Chemistry & Biotechnology for
Innovations in Future Science and Technology
As one of the leading research institutes in Japan, CHEMBIO aims to create new materials and molecular functions by utilizing the power of organic chemistry and biotechnology. Rapid developments in the knowledge of organic chemistry and biotechnology, among other interdisciplinary fields, have attracted interest for the cutting-edge research carried out at The University of Tokyo. Several internationally excellent research focusing on the areas of environment, energy and medicine have been borne at the center, leading to the overall theme of; “Chemistry meets Biology”.
15 Sept. 2023
Update: SPECIAL ADMISSION FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS (For April / October 2024 Entry)
1 Sept. 2023
Press release: An interactive deep learning-based approach reveals mitochondrial cristae topologies (Neurobiology Lab)
14 June 2023
Press release: Chemoselectivity change in catalytic hydrogenolysis enabling urea-reduction to formamide/amine over more reactive carbonyl compounds (Nozaki Lab)
9 June 2023
Dr. Takuzo Aida, one of five UTokyo distinguished professors, was elected as an international member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
19 May 2023
Press release: Quality control of protein synthesis in the early elongation stage (Suzuki Lab)