Curriculum Vitae

Professor Motonari Uesugi, Ph.D.

Laboratory
Chemical Biology Laboratory
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) & Institute for Chemical Research (ICR)
Kyoto University
Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0011 JAPAN
Tel: +81-774-38-3225
Education
1986.04-1990.03   
B.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
1990.04-1995.03     
Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
1995.04-1998.08
Postdoctoral Training in Chemical Biology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Academic Appointments
1998.09-2005.02
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2005.02-2009.07  
Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2005.04-present 
Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
2007.10-present
Professor, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
2013.01-present
Deputy Director, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Honors and Awards
1992.04-1995.03
Predoctoral Fellow Award, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
1995.04-1996.03
Postdoctoral Fellow Award, The Naito Foundation
1996-1999
Postdoctoral Fellow Award, The Leukemia Society of America
2001-2002
Lymphoma Research Foundation Junior Faculty Award
2006.04
Gold Medal Award, Tokyo TechnoForum? 21
2011.03
The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Divisional Scientific Promotions '11
2011.05
German Innovationi Award Gottfried Wagener Prize 2010 (1st Prize) 
Professional Activities
2009.09-present
Editorial Board Member, Chemistry & Biology (Cell Press)
2010.01-present    
Editorial Board Member, MedChemComm? (Royal Society of Chemistry)
2010.03-present
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry
2011.04-present
Editor, Biochemical Journal (London)