Shiroh Futaki, PhD

Kyoto University

Shiroh Futaki obtained his Ph.D. in 1989 from Kyoto University, Japan. Following his appointment as a Research Associate and an Associate Professor at the University of Tokushima, he moved to Kyoto University in 1997. Meanwhile, he spent 16 months (1989-1991) in the US as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Biochemistry, Rockefeller University. He has been a Professor of Biochemistry at the Institute of Chemical Research, Kyoto University, since 2005. His honor includes The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan (PSJ) Award 2020. His research interests include design of bioactive peptides having unique functions including cell penetration.