Current research staff

Hajime ("Haj") Hirase, PhD. 平瀬 肇
3 postdoctoral associates 研究員 3名
1 graduate student 大学院生 1名
3.8 full-time technical staff テクニカルスタッフ 3.8名
0.2 secretary 秘書 0.2名

Open position

We are looking for a junior-postdoc/technician. Required skills (3 of the following, one of which should supercede Hirase): Data analysis with programming skills, electronics (digital and analog), molecular cloning, optical imaging (in vivo or in vitro), electrophysiology, biochem/cellbio (western, mass, hplc), human communication

Please contact


〒351-0198 埼玉県和光市広沢2-1 独立行政法人 理化学研究所
脳神経科学研究センター 神経グリア回路研究チーム
(宅配便は、BSI中央棟 S304室を記して下さい)

Contact information

RIKEN Center for Brain Science
RIKEN BSI Central Bldg, 3F, Room S304
Hirosawa 2-1, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan. Visiting Information (BSI Website)
Tel. +81-(0)48-462-1111 x6986 (Hirase) x6932(lab) x7478 (secretary)
Tel. +81-(0)48-467-6918 (Hirase, direct)
Fax. +81-(0)48-467-9652 (extension 7480 for RIKEN internal use)

Laboratory location within RIKEN

国立研究開発法人理化学研究所 脳神経科学研究センター
CBS Central Building, Room S304 (Office), S303, C303
脳神経科学研究センター中央棟 S304室(オフィス・南側廊下)・S303室・C303室

Recent publication(s) (i. e. within 6 months)

  • Ue Y, Monai H, Higuchi K, Nishiwaki D, Tajima T, Okazaki K, Hama H, Hirase H, Miyawaki A.
    A spherical aberration-free microscopy system for live brain imaging.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun (2018, in press) DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.04.049

  • Monai H, Hirase H
    Astrocytes as a target of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to treat depression
    Neuroscience Research (2018) 126:15-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.neures.2017.08.012


    We are always looking for motivated and talented students and researchers. Please contact International inquiries are welcome! (社交辞令ではないです)

  • Last updated 2018/4/16