• Cell Asymmetry

    Fumio Matsuzaki
    Our group explores the mechanisms underlying the organizati…

  • Cell Adhesion and Tissue Patterning

    Masatoshi Takeichi
    Animal cells organize into tissues with complex architectur…

  • Morphogenetic Signaling

    Shigeo Hayashi
    Our research aim is to understand fundamental mechanisms of…

  • Organ Regeneration

    Takashi Tsuji
    Organogenesis begins with the formation of patterned develo…

  • Chromosome Segregation

    Tomoya Kitajima
    In order to maintain genetic information across generations…

  • Neocortical Development

    Carina Hanashima
    The neocortex, by far the most complex structure of all ver…

  • Sensory Circuit Formation

    Takeshi Imai
    The mammalian central nervous system is composed of enormou…

  • Growth Control Signaling

    Takashi Nishimura
    The processes of animal development, including organ size a…

  • Lung Development

    Mitsuru Morimoto
    The organs of the body all play critical functional roles, …

  • Tissue Microenvironment

    Hironobu Fujiwara
    In our bodies, we have millions of different environments …

  • Epithelial Morphogenesis

    Yu-Chiun Wang
    The central question in developmental biology is how cells…

  • Developmental Epigenetics

    Ichiro Hiratani
    We wish to clarify the molecular mechanisms underlying glo…

  • Axial Pattern Dynamics

    Hidehiko Inomata
    Developmental processes take place through the exchange of…

  • Retinal Regeneration

    Masayo Takahashi
    The retina has been called the “approachable part of the b…

  • in vitro Histogenesis

    Mototsugu Eiraku
    In vitro generation of a functional organ with complex str…

  • Organismal Patterning

    Hiroshi Hamada
    My lab studies how left-right asymmetries develop in the mo…

  • Human Organogenesis

    Minoru Takasato
    What is the ultimate goal of regenerative research using hu…

  • Vascular Morphogenesis

    Li-Kun Phng
    The establishment of an intricate network of interconnected b…

  • Comparative Connectomics

    Kazunari Miyamichi
    The connection patterns of the billions of neurons in the mam…

  • Single-cell Omics Research Unit

    Itoshi Nikaido
    A multicellular organism is orchestrated by cell growth, death…

  • Heart Regeneration

    Wataru Kimura
    Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. The main…


CDB Symposium 2018

Thank you to all participants who attended the Symposium. Photos from the Symposium are now uploaded on the Symposium website.

2017 CDB Annual Report

The Annual Report introduces the CDB labs and research highlights of 2017.

Information on iPSC pilot study

Follow the link for information on the pilot safety study of an iPSC-based intervention for wet-type AMD.