Haruo Kasai, Principal Investigator of IRCN, receives the Medal with Purple Ribbon (Shiju Hosho) for inventions and discoveries in science/technology on April 28th, 2018.
Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine.
1988 Humboldt Fellow at the Max-Planck Institute.
1990-1993 Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo.
1993-1999 Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo.
1999-2005 Professor, National Institute for Physiological Sciences.
2005-Present Professor at the University of Tokyo
Kasai Structural Physiology Laboratory http://www.bm2.m.u-tokyo.ac.jp/english/index.html