Welcome to Metabolic Epigenetics YCI lab led by Azusa Inoue at RIKEN, Yokohama, Japan. We are studying the mechanisms of materna epigenetic inheritance in mammals. Please contact me if you are interested in joining us. Let's enjoy science together!

*An adult mouse is playing with a fertilized egg. This image represents our research goal that connects between maternal environment and germline epigenome.  

What's new

Upcoming events

Jan 29, 2021, Seminar

Mei gave a talk at Jose-Luis Gomez-Skarmeta zoominar series.

Jan 26-27, 2021, Workshop

Inoue gave a talk at AMED/PRIME annual workshop.

Dec 21-23, 2020, Symposium 

Inoue gave a talk at joint symposium of "Totipotency program" and "Gametogenesis integrity" of Innovative Area at Tokyo Agricultural Univ, Japan.

Oct 5, 2020, Seminar 

Inoue gave a talk at RIKEN-Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen joint epigenetics seminar.

Sep 24-25, 2020, Meeting 

Inoue gave a talk at the 113th Society for Reproduction and Development meeting.

Sep 14, 2020, Meeting 

Inoue gave a talk at the 93rd Japanese Biochemical Society annual meeting.

Dec 18, 2020

We wrote a chapter of CUT&RUN protocol with many tips in "Chromatin research protocols (Yodosha)".



Jan 6, 2020

Welcome Hailiang Mei as a postdoctoral researcher!

Dec 22, 2019

Research and publication sections were updated.​

Oct 1, 2019

Welcome Mami Kumon as a technical staff!

Oct 1, 2019

Ryoya Hayashi obtained the JSPS fellowship (DC1). Congratulations!


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