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
脳科学総合研究センター 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 Brain Science Institute
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

独立行政法人 理化学研究所 脳科学総合研究センター
BSI Central Building, Room S304 (Office), S303, C303
脳科学総合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)

  • 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

  • Harada K, Ito M, Wang X, Tanaka M, Wongso D, Konno A, Hirai H, Hirase H, Tsuboi T, Kitaguchi, T.
    Red fluorescent protein-based cAMP indicator applicable to optogenetics and in vivo imaging
    Scientific Reports (2017) 7:7351 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-07820-6

  • Tanaka M+, Wang X+, Mikoshiba K, Hirase H, Shinohara Y.
    Rearing-environment-dependent hippocampal local field potential differences in wildtype and inositol trisphosphate receptor type 2 knockout mice
    J Physiol. (2017) 595:6557-6568. DOI: 10.1113/JP274573
  • Notes

    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 2017/4/16