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NIHON UNIVERSITY's 
College of Humanities and Sciences 
Department of Chemistry 

Updated : 2020/07/02 
Professor 
KUWAHARA Masayasu 

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Career (Number of the published data : 9)
Okayama National University  Faculty of Engineering  Adjunct Lecturer  1999/04/01-2000/03/31 
University of Virginia (USA)  Department of Chemistry  Research Associate  2000/04/01-2001/05/31 
Gunma National University  Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering  Research Associate  2001/06/01-2004/03/31 
Gunma University, National University Corporation  Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering  Research Associate  2004/04/01-2007/03/31 
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)  Strategic Basic Research Program (PRESTO)  PRESTO Researcher (concurrent post)  2004/10/01-2008/03/31 
Gunma University, National University Corporation  Graduate School of Engineering  Assistant Professor  2007/04/01-2009/11/30 
Gunma University, National University Corporation  Graduate School of Engineering  Associate Professor  2009/12/01-2013/03/31 
Gunma University, National University Corporation  Graduate School of Science and Technology  Associate Professor  2013/04/01-2018/03/31 
Nihon University  Department of Chemistry, College of Humanities and Sciences  Professor  2018/04/01-Present 

Academic background (Number of the published data : 3)
Okayama National University  Faculty of Engineering  Department of Biological Functions Engineering  1994/03  Graduated  Domestic  Japan 
Okayama National University  Graduate School of Engineering  Master Degree Program  1996/03  Completed  Domestic  Japan 
Okayama National University  Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology  Doctoral Program  1999/03  Completed  Domestic  Japan 

Academic degrees (Number of the published data : 1)
PhD  Okayama National University  1999/03/25 

Licenses and qualifications (Number of the published data : 4)
Junior High School First-class Teacher's Certificate (Science)  1994/03 
High School First-class Teacher's Certificate (Science)  1994/03 
Junior High School Specialized Teacher’s Certificate (Science)  1996/03 
High School Specialized Teacher’s Certificate (Science)  1996/03 

Research Areas (Number of the published data : 4)
Analytical Chemistry 
Chemical Biology 
Biomolecular Chemistry 
Bio-related Chemistry 

Research keywords (Number of the published data : 5)
Bioanalysis 
Nucleic Acid Aptamer 
Xeno Nucleic Acid 
Molecular Probe 
Isothermal Signal Amplification 

Bibliography (Number of the published data : 5)
Modified nucleic acids in biology and medicine: RNA technologies (Volker A. Erdmann, Wojciech T. Markiewicz, Jan Barciszewski, editors).  Springer, Heidelberg  2016 
Chemical biology of nucleic acids: RNA technologies (Volker A. Erdmann, Wojciech T. Markiewicz, Jan Barciszewski, editors).  Springer, Heidelberg  2014 
DNA sequencing–methods and apprications (Anjana Munshi, editor).  INTECH-Open Access Publisher, Croatia  2012 
Frontiers in organic chemistry. Volume 1 (Atta-ur-Rahman, Yoshihiro Hayakawa, editors).  Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., Sharjah.  2005 
Self-assembling peptide systems in biology, medicine and engineering (Amalia Aggeli, Neville Boden, and Shuguang Zhang, editors).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston.  2001 
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Papers (Number of the published data : 42)
A high affinity modified DNA aptamer containing base-appended bases for human β-defensin.  Anal Biochem.  2020/04/01  10.1016/j.ab.2020.113627 
Fluorescence Polarization-Based Rapid Detection System for Salivary Biomarkers Using Modified DNA Aptamers Containing Base-Appended Bases.  Anal Chem.  2020/01/21  10.1021/acs.analchem.9b03450 
In situ condensation of an anti-cancer drug into fibrin gel enabling effective inhibition of tumor cell growth.  Chem Commun  2019/09/16  10.1039/c9cc06418d 
Seconds-​resolved pharmacokinetic measurements of the chemotherapeutic irinotecan in situ in the living body  Chem Sci.  2019/07/22  10.1039/c9sc01495k 
High-Contrast Facile Imaging with Target-Directing Fluorescent Molecular Rotors, the N3-Modified Thioflavin T Derivatives.  Biochemistry  2019/02/12  10.1021/acs.biochem.8b01181 
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Prizes (Number of the published data : 1)
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Commendation Young Scientists' Prize  2009/04  Domestic 
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Media Coverage (Number of the published data : 8)
Infection determination in 30 minutes; development of new test method (Asahi Shimbun, Morning edition, Page 16)  2020/07/01 
What is the key to "opening up" for economic resumption? (TV Tokyo, World Business Satellite)  2020/06/25 
Practical application of new corona diagnostic method; Contract with Shionogi Pharma (Jomo Shimbun, Daily, First page)  2020/06/23 
New corona infection detection within 30 minutes; development of new test method for practical use (NHK News)  2020/06/22 
Practical use of infection test "SATIC method"; Accuracy as high as PCR (ANN News)  2020/06/22 
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Memberships of academic societies (Number of the published data : 7)
American Chemical Society (ACS) 
International Society for Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids (IS3NA) 
Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) 
Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (JSAC) 
Japan Society of Nucleic Acids Chemistry (JSNAC) 
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