International relations

International Open Laboratory


We are pleased to announce that NIRS has launched a new International Open Laboratory (IOL) with the four research cores listed below, effective June 2015.

The new IOL is intended to support free-minded research activity through active interactions with researchers abroad, and to develop seeds for high-level studies on innovative ideas in radiological sciences.

Name of core
Core Leader J
Core Leader F
Studies on radiation induced defensive cellular communication using SPICE-NIRS microbeamKonishi, Teruaki
Research, Development and Support Center, NIRS
Wang, Jun
Key laboratory of Ion Beam Bioengineering,
Chinese Academy of Science, PR China
Radiation damage mechanism at molecular level approached with physicochemical technologiesKodaira, Satoshi
Research, Development and Support Center, NIRS
Barillon, Remi
Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien,
CNRS and Univ. of Strasbourg, France
Impact of heavy ion irradiation on stem cells and tissue regenerationShimokawa, Takashi
Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, NIRS
Kasper, Maria
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Whole gamma imagingYamaya, Taiga
Molecular Imaging Center, NIRS
Parodi, Katia
Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich (LMU), Germany

Inquiries to

International Affairs Section
Dept. of Planning and Management
National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS)
4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8555, Japan

IOL from 2008 to 2014

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