Tokyo University of Science


TAKEMURA  Masaharu Professor

Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Science Division I, Liberal Arts


Address 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
TEL : +81-3-3260-4271
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Under-Graduate School 1992, Mie University Faculty of Bioresources Department of Agricultural Chemistry Graduated
Graduate School 1998, Nagoya University Graduate School, Division of Medicine Doctoral course Completed program with degree
Postgraduate Qualification Mie University Master of Bioresources Science Course
Nagoya University Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science) Course
Research History 1991-1992 Engaged in research on alpha-amylase inhibitor in plants
1992-2002 Engaged in research on nucleolar protein B23 (nucleophosmin)
1992-present Engaged in research on eukaryotic DNA replication and DNA polymerases
2001-present Engaged in research on evolutionary cell biology and the origin of the eukaryotic nucleus
2006-present Engaged in research on biology education
2015-present Engaged in research on Giant virus biology
Employment History 1998-2003 Research Associate, Nagoya University
2004-2006 Research Associate, Mie University
2006-2008 Lecturer, Tokyo University of Science
2008-2016 Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Science
2016- Professor, Tokyo University of Science
Sex Male
Date of Birth 1969/10
Research Keyword Giant Virus Biology, Biology Education, Teaching Materials, Molecular Biology, DNA Replication, Biochemistry, Evolutionary Cell Biology, Origin of the Eukaryotic Nucleus
Research Area Subject pedagogy (Biology education, Teaching materials, Analysis of biology textbook)
Molecular biology (DNA replication, DNA polymerase)
Evolutionary biology (Eukaryotes, Origin of the nucleus)
Applied microbiology (Giant viruses)
Virology (Giant virus, Nucleo-cytoplasmic large DNA virus)
Research Institute Theme Study on Biology Education for Evolutionary Biology and Molecular Biology
Molecular biological studies of new giant viruses and their function and evolution.
Academic Awards Received
Best Poster Award
Academic Society Affiliations
2015/1/10 - 2016/1/11
The Society of Biological Sciences Education of Japan