Aida Misako

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Aida Misako
Hiroshima University
Doctor of Science(Tokyo Institute of Technology), Master of Science(Ochanomizu University)
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Executive Vice President for University Reform, Hiroshima University
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Vice President, Hiroshima University
Apr 2012
Mar 2013
Assistant to the President, Hiroshima University
Dec 2011
Mar 2016
Office Director, University Management Planning Office, Hiroshima University
Apr 2010
Mar 2012
Assistant to the President, Hiroshima University


Apr 1977
Mar 1979
Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Ochanomizu University
Apr 1973
Mar 1977
Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University

Committee Memberships

Oct 2017
Sep 2023
Science Council of Japan  Council Member of Science Council of Japan
Oct 2011
Sep 2017
Science Council of Japan  Member of Science Council of Japan
May 2015
May 2017
Chemical Society of Japan  Director of Chemical Society of Japan
Sep 2014
Aug 2018
Japan Society for Molecular Science  Committee of the Japan Society for Molecular Science
Sep 2008
Aug 2012
Japan Society for Molecular Science  Committee of Japan Society for Molecular Science

Awards & Honors

Jul 2017
IUPAC 2017 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
Winner: Misako AIDA
Established  to acknowledge and promote the work of women chemists/chemical engineers worldwide. Awardees are selected based on excellence in basic or applied research, distinguished accomplishments in teaching or education, or demonstrated leader...

Published Papers

Nakagawa, Yu; Doi, Takashi; Takegoshi, K.; Sugahara, Takahiro; Akase, Dai; Aida, Misako; Tsuzuki, Kazue; Watanabe, Yasunori; Tomura, Tomohiko; Ojika, Makoto; Igarashi, Yasuhiro; Hashizume, Daisuke; Ito, Yukishige
CELL CHEMICAL BIOLOGY   26(7) 950-+   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Naturally occurring pradimicins (PRMs) show specific recognition of D-mannose (D-Man) in aqueous media, which has never been achieved by artificial small molecules. Although the Ca2+-mediated dimerization of PRMs is essential for their D-Man bindi...
Aida, Misako; Akase, Dai
PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY   91(2) 301-316   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Hydrogen-bond (HB) patterns correspond to topologically distinct isomers of water clusters, and can be expressed by digraphs. The HB pattern is used to divide the configuration space of water cluster at a finite temperature. The populations of the...
Rikiyama, Kazuaki; Horiuchi, Tasuku; Koga, Naoyuki; Sanada, Yusuke; Watanabe, Keisuke; Aida, Misako; Katsumoto, Yukiteru
POLYMER   156 102-110   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
The micellization behaviors of two types of the poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) - poly(propylene oxide) (PPO) alternating multiblock (AMB) copolymers in water, which have a different weight fraction of PEO (f(PEO)), have been investigated. Surface tens...
Ohkanda, Junko; Kusumoto, Atsushi; Punzalan, Louvy; Masuda, Ryoma; Wang, Chenyu; Parvatkar, Prakash; Akase, Dai; Aida, Misako; Uesugi, Motonari; Higuchi, Yusuke; Kato, Nobuo
CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL   24(60) 16066-16071   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Fusicoccins (FCs) exhibit various cellular activities in mammalian cells, but details of the mechanism of action are not fully understood. In this study, we synthesized two pairs of model derivatives of FCs differing only in the presence and absen...
Horiuchi, Tasuku; Sakai, Takamasa; Sanada, Yusuke; Watanabe, Keisuke; Aida, Misako; Katsumoto, Yukiteru
LANGMUIR   33(51) 14649-14656   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Thermal changes in the association behavior of poly(ethylene oxide) poly(propylene oxide) alternating multi block (PEO PPO AMB) copolymers in water are investigated by the use of transmittance and light scattering measurements. Two PEO PPO AMB cop...

Books etc

Digraphs in Chemistry: All Possible Structures and Temperature-Dependent Distribution of Water Clusters
Misako Aida, Dai Akase, Hideo Doi, Tomoki Yoshida (Part:Joint Work)
Springer   2012   
Modeling of reactivities of organic molecules by means of ab initio MD method
M. Aida, H. Yamataka and M. Dupuis (Part:Joint Work)
Vieweg   2000   
Radiation-induced DNA damage and repair. an approach from ab initio MO method
Elsevier   1999   
Derivation and assessment of a new set of ab initio potentials and its application to molecular dynamics simulations of biological molecules in vacuo, in crystal and in aqueous solution
World Scientific Publishing   1997   
Microscopic Observation of Molecules in Adsorption and Reaction on Metal Surfaces. Benzene on Pd(110)
Jun Yoshinobu, Maki Kawai, Issei Imamura, Fumiyuki Marumo, Misako Aida, Hiroyuki Tanaka and Tomoji Kawai (Part:Joint Work)
Proceedings of Oji Seminar on Chemical Processes at Surface based on Atomic Scale Structure and Dynamics   1996   

Conference Activities & Talks

The Role of Professional Organizations and Programs in Driving Changes [Invited]
Misako AIDA
(Panel Discussions: Women in Chemistry) The 46th World Chemistry Congress of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC2017)   11 Jul 2017   IUPAC
Changing the face of Hiroshima University [Invited]
Misako Aida
he International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015 (Pacifichem2015)   17 Dec 2015   
Ab initio QM/MM-MD study on conformation and hydration of glucose and trehalose in aqueous solution [Invited]
Misako AIDA
The 55th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Japan   20 Sep 2017   
Theoretical study on the mutual influence of water and biomolecules
Misako Aida
The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015 (Pacifichem2015)   15 Dec 2015   
Analysis of hydrogen bond energies and hydrogen bonding networks in water clusters using the locally projected molecular orbital perturbation theory
Dai Akase, Misako Aida, Koichi Ohno, Suehiro Iwata
The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015 (Pacifichem2015)   17 Dec 2015