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Measurement of internal body time by blood metabolomics

Measurement of internal body time by blood metabolomics

A study by a group of IAB researchers including Yuji Kakazu and Professor Tomoyoshi Soga working in collaboration with Yoichi Minami, Takeya Kasukawa and Hiroki R. Ueda, Team Leader, of Laboratory for Systems Biology and Functional Genomics Unit, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (Director: Masatoshi Takeichi) reveals a method for measuring bodily time by analyzing metabolic products in the blood using a combined liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry technique developed at IAB. This new approach to reading circadian status is published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online (PNAS Online) on 1 June, 2009.

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Could anti-parasitic drugs be effective against cancer?

Could anti-parasitic drugs be effective against cancer? Metabolomic analysis suggests that cancer uses the same type of metabolism as roundworms Results of joint research project (Project of Early C...

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"CE/MS method" wins The Prize of the Chairman of Hatsumei Kyokai

"CE/MS method" wins The Prize of the Chairman of Hatsumei Kyokai (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation)

IAB scientist Prof. T. Soga was awarded The Prize of the Chairman of Hatsumei Kyokai (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation) for "Invention of CE/MS method" (Patent No. 3341765) at 2009 National Commendation for Invention, sponsored by Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation.

 

IAB appoints four local high school students as "RA-U18" research assistants

IAB appoints four local high school students as "RA-U18" research assistants to participate in world-leading research Four local high school students joined on-going cutting edge projects at IAB, sta...

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164th Committee on Genome Technology

164th Committee on Genome Technology

The 30th Workshop of the 164th Committee on Genome Technology was held on Apr 24-25, 2009 at Tsuruoka Metabolome Campus. This event was sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

 

IAB joint research project selected as "City Area Program"

IAB joint research project selected as "City Area Program"

IAB will be a partner in a project entitled "Project for creation of high-functional food science industry cluster" led by Yamagata prefecture and Tsuruoka city, that was selected as "City Area Program" by MEXT, a Ministry of the Japanese government.

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City Area Program2009 Website(Japanese) >>

 

Nikkei BP Technology Award

Professor M. Itaya and Assistant Professor K. Tsuge win the 19th NikkeiBP Technology Award

IAB scientists Prof. M. Itaya and Assistant Prof. K. Tsuge were awarded the 19th NikkeiBP Technology Award, Category of Medicine & Biotechnology. on April 6, 2009.

The 19th NikkeiBP Technology Award website(Japanese) >>

 

The 9th Japan Biotechnology Business Competition

IAB students win prize at The 9th Japan Biotechnology Business Competition

The research project of IAB students Mr.Kazuhide Sekiyama and Mr.Junichi Sugahara got the first prize in the 9th Japan Biotechnology Business Competition.

The 9th Japan Biotechnology Business Competition website>>

 

The World's First Discovery of genes in jigsaw-like pieces from an archaeon living in hot spring

Finding of graduate students is published in PNAS (online)The World's First Discovery of genes in jigsaw-like pieces from an archaeon living in hot spring--- A new insight into the origin of genes ---...

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IAB and Carna Biosciences, Inc. launched joint research for new system to evaluate the effect of kin

IAB and Carna Biosciences, Inc. launched joint research for new system to evaluate the effect of kinase inhibitors

IAB and Carna Biosciences, Inc. announced that they launch joint research to analyze the function of kinase which are targeted by many anti-cancer drugs and apply a system to evaluate the effect of kinase inhibitors quantitatively.

>> Carna Biosciences, Inc. Press Release (Japanese)

 

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