Program-Specific Professor / PI / Research Administrative Director

Kazumitsu Ueda Kazumitsu Ueda

Research Interest

Agricultural Chemistry

Molecular mechanism of ABC proteins which protect the human body and maintain optimal health.

What I like about my science

Many times, ABC proteins have overturned long-standing ideas held by scientists.

Researcher Q & A

Where are you from?

Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Why did you become a researcher?

I wanted to understand myself and my body.

What is your favorite experiment, theory, device, reagent, lab equipment? Why do you like it?

Cholesterol transport experiment by ABC proteins.
Few research groups in the world can perform this experiment.

What is your hobby?

I started to practice Aikido when I became 60 years old.

Playing tennis with lab members
Multi-drug exporter MDR1 takes up drugs (such as ivermectin) from the cell membrane


Kazumitsu Ueda  Program-Specific Professor / PI / Research Administrative Director
Atsushi Kodan  Program-Specific Assistant Professor
Fumihiko Ogasawara  Program-Specific Researcher
Nagata Koh  Specially Appointed Assistant Professor