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Ishikawa Prefectural University

Teaching Staff Information

Yasuki Higashimura Associate Professor


  • E-mail: yasuki[at]ishikawa-pu.ac.jp ※Please change [at] to @

Affiliated Departments
Undergraduate Faculty Department of Food Science Basic Food Science Group  
Graduate School:
Master’s Degree Course
Division of Food Science Biomolecular Function Research Field Food Biochemistry
Graduate School:
Doctoral Degree Course
Division of Sciences for Biofunction Development Food Science Research Field Food Biochemistry

Subjects taught
Undergraduate Faculty Introduction to Biochemistry
Laboratory for Biochemistry
Laboratory for Basic Food Science
Graduate School:
Master’s Degree Course
Advanced Course of Biomolecular Function Analysis
Advanced Course of Bioresorces and Environmental Sciences III
Academic Societies/Awards/Background
Background 2009 Research fellowship for young scientist (DC2),Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2011 Assistant Professor, Kyoto prefectural university of medicine
2016 Assistant Professor,Ishikawa prefectural university
2018 Associate Professor,Ishikawa prefectural university
Academic Societies/
Japan society for bioscience, biotechnology, and agrochemistry
Japan society for nutrition and food science
The vitamin society of japan
Society for free radical research japan
Japan society for mucosal immunology
Awards 2015 The SFRR JAPAN Young Investigator Award
2018 Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science Young Investigator Award

Primary Research
Research Fields Biochemistry, Nutrition chemistry
Keywords Inflammation, Oxidative stress, Functional food, Mucosal immunology
Research Topics
  • Colonic inflammation and oxidative stress

  • Zinc deficiency and inflammatory diseases

Research Achievements

Social Contributions
Areas of scientific/technological support/advice Analysis of food function (anti-inflammation, mucin production, etc…)

Expectations of Students Enjoy your student life
Teaching goals Arouse student’s curiosity

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