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Department of Biological Science and Technology

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