March 4, 2023
Our review paper about pump-like channelrhodopsins is now out in Current Opinion in Structural Biology!
March 27, 2023
Yuka joined the lab – Welcome!
December 16, 2022
We are currently looking for highly motivated graduate students to join the lab. If you are interested in joining our lab, please contact Hideaki (hekato[at]
December 16, 2022
Ayami, Asato, and Toshiki received the Outstanding Research Award in Systems Biomedicine. Congrats!
June 9, 2022
Koichiro received the Young Scientist Award from Protein Science Society of Japan. Congrats!
April 18, 2022
Suhyang, Ayumi, Kosuke, Seiwa, and Minori joined the lab – Welcome!
March 1, 2022
Hisayo joined the lab – Welcome!
Feburuary 3, 2022
Our latest study on the structural analysis and engineering of the pump-type ion channelrhodopsin ChRmine is now out in Cell!
December 17, 2021
Seiya and Koichiro received the Outstanding Research Award in Systems Biomedicine. Congrats!
October 1, 2021
Seiya joined the lab – Welcome!
June 1, 2021
Hisako joined the lab – Welcome!
April 15, 2021
Mai, Masaya, Asato, and Kumika joined the lab – Welcome!
February 2, 2021
Hideaki was awarded the FOREST grant from JST
December 11, 2020
Hideaki received the Shimadzu Prize for Young Scientist
October 1, 2020
The lab members are updated!
September 25, 2020
Hideaki received the Frontier Salon Nagase Prize, Special Prize.
April 7, 2020
Hideaki received The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology The Young Scientists’ Prize.
April 1, 2020
Koichiro, Junki, and Toshiki joined the lab – Welcome!
December 12, 2019
Hideaki received the 12nd Inoue Research Award.
December 6, 2019
Hideaki was selected as "The Researchers with Nice Step".
September 20, 2019
"Lab Events" is updated.
May 16, 2019
Masahiro joined the lab as a project assistant professor – welcome Masahiro!
April 1, 2019
Hideaki started his appointment on April 1st 2019 at the University of Tokyo.
March 13, 2019
Hideaki was selected as Excellent Young Researcher 2019 in the University of Tokyo