Chie Kojima was born and grew up in Osaka, Japan. She entered the Department of Applied Materials Science, College of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, and skipped her 4th grade of her undergraduate course. She received her M.Sc. degree in engineering from Osaka Prefecture University, Japan in 2001. Dr. Kojima received her Ph.D. in biostudies from Kyoto University, Japan in 2005. The title of her thesis is “Regulation of Bin1 SH3 domain binding by phosphoinositides,” which was supervised by Professor Hisataka Sabe. She was an Assistant Professor (Former Research Associate) at Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan before joining the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Center. Dr. Kojima was a NEDO Junior Fellow in Osaka Bioscience Institute during her doctoral course (October 2001–March 2002). In 2008, she was a Visiting Scientist of National Cancer Institute/National lnstitute of Health. Dr. Kojima is an associate professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Organization of 21st Century, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan. The preparation of functional nanoparticles for nanomedicine, particularly, dendrimers and unique macromolecules, is her main research issue.
Biography Updated on 9 April 2012