Announcement of closure of all operations at RIKEN BioResource Center
for three days from August 19 to 21, 2013.

  We would like to inform you that RIKEN will be closed for three days from August 19 to 21, 2013 as a continuing policy for conserving electricity, energy and environment.
  RIKEN BioResource Center will be also closed during the same period. All our operations regarding bioresources and all clerical work will be suspended during this period.
  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We would like to ask you for your patience and cooperation. All our operations will resume on Thursday, August 22.
  Thank you very much for your understanding.

Details
1. Period: From August 19, Monday to August 21, Wednesday, 2013
2. Our operations to be suspended:
  • Telephone inquiry and email response
  • Processing of orders on bioresources
  • Shipment of bioresources
  • Sending quotations and invoices
  • All clerical work