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Department of Biomolecular Sciences

Department of Biomolecular Sciences

Department of Biomolecular Sciences

The structures of molecules, small and large, through DNA to active polymers, are inherently related to their functions or biological responses in higher organisms. Our aims of research and education are to elucidate these relationships generally and systematically by the use of genomics, biochemistry and organic chemistry. It is important to understand fundamental molecule-based sciences in any of our research fields.

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Division of Biomolecular Chemistry
Biostructural Chemistry
Teachers Professor Hirokazu Arimoto (C)
Professor Makoto Sasaki
Undergrad
education
Agriculture
Campus Katahira
Keywords Natural product synthesis; synthetic organic chemistry; structure-activity relationships; function analysis
Analytical Bioorganic Chemistry
Teachers Professor Hirokazu Arimoto
Assistant Professor Kaori Itto
Undergrad
education
Agriculture
Campus Katahira
Keywords chemical biology,autophagy,synthetic organic chemistry
Bioactive Molecules
Teachers Professor Shinjiro Yamaguchi
Assistant Professor Kiyoshi Mashiguchi
Undergrad
education
Agriculture
Campus Katahira
Keywords Plant hormones,biologically active substances,plant physiology
Laboratory of Applied Biological Molecular Science
Teachers Professor Yoshikazu Tanaka
Associate Professor Tomohisa Ogawa
Assistant Professor Takashi Matsui
Undergrad
education
Agriculture
Campus Katahira
Keywords protein, structure analysis, virulence factor, toxin, protein complex, food protein, biomineralization, natural organic compound synthesis enzyme
Division of Molecular Biosystems
Histogenetic Dynamics
Teachers Professor Erina Kuranaga
Assistant Professor Daiki Umetsu
Assistant Professor Yuichiro Nakajima
Undergrad
education
Science / Biology
Campus Aobayama
Keywords
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Teachers Professor Kazumasa Ohashi
Associate Professor Ken-ichi Yasumoto
Undergrad
education
Science / Chemistry
Campus Aobayama
Keywords Stress response,FRET imaging
Molecular Cell Biology
Teachers Professor Kensaku Mizuno
Assistant Professor Tomoaki Nagai
Undergrad
education
Science / Biology
Campus Aobayama
Keywords Signal transduction,actin cytoskeleton,cell migration,cancer invasion,cilium formation
Plant Developmental Biology
Teachers Professor Junko Kyozuka
Assistant Professor Satoshi Naramoto
Undergrad
education
Science / Biology
Campus Katahira
Keywords
Division of Chemical and Structural Biological Sciences
Design of Biomolecular Function
Teachers Professor Kenji Inaba
Associate Professor Hiroshi Kadokura
Assistant Professor Satoshi Watanabe
Campus Katahira
Keywords Protein quality control,structural biology
Molecular Analysis of Biological Functions
Teachers Professor Satoshi Takahashi
Assistant Professor Kiyoto Kamagata
Assistant Professor Hiroyuki Oikawa
Campus Katahira
Keywords Protein dynamics,single molecule biology
Biofunctional Chemistry and Nanobiotechnology
Teachers Professor Shin Mizukami
Associate Professor Toshitaka Matsui
Assistant Professor Toshiyuki Kowada
Campus Katahira
Keywords Chemical biology,Bioimaging,Photofunctional molecules
Nano-Biophysics
Campus Katahira