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Welcome to the Institute for Advanced Biosciences 

 

The Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University, is an academic research institute pioneering the new life science field of "Systems Biology", using both experimental and computational biology. There are several groups working in collaboration, focusing mainly on genome biology and engineering, genome design and synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, proteomics, metabolomics, RNA biology, bioinformatics and computational biology. Using cutting-edge technologies, intracellular components can be analyzed comprehensively to construct computer simulation models that can find numerous applications in fields such as biomedical, environmental, and agricultural science.

Experimental and computational facilities are located in Tsuruoka, Yamagata prefecture, in northern Japan while the SFC campus, in the Tokyo area, hosts the bioinformatics laboratory and most undergraduate curricular activities.

 

 

Introduction Video of Metabolome Analysis Technology developed by IAB

 

"The World's Most Advanced Metabolome Analysis Technology"


(editted by Intellectual Property Division,Headquarters for Research Coordination and Administration, Keio University)

 

May 21, 2015

Method of preparing an equimolar DNA mixture for one-step DNA assembly of over 50 fragments


A group of researchers including Dr. Kenji Tsuge and Dr.Mitsuhiro Itaya of IAB, Keio University published the findings of a new study entitled “Method of preparing an equimolar DNA mixture for one-step DNA assembly of over 50 fragments” in Scientific Reports on May 20 2015.

Article Abstract >>
 

January 13, 2015 

Systems biology strategy reveals PKCδ is key for sensitizing TRAIL-resistant human fibrosarcoma" in Frontiers in Immunology on January 5, 2015

A group of IAB researchers including Dr. Kumar Selvarajoo published the findings of a new study entitled "Systems biology strategy reveals PKCδ is key for sensitizing TRAIL-resistant human fibrosarcoma" in Frontiers in Immunology on January 5, 2015.(http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fimmu.2014.00659/abstract)

 

December 17, 2014

Alteration of the Intestinal Environment by Lubiprostone Is Associated with Amelioration of Adenine-Induced CKD

A group of IAB researchers including Dr. Shinji Fukuda and Dr.Tomoyoshi Soga of IAB, Keio University in collaboration with Tohoku University Graduate School published the findings of a new study entitled “Alteration of the Intestinal Environment by Lubiprostone Is Associated with Amelioration of Adenine-Induced CKD. ” in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

 

June 26, 2014

Metabolomics2014 

 

Tenth Annual International Conference of the Metabolomics Society (Metabolomics2014) was held in Tsuruoka City on June 23-26, 2014. There were 10 keynote talks, 4 workshops, 62 oral presentations and 268 poster presentations. 550 participants from 36 countries gathered in Tsuruoka for the event.

Official website of Metabolomics2014 >>

 

Feb 25, 2014

Institute for Advanced Biosciences Honored for Contributions to Prosperity in Yamagata


The Keio University Institute for Advanced Biosciences has received the "Prosperity Award" as part of the "57th Yamagata Shimbun 3P Awards," hosted by local newspaper, the Yamagata Shimbun, and Yamagata Broadcasting Co., Ltd. The awards, which were presented this year at a special ceremony on February 18 in Yamagata City, honor the contributions of Yamagata-based individuals and organizations to "peace," "prosperity," and "progress" in the local region.

Keio University website>> 

 

 

 

November 15, 2013

The 6th Annual meeting of Japanese Society for Cell Synthesis Research

 

The 6th Annual meeting of Japanese Society for Cell Synthesis Research(JSCSR6.0) was held at the Lecture Hall, Tsuruoka Metabolome campus, in Tsuruoka City on Nov 14-15, 2013. There were 17 oral presentations and 77 poster presentations. About 340 participants from all over Japan gathered in Tsuruoka for the event.

Program (Japanese only) >>

 

 

November 13, 2013

Symposium on Complex Bio Dynamics & Networks

 

Symposium on Complex Bio Dynamics & Networks was held at Conference room, Tsuruoka Metabolome campus, in Tsuruoka City on Nov 12-13, 2013. There were 17 oral presentations. 46 participants gathered in Tsuruoka for the event.

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