November 24-28, 2007 The fourth ARBS meeting on Reproductive Biotechnology, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine was held in Singapore on November 24-26, 2007, followed by a two-day post-conference scientific excursion. The meeting was co-hosted by the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (Kobe, Japan) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).
August 8-19, 2007 RIKEN was invited to join National Science and Technology Fair 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand.The fair’s main theme was “Sustainable Energy”.RIKEN’s booth featured physiological active substances derived from Nomura’s jellyfish, bioenergy resource research using analysis of termite ecosystems, biobased polymer research of bacteria and plants, and plant bleeding using baryon beam.
July 30, 2007 Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, has been selected to be the second RIKEN Honorary Fellow. The fellowship program aims to motivate RIKEN’s researchers and to improve its international character. The ceremony was held at RIKEN, Japan (photo).
May18-19, 2007 RIKEN – School of Biological Sciences (SBS) of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Joint Workshop
“From Genomics Toward Genomic Medicine” was held at NTU campus, Singapore.
May16, 2007 2nd RIKEN Alumni Singapore Meeting at the networking dinner at Biopolis,Singapore.
May16, 2007 RIKEN – A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research)Joint Symposium on Immunology & Developmental Biology was held at Biopolis,Singapore.
May 14-15, 2007 A*STAR-Noyori Forum Joint Symposium on Organic Chemistry was held at Biopolis, Singapore.
May 8, 2007 Press Conference in Singapore: RIKEN’s Genome Exploration Research Group of Genome Science Centre (GSC) (currently Omics Science Center), Director Dr. Yoshihide HAYASHIZAKI, in collaboration with National University of Singapore (NUS) and National University Hospital,Singapore (NUH) has launched a feasibility study on the clinical application of SMAP for point-of-care diagnosis of drug efficacy.
December 12-15, 2006 RIKEN and the Government of India agree to Promote Collaboration in Science and Technology. Prime Ministers Singh and Abe issue a joint statement emphasizing cooperation between RIKEN and the Department of Science and Technology
->RIKEN Press Release
July 27, 2006 Lecture @ Biopolis: Dr. Makoto Taiji , Team Leader of RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center (GSC) (currently Group Director of Computational Systems Biology Research Group, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute) gave a talk on Molecular dynamics Simulations of Proteins with a Petaflops Special-Purpose Computer.
2006.7.24 Lecture @ Biopolis: Dr. Mariko Hatakeyama, Team Leader of RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center (GSC) ( currently Team Leader of Cellular Systems Modelling Team, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute) gave a talk on Model-based analyses of RTK-signal transduction pathways in breast cancer cells.
April 21, 2006 RIKEN’s first overseas representative office,RIKEN Singapore Representative Office was opened at Biopolis,Sinagpore.
May 16, 2005 Memorandum of Understanding on General Collaboration on life sciences and biotechnology between RIKEN and Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore.
-> RIKEN Press Release