Fayna Garcia-Martin

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Fayna Garcia-Martin
Hokkaido University
Graduate School of Life Science
Job title
Assistant Professor
PhD Organic Chemistry(University of Barcelona)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Mar 2013
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Life Science. Hokkaido University
Sep 2010
Mar 2013
Special Appointed Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Life Science. Hokkaido University
Aug 2010
Sep 2008
Post-doctoral Fellow. JSPS and Innovation Project, Graduate School of Life Science. Hokkaido University
Oct 2003
Apr 2008
Researcher Fellow, Combinatorial Chemistry Group. Barcelona Science Park (Spain)
Jan 2004
Dec 2007
Teaching Assistant, Department of Organic Chemistry. Faculty of Chemistry. University of Barcelona


Apr 2008
Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry (Department of Organic Chemistry), University of Barcelona (Spain)
Jul 2005
Diploma of Advanced Studies, Faculty of Chemistry (Department of Organic Chemistry), University of Barcelona (Spain)
Sep 2002
Jul 2003
Erasmus Program, Molecular Chemistry, University Joseph Fourier. Grenoble (France)
Jul 2003
Bachelor Degree, Faculty of Chemistry, The Complutense University. Madrid (Spain)

Published Papers

Risa Takayama, Shun Hayakawa, Hiroshi Hinou, Fernando Albericio, Fayna Garcia-Martin
Journal of Peptide Science   e3111   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Heger L, Balk S, Lühr JJ, Heidkamp GF, Lehmann CHK, Hatscher L, Purbojo A, Hartmann A, Garcia-Martin F, Nishimura SI, Cesnjevar R, Nimmerjahn F, Dudziak D
Frontiers in immunology   9 744   2018   [Refereed]
Artigas G, Monteiro JT, Hinou H, Nishimura SI, Lepenies B, Garcia-Martin F
Journal of medicinal chemistry   60(21) 9012-9021   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Somovilla VJ, Bermejo IA, Albuquerque IS, Martínez-Sáez N, Castro-López J, Garcia Martin F, Compañón I, Hinou H, Nishimura SI, Jiménez-Barbero J, Asensio JL, Avenoza A, Busto JH, Hurtado-Guerrero R, Peregrina JM, Bernardes GJL, Corzana F
Journal of the American Chemical Society   139(50) 18255-18261   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Artigas G, Hinou H, Garcia-Martin F, Gabius HJ, Nishimura SI
Chemistry, an Asian journal   12(1) 159-167   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Coelho H, Matsushita T, Artigas G, Hinou H, Cañada FJ, Lo-Man R, Leclerc C, Cabrita EJ, Jiménez-Barbero J, Nishimura S, Garcia-Martín F, Marcelo F
Journal of the American Chemical Society   137(39) 12438-12441   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Shobith Rangappa, Gerard Artigas, Risho Miyoshi, Yasuhiro Yokoi, Shun Hayakawa, Fayna Garcia-Martin, Hiroshi Hinou, Shin-Ichiro Nishimura
Med. Chem. Commun.   7(6) 1102   2016   [Refereed]
Marcelo F, Garcia-Martin F, Matsushita T, Sardinha J, Coelho H, Oude-Vrielink A, Koller C, André S, Cabrita EJ, Gabius HJ, Nishimura S, Jiménez-Barbero J, Cañada FJ
Chemistry – A European Journal   20(49) 16147-16155   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Garcia-Martin F, Matsushita T, Hinou H, Nishimura S
Chemistry – A European Journal   20(48) 15891-15902   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Matsushita T, Takada W, Igarashi K, Naruchi K, Miyoshi R, Garcia-Martin F, Amano M, Hinou H, Nishimura S
Biochimica et biophysica acta   1840(3) 1105-1116   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Furukawa T, Arai M, Garcia-Martin F, Amano M, Hinou H, Nishimura S
Glycoconjugate journal   30(2) 171-182   May 2012   [Refereed]
T Matsushita, S Handa, K Naruchi, F Garcia-Martin, H Hinou, SI Nishimura
Polymer journal   45(8) 854-862   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Garcia-Martin F, Hinou H, Matsushita T, Hayakawa S, Nishimura S
Organic & biomolecular chemistry   10(8) 1612-1617   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
Hiroshi Hinou, Kei Hyugaji, Fayna Garcia-Martin, Shin-Ichiro Nishimura, Fernando Albericio
RSC Advances   2(7) 2729-2731   2012   [Refereed]
A promotion effect for peptide cyclization by strong H-bonding of fluorinated alcohols was
revealed via a synthetic study of a cyclic AFGP skeleton. Combination of fluorinated alcohol-
DCM solvent system and DIC-additive system afforded the cycli...
Garcia-Martin F, Cruz LJ, Rodriguez-Mias RA, Giralt E, Albericio F
Journal of medicinal chemistry   51(11) 3194-3202   Jun 2008   [Refereed]
Fayna Garcia Martin, Fernando Albericio
ChemInform   40(48)    2009   [Refereed]
Mazzini S, García-Martin F, Alvira M, Aviñó A, Manning B, Albericio F, Eritja R
Chemistry & biodiversity   5(1) 209-218   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
Fayna Garcia-Martin, Fernando Albericio
Chemistry Today   26(4) 29-34   2008   [Refereed]
The most popular way to synthesize peptides is via the solid-phase approach, mostly on a research scale, although progress is being made in large-scale production. The most evident example is Fuzeon, a commercial anti-HIV peptide, which is produce...
Fayna García‐Martín, Núria Bayó‐Puxan, Luis J Cruz, James C Bohling, Fernando Albericio
QSAR & Combinatorial Science   26(10) 1027-1035   Oct 2007   [Refereed]
Chlorotrityl Chloride (CTC) resin is one of the most useful resins for the solid-phase synthesis of C-terminal acid peptides. CTC resin can be used for the preparation of both protected and unprotected peptides. Herein, the use of CTC resin as a r...
Elisabet Prats-Alfonso, Fayna García-Martín, Nuria Bayo, Luis J. Cruz, Mateu Pla-Roca, Josep Samitier, Abdelhamid Errachid, Fernando Albericio
Tetrahedron   62(29) 6876-6881   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
Biotinylated alkyl thiols with the capacity to graft avidin proteins are in increasing demand for the development of self-assembled monolayers on gold. Here we propose 2-Chlorotrityl Chloride solid-phase resin as a new platform to produce these fu...
García-Martín F, White P, Steinauer R, Côté S, Tulla-Puche J, Albericio F
Biopolymers   84(6) 566-575   Jun 2006   [Refereed]
García-Martín F, Quintanar-Audelo M, García-Ramos Y, Cruz LJ, Gravel C, Furic R, Côté S, Tulla-Puche J, Albericio F
Journal of combinatorial chemistry   8(2) 213-220   Mar 2006   [Refereed]


Fernando Albericio, Nuria Bayo, Silvia A. Camperi, Osvaldo Cascone, Simon Cote, Luis J. Cruz, Abdelhamid Errachid, Robert Furic, Fayna Garcia-Martin, Yesica Garcia-Ramos, Nancy B. Iannucci, Mariela M. Marani, Mateu Pla-Roca, Martina Quintanar-Audelo, Josep Samitier, Judit Tulla-Puche
Proceeding American Peptide Symposium   114   2010   [Refereed]
Fayna Garcia-Martin, Nuria Bayo, Luis J. Cruz, James Bohling, Fernando Albericio
Proceeding American Peptide Symposium   220   2010   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Mid-sized drugs based on peptides & glycopeptides: from the chemical synthesis to the biological evaluation [Invited]
Fayna Garcia-Martin
Asia Pacific Society for Biology and Medical Sciences Annual Meeting Conference   29 Jul 2019   
A Sugar Touch for Minimizing Diketopiperazine on SPPS
Fayna Garcia-Martin
American Peptide Symposium   22 Jun 2019   
Probing the Effect of Iminosugars on Mucin 1 Glycopeptide–Antibody Recognition
Fayna Garcia-Martin
XXVIII Biennial Meeting of the Spanish Royal Association of Chemistry   26 May 2019   
Playing with the Coupling Cocktails: Application of Amide Coupling Reagents for Ester Formation
Fayna Garcia-Martin
Dec 2018   
MUC1 Glycopeptides Recognition Profiling by Macrophage Galactose Lectin to Target Dendritic Cells
Fayna Garcia-Martin
International Carbohydrate Symposium   Jul 2018   
New Routes for Immunotherapy: Synthesis of glycopeptides and evaluation by microarray [Invited]
Fayna Garcia-Martin
Green chemistry & Nanotechnology symposium   Feb 2017   
Keep a Global Mind in Research [Invited]
Fayna Garcia-Martin
3rd International Life-Science symposium   Nov 2015   
Glycoblotting As A Powerful Tool For Glycomics And Glycan Microarrays
Fayna Garcia-Martin
Sep 2015   
Biological Applications of Glycoconjugates [Invited]
Fayna Garcia-Martin
Wise Up RIKEN Symposium   Mar 2014   
Peptides and Carbohydrates, Attractive Biomolecules with High Potential Inside [Invited]
Fayna Garcia-Martin
27th Summer University in Hokkaido   Sep 2012   
High affinity epitopes of anti-mucin 1 antibody developed by the synergy of combinatorial chemistry and microarray
Fayna Garcia-Martin
International Carbohydrate Symposium   Jul 2012   
Rapid discovery of MUC1 epitopes by glycopeptide combinatorial chemistry
Fayna Garcia-Martin
Japanese Peptide Symposium   Sep 2011   
The Challenge of synthesizing difficult peptides
Fayna Garcia-Martin
Iberian Peptidic Symposium   Feb 2006   

Teaching Experience



Online lectures on Amino Acids, peptides and proteins
Fayna Garcia-Martin   Educational Materials   Oct 2019 - Mar 2020


特願EECC 05007694.2 : T20/Trimeris
Fernando Albericio, Judit Tulla-Puche, Luis J. Cruz, Fayna Garcia-Martin

Social Contribution

"Fayna Garcia-Martin investigates about new therapies against cancer"
[TV or radio appearance, Interviewer]  Spanish National Radio (RNE)  http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/audios/punto-de-enlace/punto-enlace-fayna-garcia-martin-investiga-japon-nuevas-terapias-contracancer-18-10-18/4797298/  18 Oct 2018
Female and Science in Japan
[Investigater, Report writing]  Ramon Areces magazine  Jul 2018
Being a female researcher abroad
[Interviewee, Contribution]  Article and video interview in the general newspaper El Pais  https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/02/01/ciencia/1517488576_604036.html  Feb 2018
What is being a researcher?
[Presenter]  High School Orvalle  What is being a researcher?  Sep 2016
Women in Research or Biotechnology Industry
[Lecturer]  FresHU  1) WinGS Career Talk  Dec 2015