How do chromosomes divide?

In a body, every single cell has the same number of chromosomes. This is because when a cell divides, the replicated chromatids are equally segregated into daughter cells. But, the first meiotic division is a clear exception. This division segregates maternal and paternal chromosomes for production of eggs and sperms, which are the origin of a new life. What is the story behind this division?

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26 June, 2019

Summer Excursion

We climbed up and had a barbecue at the top of Mt. Rokko. It was a pleasant day before the rainy season, and we all worked up a nice sweat!

7 May, 2019

A new member joined

Toko Kondo (part-time worker) joined our lab from May.

12 April, 2019


Tomoya Kitajima was invited to present our research at the 15th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2019), held in Kobe, Japan on 8 April, 2019.

12 April, 2019

Cherry bloosom viewing

We enjoyed cherry bloosom viewing with members from Miyamichi Lab and Hamada Lab.

Upcoming Events

31 Jul-1 Aug, 2019

Intensive lectures for Joint Gradaute Courses

2 Sep-6 Sep, 2019

BDR Summer Internship Program

2 Sep-5 Sep, 2019

The 112th SRD Meeting

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