TWIns

Tokyo Women's Medical University- Waseda University Joint Institution for Advanced Biomedical Sciences (TWIns), Waseda University

    In TWIns researches ranging from basic bioscience to biomedical engineering  are conducted with a tight link to the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University and Tokyo Women's Medical University.  Elemental microscopic technologies is a featured field in this collaboration project.




Coordinator
Takafumi INOUE, MD, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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neurophysiology, cellular imaging
2-photon microscopy, 
electrophysiology, brain slice, primary neuron, FCS, Ca imaging,  membrane potential imaging
Shinji TAKEOKA, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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applied chemistry
biomedical engineering, biological material sciences, molecular assembling science and engineering, macromolecular chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, liposome technology, artificial cells, artificial platelets, drug or gene delivery systems, polymer ultra-thin films, nanosheets, bio-imaging, molecular recognition systems
Shigenobu SHIBATA, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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chronopharmacology
circadian systems in health science, chronobiology, Metabolic syndrome, stress and depression, aging, functional food, prebiotics and probiotics, lipid and protein, in vivo imaging system, exercise science, food allergy, from mouse to human science
Yoichi NAKAO, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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chemical biology
chemical biology, marine natural products chemistry, control of stem cell differentiation, neuron, blood vessels, cardiomyocyte, epigenetics
Toshio OHSHIMA, MD, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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neurochemistry
genetically modified mouse, transgenic zebrafish, adult neurogenesis, developmental neurobiology, Alzheimer’s disease, spinal cord injury
Toru ASAHI, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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bioscience of materials
Nobuhito GODA, MD, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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pathobiochemistry
hypoxia biology, biochemistry, animal models of metabolic diseases, liver pathology
Kentaro SEMBA, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
molecular biology
Haruko TAKEYAMA, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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marine biotechnology
Satoshi TSUNEDA, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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biological and chemical engineering
Hitoshi KURUMIZAKA, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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structure biology
Toshiyuki OKANO, PhD
Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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photobiology, biochemistry, biophysics
retinal proteins, chronobiology, biological clock, magnetoreception, protein expression, monoclonal antibody, cryptochrome, pineal gland, retina
Naoya TAKEDA, PhD
Assoc Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
biomaterials
polymer materials, biointerface, softinterface, surface chemistry, MEMS/NEMS, mechanobiology, cell manipulation (adhesion/deadhision, migration, polarization, differentiation), fabrication of the 3D tissues, tissue engineering
Masamitsu SATO, PhD
Assoc Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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cell biology
Tetsushi MORI, PhD
Assoc Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ

Toshinori FUJIE, PhD
Asst Prof, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
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Biorobotics
biomaterials, bioinspired engineering, tissue engineering, cell delivery, skeletal muscles, retinal pigment epithelium, polymer chemistry, polymeric materials, nano/micro engineering, self-organized structure, microwrinkles, molecular assembly, layer-by-layer, polymeric ultrathin films, nanosheets
Mayumi OKAMOTO, PhD
Lecturer, Faculty Sci & Eng, Waseda Univ
chemical biology
PET imaging, fluorecence labeled small molecules, 11C and 18F Labeled small molecules, steroids, vanilloid