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Last Updated: 14 June 2019

Shishu-Kan Courses and Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability Students Course List (Excerpt※)

[International Organizations]
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO)
World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO)
World Bank
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA)
Etc.
 
[Government Organizations]
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Embassy of Japan in Nigeria
Embassy of Japan in Egypt
Cabinet Office
Etc.
 
[Research Institutes]
Kyushu University Education Innovation Initiative
Kobe University Graduate School
Etc.
 
[Companies]
Astellas Pharma Inc.
AIMNEXT Inc.
JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
Simplex Inc.
Novartis Pharma K.K.
Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc.
Etc.
 
(※ Including students who have begun work before obtaining their PhD)

 

Shishu-Kan Courses and Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability Students Course Activities and Example Curriculum

 

Academic Year 2018

Yuki OKU
Specialization:
Molecular biology
Details Keitou SHU
Specialization:
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Details Tomoharu TAKAHASHI
Specialization:
Comparative education
Details

Academic Year 2017

Alexander Ryota KEELEY
Specialization:
Environmental Economics
International Economics
Details Miharu HIRANO
Specialization:
International Law
Details Shanji LI
Specialization:
Organic Chemistry
Details

Academic Year 2016

Shinhye LEE
Specialization:
Nutrition Chemistry
Details Kosuke SHIRAISHI
Specialization:
Microbiology
Details

 
 
 

Academic Year 2018

Yuki OKU
Admission 2014
Completion 2019
Degree PhD
Specialization Molecular biology
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 Analysis of cellular toxicity induced by accumulation of abnormal protein in organelles
QE2 Analysis of cellular toxicity induced by accumulation of abnormal protein in organelles
Working Paper Cross-linking between basic life science research and society
PhD Dissertation Local redox imbalance induced by intraorganellar accumulation of misfolded proteins
Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Yasuyoshi SAKAI Professor
Eiichi YAMAGUCHI Professor
Kaoru SEKIYAMA Professor
Coming Soon
Overseas Internship Organization May/2017 – February/2018
Creativ-Ceutical、Health Economics and Outcome Research (HEOR)
Interesting Point Addressed the issue of building bridges between basic research and society in my GSAIS activities.
Current Work
(for April 2019)
Affiliations
Astellas Pharma Inc.
Occupations
Clinical Development

Keitou SHU
Admission 2014
Completion 2019
Degree PhD
Specialization Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 化学合成タンパク質を用いた天然資源からの医薬品候補化合物の探索手法の開発と応用
QE2 化学合成タンパク質を用いた天然資源からの医薬品候補化合物の探索手法の開発と応用
Working Paper Development of Research Infrastructure in the Startup Bio-Venture Company for Establishment the De Dacto Standard of the Methodology to Cure Pancreatic Cancer
PhD Dissertation Application of Mirror-image Screening Technology by Expansion of Bioassay Systems and Chiral Resources
Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Eiichi YAMAGUCHI Professor
Yosuke YAMASHIKI Professor
Hiroaki OHNO Professor
Shinya OISHI Associate Professor
Koichiro OHSHIMA Professor Emeritus
Coming Soon
Journal Article 1) K. Shu, Y. Manabe, Y. Hatori, and T. Sugawara
“Effect of Dietary Low-molecular-weight Hyaluronic Acid on Ear Swelling in 2.4-Dinitro-1-fluorobenzen-treated BALB/c Mice” Trace Nutrients Research, 2016, 33, 100.
2) H. Ohno, D. Minamiguchi, S. Nakamura, K. Shu, S. Okazaki, M. Honda, R. Misu, M. Hirotomo, S. Nakanishi, S. Oishi, T. Kinoshita, I. Nakanishi, and N. Fujii
“Structure-activity relationship study of 4-(thiazol-5-yl)benzoic acid derivatives as potent protein kinase CK2 inhibitors” Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2016, 24, 1136.
3) K. Shu, T. Noguchi, K. Honda, K. Kondoh, H. Osada, H. Ohno, N. Fujii, and S. Ohishi
“Synthetic of the Src SH2 Domain and its Application in Bioassay for Mirror-Image Screening” RSC Adv, 2017, 7, 38725.
4) K. Shu and T. Kodadek
“Solid-Phase Synthesis of β-hydroxy Ketones Via DNA-Compatible Organocatalytic Aldol Reactions” ACS. Combi. Sci, 2018, 20, 277.
5) K. Shu, N. Iwamoto, K. Honda, Y. Kondoh, H. Hirano, H. Osada, H, Ohno, N. Fujii, and S. Ohishi
“Development of Mirror-Image Screening Systems for XIAP BIR3 Domain Inhibitors” Bioconjugate. Chem. Epub ahead of print.
Overseas Internship Organization April/2017 – January/2018
The Scripps Research Institute, Florida
Details
Current Work
(for April 2019)
Affiliations
Novartis Pharma K.K.
Occupations
Scientist

Tomoharu TAKAHASHI
Admission 2014
Completion 2019
Degree PhD
Specialization Comparative education
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 Rwandan’s motivation for learning English in relation with interests in neighboring countries and other official languages-Effects of change in the medium of instruction-
QE2 Development of Competence-based Curriculum in Rwand -Focusing on critical thinking and carreer development of Rwandan students-
Working Paper Research to Practice-Through experiences at UNESCO
PhD Dissertation Effects of Competence-Based Curriculum in Secondary Education : Focusing on Critical Thinking and Career Development of Rwandan Students
Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Kaoru SEKIYAMA Professor
Hitoshi SUGIMOTO Professor
Eiichi YAMAGUCHI Professor
Coming Soon
Journal Article Takahashi, T. (2018). Motivation of students for learning English in Rwandan schools. Issues in Educational Research, 28(1), 168-186.
Takahashi. T. (2018). Career Guidance in Rwanda and Kenya: Focusing on Career Decision-Making Process. Psychology and Education, 55(1-2), 74-85.
Overseas Internship Organization April/2017 – August/2017
UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (UNESCO-IICBA)
October/2017 – February/2018
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO)
Interesting Point In my time as a short-term researcher at Nairobi University, I was better at catching winged ants than any other student.
Current Work
(for April 2019)
Affiliations
JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
Occupations
General Employee (Management Planning Department)

 
 
 

Academic Year 2017

Alexander Ryota KEELEY
Admission 2013
Completion 2018
Degree PhD
Specialization Environmental Economics, International Economics
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 Renewable Energy in Pacific Small Island Developing States: the role of international aid and the enabling environment from donor’s perspectives
QE2 International Finance in Renewable Energy in Developing Countries
Working Paper Developing Assessment Guideline for FDI in Mini-Hydro Energy through Social Implementation in Japan and Analysis of Enabling Environment in Indonesia
PhD Dissertation Foreign Direct Investment in Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Yuichi IKEDA Professor
Dimiter S. IALNAZOV Professor
Toru MOROTOMI Professor
Kyoto University Repository
Journal Article Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Wind Energy in Developing Countries;
Investors’ Perspective on Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Wind and Solar Energy in Developing Economies – Review and Expert Opinions;
5 Others (A Total of 3 International Journals, A Total of 4 Domestic Journals)
Overseas Internship Organization April/2016 – September/2016
International Energy Agency(IEA)

October/2016 – February/2017
United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)
Appeal Work to build bridges with research and practical application between Japan and the world.
Current Work
(for April 2018)
Affiliations
①Technology and Policy Department of Urban and environmental Engineering, Kyushu University
②World Bank Disaster Risk Management Hub
③Itoshima Mini-hydro Energy Co., Ltd
Occupations
①Part-time Researcher
②Consultant
③Representative Director

Miharu HIRANO
Admission 2013
Completion 2018
Degree PhD
Specialization International Law
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 民営化された水道事業における紛争を扱う投資条約仲裁の判断構造に関する研究
QE2 The Realisation of the Human Right to Water under International Law: The Roles of Global Administrative Mechanisms
Working Paper ‘Translators’ Wanted: The Roles of Legal Experts in the Time of Global Water Governance
PhD Dissertation The Legal Structure of Global Administration for the Realisation of the Human Right to Water

Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Nobuo HAYASHI Program-Specific Professor
Shotaro HAMAMOTO Professor
Yosuke YAMASHIKI Professor
Kyoto University Repository
Journal Article Miharu Hirano and Shotaro Hamamoto. “Is Investment Arbitration Inimical to the Human Right to Water?: The Re-examination of Arbitral Decisions on Water Services”, in Julien Chaisse (ed.), Charting the Water Regulatory Future: Global Challenges in Water and Sanitation (Edward Elgar), pp. 145-166 (2017).
Miharu Hirano. “Public Participation in the Global Regulatory Governance of Water Services: Global Administrative Law Perspective on the Inspection Panel of the World Bank and Amicus Curiae in Investment Arbitration”, Utilities Policy, 43(A), pp. 21–31 (2016).
Overseas Internship Organization April/2016 – February/2017
International Water Association(IWA)
Appeal Five years of attitudes on “Observing Water Through International Laws.”
Current Work
(for April 2018)
Affiliations
JAPAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SCIENCE
Occupations
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists(PD)

Shanji LI
Admission 2013
Completion 2018
Degree PhD
Specialization Organic Chemistry
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 Novel Ways to Improve the Catalytic Activity of Thiourea Catalysts
QE2 Novel Ways to Improve the Catalytic Activity of Thiourea Catalysts
Working Paper A scheme of promoting innovations in upstream scientific research in the fight against malaria:
Through a pilot initiative
PhD Dissertation An Integrated Approach to Combat Diseases of Poverty : Malaria as an example

Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Yoshiji TAKEMOTO Professor
Koichiro OHSHIMA Program-Specific Professor
Hiroaki OHNO Professor
Kyoto University Repository
Overseas Internship Organization May/2016 – April/2017
World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO)
Current Work
(for April 2018)
Affiliations
World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO)
Occupations
Project Consultant

 
 
 

Academic Year 2016

Shinhye LEE
Admission 2012(Students Enrolled for the 1st year of Program)
Completion 2017
Degree PhD
Department Nutrition Chemistry
Division of Food Science and Biotechnology
Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 油脂の美味しさ
QE2 CD36 gene deletion reduces olfactory perception of oxidized phospholipid in mice.
Working Paper Consumer Insight and sensory evaluation
PhD Dissertation Studies on the expression and role of a transmembrane receptor CD36 in the mammalian olfactory system

Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Kiyoshi YASUKAWA Professor
Teruo KAWADA Professor
Kazuo INOUE Associate Professor
Kyoto University Repository
Overseas Internship Organization June/2015 – March/2016
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation(CSIRO)
Current Work
(for April 2017)
Affiliations
AIMNEXT Inc.
Occupations
Consultant

Kosuke SHIRAISHI
Admission 2012(Students Enrolled for the 1st year of Program)
Completion 2017
Degree PhD
Department Microbiology
Division of Applied Life Sciences
Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Student Activities Thesis/Paper QE1 メタノール資化性酵母Candida boidiniiの植物葉上における窒素源利用とストレス応答
QE2 C1微生物の植物表層における窒素源利用とストレス応答に関する分子機構の解明
Working Paper 5-year journey with Shishu-kan and its contribution to future development
PhD Dissertation Regulatory mechanism of nitrogen metabolism and stress response in the methylotrophic yeast Candida boidinii

Thesis Evaluation Member (Chief Examiner) :
Yasuyoshi SAKAI Professor
Kazufumi YAZAKI Professor
Tatsuo Kurihara Professor
Kyoto University Repository
Overseas Internship Organization March/2015 – February/2016
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO)
Current Work
(for April 2018)
Affiliations
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO)
Food Safety and Quality Unit
Occupations
Junior Professional officer
Previous Work
(April 2017)
Affiliations
Economic Security Division
Economic Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Occupations
Government Official