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Academic OrganizationAcademic Assembly School of Science and Technology Institute of EngineeringTEL
Education and Research OrganizationFaculty of Engineering Department of Chemistry and Material EngineeringFAX
PositionProfessorMail Address
AddressDepartment of Chemistry and Material EngineeringWeb site



Assigned Class
Graduate School, Division of Science and Technology
Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology
Research Field
Organic Chemistry
Keywords:Biomimetic Chemistry , Lipid bilayer membrane , Liposomes , Lipid membrane Vesicles
Current Subject
Keywords:Characterization of Lipid Membrane Containing Artificial Lipids , 1997
Characterization of Liposomes
Academic Background
Graduate School
Rutgers University大学院 , (Department of Chemistry) , 1992
Kyoto University , (Graduate School, Division of Engineering) , 1988

Kyoto University , (Faculty of Engineering) , 1986

Ph.D. , Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Research Career
Research Career
2012- , Professor, Shinshu University
1997-2012 , Shinshu University Associate Professor
1992-1997 , Kyoto University Research Associate
1991-1992 , Columbia Universitry Postdoctral Fellow

Overseas Education
1991-1992 , Columbia Universitry


Books, Articles, etc.
化学便覧 基礎編 8.5.2「ベシクル・リポソーム」
丸善 2003

Electroformation of Giant Vesicles and Transformation to Oligovesicular Vesicles
Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes,18:63-79 2013
Author:Yukihisa Okumura

Electroformation of Giant Vesicles and Electrode Polarity
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.,84(10):1147-1149 2011(Oct. 15)
Author:Yukihisa Okumura, Yuuichi Iwata

Immobilization of Giant Vesicles onto Hydrophobized Polymer Gel Particles
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.,84(10):1144-1146 2011(Oct. 15)
Author:Yukihisa Okumura, Satoshi Yabushita, Aya Watanabe

Rapid Electroformation of Giant Vesicles
Chem. Lett.,40(5):530-532 2011(Apr. 23)
Author:Yukihisa Okumura, Koji Urita

Giant vesicles with membranous microcompartments
Langmuir,27(7):3279-3282 2011(Mar. 11)
Author:Yukihisa Okumura, Takayuki Nakaya, Hiroshi Namai, Koji Urita

Surface Pressure Analysis of Poly(ethylene oxide)-Modified Fusogenic Liposomes Incorporated into a Phospholipid Monolayer
J. Bioact. Compatible Polym,22:5-18 2007
Author:Nobuhiro Morone, Takehiko Ueda Yasuhiro Tsudo, Yukihisa Okumura, V屍onique Rosilio, Adam Baszkin, and Junzo Sunamoto

Immobilization of Liposomes on Hydrophobically Modified Polymer Gel in Batch Mode Interaction
Colloids and Surfaces B,55:235-240 2007
Author:YukihisaOkumura, Hiroki Mizushima, Kentaro Fujinaga and Junzo Sunamoto

Relocation of Active Acetylcholinesterase to Lipid Membrane Vesicle-Gel Conjugate
J. Colloids Interface Sc,307:296-299 2007
Author:Yukihisa Okumura, Hiroki Mizushima and Junzo Sunamoto

Electroformation of Giant Liposomes on Non-Electroconductive Substrate
J. Am. Chem. Soc,129:1490-1491 2007
Author:Yukihisa Okumura, Hao Zhang, Takuya Sugiyama and Yuuichi Iwata

Liposome Immobilization on Cross-Linked Polymer Gel by in situ Formation of Cleavable Covalent Bonds
J. Bioact. Compatible Polym,21:539-555 2006
Author:Md. Abdul Khaleque, Yukihisa Okumura and Michiharu Mitani

Structure and thermal history dependant phase behavior of hydrated syntheticsphingomyelin analogue: 1,2-Dimyristamido-1,2-deoxyphosphatidylcholine
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes,1713(1):40-50 2005
Author:Takahashi, H. Okumura, Y. Sunamoto, J.

Detachable Immobilization of Liposomes on Polymer Gel Particles
Colloids and Surfaces B,,37:35-42 2004
Author:Md. A. Khaleque, Y. Okumura, S. Yabushita, and M. Mitani

Liposome Immobilization on Polymer Gel Particles by in situ Formation of Covalent Linkages
Chem. Lett.,32:416-417 2003
Author:Md. Abdul Khaleque, Yukihisa Okumura,Satoshi Yabushita, and Michiharu Mitani


2011 , Organic Chemistry I
2011 , Organic Chemistry Exercise I
2011 , Organic Chemistry Laboratory