Masafumi Yanase (2017)

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Masafumi received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from The University of Tokyo, Japan, under the supervision of Prof. Akimitsu Okamoto and Dr. Gosuke Hasashi. He is currently a second year Ph.D. student in the same group. His major research interest involves bioorganic chemistry, particularly peptide chemistry and nucleic acid chemistry. During his master’s course, he engaged in research about the localization control of nucleic acid probes in living cells. His current research focuses on the development of novel peptide ligation reactions toward total protein chemical synthesis.

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