Group photo

Faculty members

Mariko Okada

Researchers database of Osaka University
Hobbies: Watching golf, multiple reading, tramping
Comment: Walk the talk
Keita Iida
(Associate professor)

Hobbies: Liberal arts, walk
Comment: 出水兵児修養掟
Ayaka Ichikawa
(Assistant professor)

Hobby: Music, cooking
Comment: Learn from the past

Shou Soeda
(S.A. assistant professor)

Hobbies: Jogging, handicraft
Comment: See from various points of veiw
Takeya Kasukawa
(Visiting professor)

Google Scholar
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
Hobby: Reading books
Comment: Taking rest is a part of your job


Fumiko Matsuzuki

Hobby: Yoga, Japanese flower arrangement
Comment: Know yourself

PhD students

Ken Murakami (D3, M.D.)
(JSPS Research Fellow)

Hobby: Board game, classical music
Comment: The wind rises
Masatoshi Haga (D2)
(Research collaborator) 

Hobby: Climbing
Comment: Keep in mind to switch on and off

Ririn Rahmala Febri (D1)

Hobby: Eating, traveling
Comment: Do anything, but let it produce joy
Masato Tsutsui (D1)

Hobby: Watching "Owarai", watching soccer.
Comment: Be agile, yet steady.

Master students

Kiwamu Arakane (M2)

Hobby: Introspection
Comment: Don’t do unto others what you don’t want done unto you
Keita Matsuda (M2)

Hobby: Watching baseball
Comment: A well-slept child is a well kept child

Hayate Takagishi (M2)

Hobby: Manga, video games
Comment: I want to be easygoing
Katsunari Saito (M2)

Hobby: Visiting art museums, climbing mountains
Comment: Shuhari

Undergraduate students

Muhammad Neanaa (B4)

Hobby: Cultural & Intellectual activities; Hiking; Learning languages
Comment: Take responsibility

Collaborators (Including past collaborations)

Yumiko Imai (National Institute of Biomedical Innovation)

Boris Kholodenko (University College Dublin)

Akira Imamoto (University of Chicago)

Yasushi Sako(Riken)

Shuhei Kimura(Tottori University)

Reiko Tanaka (Imperial College London)

Alexander Hoffmann (UCLA)

Kazuyuki Aihara(University of Tokyo)

Takashi Naka(Kyushu Sangyo University)

Marcelo Behar (UT Austin)

Former members


Kenshiro Nagai (Masters student -> NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.)

Kaho Itoh (Master student -> Aarhus university, Denmark)

Akimi Mizoguchi (Masters student -> Industry)

Hiroaki Imoto (Doctor student -> University College Dublin (JSPS Overseas Research Fellow))

Sho Tabata (S.A. associate professor -> Tsuruoka Metabolomics Laboratory, National Cancer Center)

Fabian Ormersbach (Research internship student from Universität Heidelberg)

Suxiang Zhang (S.A. researcher)


Akari Ishihara (Masters student -> Industry)

Miguel Luis A. Francisco (Masters student -> PhD student, Curie Institute, France)

Johannes Nicolaus Wibisana (Masters student -> PhD student, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)

Sawa Yamashiro (Masters student -> Industry)

Minami Ando (Doctor student -> CHUGAI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.)

Ulrike Muenzner (S.A. assistant professor -> Nykode Therapeutics)


Kyoichi Ebata (Masters student -> Daiichi Sankyo CO., LTD.)

Hiroki Michida (Masters student -> AJINOMOTO CO., INC.)


Sayaka Inoue (Masters student)

Marie Maeda (Masters student)

Tomomi Kanazawa (Masters student)

Shigeyuki Magi (Assistant Professor -> School of Medicine, Toho University)

Kazunari Iwamoto (Assistant Professor)

Tetsuya Goto (Specially Appointed researcher)


Sufeng Chiang (Research Student, National Taiwan University)

Yu Miyamoto (Research Student, Keio University)