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OCW : The Chemistry of Life

Learn how to generate ideas at the interface between chemistry and biology.

Chemistry&Biostudies, Chemical Biology: Chemistry-Initiated Biology

Motonari Uesugi


Why study Chemistry @ Kyoto U.


京都大学 アイデアが湧いてくる講義 サイエンスの発想法 (祥伝社黄金文庫) Motonari Uesugi

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京都大学人気講義 サイエンスの発想法――化学と生物学が融合すればアイデアがどんどん湧いてくる
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All news
Feb. 22, 2023
Mr. Kosuke Nishio (D4) received Oral Award at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Graduate Student Research Group, ICR, Kyoto University.
June. 5, 2019
We are hiring - Assistant Technical Staff (Part-Time).
May. 28, 2018
Check out Professor Uesugi's exclusive interview on MOOC.
Apr. 16, 2018
Dr. Ippei Takashima (Postdoctoral Research Fellow) was awarded CSJ Presentation Award 2018 at the 98th CSJ Annual Meeting.
Apr. 26, 2017
Dr. Motonari Uesugi (Professor) has received the 49th Ichimura Prize in Science for Distinguished Achievement.
Mar. 31, 2017
Ms. Risa Asano (D3) has won the Outstanding Student Presentation Award (Oral Presentation) at the 137th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan.
Sep. 10, 2016
A big congratulations to Dr. Yousuke Katsuda (Postdoctoral Research Fellow) for winning the Best Presentation Award at the 10th Symposium on Biorelevant Chemistry, CJS.
Apr. 06, 2016
Dr. Junko Ohkanda (Associate Professor) has won the 21st Incentive Award of the Society of Japanese Women Scientists .
Dec. 16, 2015
Mr. Junichiro Takaya (D4) won the International Student Poster Competition Award at Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015).
Jun. 12, 2015
Dr. Mizuki Watanabe (Assistant Professor) was awarded the Molecular BioSystems Poster Prize at the 10th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Chemical Biology.
Jun. 09, 2015
Mr. Junichiro Takaya (D4) won the Outstanding Presentation Award at the 7th Young Researchers Workshop, Chemical Biology of Natural Products: Target ID and Regulation of Bioactivity.