Hiroaki Suga, Ph.D.Professor of Chemistry, School of Science at University of Tokyo, Japan
Hiroaki Suga is a Professor of the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science in the University of Tokyo. He received Ph.D. at MIT (1994) followed by post-doctoral fellow in MGH (1997). He was Assistant and tenured Associate Professor in the State University of New York, University at Buffalo (1997-2003) and Professor in the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology in the University of Tokyo (2003-2010). Since 2010, he has the present position. He is the recipient of Akabori Memorial Award 2014, Max-Bergmann Medal 2016, Nagoya Medal Silver 2017, Vincent du Vigneaud Award 2019, Bohlmann Lecture 2019, MIT TY She Lecureship 2020, ETHZ Prelog Lecture 2020, and The Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation 2020. His research interests are in the field of peptides/proteins/RNAs and drug discovery. He is also a founder of PeptiDream and MiraBiologics in Japan, serve as the Chair of Editorial Board of the RSC Chemical Biology.