Joined five young guns

The Furukawa group welcomed five young students in this autumn. Zaoming Wang joined us as a PhD student from Sichuan University, Philipp Royla is visiting us as an Erasmus+ student from Technical University of Dresden. Three very young and enthusiastic Japanese undergraduates, Shizuka Eshiro, Shu Takagi and Shun Tokuda, are working as research assistants. Welcome…

Gavin is promoted!!!

Dr. Gavin Craig, the JSPS postdoctoral fellow, is now promoted to be a Program-Specific Assistant Professor!! Gavin already contributed a lot to our molecular cage chemistry. He is going to explore more this chemistry for a new application. Congratulations, Gavin!!

Yoko Takahara left the group and Kazuko Trauden joins the group

Ms. Yoko Takahara, who worked as a lab manager and secretary for five years, left the group. She contributed to the lab maintenance and all the administration business. Without her, it was impossible for us to concentrate on the research. Thank you very much and we wish you good luck! Ms. Kazuko Trauden joins the…

Arnau Carne left the group

Dr. Arnau Carne who worked as JSPS postdoc in the MC2 group left the group back to Barcelona. Arnau initiated a brand new project of supramolecular coordination polymers and also contributed a lot to the gas biology project.We organized the farewell party at the Kyoto-style BBQ restaurant! Thanks Arnau for your great contributions to the group!…

Group 2016!!

At the occasion of a sunny day in August and of welcoming four visitors from Belgium, this year's group photo was taken by our iCeMS PR stuff, Ms. Mindy Takamiya, in front of the Kyoto University iconic camphor tree. Thanks Mindy for this great photo!