The objective of the Department of Biological Science and Technology is to clarify life phenomena from the perspective of fundamental biology such as biochemistry, molecular biology and cellular biology, and furthermore, to carry out research and education from the perspective of engineering with new biotechnology used in various fields related to bioengineering, which demonstrates significant developments, to cultivate human resources who posses creativity and fundamental capabilities to contribute to resolving the various issues that human beings are faced with, and to contribute broadly to society.

List of Research Areas and Faculty Members

Major Name Title Research Area
Microbial Engineering SHIMIZU Kiminori Professor Molecular Genetics, Applied Micobiology
Developmental and Regenerative Engineering MIYAGAWA Shinichi Associate Professor Developmental Biolgy, Endocrinology, Environmental Science
SEGI-NISHIDA Eri Associate Professor Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Plant Biotechnology SHIMADA Hiroaki Professor Plant Molecular Biology, Molecular Breeding
ARIMURA Gen-ichiro Professor Genetic engineering, Ecology, Physiology
Genome Engineering MURAKAMI Yasufumi Professor Genome Engineering, Genome Biology
TOSHIMA Jiro Professor Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology
Biomacromolecule Engineering SHIROISHI Mitsunori Associate Professor Protein Engineering, Structural Biology, Biophisics
NISHINO Tatsuya Associate Professor Protein Engineering, Structural Biology
Biomolecular Chemistry TAMURA Koji Professor Functional Biomolecular Chemistry
HORITO Shigeomi Professor Carbohydrate Chemistry
Immunoengineering NISHIYAMA Chiharu Professor Molecular and Cellular Immunology, Allergy
(Visiting Faculty Members and Research Fields Based on the Joint Graduate School System)
Environment Engineering YOSHIHARA Toshihiro Visiting Professor Environment Plant Science, Plant Dietetics (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry)
SHIMADA Hiroaki Professor*
Virus Engineering SUZUKI Ryosuke Visiting Professor Molecular Virology
TAMURA Koji Professor*
Molecular Oncology YOSHIOKA Ken-ichi Visiting Associate Professor Cell Biology and Biochemistry
MURAKAMI Yasufumi Professor*
SHIROISHI Mitsunori Associate Professor*
Cancer Prevention MUTOH Michihiro Visiting Professor Molecular and Cellular Biology, Molecular Genetics
TOSHIMA Jiro Professor*
(Note) * indicates deputy advisors.