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Department of Chemistry
Development of new analytical methods of dynamics of phenomena and reactions at the interface.
Chemistry of superheavy elements.Chemistry related with radioactivity.
Time-domain behavior of magnetically highly anisotropic molecular systems such as single molecule magnets (SMM).
Synthetic studies on metal complexes mimicking the active metal centers of oxidoreductases catalyzing small molecule conversion.
Condensed Matter Physical Chemistry
Studies on physical properties of molecular conductors, superconductors, and magnets by thermodynamic, magnetic and transport measurements.
The investigations depending on only theory and calculation are performed for many chemical subjects.
Elucidation of molecular mechanism of protein by advanced spectroscopic techniques.
Reaction Dynamics Chemistry
Molecular recognition force microscopy for receptor-ligand reaction.
Structural Organic Chemistry
Syntheses and functional properties of novel π-electronic systems including PAH radicals, non-planar quinones, and oligothiophenes.
Physical Organic Chemistry
Studies of the single molecular properties using new scanning probe microscopes and nano gapped electrodes.
Chemical synthesis of glycoproteins and glycopeptides to elucidate oligosaccharide functions.
Natural Product Chemistry
Synthesis of glycoconjugates from bacterial cell surface and their biofunction in innate immunity.
Structure elucidation of biomolecular assemblies in lipid bilayer membrane.
Creation of chiral polynuclear and supramolecular structures by the stepwise aggregation of metal complexes.
Research Center for Structural Thermodynamics
Heat Capacity Calorimetry. Reaction Heat Calorimetry. Higher Derivatives of Gibbs Energy.
High-technology Research for the Analysis and Utilization of Materials
Physical chemistry of molecules and their condensed phases confined in nanometer-sized space, using Solid-state NMR.
Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences
Effect of reaction field on the function of biological metal complexes as the active site of metalloenzyme.
Radio Isotope Research Center
Syntheses and luminescent properties of transition metal complexes. Syntheses of uranium complexes.
Semiconductor Materials and Processes
Semiconductor materials and processes for crystalline Si solar cells and thin film transistors.
Single molecule science for detecting, identifying, and manipulating single molecules, controlling dynamics of single molecules.
Regulatory Bioorganic Chemistry
Synthesis of small molecules binding to DNA and RNA, and regulation of the function of nucleic acids by these synthetic molecules.
Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Development of multifunctional asymmetric catalyses and their application to the synthesis of biologically active compounds.
Protein Organic Chemistry
Development of a method for protein synthesis based on the ligation chemistry and protein functional study.
Structure and function of biomolecular systems as studied by advanced high-resolution magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Protein Profiling and Functional Proteomics
Mass spectrometry for protein structural analysis including post-translational modifications and proteomics for biomarker discovery.
Surface chemistry explored with newly developed original experimental techniques and their related apparatuses.
Department of Biological Sciences
Plant Growth and Development
Cell type identity determination, cell patterning, intercellular communication, and environmental response.
Plant Cell Biology
Cellular responses to environmental fluctuationsCytoskeleton dynamics.
Molecular mechanisms underlying chloroplast biogenesis; protein transport, organelle movement, assembly of photosynthetic apparatus.
Animal embryogenesis with focus on developmental fate specification of embryonic cells during urochordate development.
Left-right asymmetric developmentCell chiralityNotch signaling
Laboratory of Biohistory
Evolution, development and ecological diversity of organisms including arthropods and vertebrates.
Neurobiological mechanisms underlying seasonal and circadian timing system in invertebrates/ Chronobiology/ Neuroethology
Molecular and Developmental Biology
Transcriptional regulation of retinal development, neuronal microRNA, neuronal lincRNA, retinal circuit formation, and cilia development.
Advanced Brain Functions
Neuronal circuit mechanisms in advanced brain functions and neuropsychiatric pathologies.
Genome Structure and Function
Understanding molecular architecture of chromatin in mammalian cells.
Cellular Life Science
Dynamics of mitochondria in mammals, Membrane fusion and fission, GTPase proteins, mitochondrial DNA
Cellular mechanisms of cancer cell invasion and cell-cell communication between normal and cancer cells.
Genome & Chromosome Functions
Understanding molecular mechanisms of genome stability and instability which is related to cancer and infertility.
Functional exploration of long noncoding RNAs in mammalian cells.
Single Molecule Biology
Our laboratory develops quantitative imaging and computational modeling methods to reveal the molecular mechanisms of intracellular signaling with single-molecule resolution.
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis caused by the dysregulation of proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes.
Protein Synthesis and Expression
Structural analysis of receptor-ligand interaction using X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy.
Laboratory of Cell Systems
Our laboratory studies signal transduction-transcription networks to identify the general regulatory rules that govern the cell fate.
Behavior of individual protein molecules is observed in real time using a single molecule imaging microscope and elucidates the function of protein molecules.
The cell-cell communication supporting tissue homeostasis Mechanisms of embryonic development, regeneration, aging, and disease.
Laboratory of Cell Motility
Protein crystallography, EM and Cell biology focusing on elucidation of the molecular mechanism of intracellular transport systems.
Structural studies on photosynthetic energy-transducing protein complexes and cytoskeletal motor proteins.
Bio-mimicking DDS nanocarriers, oriented immobilization of sensing molecules, single cell analysis, and quinone-containing enzymes.
Data integration and modeling of protein interactions and higher-order biological systems for drug discovery.
Structural biology of biological macromolecules / macromolecular assemblies using X-ray diffraction technique.
Morphogen-dependent pattern formation in developmental process.
Molecular mechanisms of photosynthetic light energy conversion systems, and biological production of hydrogen by hydrogenase.
Biophysics on motor, pump, and clock proteins, and photosynthesis. Cell and developmental biology, and phylogenetics on animal and plant.
Mathematical modeling and computer simulation of self-organizing multi-cellular phenomena. Physics of complex systems.
Chromosome rearrangements DNA recombination, repair, and replication Epigenetics and RNA biology.
Structure and properties of polymer assemblies, polymer micelles, and polymer colloids, formed by synthetic and biological macromolecules.
Three dimensional structure and functional mechanism of biological macromolecular machines, such as the bacterial flagellum.
Functional Supramolecular Chemistry
Creation of functionalized materials through molecular recognition and self-assembly of bio-related polymers.
Department of Macromolecular Science
Polymer Reaction Chemistry
Development of new functional polymers using organometallic catalysts and investigation of the functions of metalloenzymes.
Polymer Physical Chemistry
Physical properties and molecular dynamics of soft matters, including polymers, surfactant micelles, liquid crystals, and supramolecules.
Macromolecular Precise Science
Understanding of macromolecularity and creation of high-performance macromolecular systems utilizing precise macromolecules.
Supramolecular Functional Chemistry
Structural bioenergetics mainly in photosynthetic energy transduction and molecular motors based on protein crystallography.
Polymeric Materials Design
Systematic polymeric materials design based on non-covalent or movable cross-linker and realizing responsive and mechano properties.
CryoEM Structual Biology
Structural and functional analysis of biological macromolecules, such as the molecular motors and receptors based on cryo-EM.
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