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Professor

January, 2018
Prof. Dr. Reiko Kuroda

Reiko Kuroda

Professor, Research Institute for Science & Technology, Tokyo Unversity of Science
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
rkuroda(at)rs.tus.ac.jp (at)→@

Research Field

Chemistry, Spectroscopy, X-ray Crystallography, Molecular Biology and Developmental Biology

Biography

  • 1970 B.Sc. in Chemistry, Ochanomizu University
  • 1975 Ph.D. in Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
  • 1975 Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, King's College, London, U.K.
  • 1981 Research Fellow, Department of Biophysics, King's College, London, U.K.
  • 1982 Honorary Lecturer, Department of Biophysics, King's College, London, U.K.
  • 1985 Senior Staff Scientist, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, U.K.
  • 1985 Visiting Lecturer, King's College, London, U.K.
  • 1986 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences / Department of Biophysics
  •     and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • 1992 Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences / Department of
  •     Biochemistry, Graduate School of Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • 1996 Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • 2012 Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
  • 2012 Professor, Research Institute for Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science

Research Activity

  • 1999-2004 Project Director, Kuroda Chiromorphology Group, ERATO, JST
  • 2004–2009 Project Leader, Kuroda Chiromorphology Team, ERATO-SORST, JST
  • 2005–2010 Vice-chair of the Division of Organic Crystal Chemistry, Chemical Society of Japan
  • 2011–2013 Chair of the Division of Organic Crystal Chemistry, Chemical Society of Japan

Awards and honours

  • 1993 Saruhashi Prize
  • 1994 Nissan Science Prize
  • 2003 Molecular Chirality Award
  • 2004 Yamazaki-Teiichi Prize
  • 2006 Honorary Professor of University of Sichuan, China
  • 2009 Prizes for Science and Technology, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT
  • 2009 Honorary Doctorate, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
  • 2009 Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, class of Chemistry
  • 2013 L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Award
  • 2014 Mukai Prize
  • 2014 Prime Minister's Commendation for Efforts Toward the Formation of a Gender-Equal Society
  • 2015 Academia Prize, The Academic Society of Japan

Governmental and International appointments

  • Fellow, TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries) (2014-)
  • Ambassador of Women’s Initiative in Developing STEM Career (WINDS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-)
  • Scientific Advisory Board member of the United Nations Secretary General on Global Sustainability (2013-2016)
  • 175 Faces of Chemistry of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2016)
  • AcademiaNet member (2015-)
  • Member of the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO (2007-2012, 2013-)
  • Science Advisory Board member of Molecular Frontier (Boston, USA, 2007-)
  • Council Member of Science Council of Japan (2008-2014)
  • A board member of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (Cambridge, UK, 2006-14)

Vice President of ICSU (International Council for Science) (2008–11), Vice-chair of the Council of Scientists, Human Frontier Science Program. (Strasbourg, 2005-08), Reviewer of EU Young Investigator Research Awards (2003-06), International Advisory Committee member, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST, 2002-04), Executive Advisor to the President, The University of Tokyo (2003-2007), Member of the Administrative Council, The University of Tokyo (2007-2011), Member of Committee for Realizing Gender Equal Society, Cabinet Office (2007–13), Member of the Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP), Cabinet Office (2001–07), Member of the Central Council for Education, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture (2003–09), Executive advisor to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2002-10) etc.

Research Associate

助教
  • Masanori Abe

Postdoctral Fellow

研究員
  • Kyohei Sato

Graduate Student

大学院生
  • D3 Hiromi Takahashi
  • M2 Rento Kuroda
  • M2 Shinya Akutsu
  • M2 Kazuya Sasaki
  • M2 Yuri Shimizu
  • M2 Manami Suzuki

Bachelor's Student

学部生
  • B4 Tomoki Kubota
  • B4 Yoshikazu Kobayashi
  • B4 Riko Sasaki

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