Live Cell Super-Resolution Imaging Research Team

Akihiko Nakano, Doctor of Science

中野明彦
Nakano Laboratory
Team leader

Akihiko Nakano

Education

1980 D. Sci. University of Tokyo, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Professional Career

1980 National Institute of Health, Tokyo, Research Associate
1986 National Institute of Health, Tokyo, Senior Researcher
(University of California, Berkeley, Postdoctoral Research Associate)
1988 University of Tokyo Faculty of Science, Lecturer
1991 University of Tokyo Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
1997 RIKEN, Chief Scientist
2003 University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science, Professor
2013 RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Team Leader
2018 RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Deputy Director
Travel with Lab members to Yamanashi 2009.9 Travel with Lab members to Yamanashi 2009.9 Travel with Lab members to Yamanashi 2009.9 Nakano Retirement Lecture  2018.3 Nakano Retirement Lecture 2018.3
Travel with Lab members to Yamanashi 2009.9 Nakano Univ. Retirement Lecture 2018.3

Honors

JSPS Predoctoral Research Fellow 1979
Uehara Memorial Foundation Award for Young Scientists,
Ciba-Geigy Foundation Award for Young Scientists 1989
Human Frontier Science Program: Research Grant 1992, 1996, 2001
Journal of Biochemistry Award (The Japanese Biochemical Society) 1995
Inoue Prize for Science 2000
RIKEN Significant Achievement Award (S)2006
Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Contribution Award: Science Council of Japan President Award  2008
The Prize for Science and Technology by the commendation of the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(2012)

Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Contribution Award
Industry-Academia-Government
Collaboration Contribution Award
2008.6

Editorial

Cell Structure and Function
(The Japan Society for Cell Biology)
Editor in Chief (2003–2006), Associate Editor (2006–present)
Journal of Biochemistry
(The Japanese Biochemical Society)
Editor (Cell division) (2002–2005), Associate Editor (1997–2001)
Genes to Cells
(The Molecular Biology Society of Japan)
Associate Editor (2004–present)
Molecular Biology of the Cell
(The American Society for Cell Biology)
Associate Editor (2004–present)
Protoplasma Associate Editor (1999–2015)

Societies

The Japan Society for Cell Biology President (2006–2008)
The Japanese Biochemical Society President (2008–2009), Vice President (2007–2008)
The Japan Society for Laser Microscopy President (2014~2016)
The Union of Japanese Societies for Biological Sciences President (2015–2018)
The International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Auditor (2015–2021)
Other Societies The Molecular Biology Society of Japan, The Biophysical Society of Japan, The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists, The Botanical Society of Japan, The Japanese Society of Microscopy, Yeast Genetics Society of Japan, The American Society for Cell Biology, American Society of Plant Biologists

Other Activities

  • 2011–2017 Council Member, The Science Council of Japan
  • 2006–2011, 2017–present Member, The Science Council of Japan
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