Department of Applied Biological Chemistry

Biofunctional Chemistry
Plant Molecular Physiology Shinozaki, Kazuko (Professor)
Mizoi, Junya (Senior Lecturer)
Kidokoro, Satoshi (Assistant Professor)
Molecular and cellular biology of plant responses and tolerance to environmental stresses
Biological Function and Developmental Chemistry Misaka, Takumi (Associate Professor)
Narukawa, Masataka (Assistant Professor)
Molecular-cell biology, neurology of taste signaling and biochemistry of food proteins
Agricultural Chemistry
Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Fujiwara, Toru (Professor)
Kamiya, Takehiro (Associate Professor)
Plant nutrient transport, metabolism, responses to nutritional conditions and nutrient stress-tolerance
Biological Chemistry Touhara, Kazushige (Professor)
Tachikawa, Hiroyuki (Associate Professor)
Ihara, Sayoko (Assistant Professor)
Chemistry, molecular biology, and neuroscience of chemosensory
signals and receptors in mammal, insect, plant, and microorganism
Organic Chemistry Watanabe, Hidenori (Professor)
Mori, Naoki (Assistant Professor)
Organic synthesis of bioactive natural products and their
derivatives for the elucidation of bioactive functions or the practical
Development of new reactions for efficient synthesis of optically active substances
Bioorganic Chemistry Takayama, Seiji(Professor)
Sakuda, Shohei (Associate Professor)
Fujii, Souta(Assistant Professor)
Chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology of bioactive compounds
such as invertebrate peptide hormones, microbial secondary metabolites
and compounds regulating biomineralization
Soil Science Senoo, Keishi (Professor)
Otsuka, Shigeto (Associate Professor)
Isobe, Kazuo (Assistant Professor)
Soil microbiology for sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation
Chemical Biology Asami, Tadao (Professor)
Nakajima, Masatoshi (Associate Professor)
Nakamura, Hidemitsu (Assistant Professor)
Chemistry, physiology, and molecular biology for plant growth regulation
Food Science
Nutritional Biochemistry Takahashi, Naoki (Professor) Nutrient regulation of gene expression
Differentiation of mammalian cells
Food Chemistry Uchida, kouji(Professor)
Sasaki,Eita(Assistant Professor)
Chemical, biochemical and molecular biological studies on intestinal function-modulating food substances
Food Biochemistry Sato, Ryuichiro (Professor)
Inoue, Jun (Associate Professor)
Shimizu, Makoto (Assistant Professor)
Molecular and cellular biological studies on lifestyle-related diseases
Search for food factors that prevent lifestyle-related diseases
Analytical Chemistry Suzuki, Michio (Associate professor) Bioinorganic chemistry of biological and environmental systems
Food Biotechnology and Structural Biology Nagata, Koji (Associate Professor) Biotechnology, structural biology and physicochemistry of proteins, enzymes and foods
ILSI Japan-Endowed Chair
Functional Food Science and Nutrigenomics Okada, Shinji (Project Associate Professor)
Ishijima, Tomoko (Project Assistant Professor)
Functional genomics to investigate food-induced physiological responses
Nissin Food Products-Endowed Chair
Taste Science Asakura, Tomiko (Project Professor) Investigation of the molecular logic of sensory events for application to food quality design
Social Cooperation Laboratory
Nutri-Life Science Sato, Ryuichiro (Project Professor)
Yamauchi, Yoshio (Project Associate Professor)
Health Nutrition Kato, Hisanori (Project Professor) Molecular nutrition and functional genomics for the betterment of quality of life

Department of Animal Resource Science

Cell Regulation
Cell Regulation Takahashi, Shin-Ichiro (Associate Professor)
Hakuno, Fumihiko (Assistant Professor)
Signal transduction in cell proliferation, differentiation, and carcinogenesis
Molecular mechanisms in regulation of hormones’ action

Department of Biotechnology

Biomolecular Research
Bioinformation Engineering Shimizu, Kentaro (Professor)
Moriwaki, Yoshitaka (Assistant Professor)
Computational biology, computational chemistry and bioinformatics
Molecular Biotechnology Adachi, Hiroyuki (Associate Professor)
Noda, Yoichi (Assistant Professor)
Structure, function and localization of biological molecules
Molecular and Cellular Breeding Hidaka, Makoto (Associate Professor)
Ogawa, Tetsuhiro (Assistant Professor)
Analysis and improvement of useful genes in microorganisms
Biofunctional Research
Fermentation and Microbiology Ohnishi, Yasuo (Professor)
Katsuyama, Youhei (Associate Professor)
Tezuka, Takeaki (Assistant Professor)
Genetic and protein engineering, bioactive substances
Enzymology Fushinobu, Shinya (Professor)
Arakawa, Takatoshi (Assistant Professor)
Structure-function relationship of enzymes and proteins
Microbiology Yoshida, Minoru(Professor)
Arioka, Manabu (Associate Professor)
Protein secretion in bacteria and fungi, neural network information
Cellular Genetics Horiuchi, Hiroyuki (Professor)
Fukuda, Ryoichi (Assistant Professor)
Regulation of macromolecular biosynthesis in microorganisms
Applied Microbiology Ishii, Masaharu (Professor)
Arai, Hiroyuki (Associate Professor)
Kameya, Masafumi (Assistant Professor)
Application of diverse microbiological functions
IFO-Endowed Chair
Microbial Metabolic Potential Onaka, Hiroyasu (Project Professor)
Asamizu, Shumpei (Project Assistant Professor)
Sugai, Yoshinori (Project Assistant Professor)
Discovery of novel microbial metabolic pathways.
Brewing Microbiology Maruyama , Junichi(Project Assosiate Professor)
Katayama , Takuya(Project Assistant Professor)
Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
Membrane Proteins
(Maeda Lab.)
Maeda, Tatsuya (Associate Professor)
Genome Structure and Function Shirahige, Katsuhiko (Professor)
Biotechnology Research
Environmental Biochemistry Nojiri, Hideaki (Professor)
Okada, Kazunori (Associate Professor)
Suzuki-Minakuchi, Chiho (Assistant Professor)
Biotechnology of microorganisms and plant cells
Cell Biotechnology Nishiyama, Makoto (Professor)
Kuzuyama, Tomohisa (Associate Professor)
Tomita, Takeo (Assistant Professor)
Shiraishi, Taro (Assistant Professor)
Biosynthetic studies using biochemistry and structural biology
Plant Functional Biotechnology Yanagisawa, Shuichi (Professor)
Aono, Toshihiro (Assistant Professor)
Plant nutrient acquisition, Nodulation, Plant growth improvement
Functional Microbial Metabolomics (Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co.,Ltd.) Kosono, Saori (Project Associate Professor)
Yoshida, Ayako (Project Assistant Professor)
Post-translational modification and bacterial metabolism

Radioisotope (RI) Center

Radio-Plant Physiology Tanoi, Keitaro (Associate Professor)
Kobayashi, Natsuko (Assistant Professor)
Plant physiology based on original real-time radioisotope imaging method

Research Center for Food Safety

Food Functionality Science Kobayashi, Shoko (Associate Professor) Nutrients and food constituents
Immune Regulation Hachimura, Satoshi (Associate Professor) Studies on intestinal immunity, food allergy, and immune regulation by foods

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