The Ishikawa Group

Synthetic Organic and Natural Product Chemistry

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University


2014.8.9.  Erika Sugahara awarded Poster Presentation Award for Excellence at

                      “51st Joint  Symposium of Chemistry Related Society in Kyushu Island”

                     (第51回 化学関連支部合同九州大会)

2014.04.01   New member join our group! update member and photo page.

2014.1.25     update Publication List and Presentation page

2013.12.6     Dr. Ishikawa awarded Incentive Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

2013.12.3     Dr. Ishikawa awarded Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2014

2013.11.18 Dr. Ishikawa awarded Research Achievement Award from Kumamoto University

2013.11.18  One-Pot Tamiflu synthesis was published to Chem. Eur. J.

                    One Pot Synthesis of (–)-Oseltamivir and Mechanistic Insights into the Organocatalytic

                    Michael Reaction

                    Takasuke Mukaiyama, Hayato Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Koshino, Yujiro Hayashi

                     Chem. Eur. J. 19, 17789 (2013).

                   Most Accessed Article 1/2013-12/2013; Ranked 8th.

2013.11.12  Rie Nakashima and Shinji Tadano awarded Poster presentation award

                     in 3rd. CSJ  (The Chemical Society of Japan) Festa, Japan.

2013.11.6  Our short review was published to Synlett (Invited Article as SYNPACTS)

                  Synthesis of Tryptophan-Based Dimeric Diketopiperazine Alkaloids Using Bioinspired


                  Shinji Tadano, Hayato Ishikawa*

                  Synlett 25, 157-162, (2014).

2013.10.16 update photos and publication list

2013.6.21 Our first publication was published to Angewandte Chemie!!

               Bio-Inspired Dimerization Reaction of Tryptophan Derivatives in Aqueous Acidic Media:

                 Three-Step Syntheses of (+)-WIN 64821, (−)-Ditryptophenaline and (+)-Naseseazine B

                 Shinji Tadano, Yuri Mukaeda, Hayato Ishikawa*

                 Angew. Chem. Int., Ed. 52, 7990-7994 (2013).

2013.6.1 Shinji Tadano was awarded Poster Presentation Award for Excellence from SSOCJ

                  in 23rd Fukuoka Banyu Symposium, Fukuoka, Japan

2013. 5.25 Shinji Tadano was awarded Oral Presentation Award for Excellence

                  in 11th Organic Chemistry-the Next Generation, Tokyo, Japan

2013.4.1   New lab member join our group!

2013.2.1.  update Photos

2012.11.9. Shinji Tadano was awarded Oral & Poster Presentation Award for Excellence

                  in 102nd Symposium on Organic Synthesis, Japan

2012.7.20. update Photos

2012.5.24. Organocatalyzed Michael Addition of Aldehydes to Nitro Alkenes – Generally Accepted

                  Mechanism Revisited and Revised;

                  Most accessed paper published in Helvetica Chimica Acta from 2011 to 2012. Rank 1st.

2012.4.18. Our research group organize “Symposium of Natural Product Chemistry

                   (July 4〜6 in Aso, Kumamoto); 

     47回 天然物化学談話会を熊本で開催致します。(7月4〜6日、阿蘇)

2012. 4. 4. Our research group join to Scientific Research on Innovative Area, a MEXT Grant-In-

                  Aid Project Advanced Molecular Transformations by Organocatalysts

2012. 4. 1.  New lab member join our group! up date Top, Member and Photos

2012. 3. 14. High-Yielding Synthesis of Anti-Infuluenza Neuraminidase Inhibitor (–)-Oeltamivir  by

                    Three “One-Pot” Operations;

                    Most cited paper published in Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. from 2009 to 2010. Rank 4th.

  1. 2012.2. 22. Our research topics adopted by The NOVARTIS Foundation (Japan) for  the

                     Promotion of Science

2012. 2. 20. Update Photos

2011.12.20. Our research topics adopted by UEHARA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

2011.12.19. Dr. Ishikawa recieved IPSC 2011 Award

2011.12.2. Dr. Ishikawa recieved Eisai Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

2011.10.14. Our research topics adopted by THE NAITO FOUNDATION

2011.9.6. Our research topics adopted by JGC-S SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

2011.8.30~31. Lab Camping in Yatsushiro; update Photos

2011.7.28. Update Top and Photos

2011.7.26. Update photos

2011.7.16.  Yuri Mukaeda join our group

2011.7.2~3. Lab Trip with Nishino Group in Amakusa; update Photos

  1. 2011.4. Our history just start !!


What’s New

Row 3: Shinya Shiomi, Shinji Tadano, Yukihiro Sugimachi, Hayato Ishikawa

Row 2: Satsuki Hanamura, Risa Tanaka, Rie Nakashima, Satoshi Maeda, Kazuki Urakawa

Row 1: Erika Sugahara, Kei Goshi, Satomi Tanaka, Aki Fukunaga, Kensuke Yamamoto