TAKEMURA Masaharu  Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Kagurazaka Division, Institute of Arts and Sciences
Profile | Topics | Laboratories | Assigned Courses(31)
Refereed Papers(109) | Other Papers(39) | Publications(99) | Presentations(179)
Address 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
TEL : +81-3-3260-4271
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Under-Graduate School
  • 1992, Mie University Faculty of Bioresources Department of Agricultural Chemistry 
Graduate School
  • 1998, Nagoya University Graduate School, Division of Medicine Doctoral Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • Mie University Master of Bioresources Science
  • Nagoya University Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)
Research History
  • 1991-1992 Engaged in research on alpha-amylase inhibitor in plants
    1992-2002 Engaged in research on nucleolar protein B23 (nucleophosmin)
    1992-2008 Engaged in research on eukaryotic DNA replication and DNA polymerases
    2001-present Engaged in research on evolutionary cell biology and the origin of the eukaryotic nucleus
    2006-present Engaged in research on biology education
    2015-present Engaged in research on Giant virus biology
Employment History
  • 1998-2003 Nagoya University, Research Associate
    2004-2006 Mie University, Research Associate
    2006-2008 Tokyo University of Science, Lecturer
    2008-2009 Tokyo University of Science, Associate Professor
    2009-2016 Tokyo University of Science, Associate Professor
    2016-2017 Tokyo University of Science, Professor
    201704-202103 Tokyo University of Science, Professor
    202104- Tokyo University of Science, Professor
Research Keyword Giant Virus Biology, Biology Education, Teaching Materials, Molecular Biology, DNA Replication, Biochemistry, Evolutionary Cell Biology, Origin of the Eukaryotic Nucleus
Research Area
  • Education on school subjects and activities (biology education)
  • Aquatic life science (giant virus)
Research Theme
  • Study on Biology Education for Evolutionary Biology and Molecular Biology
  • Molecular biological studies of new giant viruses and their function and evolution.
Academic Awards Received
  • 2012.12.9

    Best Poster Award

Academic Society Affiliations
  • 2015.1.10 - 2016.1.11

    The Society of Biological Sciences Education of Japan

Guest Professor