About IMEG
History and Organization

Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics was initially established in 1992, and extensively reorganized in both April, 2000 and April, 2009 having 3 divisions, 15 departments, and 3 laboratories as follows: Division of Developmental Regulation; Department of Medical Cell Biology, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Department of Cellular Interactions, Department of Cell Maintenance, Department of System Control, Laboratory of Developmental Technology: Division of Stem Cell Research; Department of Stem Cell Biology, Department of Cell Differentiation, Department of Cell Modulation, Department of Cell Fate Control, Department of Cell Signaling, Laboratory of iPS Cell Research: Division of Organogenesis; Department of Pattern Formation, Department of Brain Morphogenesis, Department of Kidney Development, Department of Organ Formation, Department of Phylogeny, Laboratory of Developmental Genetics. These departments take charge of education in the Graduate School of Medical Sciences or the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2002.

Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics
[Address] 2-2-1 Honjo,Chuo-ku,Kumamoto 〒860-0811
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[T E L] +81-96-373-6637
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[E-mail] imeg@kumamoto-u.ac.jp