Members


Yoshiji Takemoto

Professor (Department of Organic Chemistry)
Born 1960, Osaka, Japan
married (two children)

Office Address
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Yoshida, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

Telephone: +81-75-753-4528
Fax: +81-75-753-4569
E-mail: takemoto @pharm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Background Information:

1) Education
Bachelor: Osaka University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1983)
Master: Osaka University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1985)
Ph.D.: Osaka University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1988)
Postdoctoral Fellow: Florida State University, Department of Chemistry (Prof. R. A. Holton), 1988-1989, Sagami Chemical Research Center (Dr. S. Terashima), 1989-1990

2) Academic Position
Research Associate, Osaka University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1990-1998)
Associsate Professor, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1998-2000)
Professor, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2000-present)

Research Interests:

1. Development of new enantio- and stereoselective synthetic methods involving transition-metal catalysts.
2. Development of environmentally friendly synthetic methods for process chemistry.
3. Total synthesis of biologically important synthetic and natural products.
4. Synthetic studies on multi-functional heterocyclic compounds and their use as drug-templates






Chihiro Tsukano, Ph. D

Lecturer
 


Office Address
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Yoshida, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

TEL: +81-75-753-4532
FAX: +81-75-753-4569
ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-9361-0857
Email: tsukano @pharm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Background Information:

1)Education
Bachelor: Department of Chemistry, Tokyo University (2001)
Master: Department of Chemistry, Tokyo University (2003)
Ph.D.: Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University (2006)
Postdoctoral Fellow: Memorial Slane-Kettering Cancer Center (2006−2008)
2) Academic Position
JSPS fellows at Tohoku University (2005-2006)
Assistant Professor: Graduate School of Sciences, Tohoku University (2008-2009)
Assistant Professor, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2009-2014)
Lecturer, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2014-present)

Research Interests:

1 Development of new synthetic methods
-Pd(0)/(II) catalyzed C-H functionalization, dearmatization etc...
2 Natural products synthesis.


Awards

The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientists '16 (2016)
Oral Presentation Award at the 54th Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural
Products (2012)
Youn Scientist's Research Award in Natural Product Chemistry (2010)

Yusuke Kobayashi, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Born in 1979, Fukuoka, Japan
 


Office Address
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Yoshida, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

TEL: +81-75-753-4610
FAX: +81-75-753-4569
Email:ykobayashi @pharm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Background Information:

1)Education
Bachelor (1998-2002): Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University (Prof. Takemoto)
Master (2002-2004): Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University (Prof. Takemoto)
Ph.D. (2004-2007): Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University (Prof. Takemoto)
Postdoc (2007-2008): Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley (Prof. F. D. Toste)
2) Academic Position
Assistant Professor (2008-2010): Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University at Kagawa Campus
Assistant Professor (2010-2012): School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mukogawa Women’s University
Research Assistant Professor (2012-2014): Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University
Assistant Professor (2014-present): Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University

Research Interests:

Development of novel synthetic methods for nitrogen-containing heterocycles
Development of environmentally benign synthetic methods



Awards: The Young Scientist Award from the Kinki Division of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan (2011)





Secretary: Hiroko Takemoto

TEL: 075-753-4528
FAX: 075-753-4569
E-mail: t-hiroko @pharm.kyoto-u.ac.jp


Postdoc
Takeshi Nanjo
Kenichi Michigami
Hugh Nakamura

Graduate Students (Doctor Course)
D3 Li Shanji
D2 Masato Saito
D2 Motohiro Yasui
D1 Sanae Izumi
D1 Takayoshi Heike

Graduate Students (Master Course)
M2 Tomohiro Kurose
M2 Yuuji Fuse
M2 Rina Ota
M2 Manami Kawakami
M2 Yuuya Nakatsuji
M2 Kazuya Nishibayashi
M1 Takeru Nakamura
M1 Sota Masakado
M1 Hiroki Murakami
M1 Zhang, Xuan
M1 Mohammed Abdelrahman

Undergraduate Students
B4 Natsuki Kato
B4 Tomohiro Kimura
B4 Tatsuhiko Sakaguchi
B4 Yusuke Tokuhiro

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