Faculty Members

Bioinformatics Course

Tsuyoshi Miyazaki

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MANA Principal Investigator/Group Leader HP
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics
NIMS

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Electronic Structure Calculation
Itoshi Nikaido

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Team Leader HP
Laboratory for Bioinformatics Research,
RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Genome Science, Bioinformatics
Hiroshi Masuya

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Head HP
Integrated Bioresource Information Division,
RIKEN BioResource Research Center

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Bioinformatics and data integration
Ken Aoshima

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Data & AI Lead,
Microbes & Host Defense Domain, DHBL,
Eisai Co., Ltd.

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Data Science, Bioinformatics
  1. Biomarker discovery, drug MOA(mode of action) elucidation, and drug discovery hypothesis creation through handling and visualization of various omics data such as genomics and integrated analysis with clinical data.
  2. Acceleration of data-driven drug discovery utilizing advanced analysis technology such as artificial intelligence (AI).
  3. Elucidation of unmet medical needs and discovery of new drug targets through handling and visualization of real-world data including receipt data, advanced pharmacoepidemiologic approaches, and medical statistical analysis.

Food Innovation Course

Hiroko Isoda

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Professor HP
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Food Functionality
Susumu Kawasaki

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Senior Researcher HP
Food Research Institute, NARO

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Food Microbiology/Food Hygiene Laboratory
Isao Kobayashi

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Principal Researcher HP
Food Research Institute, NARO

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Multiscale Food Engineering
Akifumi Ikehata

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Group leader HP
Analytical Evaluation Group, Institute of Food Research, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, NARO

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Analytical Chemistry, Food Science, Physical Chemistry
Masatomo Kobayashi

Masatomo Kobayashi

Head HP
Experimental Plant Division, RIKEN BRC

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Science and Technology of Plant Resources
Kunihiko Uemura

Kunihiko Uemura

Laboratory Head HP
Food Research Institute, NARO

 

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Food Engineering/Advanced Food Technology
  1. Development of novel food process technology using electricity
  2. Inactivation of microorganism in foods using electricity
  3. Quality changes of foods by food processing
Yuko Kusakabe

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Deputy Leader HP
Food Research Institute, NARO

 

Associate Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Food Science, Molecular physiology
Kenichi Kashiwagi

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Professor HP
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Development Economics, Economy of Middle East and North Africa
Satoshi Fukumitsu

Satoshi Fukumitsu

NIPPN CORPORATION Innovation center Manager

Associate Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba


Research field: Research and development of functional food ingredients
Shinya Takahashi

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Course Coordinator of T-LSI (Food Innovation Course)

Associate Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba


Research field: Physiological analysis on plant-delivered functional compounds

Environmental Management Course

Mitsuko Aono

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Deputy director HP
Biodiversity Division, NIES

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Mechanism of stress response in Plants
Masanobu Kawachi

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Head HP
Biodiversity Resource Conservation Section, Biodiversity Division, NIES

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Algal Resources, Algal Biodiversity
Masatomo Kobayashi

Masatomo Kobayashi

Head HP
Experimental Plant Division,
RIKEN BRC

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Science and Technology of Plant Resources
Yoshihito Ohmura

Yoshihito Ohmura iD

Head of the Division HP
Division of Fungi and Algae, Department of Botany,
National Museum of Nature and Science

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Taxonomy-based lichenology and its interdisciplinary applications
Iwane Suzuki

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Professor HP
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Functional Regulation of Photosynthesis
Tomoya Tsuji

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Professor HP
Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Thermodynamics for Chemical Engineering
Kayo Yoshimatsu

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Director HP
Research Center for Medicinal Plant Resources, NIBIOHN

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Biotechnology for Medicinal Plants
NoriakiKawano

Noriaki Kawano

Section head HP
Breeding and Physiology Laboratory
Tsukuba Division, Research Center for Medicinal Plant Resources, NIBIOHN

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Pharmacognosy and Natural Product Chemistry
Hirotaka Matsuo

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Head HP
Research Center for Medicinal Plant Resources, NIBIOHN

Associate Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Natural Product Chemistry, Pharmacognosy
Hirofumi Hara

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Project Associate Professor HP
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
The University of Tokyo

Associate Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: The tropics environmental microbiology
Shinya Takahashi

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Course Coordinator of T-LSI (Food Innovation Course)

Associate Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba


Research field: Physiological analysis on plant-delivered functional compounds

Biomolecular Engineering Course

Shinji Sugiura

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Chief Senior Researcher HP
Drug Assay Device Research Group,
Biotechnology Research Institute for Drug Discovery, AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Biochemical Engineering
Tsunenori Kameda

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Group Leader HP
Silk Materials Research Group,
Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO

Professor , School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Silk Materials Research
  1. Fundamental research on relation between the structure and properties of silk proteins
  2. Development of various fabrication processes for formation of innovative silk materials with different characteristics
  3. Commercialize the various unutilized silk produced by insects other than silkworm as new material.
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Hidetoshi Teramoto

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Deputy Leader HP
Silk Materials Research Group,
Division of Silk-Producing Insect Biotechnology, Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Silk Materials Engineering
Shuichiro Tomita

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Leader HP
New Silk Research Unit,
Division of Biotechnology, Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Developmental Biology and Physiology of Insect
Kimio Sumaru

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Group Leader HP
Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Research Institute,
AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Bio-functional Polymers, Photo-responsive Biomaterials
Yuji Teramura

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Chief Senior Researcher HP
Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Research Institute(CMB),
AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Bio-functional Polymers, Biomaterial Engineering, polymer chemistry, cell engineering, transplantation therapy
Hidehiko Hirakawa

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Course Coordinator of T-LSI (Biomolecular Engineering Course)

Associate Professor HP
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Enzyme Engineering, Protein Engineering

Disease Mechanism Course

Masashi Yanagisawa

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Director and Professor HP
International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Neuroscience of Sleep
Renu Wadhwa

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Laboratory Leader HP
DAILAB, Biomedical Research Institute, AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors, University of Tsukuba


*New students will not be recruited in 2023.
Kuniya Abe

Kuniya Abe

Team Leader HP
Technology and Development Team for Mammalian Genome Dynamics, RIKEN BRC

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Developmental Genetics
  1. Development, differentiation and epigenetics of mammalian pluripotent cells and germ cells
  2. Developmental genetics of mammalian early embryogenesis
  3. Development and characterization of novel pluripotent stem cells in human and mice
  4. Development of cellular phenotyping technology based on image processing and machine learning
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Yohei Hayashi

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Team Leader HP
iPS Cell Advanced Characterization and Development Team, RIKEN BRC

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Stem Cell Biology, Regenerative Medicine, iPS cells
Yoshihiro Miwa

Yoshihiro Miwa iD

Organizer HP
Gene Engineering Division, RIKEN BioResource Research Center

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Bioimaging, Gene Bank
Atsushi Yoshiki

Atsushi Yoshiki iD

Head HP
Experimental Animal Division, RIKEN BRC

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Bioresource Science for Laboratory Mouse
Katsutaka Oishi

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Research Group Leader HP
Biological Clock Research Group, Biomedical Research Institute,AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

*New students will not be recruited in 2023.

Research field: Chronobiology
Yasuyuki Kida

Yasuyuki KidaiD

Group leader HP Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Research Institute
Stem Cell Biotechnology Research Group
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

 

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors
University of Tsukuba

Research field:stem-cell biotechnology
  1. Developing technology for the reconstruction of in vitro organ networks using human pluripotent stem cells.
  2. Elucidation of the metabolism mechanisms of cancer to overcome the intractability of solid tumours.
  3. Development of pivotal technologies for disease research and the discovery of medicines using stem cells.
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Atsushi Kuno

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Research Group leader HP Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Research Institute
Molecular &Cellular Glycoproteomics Research Group
AIST

 

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors
University of Tsukuba

Research field:Medical glycoscience and glycotechnology

Drug Discovery Course

Ken-ichi Tominaga

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Deputy Director
Laboratory for Food and Medicinal Resource Engineering (FoodMed-OIL), AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field:Chemistry of catalysis
Takahshi Arimura

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Invited Research Scholar
AIST・Univ. of Tsukuba Open Innovation Laboratory for Food and Medical Resource Engineering, AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field:Synthetic Organic Chemistry / Supramolecule
  1. Functionalization and development of plant resources
  2. Creation of allosteric systems in response to external stimuli
  3. Molecular Robotics: Gellular particles that self-assemble and communicate with one another, realizing cellular automata
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Noriki Kutsumura

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ProfessorHP
Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences (Chemistry), University of Tsukuba


Research field: Organic Synthetic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry
  1. Design and synthesis of orexin receptor ligands regulating sleep/wakefulness
  2. Synthesis of biologically active nitrogen-containing heterocycles
  3. Studies on chemoselective reaction useful for drug discovery
Tetsuya Sakurai

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Director HP
Center for Artificial Intelligence Research, University of Tsukuba

Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Computational Algorithms
  1. Mathematical methods for data analysis
  2. High performance algorithms on large-scale scientific simulations
  3. Eigenvalue analysis
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Selected Publications:

  1. “Distributed collaborative feature selection based on intermediate representation”, Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-19) 2019, accepted.
  2. “Complex moment-based supervised eigenmap for dimensionality reduction”, Proceedings of the Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19) 2019, accepted.
  3. “Spectral feature scaling method for supervised dimensionality reduction”, Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-18) 2018, 2560-2566.
Shinji Sugiura

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Chief Senior Researcher HP
Stem Cell Biotechnology Research Group,
Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Research Institute, AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Biochemical Engineering
Makoto Miyagishi

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Group Leader HP
Molecular Composite Physiology Research Group,
Health and Medical Research Institute, AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Nucleic Acids Medicine
Naohiro Noda

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Group Leader HP
Bio-analytical Research Group, Biomedical Research Institute, AIST

Associate Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Bioengineering, Bio-analytical technology
Kimio Sumaru

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Group Leader HP
Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Research Institute,
AIST

Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Bio-functional Polymers, Photo-responsive Biomaterials
Kounosuke Oisaki

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Senior Researcher HP
Interdisciplinary Research Center for Catalytic Chemistry (IRC3),

AIST

Associate Professor, School of Integrative and Global Majors,
University of Tsukuba

Research field: Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, Peptide/Protein Chemistry
Yusaku Miyamae

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Course Coordinator of T-LSI (Drug Discovery Course)

Associate Professor HP
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Research field: Chemical Biology