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WHAT'S NEW

  • 2023-12-1
    S. Oguma (D2) won the Oral presentation award and the Poster presentation award in the 13th CSJ Chemistry Festa (Oct 17-19, 2023)!
  • 2023-10-6
    E. Tsunekawa (D2) and Dr. G. Genov (PD) won the Oral presentation award (Inorganic Chemistry Frontier Award) and the Poster presentation award (Cryst. Eng. Commun. Award), respectively, in the 73rd JSCC Conference (Sep 21-23, 2023)!
  • 2023-9-26
    Prof. Fujita gave a Natta Award lecture (Milan), an invited lecture at the Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague), and a keynote lecture at the EuroMOF (Granada) during his lecture tour in Europe from 19 to 26 September.
  • 2023-6-30
    R. Ebihara (D1) won the Poster prize in ISMSC 2023 (June 25-29, 2022)!
  • 2023-1-27
    The ceremony for the Asahi Prize 2022 was held. [Link][YouTube]
  • 2023-1-24
    Dr. Bernd M. Schmidt (HHU Düsseldorf, our ex-member) gave a lecture in our lab!
  • 2023-1-1
    Prof. M. Fujita is awarded the Asahi Prize 2022 by the Asahi Shimbun.  [Link]
  • 2022-12-21
    Dr. H. Takezawa is now one of the winners of the Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists for 2022 by the Chemical Society of Japan. [CSJ Web]
  • 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!

Latest papers

  • A paper on selective oligomerization and functionalization of arene in a coordination cage by Dr. H. Takezawa and K. Iizuka (D1) has been published as a Hot Paper in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. [Link]
  • A paper on the structure analysis of amino acid derivatives using a formyl group-Installed crystalline sponge by B. Zhou, S. Utjapimuk, Dr. K. Yan, Dr. R. Dubey, and Dr. T. Mitsuhashi has been published in Chem. Asian J. [Link]
  • A paper on a terpene synthase from a giant virus by Y. Jung (D3) and Dr. T. Mitsuhashi has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Link]
    This paper was highlighted on Nature Catalysis and Science IN THE PIPELINE.
  • A paper on symmetry-breaking reactions of symmetric calix[4]arenes in a coordination cage by K. Iizuka (D1) and Dr. H. Takezawa has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Link]
  • A paper on tetradehydro-Diels–Alder reactions in a coordination cage by Dr. G. Genov, Dr. H. Takezawa, H. Hayakawa et al. has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Link]
    Highlighted by Chemistry World
  • A paper on constructing steric zipper interactions of β-sheets by E. Tsunekawa (D2), Dr. T. Sawada has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Link]
  • A collaborative paper with the Oguri Laboratory (School of Science, The Univ. of Tokyo) about stabilization and structure determination of synthetic alkaloid intermediates has been accepted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. [Link] [frontispiece]
  • A paper on NMR characterization of proteins utilizing spherical cages by A. Rossen (D3), R. Ebihara (M2) and Dr. T. Nakama has been published in Chem. Sci. [Link]
  • A collaborative paper with Dr. Tamura and Prof. Ishikita (School of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo) about theoretical studies on amide reactivity within a coordination cage has been published in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. [Link]
  • 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]