Our aim is to maintain laboratory animal housing facilities and to provide services such as transgenic/knockout mice.

Yoshihiro Yoshihara

Kimie Niimi, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Unit Leader, Support Unit for Animal Resources Development, RRD
kimie.niimi [at] riken.jp

Research Overview

This unit maintains CBS's well-equipped laboratory animal housing facilities, and supplies reliable high quality animals. Well-trained technical staff provide services such as transgenic mice generation and mouse embryo manipulation.

Main Research Fields

Biological Sciences

Related Research Fields



Research Resources Division(RRD)

Lab Members

Principal investigator

Kimie Niimi
Unit Leader

Core members

Kaori Watanabe
Expert Technician
Chie Sano
Expert Technician
Ami Ito
Expert Technician
Akiko Tsuji
Expert Technician
Toshiyuki Shiraki
Technical Staff I
Satomi Nakayama
Technical Staff I
Ryoko Nakayama
Technical Staff I
Akiko Ishioka
Technical Staff I
Yuko Shigeno
Technical Staff I