Masakatsu SHIBASAKIAbout MCRF

Masakatsu SHIBASAKI

Representative Director, Microbial Chemistry Research Foundation and Director
Institute of Microbial Chemistry

Biography
1974 Ph. D., The University of Tokyo
1974-1977 Post-doctoral fellow, Harvard University
1977-1983 Associate Professor, Teikyo University
1983-1986 Research Group Leader, Sagami Chemical Research Center
1986-1991 Professor, Hokkaido University
1991-2010 Professor, The University of Tokyo
2005-2006 Vice-president, The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
2005- Member, Science Council of Japan
2006-2007 President, The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
2006-2008 Dean, the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
2009 The President Elect, The Asian Federation of Medicinal Chemistry (AFMS)
2010 The President, AFMS
2010- Representative Director, Microbial Chemistry Research Foundation (MCRF) and Director, Institute of Microbial Chemistry
2010- Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University
2010- Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
2013-2015 President, The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
2014- Chairman, MCRF
Awards
1981 The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientists (Japan)
1994 Inoue Prize for Science (Japan)
1996 Fluka Prize (Reagent of the Year 1996, Switzerland)
1998 Tetrahedron Chair (Belgium)
1998 The Elsevier Award for Inventiveness in Organic Chemistry (Belgium)
1999 The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award (Japan)
1999 Molecular Chirality Award (Japan)
2001 The Naito Memorial Award for the advancement of science (Japan)
2002 Arthur C. Cope Senior Scholar Awards (American Chemical Society) (USA)
2003 Medal with Purple Ribbon (Japan)
2004 Toray Science and Technology Prize (Japan)
2005 Japan Academy Prize (Japan)
2006 Sankyo Takamine Memorial Award (Japan)
2007 The Rare Earth Society of Japan Award (Shiokawa Prize) (Japan)
2008 ACS Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (USA)
2008 Centenary Prize (Royal Society of Chemistry) (UK)
2008 Prelog Award Medal (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland)
2010 Special Award of Synthetic Organic Chemistry of Japan (Japan)
2012 Ryoji Noyori Prize (Japan)
2020 The order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Ribbon (Japan)