Opening new horizons for interdisciplinary science
Our mission is to explore the secrets of life by creating compounds to control cells,
and further down the road to create life-inspired super materials
that confront the myriad problems that afflict modern society.
The Director’s Vision
We explore the relationship between matter and life to open up a new horizon of science and technology.
Academic Cooperation & Exchange
We pursue world-leading research through active cooperation with many overseas universities and organizations.
We have a team of professionals to support research activities in various ways.
A brief history of iCeMS.
Creating a new field of discipline at the boundary of cell biology and material sciences
Stories of the iCeMS researchers and staff members
Meet the scientists who are shaping the future.
First Author Interviews
Get the behind-the-scenes story on recent publications.
Madhu MalineePostdoctoral Research Associate at University of Pittsburgh
PhD student (Sugiyama Lab and Namasivayam Lab), at the time working on this research
Takuya HidakaJSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Visiting Researcher at RIKEN, Visiting Researcher iCeMS (Taniguchi Lab)
PhD student (Sugiyama Lab, Namasivayam Lab), at the time working on this research
The Other Half of iCeMS
Hear how iCeMS research support staff approach their unique work.
Yoshida-Ushinomiya-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
[One-minute walk from KyodaiSeimon-mae Stop (Kyoto City Bus)]
Research Building No. 1/Project Lab
Research Building No. 1 Annex
Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
[One-minute walk from Hyakumanben Stop (Kyoto City Bus)]