Hiro Murata has been a researcher in the Russell lab since 2004, and has been working on several projects that involve researching new fields of technology and developing innovative methods for linking synthetic compounds to biomaterials. He is now working on the development of enzyme-polymer hybrid materials for therapeutic applications like PEGylated proteins for medical treatments. He is also working on the design and synthesis of multifunctional cell-surface reactive polymers.
1997 Ph.D., Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1994 MS, Chemistry, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
1992 BS, Chemistry, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology