Technical training opportunities

Technical Training Courses on How to Use State-of-the-art Bioresources
-Announcement for application-

We are pleased to announce technical training courses to provide our users with a solid foundation of laboratory skills for handling our bioresources.

We welcome researchers and technicians of relevant backgrounds from academia, governments, and industries. (*)
(*)Some courses are open only to qualified applicants.

A schedule of a training course to be held this year is shown below.
Announcement of other training courses will be made on this website and through our email newsletters.


RIKEN BRC Technical Training Courses in FY2020 are currently suspended, in order to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus infection.
We will inform you of the new schedule once it is decided on our official website.
Thank you for your kind understanding.

【 Archives on the previous training courses 】

Application procedures


Please download,fill out and submit the application form, with an appendix including the following information typed in free style on a separate paper, to the secretariat.

 (1)Reason for application

 (2)Resume on your research activity

 (3)Your current job(or,your current research activity)

  *Descriptions on the items (2) and (3) can be combined into one item.

For 2 to 4 weeks


We may stop accepting applications earlier depending on the number of applicants.


(4 to 2 weeks before the scheduled training date)

Selected applicants will receive necessary documents including agreement form,quotation and bill for tuition fee, and general guidance regarding training.


(2 weeks before the scheduled training date)

Please transfer tuition fee to our bank account by designated date.



1)Accommodation is available in the RIKEN Institute for trainees. However, please note that our housing may not always be available depending on room bookings. Fee per night is 710 yen for Visitors Quarters in the Tsukuba Institute.
2)Japanese college and university students are requested to join "Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research" before participating in our training courses.
3)Please email your questions and requests regarding our training courses on bioresources to the following address:

For your application and inquiry

Secretariat of the technical courses at RIKEN Tsukuba Institute
3-1-1 Koyadai,Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-0074 Japan