Inoue Laboratory, ISSP, Univ. Tokyo


We are studying mechanism of photo-receptive proteins driven by light-energy such as microbial and animal rhodopsins. Also, we are trying optogenetic applications on the basis of fundamental insights of the photoreceptive proteins.

If you would like to perform research in our laboratory, please contact to “inoue* (Exchange "*" to "@")”.


  1. September 22, 2023 Publication page was updated. Keiichi Inoue received the "International Union of Photobiology (IUPB), Finsen Lecturer"
  2. August 31, 2023 Publication page was updated. "Structural Basis for Color Tuning and Ion Selectivity in Potassium-Selective Channelrhodopsins" was published in Cell
  3. August 2, 2023 Publication page was updated. "Effects of the Unique Chromophore–Protein Interactions on the Primary Photoreaction of Schizorhodopsin" was published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters