[April 2013 organizational change]
Reorganized to explore new research possibilities  > Center for Life Science Technologies
About Us

History

1995 March
  December
  • Start of the structural genomics pilot project-preliminary research
1997 April
  • Start of the second stage structural genomics pilot project (the Protein Folds Project) -preliminary research
1998 October
  • Establishment of the RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center (GSC)
2000 April
  • Completion of the first building at the RIKEN NMR facility (West NMR Complex)
  October
  • The Genomic Sciences Center (GSC) moves to Yokohama
2001 April
  • Establishment of the RIKEN Structural Genomics/Proteomics Initiative (RSGI)
2002 April
  • Start of the National Project on Protein Structural and Functional Analyses (the “Protein 3000” Project) directed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
  October
  • Completion of the second building at the RIKEN NMR facility (Central NMR Complex).
2005 July
  • Start of the Emerging and re-emerging Infectious Diseases Program by MEXT.
2006 September
  • Start of the Development of Advanced Protein Production technolosies by MEXT. (End in March, 2007)
2007 March
  • Completion of the National Project on Protein Structural and Functional Analyses (the “Protein 3000” Project) directed by MEXT
  April
  • Structural reorganization of the Protein Research Group
    Start of the “Program for Strategic Use of Advanced Large-scale Research Facilities” by MEXT.
  July
  • Start of the Targeted Proteins Research Program by MEXT.
2008 April
  • Structural reorganization of the Protein Research Group to the Systems and Structural Biology Center.