Suspension of operation at RIKEN BioResource Center (BRC) for three days in this summer, from August 22 to August 24, 2011
To cooperate with the severe shortage of electricity supply expected in this summer due to the Eastern Japan Disaster, RIKEN will close its all campuses and facilities for three days, from Monday, August 22 to Wednesday, August 24 (RIKEN's response to the Tohoku Pacific Offshore Earthquake http://www.riken.jp/engn/r-world/topics/110314/index.html). During the period, RIKEN BRC will also suspend its all operation, including shipments of bioresources and responses to the orders and inquiries.

All operation at RIKRN BRC will be conducted normally until Friday, August 19 and from Thursday, August 25.

This suspension may cause some inconvenience to our users. We sincerely ask you for your understanding and cooperation.

RIKEN BioResource Center