A03 KURUMA, Yutetsu |Proposed Research Projects (2016-2017)

Paper | Original Paper


Takumi Furusato, Fumihiro Horie, Hideaki T. Matsubayashi, Kazuaki Amikura, Yutetsu Kuruma, and *Takuya Ueda,
De novo synthesis of basal bacterial cell division proteins FtsZ, FtsA, and ZipA inside giant vesicles,
ACS Synthetic Biology 7(4), 953–961 (2018).

Giordano Rampioni, Francesca D’Angelo, Marco Messina, Alessandro Zennaro, Yutetsu Kuruma, Daniela Tofani, Livia Leonia, and *Pasquale Stano,
Synthetic cells produce a quorum sensing chemical signal perceived by Pseudomonas aeruginosa,
Chemical Communications, in press (2018).

Paper | Proceedings


*Luisa Damiano, Yutetsu Kuruma and Pasquale Stano,
What can synthetic biology offer to artificial intelligence (and vice versa)?,
Biosystems 148, 1-3 (2016).

International Conferences



Yutetsu Kuruma,
Reconstruction of functional cell membrane based on cell-free system,
Cell-free Synthetic Biology Workshop (Nov. 25, 2017), Fukuoka, Japan.

Yutetsu Kuruma,
Construction of a Model Cell Membrane Applicable to the Protocell Study,
International Symposium on Fluctuation and Structure out of Equilibrium 2017 (Nov. 20-23, 2017), Sendai, Japan.

Yutetsu Kuruma,
Construction of an artificial cell for the study of early cells,
International Conference The Origin of Life – Synergy among the RNA, Protein, and Lipid Worlds (May 29-30, 2017), Tokyo, Japan.

*Yutetsu Kuruma and Taku Oshima,
Next approach to formulation of artificial membrane,
Origins of life (Jan. 18, 2017), Newcastle, UK.



Yutetsu Kuruma,
Construction of artificial cell based on cell-free syetem,
EON International Workshop “Synthetic Approach for The Study of Origin of Life” (Nov. 29-30, 2016), Glasgow, UK.

Yutetsu Kuruma,
Construction of Minimal Cell Based on Cell-Free System,
Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience (OIIB) Summer School (Aug. 18-19, 2016), Okazaki, Japan.

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) on Innovative Areas, MEXT, Japan
Synergy of Fluctuation and Structure : Quest for Universal Laws in Non-Equilibrium Systems