BDR researchers coming from diverse research fields are working together to achieve higher goals.

Seminars & Symposia

Seminars & Symposia

BDR hosts annual symposium and regular seminars inviting international scientists in life science.

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Careers & Study

BDR embraces people from diverse backgrounds, and strives to create an open and supportive setting for research.



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Jul. 18, 2024 Research

Drugs that shift the dynamic equilibrium of protein structures could pave the way for safer powerful painkillers

Jun. 6, 2024 Research

A new model reveals the assembly process that helps stabilize tubular structures

May 30, 2024 Research

A light-activated antitumor drug could inspire new cancer treatments that have minimal side effects

May 8, 2024 BDR News


introducing the Center’s activities, job opportunities and funding available for graduate students and young researchers

Mar. 28, 2024 Research

A new coordinate system allows researchers to directly compare limb development between species

Mar. 26, 2024 Research

Flies that cut back on a certain amino acid during early adulthood outlive those who don’t, raising the possibility that the same effect may apply to people

Mar. 25, 2024 BDR News


Scientific discussions on decoding life's complexity across molecular and cellular scales

Mar. 15, 2024 BDR News

Dive into BDR's intriguing research

Hina Kosakamoto, Special Postdoctoral Researcher

Mar. 8, 2024 BDR News


IDWGIS Symposium Held at the BDR

Mar. 1, 2024 BDR News

Feb. 28, 2024 Research

Feb. 28, 2024 BDR News

Public Events

Introducing hibernation and other research to high school students

Feb. 26, 2024 BDR News

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Dec. 28, 2023 BDR News

Public Events

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Nov. 13, 2023 Research

Sophisticated techniques offer insights into the unusual features of the inactive X chromosome in female mammalian cells

Nov. 10, 2023 Research

The molecular secrets behind ‘zigzag’ hair patterns have been uncovered, offering an avenue for anti-aging solutions

Nov. 7, 2023 Research

Researchers have uncovered how instructions for gene expression are relayed

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