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 Professor Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Plant Biotechnology ARIMURA Gen-ichiro Professor Genetic engineering, Ecology, Physiology
TAKAHASHI Fuminori Associate Professor Plant Molecular Biology
Genome Engineering TOSHIMA Jiro Professor Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology
KONDO Shu Associate Professor Genome Engineering
Biomacromolecule Engineering NISHINO Tatsuya Professor Protein Engineering, Structural Biology
SHIROISHI Mitsunori Associate Professor Protein Engineering, Structural Biology, Biophisics
Biomolecular Chemistry TAMURA Koji Professor Functional Biomolecular Chemistry
YOSHIDA Suguru AssociateProfessor Organic chemistry , Chemical biology
Immunoengineering NISHIYAMA Chiharu Professor Molecular and Cellular Immunology, Allergy
(Visiting Faculty Members and Research Fields Based on the Joint Graduate School System)
Virus Engineering SUZUKI Ryosuke Visiting Professor Molecular Virology
TAMURA Koji Professor*
Molecular Oncology YOSHIOKA Ken-ichi Visiting Professor Cell Biology and Biochemistry
SHIROISHI Mitsunori Associate Professor*
(Note) * indicates deputy advisors.