Molecular Conversion Laboratory

update 2017/4

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  • Staff
      Prof. Tetsuro Shinada, Assistant Prof. Yoko Yasuno

  • Student 
      M2: Akira Sawai, Kenta Sakai, Yuma Krita, Yohei Toriyama, Natsumi Oku
      M1: Ai Sekihara, Kazuma Fuku
      B4: Haruki Yamaguchi, Kohei Yasuda, Ryuo Itoh

  • Visiting Professors
      Dr. Keko Shimamoto, Dr. Yasushi Shigeri, Prof. Mitsuo Miyazawa, Prof. Okiko Miyata, Prof. Yasufumi Ohfune

Tetsuro Shinada, PhD

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi, Osaka 558-8585
Tel: 06-6605-2570, Fax: 06-6605-3153
E-Mail: shinada@sci.osaka-cu.ac.jp

1987:B. S. from Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Setsunan University
1989:M. S. from Kobe Women's Pharmaceutical University
1992:Ph. D. from degree; Kobe Pharmaceutical University (Advisor: Prof. Ichiya Ninomiya)
1992: Post doc. from Texas A & M University (Advisor: Professor Sir Derek H. R. Barton)
1994:Post doc. from Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research (Mentor: Professor Terumi Nakajima)
1996: Lecturer of Osaka City University, Faculty of Science (Prof. Ohfune's Group)
2004:Associate Professor of Osaka City University, Graduate School of Science
2010:Professor of Osaka City University, Graduate School of Science

Current Research Interests

  • Chemical Biology of Natural Products
  • Isolation of Natural Products
  • Total synthesis natural products
  • Terpenoid Biosynthesis
  • Functions of Polyenes in Photosynthesis
  • Chemical Biology of Glutamate Receptors
My current reserach interests are isolation, synthesis, and chemical biology of natural products. Please visit "my publication list" to see my research history.


Yoko Yasuno, PhD

Department of Material Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi, Osaka 558-8585
Tel: 06-6605-3193, Fax: 06-6605-3153
E-Mail: yoko0302@sci.osaka-cu.ac.jp

2008: B.S. from Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology,Keio University
2011: M.S. from Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
2014: Ph.D. from Osaka City University (Advisor: Professor Tetsuro Shinada)
2014: Post Doctoral fellow: Osaka City University (Mentor: Prof. Tetsuro Shinada)
2016: Assistant Professor of Osaka City University, Graduate School of Science

Current Research Interests

  • Total synthesis nitrogen containing natural products
  • Chemical Biology of Glutamate Receptors
My current reserach interests are total synthesis and chemical biology of natural products that are consisted of unnatural amino acids. Please visit "my publication list" to see my reserach history.