Department of Organic Fine Chemicals, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
Dr. Kunihiro Kaihatsu is an assistant professor in the Department of Organic Fine Chemistry, Osaka University, Japan. He earned his PhD at Kobe University Japan. He has published twenty reviewed papers and a book chapter. He has a teaching experience of more than 6 years. He was one of the members in International Society of Antiviral Research, The Japanese Society for Virology, The Chemical Society of Japan, The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan and Japanese Society of Catechinology. He has served as a reviewer of peer reviewed journals in the area of biological chemistry. He received many awards like Biobusiness Competition Japan Award in 2009 and 2010.
Inhibition of virus infection using catechin derivatives and non-natural nucleic acids and the diagnosis of infectious diseases using peptide nucleic acid (PNA) technology.