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Res. Assoc. Prof.

KURIHARA, Kensuke

TEL: 0564-59-5579
Mail: kkurihara_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Yamate, No.3 Bldg. 3F east

Department

Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience (OKAZAKI ORION project)

Life and Coordination-Complex Molecular Science, Biomolecular Functions (adjunct)

Biography

2005  B.S. The University of Tokyo
2010  Ph.D. The University of Tokyo
2010  Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Tokyo
2013  Postdoctoral Fellow, Research & Education Platform for Dynamics Living States,  The University of Tokyo
2014 Research Associate Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
2014 Research Associate Professor, Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience (OKAZAKI ORION Project)

Main research themes

A Supramolecular Chemical Approach to the Construction of Artificial Cells
kewords Artificial Cell, Origin of Life, Vesicle
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Selected Publications

  1. K. Kurihara, M. Tamura, K-I. Shohda, T. Toyota, K. Suzuki and T. Sugawara, “Self-Reproduction of Supramolecular Giant Vesicles Combined with the Amplification of Encapsulated DNA,” Nat. Chem. 3, 775–781 (2011).
  2. K. Kurihara, Y. Okura, M. Matsuo, T. Toyota, K. Suzuki and T. Sugawara, “A Recursive Vesicle-Based Model Protocell with a Primitive Cell Cycle,” Nat. Commun. 6, 8352 (2015).