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RIKEN Yokohama Institute and Yokohama City University, Tsurumi Campus will hold our annual joint open house on Saturday, October 8.

Every year, we open our facilities to the general public to communicate our research activities and to deepen awareness of cutting-edge life sciences research.

Our open house features lectures and seminars, facility tours and hands-on events aimed at a general audience. If you're a science buff, we're definitely the place for you! If you're looking for something interesting to do or for some edutainment for the kids, then why not come and check us out?

We look forward to seeing you on October 8.

Images from the 2010 Open House
[About RIKEN Yokohama Institute]
Yokohama Institute opened in 2000 and is a major facility for life sciences research in Japan. The institute does both basic and applied research. Our goal is to serve the public with our research results, cultivate researchers and develop mutually beneficial alliances in the community.

RIKEN Yokohama Institute website:http://www.yokohama.riken.go.jp/
RIKEN Yokohama Institute is made up of the following centers and divisions:
Plant Science Center (PSC)/Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM)/Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI)/Omics Science Center (OSC)/Systems and Structural Biology Center (SSBC)/Bioinformatics and Systems Engineering Division (BASE)/Center of Research Network for Infectious Diseases (CRNID)*
* physically located in Tokyo

[About Yokohama City University, Tsurumi Campus]
The university not only shares its campus with RIKEN Yokohama Institute but also conducts joint research with institute researchers. The university's graduate school trains many accomplished life science researchers who will become future scientific leaders.

Yokohama City University, Tsurumi Campus website: http://www.tsurumi.yokohama-cu.ac.jp/index-e.html