Principal Research Manager

Research Task

Functional evaluation of food products
Microbial production of useful lipids
Molecular imaging and reporter assays utilizing bioluminescence systems
Regulation of gene expression by light
Research Keywords
Nuclear receptors, Reporter assay, Polyunsaturated fatty acids, Bioluminescence
Application Fields
Biofunctional applications, Biomanufacturing, Functional foods
Reporter assays, Optical control, Gene expression, Lipid analysis

Aiming to elucidate and utilize the new functionality of food materials, we are analyzing the functionality of food materials by evaluating nuclear receptor activation, and conducting research and development related to the production of functional lipids by microorganisms. We are also developing reporter assays and molecular imaging techniques utilizing bioluminescence systems, as well as research on the regulation of gene expression by light.