List of Labs and Research Topics

Life Science and Technology

Name(First/Last)Hiroyuki Akama

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Computational Neurolinguistics
Research Topics
  • Multi-voxel pattern analysis;
  • Embodied cognition and Semantic network;
  • Statistical learning in language
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must have completed at least some coursework related to ""neuroimaging"" prior to starting the program.

Website

https://sites.google.com/site/akamatitechlab/home

Name(First/Last)Nobuhiro Hayashi

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Molecular Biology
Research Topics
  • Proteomics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.myr.bio.titech.ac.jp/HayashiLab/Welcome.html

Name(First/Last)Takashi Hirasawa

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Applied Microbiology
Research Topics
  • Metabolic Engineering of Microorganisms
  • Molecular Mechanism Analysis of Bioproduction
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.hirasawa-lab.bio.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Toru Hisabori

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Plant Biochemistry
Research Topics
  • Redox regulation of the plant metabolic enzymes
  • Regulation of ATP synthase
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must have the basic knowledge on the plant biochemistry

Website

http://www.res.titech.ac.jp/~junkan/Hisabori_HomePageE/index.html

Name(First/Last)Hiroshi Iwasaki

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics
Research Topics
  • Homologous Recombination
  • Mating Type Switching of Yeast
  • DNA Repair
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Highly motivated student

Website

http://www.iwasakilab.bio.titech.ac.jp/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Toshiaki Kamachi

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Bioinorganic chemistry
Research Topics
  • Metalloenzyme
  • Photoenergy conversion
  • Bioimaging of oxygen
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.kamachi.bio.titech.ac.jp/index.html

Name(First/Last)Atsushi Kawakami

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Regenerative biology using zebrafish
Research Topics
  • Cell lineage analysis during fin regeneration
  • Role of inflammation during regeneration
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must have a strong motivation to the field. Since we deal with living animal as experimental system, an inevitable long or irregular work in the lab could happen.

Website

http://www.kawakami.bio.titech.ac.jp/index.html

Name(First/Last)Hiroshi Kimura

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Cell Biology
Research Topics
  • Gene regulation
  • Epigenetics
  • chromatin and nucleus
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://kimura-lab.bio.titech.ac.jp/index.html

Name(First/Last)Kazushi Kinbara

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Bio-inspired Chemistry
Research Topics
  • Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Basic knowledge on organic chemistry

Website

http://www.kinbara.bio.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Akio Kitao

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Computational biology, biophysics, computational chemistry
Research Topics
  • Molecular simulation of biomolecules
  • Protein complex structure prediction
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Knowledge on physical chemistry, statistical physics, molecular biology and biochemistry
Basic programming skills

Website

http://www.kitao.bio.titech.ac.jp/indexE.html

Name(First/Last)Shoen Kume

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Stem Cell Biology
Research Topics
  • Developmental biology of pancreas
  • Regenerative medicine
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.stem.bio.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Shinji Masuda

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Photosynthesis Research
Research Topics
  • Genetic and biochemical analysis of proteins controlling photosynthesis in chloroplasts
  • Invasive measurement photosynthetic electron transport via pulse-amplitude modulation chlorophyll fluorescence analysis
  • Genetic and biochemical analysis of photoreceptor proteins controlling photosynthesis in photosynthetic microorganisms
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.photobiolab.bio.titech.ac.jp/~official/MasudaLaboratory.html

Name(First/Last)Hisakazu Mihara

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study peptide engineering, bioorganic chemistry
Research Topics
  • de novo design of peptide
  • chemical synthesis of peptide
  • peptide-phage display
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.mihara.bio.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Hiroyuki Nakamura

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry
Research Topics
  • Boron Neutron Capture Therapy
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Micro-flow Synthesis
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Prefer those who have a basic knowledge of organic chemistry and have interests in organic synthesis. Applicants should be able to adjust to Japanese culture.

Website

http://syn.res.titech.ac.jp/en/

Name(First/Last)Hideki Taguchi

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Biochemistry, molecular biology, protein science
Research Topics
  • chaperone proteins
  • protein folding
  • translation
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.taguchi.bio.titech.ac.jp/eng/

Name(First/Last)Hiroshi Tsutsumi

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study chemical biology
Research Topics
  • Biomaterials based on designed peptides
  • Inhibitor-peptide conjugate library for drug discovery
  • Fluorescent probes for bioimaging
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.mihara.bio.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Hiroshi Ueda

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Protein Engineering
Research Topics
  • Protein engineering aiming for diagnostics and biosensing
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants are requested to have completed coursework in biochemistry and molecular biology prior to starting the program.

Website

http://www.ueda.res.titech.ac.jp/index_en.html

Name(First/Last)Yuki Yamaguchi

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology
Research Topics
  • Transcriptional and Post transcriptional Gene Regulation
  • Drug Discovery
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://yamaguchi.bio.titech.ac.jp/english/

Name(First/Last)Hideya Yuasa

Department

Life Science and Technology

Job Title Professor
Field of Study bioorganic chemistry
Research Topics
  • photodynamic therapy
  • photosensitizer
  • photopharmaceuticals
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.yuasa-lab.bio.titech.ac.jp/index.html