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”.
6 Sep. 2019
Update: SPECIAL ADMISSION FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS (For April 2020 & September 2020 Entry)
8 Oct. 2019
Press release: No Glutamine? No Problem! Study Shows How a Chemical Lets Starving Cancer Thrive (Osawa Lab)
30 Sep. 2019
UTokyo FOCUS: How cells translate genetic information, Chemical modifications give tRNA its ability to wobble (Suzuki Lab)
19 Sep. 2019
A research from Sando group and Tsumoto group on peptoid with defined shape in water (https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jacs.9b04371) won a supplementary cover art of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
18 Sep 2019
The press release on a research from Takashi Kato group on ultrafast structural change of liquid-crystalline molecular assemblies was opened on the website of The University of Tokyo.