Hiroshi Ueda

Cell Biology

Hiroshi Ueda

Professor

Protein EngineeringAntibody EngineeringBioluminescenceImmunoassayBiosensor

Biography

I graduated from The University of Tokyo in 1986, and got PhD at the Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo in 1992. As a faculty of the same, my research focused on the protein engineering of antibody and other molecules with the aim of biosensing. I received Promotion Award and Research Award from the Society of Chemical Engineers in Japan, and received Japanese Ramsay Memorial Fellowship for 1997-99, for studying antibody engineering under Sir. Dr. Greg Winter in Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Medical Research Council, Cambridge UK. In 2013, I became a Professor at Chemical Resources Laboratory, Tokyo Tech, which is reformed in 2016 to Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science , Institute of Innovative Research. I am now serving the President of Biochemical Assay Society of Japan, and Vice President of the Japanese Society of Enzyme Engineering.

Expectations for WRHI

I am expecting international collaborative research that benefits both of my ex-foreign students and ourselves.

Topics

  • Our work on sensitive immunoassay based on ternary protein fragment complementation of luciferase is introduced by Nikkei Business Daily.

  • The novel fluorescent immunosensor protein “Flashbody” is introduced by Nikkei Biotech and Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.

  • Research on Q-body is introduced by January issue of Highlighting JAPAN.

  • Selected as Japan Science and Technology Agency Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (JST-SICORP) with Singapore A*STAR.

  • Paper on fluorescent protein-based antibody biosensor is published in Analytical Chemistry,and highlighted by Tokyo Tech website.

  • Paper on Fab-type Q-body is published in Scientific Reports, and introduced by Nikkei Biotech, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, and Chemistry Today.

1991-1997

Research Associate, Sch. Eng., Univ. Tokyo

1997-2000

Lecturer, Sch. Eng., Univ. Tokyo

2003-2013

Associate Professor, Sch. Eng., Univ. Tokyo

2013-2016

Professor, Chem. Res. Lab. Tokyo Tech.

2016-

Professor, CLS-IIR, Tokyo Tech.

1995

Promotion Award, Society for Chemical Engineers, Japan

2002

Research Award, Society for Chemical Engineers, Japan

2012

Biosensors 2012 Best Paper Award

2014

Nagase Foundation Award

2017

Takeda International Service Award

1995

Promotion Award, Society for Chemical Engineers, Japan

2002

Research Award, Society for Chemical Engineers, Japan

2012

Biosensors 2012 Best Paper Award

2014

Nagase Foundation Award

2017

Takeda International Service Award