The Department of Applied Biological Science explores the basic laws of life science, ranging from microorganisms to human beings, and fosters human resources who possess the ability to plan and execute thorough experimental strategies for resolving issues in science, agriculture, medicine and pharmaceutical science, and environmental engineering.

List of Research Areas and Faculty Members

Major Name Title Research Area
Environmental Information Biology KUCHITSU Kazuyuki Professor Molecular Mechanisms of Environmental Responses and Signal Transduction
NAKAJIMA Masahiro Associate Professor Enzyme Engineering, Biomacromolecular Chemistry and Structural Biology
Enzymology
Biophysics
TAGUCHI Hayao Professor Enzyme Engineering, Biomacromolecular Chemistry
Molecular Biology KAMAKURA Takashi Professor Molecular biology, Applied microbiology (Molecular biology of fungi and bacteria)
Neuroscience FURUICHI Teiichi Professor Neurobiology of brain development
Developmental Biology WADA Naoyuki Professor Tissue morphogenesis and regeneration
Microbial Ecology SUZUKI Tomonori Professor Ecology and Phylogeny of Microorganisms
Bioorganic Chemistry KURAMOCHI Kouji Professor Chemical Biology, Organic Synthesis
Biochemistry
Biophysics
MASAIKE Tomoko Associate Professor Single-molecule Biology,Mechanisms Of Proteins
Applied Biochemistry FURUYA Toshiki Junior Associate Professor Microbial metabolism and
enzyme catalysis
Cancer Cell Biology SADAIE Mahito Associate Professor Molecular Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology
Cell Biology, Biochemistry NAKAMURA Yoshikazu Associate Professor Lipid biology, Dermatology
(Visiting Faculty Members and Research Fields Based on the Joint Graduate School System)
Molecular Biology MASAI Hisao Visiting Professor Chromosomal DNA Replication and Cell Cycle Regulation
MAEZAWA So Associate Professor*
Molecular Genetics SHIBASAKI Futoshi Visiting Professor Molecular Pathology for Hereditary Diseases and Development for Treatment
WADA Naoyuki Professor*
Food Biochemistry MACHIDA Sachiko Visiting Professor Membrane chemistry (Membrane protein), Biomolecular engineering
TAGUCHI Hayao Professor*
Virus Life Science WATASHI Koichi Visiting Professor Mechanistic analysis of the replication and development of therapeutics for tumor viruses such as hepatitis Band C virus
KURAMOCHI Kouji Associate Professor*
Medical Science HIROTA Tohru Visiting Professor Cell cycle, Cell division, Chromosome dynamics
SADAIE Mahito Associate Professor*
Biological Clock OISHI Katsutaka Visiting Associate Professor Biological clock research
WADA Naoyuki Professor*
Plant Stress Physiology IMAI Ryozo Visiting Professor Molecular responses of plants to environmental stresses, Genome editing and plant biotechnology
KUCHITSU Kazuyuki Professor*
Plant Molecular Biology MORI Masaki Visiting Professor Plant Immunity, Molecular Breeding of Crops
KAMAKURA Takashi Professor*
(Note) * indicates deputy advisors.