Group photo

Faculty members

Mariko Okada

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

Sho Tabata
(S.A. associate professor)

Hobbies: Reading books
Comment: Being healthy is the best
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

Hiroaki Imoto (D3)
(JSPS Research Fellow)

Hobby: Pokemon GO
Comment: I love my job, I love my job, I love my job...
Ken Murakami (D2)

Hobby: Board game, classical music
Comment: The wind rises

Masatoshi Haga (D1)

Hobby: Climbing
Comment: Keep in mind to switch on and off
Wang Zi (D1)

Hobby: Every sports
Comment: Constant dripping wears away the stone
Ririn Rahmala Febri (D1)

Hobby: Eating, traveling
Comment: Do anything, but let it produce joy

Master students

Akimi Mizoguchi (M2)

Hobby: Watching movies, visiting various islands
Comment: Must see "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)
Kaho Ito (M2)

Hobby: Handcraft, music, reading novels
Comment: You cannot see the wood for the trees
Kenshiro Nagai (M2)

Hobby: Travel, watching football
Comment: 勤倹力行

Kiwamu Arakane (M1)

Hobby: Introspection
Comment: Don’t do unto others what you don’t want done unto you
Keita Matsuda (M1)

Hobby: Watching baseball
Comment: A well-slept child is a well kept child
Hayate Takagishi (M1)

Hobby: Manga, video games
Comment: I want to be easygoing

Katsunari Saito (M1)

Hobby: Visiting art museums, climbing mountains
Comment: Shuhari

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


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)