Uchino-san, and Goto-san attended and presented at 3R3C Symposium. Prof. Kimura also served as an organizer.
 
   
   
  ◆1-23/Nov/2018 Visiting Janelia
    Prof. Kimura, Dr. Sato, and Dr. Oda experimented at HHMI Janelia Research Campus (Virginia, USA). They performed live imaging of zebrafish using a light-sheet microscope.  
 
   
   
  ◆27/Sep/2018 Published in Methods in Molecular Biology
    A paper describing how to detect inactive X chromosomes in living cells using mintbody, an intracellular small molecule antibody probe, has been published in Methods in Molecular Biology "X-chromosome Inactivation." Here is the link.
   
  ◆27-28/Aug/2018 X chromosome meeting
    We participated in the 6th X chromosome study meeting (RIKEN CDB).  Hori-san (M2) and Takenoshita-san (B4) presented their research results.
 
   
   
  ◆10/Aug/2018 Farewell party for Tim-san, Dminik-san, and Yoshida-san
    We had a farewell party for Dr. Timothy Stasevich (Colorado State University), Dr. Dminik (Vienna University of Technology), and Yoshida-san (University of Toronto), who stayed in our lab temporarily.
 
   
   
  ◆3/Aug/2018 Dr. Kumiko Samejima visited
    Dr. Kumiko Samejima from the University of Edinburgh visited us and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆1/Aug/2018 Joint meeting of Kimura Lab and Yamagata Lab
    Members of Yamagata Lab from Kinki University visited us and held a joint meeting of Kimura Lab and Yamagata Lab.
 
   
   
  ◆11/Jun/2018 Dr. Nadine Vastenhouw visited
    Dr. Nadine Vastenhouw from MPI Dresden came to give a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆24-25/May/2018 12th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Epigenetics
    Ueoka-san and Dr. Sato participated in the 12th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Epigenetics held in Sapporo, Japan. Ueoka-san gave a poster presentation, and Dr. Sato introduced Mintbody at a luncheon seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆12-13/May/2018 Suzukake-sai
   

We introduced our research at the Suzukake Festival. The event was a great success.

 
   
   
  ◆1-5/May/2018 CSHL meeting "Nuclear Organization & Function"
    We attended the CSHL meeting "Nuclear Organization & Function" held at Cold spring harbor laboratory. Dr. Handa and Dr. Sato gave poster presentations, and Prof. Kimura chaired the "Gene Expression & Transcription" session and gave an oral presentation.
 
   
   
  ◆17/Apr/2018 Dr. Andres Canela Rodoriguez visited
    Dr. Andres Canela Rodriguez from the NIH came to give a seminar
 
   
   
  ◆15-16/Mar/2018 Chromosome meeting 2018
    We held The Chromosome Frontline 2018 at Tokyo Tech's Suzukakedai Campus. Thanks to your support, it was a great success.
 
   
   
  ◆23/Feb/2018 Master and Bachelor thesis presentation finished
    The master's thesis and bachelor's thesis presentations are over. Well done to everyone!
 
   
   
  ◆20/Dec/2017 Ryu-Suke Nozawa visited
    Dr. Ryusuke Nozawa from Edinburgh University visited us and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆6-9/Dec/2017 ConBio2017
    We participated in the 2017 Joint Annual Conference of the Life Sciences Societies. Oi-san (M2) and Hori -san (M1) gave a poster presentation, and Dr. Oda (PD) gave an oral presentation in the workshop (WS). Dr. Sato (assistant professor) and Prof. Kimura planned and presented their workshops. Prof. Kimura participated in other career path planning and ethics committee planning.
 
   
   
  ◆1/Dec/2017 Azusa Inoue visited
    Dr. Azusa Inoue from Harvard Medical School visited us and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆6/Oct/2017 Takashi Nagano visited
    Dr. Takashi Nagano from The Babraham Institute visited us and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  >◆22-24/Sep/2017 X chromosome meeting
    We held The 5th X chromosome research meeting at Suzukakedai Campus. A lot of people came to the event. Oi-san (M2) and Hori-san (M1) presented their research results.
 
   
   
  ◆14/Sep/2017 Nishihara won the prize
    Dr. Nishihara received the Encouragement Award at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Japan for "Genome Evolutionary Studies on Vertebrate Phylogeny and Transcription Factors." Congratulations!
 
   
   
  ◆29/Aug/2017 Musa visited
    Dr. Musa Mhlanga from the University of Cape Town visited us and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆1-31/July/2017 Tim visited
    Dr. Timothy Stasevich from Colorado State University came to the Tokyo Institute of Technology as a special associate professor at WRHI to conduct experiments and give a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆19/Jun/2017 Bill visited us
    Prof. William Earnshaw (University of Edinburgh) visited the lab and gave a seminar.
 
   
   
  ◆16/Jun/2017 DNA extraction kit from Gakken!!
    Gakken "Let's study DNA," a free study help kit that Prof. Kimura helped with, is now on sale. We hear it's in the bookstore. We are a little concerned about sales this summer.
 
   
   
  ◆20/May/2017 Published in bio-protocol
    A paper describing how to semi-quantitatively analyze histone modification levels in living cells using the intracellular small molecule antibody probe MINTBODY has been published in bio-Protocol.
   
  ◆13-14/May/2017 Suzukake-sai
    We introduced our research at the Suzukake Festival. Many people came to the event, and it was well-received.
 
   
   
  ◆1-30/Mar/2017 Dr. Masashi Narita visited
    Mr. Masashi Narita from Cancer Research UK visited us as a special professor of WRHI at Tokyo Institute of Technology to conduct experiments and seminars.
 
   
   
  ◆1-30/Mar/2017 Thomas visited
    Mr. Thomas Germier from the University of Toulouse came and experimented.
 
   
   
  ◆27/Feb/2017 Bachelor thesis presentation finished
    The graduation thesis presentation is over, so thank you to all the 4th year students!
 
   
   
  ◆26/Dec/2016 Cell Biology Unit Year-End Party
    We held the end-of-year party of the Cell Regulation Engineering Research Unit. We took a commemorative photo around Honorary Prof. Osumi, and we wished you all the best in 2017.
 
   
   
  ◆21-22/Dec/2016 Okazaki Fragments 50th Anniversary
    The Okazaki Fragment 50th Anniversary Symposium was held at Nagoya University. Prof. Kimura gave a lecture. Click here for the program.
 
   
   
  ◆17/Dec/2016 Hikari-Jyuku
    The 8th Hikarijuku was held at Tokyo Tech's Suzukakedai Campus. Dr. Sato gave an invited lecture, and Oi-san gave a poster presentation.
 
   
   
  ◆30/Nov-2/Dec/2016 The 39th Annual Meeting of MBSJ
    We attended the 39th Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan. Prof. Kimura organized the symposium "Dawn of "Nucleome" Research." Dr. Sato, Dr. Handa, and Dr. Ajiro gave poster presentations.
   
  ◆28-29/Nov/2016 Drs. Ana Pombo and Irina Solovei visited us
    Dr. Ana Pombo (Max Delbruck Center) and Dr. Irina Solovei (Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich) visited the lab and presented a seminar. Click here to see the flyer.
 
   
   
  ◆11/Nov/2016 We moved to S2 Bldg.
    We moved to the S2 building.
   
   
  ◆21/Aug/2016 Public symposium of Chromatin Structure, Dynamics, and Function
    A symposium was held on the new academic area, "Chromatin Structure, Dynamics and Function." Prof. Kimura gave a lecture. Click here to see the flyer.
     
 
   
   
  ◆14/Aug/2016 Published in Journal of Molecular Biology
    Dr. Sato's paper has been published in JMB. She has developed a probe mintbody to observe histone H4 Lys20 monomethylation in living cells. Click here for Tokyo Tech news. Here is a link to the paper. Nikkei Biotech Online and PHYS ORG featured it.
 
   
   
  ◆8/Aug/2016 Colorado Chromatin Meeting
   

We participated in the Colorado Chromatin Meeting at Colorado State University. It was. Mr. Kimura gave a lecture, and Ms. Sato presented a poster.

 
   
   
  ◆28-29/Jul/2016 Practical course for High School Students
    We gave practical training on the theme of "The function of DNA in living cells" in the special lecture for high school students at the summer vacation event of the Department of Life Science and Technology. We were impressed by the lively expressions of the students who participated in the event. Click here to see the flyer.
 
   
   
  ◆7-9/Jul/2016 Annual Meeting of Chromatin Structure, Dynamics, and Function
    We participated in the meeting of the new academic area "Chromatin Structure, Dynamics, and Function" held in Rusutsu, Hokkaido, Japan. Dr. Sato won the prize for the best presentation at the workshop on the dynamic chromatin structure attached at the same time.
 
   
   
  ◆22/Jun/2016 Tim visited
    Dr. Tim Stasevich from Colorado State Univ. came and gave a seminar. Click here to see the flyer.
 
   
   
  ◆14/Jun/2016 Practical Course 2016
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Life Science and Technology has started practical training. Click here for data and more.
   
  ◆14-15/May/2016 Suzukake-sai
    At the Suzukake Festival, we opened our laboratory to the public and gave a demonstration using a fluorescent microscope. We had a lot of visitors, and it was generally well-received.
 
   
   
  ◆19-20/May/2016 10th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Epigenetics
    We participated in the 10th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Epigenetics (Senri Life Science Center, Osaka). Prof. Kimura, Dr. Sato, and Dr. Handa presented their posters. Dr. Handa was selected for the short talk.
   
  ◆16/Apr/2016 Cell Bilogy Unit Kick-off Symposium
    We held The Cell Biology Unit Kick-off symposium. Prof. Kimura gave an introduction to his research. See the poster and the program.
 
   
   
  ◆1/Apr/2016 New members joined
    Masaru Nakao-san (1st-year master student), Takayuki Okawa-san (4th-year student), Ryo Okabe-san (4th-year student), and Mayako Hori-san (4th-year student) joined our lab members.
   
  ◆1/Apr/2016 Affiliation chenged
    Our affiliation has been changed to "Cell Biology Unit" at the Institute of Innovative Research.
   
  ◆24-26/Mar/2016 4th Meeting on X-chromosome in Yonago
    We participated in the 4th Meeting on X-chromosome (Faculty of Medicine Tottori University). Dr. Sato presented the results of her research.
 
   
   
  ◆15-17/Mar/2016 Jan visited
    Dr. Jan Ruppert from the University of Edinburgh came and experimented.
 
   
   
  ◆3/Mar/2016 Congratulations on graduation!
    Akito Oi-san has finished his bachelor thesis presentation. Thank you for all your hard work.
 
   
   
  ◆19/Dec/2015 Published in eLIFE
    A paper in collaboration with Ana Pombo (Max-Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany) has been published in eLIFE (early release). We generated a monoclonal antibody to methylation of the C-terminal domain of RNA polymerase II and clarified its localization. Here is the link.
   
  ◆7/Dec/2015 Prof. Peter Cook visited us
    Prof. Peter Cook from Oxford University, England, came to give a seminar. The poster is here.
 
   
   
  ◆1/Dec/2015 Published in Chromosome Research
    Dr. Hayashi's paper has been published in Chromosome Research, where she has produced monoclonal antibodies to H4 modifications and clarified the nuclear localization of various acetylation and methylation of H4. Here is the link.
   
  ◆21/Nov/2015 Lecture at Makuhari high school
    Prof. Kimura went to Shibuya Gakuen Makuhari High School for a class. The poster is here.
   
  ◆11/Sep/2015 Workshop for Robert Feulgen Prize 2015
    We held a workshop at Tokyo Tech to commemorate the Robert Feulgen Prize. Thank you so much to everyone who celebrated with us.
 
   
   
  ◆28/Aug/2015 Prof. Philippe Collas visited us
    Dr. Philippe Collas from the University of Oslo, Norway, visited us and gave a seminar. The poster is here.
 
   
   
  ◆23-26/Aug/2015 International Symposium on Chromatin Structure, Dynamics, and Function
    Prof. Kimura, Dr. Sato, and Dr. Handa participated in the International Conference on Chromatin Dynamic Structure held at Awaji Island Yumebutai. Dr. Sato won the Best Poster Award.
 
   
 
   
  ◆20/Aug/2015 Kimura won Robert Feulgen Prize
    Prof. Kimura received the Robert Feulgen Prize from the Society For Histochemistry. For more information, please visit the websites of Tokyo Institute of Technology and Department of Life Science and Technology.
 
   
 
   
  ◆5/Aug/2015 Dr. Yamagata gave a lecture
    Dr. Kazuo Yamagata from Kinki University visited us and gave us an intensive lecture and seminar. The poster is here. (Photo of Tokunaga-san and Yamagata-san)
 
   
   
  ◆22/Jul/2015 Tim gave a webinar
    Dr. Tim Stasevich gave a webinar on analysis and microscope development using FabLEM. Here is the link.
 
   
   
  ◆15/Jul/2015 Dr. Tachibana gave a lecture
    Dr. Makoto Tachibana from the University of Tokushima visited us and gave us an intensive lecture and seminar. The poster is here.
 
   
   
  ◆1/Jul/2015 Dr. Hiratani gave a lecture
    Dr. Ichiro Hiratani from RIKEN CDB visited us and gave us an intensive lecture and a seminar. The poster is here.
   
  ◆1/Jun/2015 Practical Course 2015
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Life Science and Technology has started practical training. Click here for data and more.
   
  ◆27/May/2015 Prof. Ashraf Brik visited
    Prof. Ashraf Brik from Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Israel) visited us and gave a seminar. For more information, please click here.
   
  ◆25-26/May/2015 The 9th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Epigenetics
    We participated in the 9th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Epigenetics (Tokyo). Dr. Sato and Dr. Handa gave poster presentations, and Prof. Kimura gave oral presentations.
 
   
   
  ◆16-17/May/2015 Suzukake-sai
    At the Suzukake Festival, we opened our laboratory to the public and gave a demonstration using a fluorescent microscope. We had a lot of visitors, and it was generally well-received.
 
   
   
  ◆7-9/May/2015 3rd Meeting of "Chromatin Structure, Dynamics, and Function"
    TThe 3rd group meeting of the new research area, "Chromatin Structure, Dynamic, and Function," was held at Rusutsu Resort, Hokkaido, Japan. Dr. Sato and Prof. Kimura participated in this event.
 
   
   
  ◆27/Apr/2015 Tim visited and gave a seminar
    Dr. Tim Stasevich from Colorado State University came to give a seminar.
 
   
 
   
  ◆26/Apr/2015 New members
    We have added a new member.
   
  ◆26-28/Mar/2015 3rd Meeting on X chromosome in Nara
    We participated in the 3rd X chromosome research meeting (Faculty of Agriculture, Kinki University). Dr. Sato presented the results of her research.
 
   
   
  ◆25/Mar/2015 Congratulations on graduation!
    Okura-san completed his master's degree at the Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University. (Photo of Prof. Hiraoka and Okura-san)
 
   
   
  ◆28/Feb/2015 2nd Meeting of Histone Variant
    Prof. Kimura presided over the 2nd Histone Variant Study Group at Tokyo Institute of Technology. Please click here to see the speakers. Next year's event will be held at Waseda University.
 
   
   
  ◆23/Feb/2015 New member
    Akito Oi, a new fourth-year student, has joined the group.
   
  ◆13/Feb/2015 Published in Optical Probes in Biology
    A review of the technique for visualizing histone modifications in living cells has been published in Optical Probes in Biology.
   
  ◆26/Dec/2014 Takoyaki party
    We had a takoyaki party. The automatic return machine did a great job (?).
   
   
  ◆21/Dec/2014 Published in Methods
    Tim-san's paper has been published in Methods. We have elucidated the kinetics of modification of histones and RNA polymerase II before and after cell division. It was adopted for the cover.
   
  ◆21/Dec/2014 Published in Methods in Molecular Biology
    A review of analytical techniques for histone modification and cancer invasion has been published in Methods in Molecular Biology.
   
  ◆17/Dec/2014 Published in Methods in Molecular Biology
    A review of the visualization system for epigenetic modifications using mouse embryos has been published in Methods in Molecular Biology.

   
  ◆15-16/Dec/2014 Paulina visited us again
    Paulina Rybak-san from Jagiellonian University in Poland came to visit us. She is very fond of Japanese food.
 
   
   
  ◆25-27/Nov/2014 MBSJ2014
    We attended the 37th Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan. Prof. Kimura, Dr. Sato, and Okura-san presented.
 
   
   
  ●31/Oct/2014 Laboween
    The cute messengers have appeared in the lab.
 
   
   
  ◆21/Sep/2014 Published in Nature
    Tim-san's paper has been published in the online edition of Nature. It has been featured in Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun, Kagaku Shimbun, Nikkei Biotech ONLINE, and *Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology*. The press release is *here*.
   
  ◆03/Sep/2014 Published in PLOS ONE
    Dr. Hayashi's paper has been published in PLOS ONE. A fluorescent chemical dye suitable for the observation of fluorescence in living cells has been identified.
   
  ◆28/Aug/2014 We have moved
    Thanks to your help, the move to the lab was completed without any problems. Thank you very much for your kind support to Osaka University's Hiraoka Lab, Waseda University's Kurumizaka Lab, and Osaka University's Yamagata Lab.
 
   
   
  ◆01/Aug/2014 Farewell party
    We had a farewell party for the new professor. Thank you very much to everyone involved. Thank you for your continued support.
 
   
   
  ◆01/Jul/2014 Just assigned
    We joined the Department of Life Science and Technology, Graduate School of Life Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology.