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Yoshikatsu AKIYAMA

Name Yoshikatsu AKIYAMA Yoshikatsu AKIYAMA
Department Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science (Tokyo Women's Medical University)
Division of Biomedical Engineering and Science,
Graduate Course of Medicine
Title Assistant Professor
[Joint Appointment]
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Areas of Expertise Biomaterial. Polymer chemistry, Micro-porous material
Qualifications Ph.D. (Tokyo Science Univ.)
Biography Education
1990-1994 B. Sc. in Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science.
1994-1996 M. Sc. in Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University f Science.
Entitled: “Preparation of Saccharide-Silica Composites by a Sol-Gel Method and the Application for Optical Resolution of Metal Chelae Compounds”
2001 Ph. D. in Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Tokyo University of Science.
Entitled: “Development of novel organic and inorganic composite and the control of properties of the composite by the organic molecules”

Work Experience
1996-1997 R&D division, Pharmacia. Biotech K. K. (Current company name is GE healthcare Japan)
Research theme: “Evaluation of temperature-responsive chromatogray for products”
1998-2001 Temporary transfer to advanced Stimuli Polymer Material Group, Japan Chemical Innovation Institute as a researcher.
Research theme: “Development of novel affinity chromatography media by using temperature-responsive polymers” and “Development of new temperature-responsive polymers with LCTS or UCST”
2001-2002 R&D division, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech, Inc. (Current company name is GE healthcare Japan).
Research theme: “Evaluation of planner QCM-based biosensor”
2002-2007 Assistant Professor, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women’s Medical University.
Research theme: “Characterization of temperature-responsive cell culture surfaces to express temperature-induced cell attachment and detachment properties”
2008- Lecturer, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women’s Medical University. Research theme: “Mechanical stretch-induced alternation of temperature-responsive cell culture surface properties” and “Simple preparation of temperature-responsive cell culture surface by using photoinitiator immobilized surfaces and photopolymerization”
Publications →TWMU Database
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