The Department of Biological Science and Technology performs research and education in the various fields of fundamental biological science as well as engineered research and education for the industrial application of research results, while being a pioneer in cutting-edge biotechnology. Research, development for diagnosis and treatment of cancer, regenerative medicine, development of fundamental technological necessities for the development of regenerative medicine, and life-science technology development for the formation of a sustainable society is being actively promoted.

Research Groups & Research Areas

  • Molecular Bioengineering

    Biopolymer Engineering / Biomaterial Chemistry / Chemical Biology

    Horito Research Group / Nishino Research Group / Tamura Research Group / Shiroishi Research Group

  • Environmental Bioengineering

    Molecular Ecology / Plant Molecular Biology / Genome Engineering

    Arimura Research Group / Shimada Research Group / Shimizu Research Group

  • Medical Bioengineering

    Developmental & Regenerative Engineering / Cellular Biology / Immunology / Developmental Endocrinology / Genetic Engineering / Genome Biology

    Nishiyama Research Group / Miyagawa Research Group / Murakami Research Group / Segi Research Group / Toshima Research Group

List of Faculty Members

Name Title Research Area Keyword
ARIMURA Gen-ichiro Professor
HORITO Shigeomi Professor Molecular biology glycobiology
Jiro Toshima Professor Cell biology endocytosis, actin cytoskeleton
MURAKAMI Yasufumi Professor Genome biology Functional Genomics with advanced biotechnologies
NISHIYAMA Chiharu Professor Applied biochemistry Immunology, Allergy, Molecular Biology, Transcription factor, Cell Development
SHIMADA Hiroaki Professor Molecular biology Plant Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics
SHIMIZU Kiminori Professor
TAMURA Koji Professor Evolutionary biology Origin of Life, Genetic Code, RNA
MIYAGAWA Shinichi Associate Professor Tumor biology
Developmental biology
Morphology/Structure
Female reproductive tracts, Estrogen, Developmental effect, DES syndrome
Sex determination and differentiation, Reproductive organ, Sex hormone
Development, Sex determination and differentiation, Endocrinology, Environmental science
NISHINO Tatsuya Associate Professor Molecular biology Structural biology
SEGI-NISHIDA Eri Associate Professor Neurochemistry/Neuropharmacology
SHIROISHI Mitsunori Associate Professor Biofunction/Bioprocess
Structural biochemistry
Biophysics
protein engineering, antibody engineering
receptor, antibody, immunology, G-protein coupled receptor, membrane protein
receptor, antibody, immunology, G-protein coupled receptor, membrane protein
HACHISU Masakazu Junior Associate Professor Bio-related chemistry
Polymer/Textile materials
Molecular biology
Amino acid, Carbohydrate, Lipid, Glycopeptide, Glycoprotein, Glycolipid
Poly(amino acid), Polysaccharide
Biopolymer, Chemical modification, Structure-activity relationship
YASHIRO Takuya Junior Associate Professor Food science Food function
DESAKI Yoshitake Assistant Professor
FUKUOKA Masashi Assistant Professor
Mutsuro-Aoki Hiromi Assistant Professor
NAGANO Makoto Assistant Professor
TERAMURA Hiroshi Assistant Professor

Information on Career Paths

  • Graduate School
    66.7%
  • Food
    6.7%
  • Chemical Engineering
    3.3%
  • Miscellaneous Services
    3.3%
  • Machinery and Appliances
    3.3%
  • Information Industry
    3.3%
  • Professional and Technical Services
    3.3%
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade
    2.3%
  • Manufacture of Pulp, Paper and Paper Products
    1.1%
  • Medical, Insurance
    1.1%
  • Education, Learning Support
    1.1%
  • Other Service Industry
    2.3%
  • Other (persons planning on continuing education, studying abroad, etc.)
    2.2%
(As of March 2020)