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It is said that the 21st century is the age of Life Sciences. Human genomes have been fully decoded, and life sciences have moved onto the structure and physiological function analysis of biomolecules.
In the Department of Life Science we aim to educate human resources who have acquired the fundamental elements required by Life Science industries, such as pharmaceuticals and health foods, through the analysis of complex and intricate life phenomena on atomic and molecular levels while focusing on biology and chemistry.
The Department of Life Science is composed of staff conducting a vast array of creative and innovative educational research from the analysis of biomolecules on an atomic level to the physiological analysis of cells and individuals, searching for useful organisms and genes in nature, and applications for biological element designs.
We are nurturing future life science academics and highly-skilled engineers, cultivating human resources who will work in careers where they can use their life science knowledge and intellect and have the ability to take on pioneering roles.
*Detailed information of the staff are available from the digest of the researchers list.
|KUBOTA Hiroshi||Professor||Studies on aggregation prone proteins in neurodegenerative disease|
|WAKUI Hideki||Professor||Clinicopathologic study of diseases, drug repositioning|
|ODAKA Masafumi||Professor||Structural and functional studies on medically and industrially important proteins|
|FUJIWARA Kenshu||Professor||Studies toward total synthesis of bioactive natural products|
|HIKIDA Masaki||Professor||Studies on regulatory mechanisms of memory B cells|
|AKIBA Uichi||Associate Professor||Studies on creation of bioelectrochemically functionalized interfaces|
|AMATATSU Yoshiaki||Associate Professor||Computational design of photofunctional molecular devices|
|KONDO Yoshihiko||Associate Professor||Research for new properties based on modified macrocyclic compound|
|MATSUMURA Hirotoshi||Lecturer||Studies on structure-function relationships within proteins for biomass applications|
|TAMURA Taku||Assistant Professor||Protein quality control mechanism in the Endoplasmic Rerticulum|