Positions available for motivated Ph.D. students and Postdocs!
Maeshima Laboratory at National Institute of Genetics (Mishima, Japan)
is seeking for highly motivated students and posdocs to study genome organization
and dynamics in the mammalian cells by novel interdisciplinary approaches.
For more details, see our recent review articles:
Ide, S., Tamura, S., Maeshima, K. (2022) Chromatin behavior in living cells: lessons from single-nucleosome
imaging and tracking.
BioEssays. 44, 2200043.
Maeshima, K., Iida, S., Tamura, S. (2021) Physical nature of chromatin in the nucleus.
Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. a040675.
In NIG PhD course, all the education is done in English. Japanese is not
required. The students can study and perform excellent science.
Student dormitory is available at NIG. To join our PhD course, there are
- NIG Global Scholar (NIG-GS) Selection
Positions fully supported by MEXT (Japanese government) for excellent students.
The selection is competitive.
- NIG Graduate Program
Positions partly supported by NIG Research Assitant system (essentially
self-supporting). Tuition fees are required but often dispensed or reduced
for foreign students. If performance of the student is very good, further
support will be considered by our grant. Note that the education and training
in the three possibilities are exactly same.
For students who consider to join our lab as a Ph.D. student, NIG has summer
Further information, please contact:
Kazuhiro Maeshima, Professor
Genome Dynamics Laboratory
National Institute of Genetics
Department of Genetics,School of Life Science,
Graduate University for Advantage Studies (Sokendai)
Mishima, Shizuoka, 411-8540 JAPAN