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Organic Chemistry Seminar Series: Tasuku Hirayama (Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan) – on Zoom
September 27 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
About the Seminar
Intracellular iron imaging with chemical probes
About the Speaker
Dr. Tasuku Hirayama received his B.S. degree from Kyoto University in 2004. He also obtained his M.S. (2006) and Ph.D. (2009) in chemical biology from Kyoto University under the direction of Prof. Yukio Yamamoto. He joined Prof. Christopher Chang’s group at the University of California, Berkeley as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2010, he joined Prof. Hideko Nagasawa’s group in Gifu Pharmaceutical University as an assistant professor. He has been an associate professor at Gifu Pharmaceutical University since 2016. His research interests include the development of unique chemical tools to understand the biological functions of metal ions.