(Last updated : 2024-01-26 16:22:12)
  KAWAMURA Kunio
   Hiroshima shudo University  The Faculty of Human Environmental Studies
   Professor
■ Present specialized field
●Specialized field
Origin of Life, Environmental Technology, Hydrothermal Chemistry and Technology, Analytical Chemistry, Nucleic acid Chemistry, Theory of Origin and Evolution of Biospheres, Citizen Science 
●Keyword
nucleic acid,RNA,protein,amino acid,peptide,origin of life,ancient Earth,hydrothermal,in situ measurement,mineral,catalyst, 
●The main research themes
1. Deveoplment of in situ spectroscopic detection systems for rapid and high temepature and high pressure reactions in liquid phases 
2. Investigations of chemical evolution of protein and nucleic acid using hydrothermal flow reactor system 
3. Construction of evolutionary system using prebiotic molecules 
4. Application of hydrothermal flow reactor systems for environmental harmless technology 
5. Analogy between the life-like systems and civilizations and its application to global environmental protection 
●Capable of joint research and research consultation content
■ Academic background
1. 1985/04~1988/03 Tohoku University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Material chemistry〔Doctoral course〕 Completed Doctor of Enginering
2. 1983/04~1985/03 Tohoku University Graduate School, Division of Engineering 〔Master degree program〕 Completed
3. ~1983/03 Tohoku University Faculty of Engineering Graduated
■ Research activities
1. 1983~ The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry
2. 1985~ The Chemical Society of Japan.
3. 1992~ American chemical society
4. 1992~ the International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life and Astrobiology Society
5. 1995~ The society for the study of the origin and evolution of life, Japan
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■ Business career
1. 2011/04~ Hiroshima shudo University The Faculty of Human Environmental Studies Professor
2. 2012/02~2012/03 Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) Invited Professor
■ Book and thesis
1. Book A Non-paradoxical Pathway for the Chemical Evolution toward the Most Primitive RNA-based Life-like System, in “Evolution, Origin of Life, Concepts and Methods” Ed. by Pierre Pontarotti, Evolutionary Biology Book, p. 3 – 30, Springer, 2019. (Collaboration) 2019/09
2. Thesis The Environmental Technology as a Fiction 4: Disappearance of Global Warming Problem and Emergence of Climate Change Problem (Single) 2023/02
3. Thesis Life on minerals: Binding behaviors of oligonucleotides on zirconium silicate and its inhibitory activity for the self-cleavage of hammerhead ribozyme (Collaboration) 2022/10
4. Thesis A high-pressure, high-temperature flow reactor simulating the hadean earth environment, with application to the pressure dependence of the cleavage of avocado viroid hammerhead ribozyme (Collaboration) 2022/08
5. Thesis Nano-pulsed discharge-plasma-induced abiotic oligopeptide formation from diketopiperazine (Collaboration) 2022/05
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■ Winning science prize
1. 2009/05 Awarded in InnoCentive challenge - Lignin as feedstock to make aromatics
■ Subject
1. Chemistry
2. Chemistry for Daily Life and Water Environments
3. Directed Research
4. Environmental Research Program a
5. Environmental Research Program b
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■ Main Subject
Chemistry
■ Developed teaching materials, textbooks, reference books
1. 2018/04
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2. 2018/04
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3. 2018/04
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4. 2018/04
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5. 2018/04
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■ E-Mail Address
  kyoin_mail
■ Home Page
   http://ns1.shudo-u.ac.jp/~kawamura/index.html