User:Maiko Furubayashi

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Maiko Furubayashi in 2010


  • Graduate student at Umeno lab, Chiba University, Japan
  • Research Fellow (DC1) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


  • maiko.furubayashi *at*
  • Dept. Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology, Chiba University
  • 1-33, Yayoi, Inage, Chiba city, 263-8522, JAPAN


  • 2009, BS in Chemistry from Chiba University.
    • 2006 iGEMmer

Research interests

  • Directed evolution / Metabolic engineering / Synthetic biology / Carotenoid & terpenoid pathway


  1. Furubayashi M, Umeno D, Directed Evolution of Carotenoid Synthases for the Production of Unnatural Carotenoids. Methods Mol Biol, in press (2010)
  2. Furubayashi M, Tashiro Y, Umeno D, [Japanese] 材料科学のための合成生物, 未来材料, 10, 2-7 (2010)
  3. Umeno D, Furubayashi M, Misawa N, [Japanese] 第3章・カロテノイドの生合成, 宮下和夫(監修)カロテノイドの科学と最新応用技術, シーエムシー出版, pp.27-37 (2009)
  4. Umeno D, Tashiro Y, Furubayashi M, [Japanese] Device Genetics for Programmed Cell Death. J Japan Soc Extremophiles, 7, 31-35 (2008)
  5. Tashiro Y, Furubayashi M, Morijiri T, Suzuki K, Yasuno K, Matsuno S, Katabami A, Saito K, Umeno D, Escherichia coli robots that freeze, smell, swell, and time-keep. Synthetic Biology, IET., 1, 41-43 (2007)

Honors etc

  • Research Fellow (DC1) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2011-2014.
  • Exemption from Repayment for Graduate School Students with Outstanding Result, JASSO, 2009-2011.