Academic Staff and Fellows
- Masayoshi Nishiyama
- Associate Professor Ph.D
- Department/Science Graduate school/Science
Biomolecules are nanometer-sized molecular machines working in living cells. Our research goal is to elucidate the operating principle how biological molecular machines work efficiently in collaboration with water molecules.
|Research Area||Biophysics, Bioimaging|
(1) Chemomechanical coupling of the forward and backward steps of single kinesin molecules, Nature Cell Biology 4, 790-797 (2002).
(2) Microscopic analysis of bacterial motility at high pressure, Biophysical Journal 102, 1872-1880 (2012).
(3) Reversible morphological control of tubulin-encapsulating giant liposomes by hydrostatic pressure, Langmuir 32, 3794-3802 (2016).
|Affiliated Academic Societies||Biophysical Society (USA),The Biophysical Society of Japan, The Japan Society for Applied Physics|
|Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Osaka City University|
|Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University|
|Title of Thesis, Institute, Date||Nanometry of the single motor-molecules with high temporal resolution, Osaka University, March 2001|
|Awards||The Young Scientists’ Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology|
Laboratory for Dynamic Living Systems