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WHAT'S NEW

  • 2022-12-2
    E. Tsunekawa (D1) won the Outstanding Poster prize in the 12th CSJ Chemistry Festa (Oct 18-20, 2022)!
  • 2022-11-5
    S. Oguma (D1) was awarded the best oral presentation award (CrystEngComm Presentation Award) at the 30th Symposium of Organic Crystals (Nov. 4-5, Nagoya).[Link]
  • 2022-10-31
    Prof. M. Fujita was awarded Le Grand Prix 2022 de la Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie. [Press][Link][Faculty Web]
  • 2022-8-5
    E. Tsunekawa won the Outstanding Presentation prize (BCSJ Award) in the Summer School of the Young Coordination Chemists' Association of Japan (Aug 2-4, 2022)!
  • 2022-6-6
    K. Iizuka won the Poster prize in the 19th Symposium on Host-Guest and Supramolecular Chemistry (SHGSC22@Okayama, Jun 4-5, 2022).
  • 2022-3-25
    S. Oguma was awarded the Fujishima Award FY2021 (Master thesis) at Department of Applied Chemistry! E. Tsunekawa and R. Tabuchi were also awarded the Outstanding Master's Thesis Awards.
  • 2022-3-24
    Dr. Y. Inomata was awarded the Dean's Awards FY2021 at the Graduate School of Engineering.
  • 2022-3-25
    Dr. Y. Domoto was awarded a certification for the 36th CSJ Young Scholar Lecture.
  • 2022-3-25
    Dr. H. Takezawa was awarded a certification for the 36th CSJ Young Scholar Lecture.
  • 2022-2-23
    "FS Creation" was launched in Kashiwanoha, as a new research base for open innovation in molecular structure analysis. [Link]
  • 2021-12-11
    Application of our Crystalline-sponge method was introduced in a book "Why did the taste of beer for drinking at home become better?", written by Kaoru Sakata.
  • 2021-10-20
    H. Sunohara (D3) and A. Hayakawa (M2) were awarded an Outstanding Presentation Award (Oral) and a Dalton Trans Award (Poster), respectively, at the 71st Symposium of JSCC.
  • 2021-6-18
    Dr. Georgi Genov joined the Fujita Laboratory!
  • 2021-5-21
    Mr. N. Wada won the Poster prize in the ACS Publications Symposium - The Power of Chemical Transformations (May 20-21, 2021).
  • 2021-4-28
    Dr. T. Kanda (Now at MIT) and Mr. Y. Inomata (D3) won the Outstanding student presentation awards in the 101st CSJ Annual Meeting! [Link]
  • 2021-4-1
    FY2021 of the Fujita Lab has started welcoming new students!
  • 2021-3-19
    Graduation ceremonies FY2020 were held at the Department of Applied Chemistry. [Link]
  • 2021-3-19
    Ms. A. Saito (PhD) and Mr. M. Abe (M.Eng.) were awared the Dean's Awards FY2020 at Graduate School of Engineering [Link].
  • 2021-3-19
    We joined the 101st CSJ Annual Meeting online.
  • 2021-2-12
    Dr. Takezawa was awarded 15th PCCP Prize by The Chemical Society of Japan and Royal Society of Chemistry. [Link]
  • 2020-12-7
    Dr. H. Takezawa and Dr. Y. Domoto were concurrently awarded 33rd Research Proposal Awards by The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan.
  • 2020-11-27
    Ms. Ami Saito (D3) was awarded an Oral Presentation Award at the 10th CSJ Festa 2020 (online).
  • 2020-10-14
    Ms. Ami Saito (D3) was awarded an Inorganic Chemistry Frontier Award at the 70th Symposium of JSCC (online).
  • 2020-9-25
    Prof. M. Fujita is now one of the Citation Laureats 2020 (Chemistry) by Clarivate.  [Link]
  • 2020-6-15
    Finally we restared our research activities carefully tackling the current difficult situation.
  • 2020-5-1
    [Link] The Innovative Molecular Structure Analysis Laboratory (directed by Prof. Sota Sato) has launched a new website!
  • 2020-4-16
    Our group has started various group seminars and monthly reports online.
  • 2020-4-1
    Kick-off Meeting of our group was held online, welcoming eleven new students!
  • 2020-4-1
    Dr. Sota Sato (Project professor) and Dr. Takahiro Nakama (Research assistant professor) have joined our group. The website for their project will come soon!
  • 2019-12-1
    Dr. Alan Kwun-Wa CHAN has arrived at IMS Fujita Group as a post-doctoral fellow!
  • 2019-10-19
    Awards at ACCC7 (Malaysia, Oct. 15-18, 2019)
    Mr. T. Kanda (D1) : The outstanding poster presentation award (Prof Lars Book Prize)
    Dr. H. Takezawa : The Early Career Researcher Presentation Award
  • 2019-10-1
    Dr. Takaaki Mitsuhashi has joined as a research assistant professor.
  • 2019-6-17
    Prof. M. Fujita received the Imperial Prize and Japan Academy Prize at the 108th ceremony held at Ueno Park, Tokyo [Link].
  • 2019-4-25
    Annual group retreat of the Fujita Lab was held at Chiba for research discussion and recreation.
  • 2019-3-27
    Prof. M. Fujita was awarded a position of the University Distinguished Professor at the University of Tokyo.
  • 2019-3-26
    Graduation ceremones of FY2018 were held, celebrating our students' successful completion of master's or bachelor's programs, respectively. [album]
  • 2019-4-22
    Mr. R. Suzuki (D2) was awarded a student presentation award at CSJ99.
  • 2019-3-12
    The Japan Academy has decided to give the Imperial Prize and the Japan Academy Prize to Prof. M. Fujita for crystalline sponge method: innovation of X-ray crystallography and its development into molecular science and technology. [The Japan Academy]
  • 2018-8-20
    Mr. Yuuki INOMATA (M2) was awarded the Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the 68th Conference of Japan Society of Corrdination Chemistry (Sendai, July 28-30, 2018).
  • 2018-7-24
    Prof. M. Fujita was awarded a position of the Distinguished Emeritus Professor at Chiba University.
  • 2018-5-31
    Award ceremony for the 2018 Wolf Prize in Chemistry was held with an attendance of Prof. M. Fujita. [Faculty Press][Wolf Foundation]
  • 2018-5-16
    Dr. Tomohisa Sawada was promoted to Associate Proffesor!
  • 2018-4-18
    Annual group retreat of the Fujita Group was held at Chiba for research discussion and recreation.
  • 2018-4-1
    Prof. M. Fujita concurrently assumed the position of Distinguished Professor at Division of Advanced Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science (IMS).
  • 2018-3-23
    Graduation ceremonies of FY2017 were held.
  • 2018-2-16
    Wrap-up party for Master&Bachelor theses of the Fujita Group and Farewell party for members of the ACCEL team were held [album].
  • 2018-2-13
    The Wolf Foundation has decided to give the Wolf Prize to Prof. M. Fujita for conceiving metal-directed assembly priciples leading to large highly porous complexes (Jointly winning witg Prof. Omar Yaghi (USA)).[School of Engineering]
  • 2018-1-15
    Dr. T. Sawada was singled out for the CSJ Award for Young Chemists by the Chemical Society of Japan!
  • 2018-1-1
    Mr. Shoukou Lee (D3) was awarded the Encouragement Award at the 59th Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Products, for his outstanding oral presentation (Sapporo, September 20-22, 2017).
  • 2017-11-1
    Laboratory for Innovative Molecular Structure Analysis has launched as a Social Cooperation Program at U-Tokyo!

Latest papers

  • A paper on selective inclusion of rare-earth-metal ions in a coordination cage by R. Tabuchi, Dr. H. Takezawa et al. has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (Hot Paper) [Link][ACIE Press Release]
  • Y. Domoto et al., a focused review on nanoscale syntheses based on metal...unsaturated-bond coordination in Coord. Chem. Rev. (A special issue "Current Coordination Chemistry in Japan") [Link] 50 days' free access here!
  • A paper on spirocyclization in a coordination cage by Dr. H. Takezawa et al. has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed (selected as a Hot Paper). [Link][Highlighted by Synfacts]
  • Dr. Y. Domoto et al., Amplification of weak chiral inductions for excellent control over the helical orientation of discrete topologically chiral (M3L2)n polyhedra, Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 4372. [Link]
  • N. Wada (D3), Y. Jung (D1), Dr. T. Mitsuhashi et al., Solvent Effects in the Crystalline Sponge Method: Importance of Co-solvents for Ordering Absorbed Guests [Link]
  • J. Chen and Dr. T. Mitsuhashi et al. "Structure Analysis of Polyhalogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants by the Crystalline Sponge Method". [Link]
  • [BCSJ Review] H. Takezawa, M. Fujita, "Molecular Confinement Effects by Self-Assembled Coordination Cages" [Link]
  • [BCSJ Review] T. Sawada, M. Fujita, "Orderly Entangled Nanostructures of Metal–Peptide Strands"[Link]
  • A paper on Metal-Peptide Nonafoil Knots and Decafoil Supercoils by Y. Inomata and Dr. T. Sawada et al. is published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. and selected as Editor's Choice. [Link]
  • A paper on protein-encapsulation into the sherical cage by R. Suzuki and Dr. T. Nakama was published in Chem. [Link]
  • A paper on a visible-light responsive Ir cage with anion binding pockets by H. Sunohara, K. Koyamada, and Dr. H. Takezawa appeared on Chem. Commun. [Link]
  • A review article on the Crystalline sponge method is published on Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. [Link]
  • A paper on π-coordination-based highly-entangled cubic assembly by M. Abe and Dr. Y. Domoto et al. is published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Link][Highlight]
  • A paper on structural control of double β-helices by W. Iwasaki, Dr. M. Yamagami, and Dr. T. Sawada was appeared in the new Wiley journal, Nat Sci. [Link]
  • A paper on crystalline sponge method (absolute configuration determination from low ee compounds) was accepted in Agnew. Chem. Int. Ed. [Link] Congratulations to Anouk Rossen and ex-members of our group.
  • A paper on confinement of cationic substrates in a cationic cage with capping anions by R. Tabuchi, H. Sunohara, and Dr. H. Takezawa appeared on J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Link]
  • A paper on embedding molecular cages into inifinite crystalline lattices by M. Abe, K. Yamamoto, and Dr. Y. Domoto was just published in Chem. Sci. [Link]
  • A paper on observation of a chiral hemiacetal by Ms. Saito and Dr. Sawada published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. [Link]
  • [Review] T. Sawada & M. Fujita, "Folding and Assembly of Metal-Linked Peptidic Nanostructures", Chem, 2020, 6, 1861-1876. [Link]
  • A paper by Dr. Takezawa and Mr. Shitozawa on amide twisting by inclusion in a coordination cage appeared on Nat. Chem. [link][Faculty press]
  • Y. Tamura, H. Takezawa, M. Fujita, A Double-Walled Knotted Cage for Guest-Adaptive Molecular Recognition, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 5504-5508. [Link]
  • A paper including results of the crystalline sponge project by Dr. T. Mitsuhashi and his co-workers (in collaboration with School of Fharmaceutical Sciences) was selected as a Hot Papaer in Agnew. Chem. Int. Ed. [Link]
  • A paper by M. Abe and Dr. Y. Domoto et al. on the coordination polyhedra with highly entangled faces induced by metal-acetylene interactions was selected as a Hot Paper in Angew Chem. Int. Ed. [Link]
  • Y. Inomata, T. Sawada, M. Fujita, Metal–Peptide Torus Knots from Flexible Short Peptides, Chem 2020, 6, 294-303. [Link]
  •  A paper by Mr. Inomata (D1) and Dr. Sawada on the 24-crossing peptide [6]catenane appeared in Nat. Commun. [Faculty press]
  • A paper titled "Demethylenation of Cyclopropanes via Photo-Induced Guest-to-Host Electron Transfer in a M₆L₄ Cage" (Dr. Cullen and Dr. H. Takezawa) was selected as  Very Important Paper (VIP) in Angew. Che. Int. Ed! [Link]
  • A paper on the crystalline sponge project (Mr. Wada (D1) in collaboration with J.-K. Weng Group (MIT)) has appreaed in Nat. Commun. [Link]
  • H. Takezawa, T. Kanda, H. Nanjo, M. Fujita, Site-Selective Functionalization of Linear Diterpenoids through U-Shaped Folding in a Confined Artificial Cavity, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 142, 5112-5115. [Link]