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YONEDA, Yusuke

Assistant Professor

TEL: 0564-55-7312
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Location: Myoudaiji, South Laboratory Bldg.

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Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems, Division of Trans-Hierarchical Molecular Systems


2014 B.S. Osaka University
2019 Ph.D. Osaka University
2016 JSPS Research Fellow, Osaka University
2019 JSPS Overseas Research Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
2021.2- Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science           


2020 36th Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists
2018 CSJ Student Presentation Award, The 97th CSJ Annual Meeting
2017 Student Presentation Award, The 55th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Japan
2016 The Best Presentation Award, The 10th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Molecular Science
2016 The Best Presentation Award for Students, Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2016

Main research themes

Elucidation of reaction dynamics and mechanism using ultrafast spectroscopy
kewords Ultrafast spectroscopy, Excited state dynamics, Vibronic interaction, Photosynthesis, Artificial photosynthesis

Selected Publications

  1. Y. Yoneda, S. J. Mora, J. Shee, B. L. Wadsworth, E. A. Arsenault, D. Hait, D. Gust, G. F. Moore, A. L. Moore, M. Head-Gordon, T. A. Moore, G. R. Fleming, “Electron−Nuclear Dynamics Accompanying Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021. doi: 10.1021/jacs.0c10626
  2. E. A. Arsenault, Y. Yoneda, M. Iwai, K. K. Niyogi, G. R. Fleming, "The role of mixed vibronic Qy-Qx states in green light absorption of light-harvesting complex II” Nat. Commun.11, 6011, 2020.
  3. E. A. Arsenault, Y. Yoneda, M. Iwai, K. K. Niyogi, G. R. Fleming, "Vibronic mixing enables ultrafast energy flow in light-harvesting complex II” Nat. Commun.11, 1460, 2020. 
  4. Y. Yoneda, T. Katayama, Y. Nagasawa, H. Miyasaka, Y. Umena, “Dynamics of Excitation Energy Transfer Between the Subunits of Photosystem II Dimer” J. Am. Chem. Soc.138, 11599-11605, 2016. 
  5. Y. Yoneda, T. Noji, T. Katayama, N. Mizutani, D. Komori, M. Nango, H. Miyasaka, S. Itoh, Y. Nagasawa, T. Dewa, “Extension of Light-Harvesting Ability of Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Complex 2 (LH2) through Ultrafast Energy Transfer from Covalently Attached Artificial Chromophores” J. Am. Chem. Soc.137, 13121-13129, 2015.