- Our paper was selected for the cover of J. Biochem. (The Japanese Biochemical Society)Vol. 164, Issue 5 (Nov 2018).
- The scientific name of Fusarium oxysporum JCM 11502 (= MT-811), which was studied by Prof. Emeritus Hirofumi Shoun, was changed to Fusarium commune JCM 11502 based on its draft genome analysis (May 2018)
- Our paper was selected for the cover of FEBS Open Bio Vol. 8, Issue 3 (May 2018).
- A Kudos introduction page is availavle for our research on A. luchuensis AXE (Oct 2017)
- Our research on GH129 α-N-acetylgalactosaminidase (NagBb) is posted on UTokyo Research (Aug 2017)
- Our research on GH136 lacto-N-biosidase (LnbX) is introduced on EurekAlert!, SCIENMAG and Biotechin.Asia (April 2017)
- SF won the 13th JSPS PRIZE (Dec 2016)
- Our research on 2-oxioacid:ferredoxin oxidoreductase is posted on UTokyo Research (Nov 2016)
- A paper by TA et al. was published on the Science journal. This work was done in Prof. Iwata's lab (Kyoto Univ.) (Nov 2015)
- A paper, in which TA was involved when he was in Prof. Iwata's lab (Kyoto Univ.), was published on the Nature journal (Sep 2015)
- Our research on cellobionic acid phosphorylase is posted on UTokyo Research (July 2015)
- A movie of NahK was uploaded in our Gallery
- SF wrote a N&V in Nat. Chem. Biol. (Dec 2013)
- SF wrote a review artcle of recent GH and PL family structures in Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. (Jun 2013)
- Our paper won Award for Excellence to Authors Publishing in Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry in 2012.
- SF wrote a book section of "thiamine-dependent enzymes" in B Vitamins and Folate, RSC Publishing (Aug 2012)
- Our paper is published on the Nature journal! (Oct 2011)
Structural basis for the bifunctionality of fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase/phosphatase
- Appeared on Todai Research and KEK Annual Report (2011-1-48-49)
- Our research on β-glucosidase is featured on functional glycomics gateway by CFG/nature (Sep 2010)
- We organized an international conference
ICC 2009 Okinawa Website (June 21-25, 2009 Nago, Okinawa)