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iCeMS FrontrunnersVIEW ALL INTERVIEWS

Scientists running to go beyond their own wildest dreams
and be the one to find the future.

Ken-ichiro Kamei

Associate Professor

Integrating Engineering and Biology to Create Artificial Cellular Microenvironments

Dr Ken-ichiro Kamei develops the "Body-on-a-Chip (BoC)" technology, hoping to reduce the use of experimental animals during the drug evaluation.

First Author Interview
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First authors of recently published papers tell the behind-the-scenes stories not communicated in the manuscripts.

Rodi Abdalkader

Program-Specific Assistant Professor

Dr. Rodi Abdalkader is a Program-Specific Assistant Professor at the Kamei lab, iCeMS. He studies the development of biomimetic biological barriers, and he has used microfluidic technology to recapitulate the corneal barrier under a stimulus that mimics eye blinking. In addition, he found that blinking regulates the functionality of the corneal epithelial barrier.

The Other Half of iCeMS
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Staff members who support iCeMS’ research activities talk about their unique work and experiences.

Izumi Mindy Takamiya

Assistant Professor

Reader-Friendly Writing and Intuitive Illustrations

“Creativity is the key in our public relation (PR) activities,” says Mindy Takamiya. Her job is to effectively disseminate information on scientific research at iCeMS. She writes and creates graphic illustrations to reach a wide audience.