SHIOMI Naofumi

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SHIOMI Naofumi
Kobe College
School of Human Sciences, Department of Biosphere Sciences
Job title
Doctor (engineering)(Kyoto University)


Dr. Naofumi Shiomi studied recombinant yeast and its utilization as a researcher at the Laboratory of Production Technology of Kanena Corporation for 15 years until 1998, and earned his PhD in Engineering from Kyoto University. He now works as a professor at the School of Human Sciences of Kobe College in Japan, where he teaches applied microbiology, biotechnology and life science in his "Applied Life Science" laboratory. He has studied bioremediation for 20 years at Kobe College, and has published more than 40 papers and several book chapters on recombinant microorganisms and bioremediation. His recent research has also focused on the prevention of obesity and aging.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

May 2003
Professional Engineer (Bioengineering), Office of Professional Engineer
Apr 2003
Professor, School of Human Sciences, Kobe College
Apr 1998
Mar 2003
Associated Profeccer, Shool of Human Schiences, Kobe College
Apr 1995
Mar 1998
Researcher, Laboratory in Takasaga City, KANEKA CORPORATION
Apr 1983
Mar 1995
Researcher, Laboratory of Production Engineering , KANEKA CORPORATION


Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Kyoto University
Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

Jan 2011
Dec 2013
Elesevier  Editor (Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology)
Apr 2004
Mar 2012
The society of Chemical Engineering, Japan  Secretary (Kansai Branch)

Published Papers

SHIOMI Naofumi
Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering   12(2) 92-110   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
SHIOMI Naofumi
Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering   9 342-353   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
SHIOMI Naofumi  and Keiko Watanabe
Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering   19(13) 1056-1066   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
SHIOMI Naofumi, Keiko Watanabe
Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering   6(6) 654-660   2013   [Refereed]
Naofumi Shiomi, Emi Harada, Risako Nabeshima
Advances in Microbiology   2(2) 171-180   2012   [Refereed]


Introduction of my research
SHIOMI Naofumi
Kobe College   177 49   Apr 2016

Books etc

Introductory Chapter: Design of an Ideal Diet Using Common Foods
SHIOMI Naofumi (Part:Contributor, Current Topics of Superfoods (Chapter1))
InTech   May 2018   
Current Topics of Superfoods
SHIOMI Naofumi (Part:Editor, All)
InTEch   May 2018   
Diabetes Mellitus in South Asia
SHIOMI Naofumi (Part:Joint Work, Diabetes and Its Complications (chapter 1))
InTech piblisher   Apr 2018   
Introductory Chapter: Serious Pollution of Soil and Groundwater and the Necessity of Bioremediation
SHIOMI Naofumi (Part:Contributor, Advances in Bioremediation and Phytoremediation (Chapter 1))
InTech   Apr 2018   
Advances in Bioremediation and Phytoremediation
SHIOMI Naofumi (Part:Editor)
InTech   Apr 2018   ISBN:978-953-51-3958-4

Conference Activities & Talks

Effects of extract of hachinoko powder on rejuvenation of human fibroblasts
SHIOMI Naofumi
The Society for Biotechnology, Japan/ Annual Meeting 2017   13 Sep 2017   
Effects of low-temparature stress on the differentiation to beige adipocytes
SHIOMI Naofumi
70th SBJ Annual Meeting (2018) Osaka   6 Sep 2018   
Characteristics of beige adipocytes induced from white adipocytes by Kikyo extract
SHIOMI Naofumi
68th SBJ Annual Meeting (2016), Toyama   30 Sep 2016   
Effects of telmere length on the rejuvenation of cells
SHIOMI Naofumi, Keiko Watanabe
Annal Meeting 2015, The society for Biiotechnology, Japan   28 Oct 2015   
Aging environmental impact assessment of Lead free solder created by Great Hanshin Earthquak
Kenichiro Suetugu, SHIOMI Naofumi
The 9th Meeting of the Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan   11 Mar 2015   

Teaching Experience



Food for rejuvenation: Food to prevent aging and dentima
SHIOMI Naofumi   The Others   Aug 2018
Why aging process is occurred in human being, and are we become young again?
SHIOMI Naofumi   The Others   Jul 2018
Lecture&practice ”Let's explore superfood showing the high effects on anti-obesity", Science Camp, Kobe College
SHIOMI Naofumi   The Others   Mar 2017
Special Lecture "Why aging is occurred, and can we go back to young?" Kawanishi Midoridai High School
SHIOMI Naofumi   The Others   Jul 2016
Special lecture: "Prevention of fat by rational eating program”, Kawanishimioriai High schol
SHIOMI Naofumi   The Others   Jul 2015

Research Grants & Projects

Investigation of effective ingredient enhancing telomerase activity and its efects on anti-aging
Reserch Institude, Kobe College: 
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): SHIOMI Naofumi
Study on preventin of diabeates -1
Kobe College: Grant-in-aid for Education and Research at Human Science
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): SHIOMI Naofumi
Bioremediation of presticides and chemical compouns by microorganisms
School of Human Sciences, KobeCollege: Grant-in -aid for Education and Research
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Naofumi Shiomi
Study on prevention of comprehensive -Effects of vitamins on the differentiation to osteoblasts
Laboratories at Kobe College: Grant-in aid for Research
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Naofumi Shiomi
Study on anti-aging and rejuvenation of cells
School of Hman Sciences: Grant-in-aid for Education and Research
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Naofumi Shiomi