The Jikei University School of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine and Research, WATABE Lab.

About Us

Watabe lab was newly established in April 2017. We are interested in the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying adaptive behaviors which are modulated by emotional and motivational states.
Currently, we are recruiting Ph.D. students! If you are interested in our research and the lab, please feel free to contact us.
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Latest informationarchive

June 2020
The paper on the joint research with Division of Gene Therapy The Jikei University was accepted for publication in Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. Dr. Miwa, congratulations!
May 2020
We enjoy having a discussion online. Let’s perform a task with maintaining social distance!
April 1st 2020
Dr. Morishima and Dr. Tohyama joined the lab. Let's have fun with researches!
March 2020
Ms. Toi and Dr. Mikami won a poster award at the Sei-i-kai. Congratulations!
February 2020
Third-year medical students came to our lab and actively participated in the discussion.
January 2020
The paper on the joint research with Osaka University was accepted for publication in Nature Communications!
October 5th 2019
Dr. Watabe and Dr. Saito at Tokyo University of Science co-organized “5th The Jikei University-Tokyo University of Science Joint Symposium”.
Dr. Watabe gave a talk at the symposium.

April 2019
Dr. Nagashima joined the lab as a postdoc. Welcome to our lab!
March 28th 2019
Dr. Watabe organized a symposium and gave a talk at the FAOPS2019.
March 19th 2019
Dr. Sasaki Retirement Celebration was held at the Crest Hotel.
March 11th 2019
Ms. Toi joined the lab as a graduate student from Tokyo University of Science. Welcome to our lab!
March 1st 2019
Dr. Watabe attended the 30th award presentation ceremony of Kato Memorial Bioscience Foundation.
February 2019
Dr. Arima joined the lab as a research fellow. Welcome to our lab!
January 2019
Third-year medical students came to our lab and enjoy doing experiments.
January 2019
Dr. Watabe participated in the CREST meeting.
We are so motivated by the presentation about cutting-edge research. Let's give it our all!

December 2018
Ms. Nozaki came to visit our lab with Yuu-chan!
November 2018
We had a birthday party for Dr. Watabe and a welcome party for Ms. Komatsu.
August 2018
The review article was accepted for publication in Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences!
June 2018
We had a birthday party for Dr. Mikami and a welcome party for Ms. Kishi.
April 2018
Dr. Kaori Mikami joined the lab as a postdoc.
Welcome to our lab!
March 2018
Prof. Watabe organized a symposium and gave a talk at the 95th annual meeting of the physiological society of Japan.
January 2018
Dr. Masashi Nagase joined our lab as a research associate.
Welcome to the lab!