Edited by foremost leaders in chemical research together with a number of distinguished international authors, Volume 2 presents the most important and promising recent chemical developments in life sciences, neatly summarized in one book.
Interdisciplinary and application-oriented, this ready reference focuses on methods and processes with a high practical aspect, covering new trends in drug delivery, in-vivo analysis, structure formation and much more.
Of great interest to chemists and life scientists in academia and industry.
Hisashi Yamamoto is Professor at the University of Chicago. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard under the mentorship of Professor E. J. Corey. His first academic position was as Assistant Professor and lecturer at Kyoto University, and in 1977 he was appointed Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Hawaii. In 1980 he moved to Nagoya University where he became Professor in 1983. In 2002, he moved to United States as Professor at the University of Chicago. He has been honored to receive the Prelog Medal in 1993, the Chemical Society of Japan Award in 1995, the National Prize of Purple Medal (Japan) in 2002, Yamada Prize in 2004, and Tetrahedron Prize in 2006 and the ACS Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry to name a few. He authored more than 500 papers, 130 reviews and books (h-index 90). Takashi Kato is a Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Tokyo since 2000. After his postdoctoral research at Cornell University, Department of Chemistry with Professor Jean M. J. Frechet, he joined the University of Tokyo. He is the recipient of The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists (1993), The Wiley Polymer Science Award (Chemistry), the 17th IBM Japan Science Award (Chemistry), the 1st JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Prize and the Award of Japanese Liquid Crystal Society (2008). He is the editor in chief of the "Polymer Journal," and member of the editorial board of "New Journal of Chemistry."
TOWARDS LIFE INNOVATION Development for molecular technology with new class of nucleotide drug Sensitive Molecular Technologies for the analysis of biomolecules in vivo In situ analysis of natural proteins by establishment of live-cell organic chemistry Molecular Technology for Chemical Control of Epigenetics towards Drug Discovery Study on structure formation of quantized pDNA folding and its application for gene delivery system. Creation of highly oriented functional molecular films utilizing liquid phase interfaces. Synthesis of skeletally diverse and densely functionalized scaffolds and development of biological interface for production of useful molecules. Photoinduced structural dynamics of functional organic materials explored with femtosecond electron probes. Creation of Ultra-microfabricating Molecular Materials and Self-assembly Technology.