Current research staff

Hajime ("Haj") Hirase, PhD. 平瀬 肇
5.2 postdoctoral associates 研究員 5.2名
3.8 full-time technical staff テクニカルスタッフ 3.8名
1 JRA student JRA大学院生 1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.
    Astrocytic Ca2+ activation in a mouse model of tDCS – extended discussion
    Neurogenesis. (2016). DOI: 10.1080/23262133.2016.1240055
  • Oe Y, Baba O, Ashida H, Nakamura KC, Hirase H.
    Glycogen distribution in the microwave-fixed mouse brain reveals heterogeneous astrocytic patterns
    Glia (2016) 64:1532-1545. DOI: 10.1002/glia.23020
  • Nuriya M, Hirase H.
    Involvement of astrocytes in neurovascular communication
    Progress in Brain Research. (2016) 225:41-62. DOI: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2016.02.001
  • 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 2016/12/22