TEL. +81-3-3238-3089

E-mail yumiko_suzuki[at]sophia.ac.jp

Sophia University, 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

Yumiko Suzuki

Associate Professor
Faculty of Science & Technology Department of Materials & Life Sciences Sophia University

Research Field

  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Organocatalysis, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Development of new synthetic methodologies
    Synthesis of new molecules with interesting properties
  • Yumiko Suzuki was born in Shizuoka. She is a dedicated Baptist Christian, and believes Christianity and science are compatible. She has a license to practical pharmacy. She received her undergraduate and graduate training at University of Shizuoka; where she started research in area of organic synthesis, especially, pioneering study on N-heterocyclic carbene-catalysis, and did her Ph.D. research with Professor Takeo Higashino and Professor Akira Miyashita. The Ph.D. thesis title is “Studies on the Reactions Related to Benzoin Condensation and Activities of Their Catalysts.”

Education

  • B.A., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, 1991
    M.A., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, 1993
    Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, 1996

Career

  • Executive board member of the Tokai region branch of the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, 2009
    Representative of the Chemical Society of Japan, 2014
    Board member of the Kanto region branch of the Chemical Society of Japan, 2014
    Associate Professor, Sophia University, 2012-present
    General affairs secretary of the Tokai region branch of the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, 2011
    Lecturer, University of Shizuoka, 2010-2012
    Member of the steering committee Chubu Chemistry-Related Society and Association Branch Council, 2011
    Post-doctoral Researcher, Columbia University (Professor R. Breslow), 1999-2000
    Assistant Professor, University of Shizuoka, 1997-2010

Professional Society Memberships and Service

  • American Chemical Society
    The Chemical Society of Japan
    Internal Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry
    The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
    The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
  • Board Member of Tokai branch, Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, 2009-2011
    Steering Committee Member of Union of Chemistry-Related Societies in Chubu Area, Japan, 2011
    Board Member of Kanto branch, The Chemical Society of Japan, 2014-present
    Executive board member of the Tokai region branch of the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, 2009
    General affairs secretary of the Tokai region branch of the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, 2011
    Member of the steering committee of Chubu Chemistry-Related Society and Association Branch Council, 2011
    Representative of the Chemical Society of Japan, 2014
    Board member of the Kanto region branch of the Chemical Society of Japan, 2014

Awards and Honors

Contact

  • 7-1 Kioi-Cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8554, Japan
    Phone +81-3-3238-3089
    Fax +81-3-3238-3361
    Email yumiko_suzuki[at]sophia.ac.jp


Yumiko Suzuki Lab.

Sophia University
7-1, Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

TEL -81-3-3238-3089

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