A new article has been added to “iCeMS Frontrunners”. The tenth interview is with Dr Ken-ichiro Kamei. In the series, we interview the leaders who are active at the forefront of iCeMS, and ask them not only about their researches but also personal lives. Dr Kamei develops the “Body-on-a-Chip” technology, hoping to reduce the use… Read More
Dr. Kamei had an interview to tell about our research, and the video has been appeared on YouTube. We put this video at our “Achievements/Video Gallery”. Please check it out!
Our paper about “Blinking Eye on a Chip” got accepted to “Lab on a Chip” today! Rodi initiated and led this project! The paper has not appeared online yet, but you could find it at bioRxiv. Title: Multi-corneal barriers-on-a-chip to recapitulate eye blinking shear stress forces Authors: Rodi Abdalkader, Ken-ichiro Kamei Abstract: Human corneal epithelium coexists tear… Read More
Our collaborative study with Dr. Maeda and Mr. Shiraki finally published the paper in Physical Review Research! The paper will be online very soon, but you can also find at arXiv. https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.03495 Title: Randomness and optimality in enhanced DNA ligation with crowding effects Authors: Takaharu Y. Shiraki, Ken-ichiro Kamei, and Yusuke T. Maeda Abstract: Enzymatic… Read More
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As the title, I just got appointed as “Editorial Board Members” of the new journal “Organs-on-a-Chip”! From this September, this journal is now open for submission. If you have good manuscripts, please submit!! https://www.journals.elsevier.com/organs-on-a-chip/editorial-board
Two students supported by Nakatani RIES students from U. Heidelberg have come to our group! They will conduct the Body-on-a-Chip projects in collaboration with Prof. Hirai and Tabata for 6 weeks.
Our collaborative paper with Prof. Tabata, Dr. Hirai and Mr. Wu got published in IEEJ Trans. SM.! Jiaxu Wu, Yoshikazu Hirai, Ken-ichiro Kamei, Toshiyuki Tsuchiya, Osamu Tabata, “Novel Microfluidic Device Integrated with a Fluidic-Capacitor to Mimic Heart Beating for Generation of Functional Liver Organoids”, IEEJ Trans. SM, 139-E(2019), pp.209-216 (in Japanese).
The interview of Dr. Kamei got appeared on “Sensei Theater” of Kyoto University! Please find the video from the link below.
Our patent about the new chemical materials for nanofibers to maintain stem cells got registered on the JPO and USPO!