Atsumi Research Group

Department of Chemistry

Member, BMCDB Graduate Group
Member, Microbiology Graduate Group
Member, Plant Biology Graduate Group
Member, Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology







May 2020

Conan and Ivan presented their researches at the 2020 Larock Undergraduate Ressearch Conference (Zoom, 5/16/2020).

Conan presented his research at the 31st Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference (Zoom, 5/7/2020).


April 2020

Morgan talked about how to engineer Dino DNA at SCInema (4/26/2020).

Jake presented his research at the Plant Biology seminar series (PBI291, 4/21/2020).

Morgan was a top-ten finalist of the 2020 Grad-Slam competition.


March 2020

Morgan won 1st place for her poster presentation and Angela won audience favorite talk prize at the DEB retreat (03/07/2020).

Morgan and Angela presented their research at the poster session of the Miller symposium (03/12/2020)

February 2020

Angela presented her research at DEB pizza talk (02/26/2020).

January 2020

 Jayce joins the lab.

November 2019

Shota gave an invited talk at ISF-3 (11/21/19, Hiroshima, Japan).

Dr. Syed Shams Yazdani (ICGEB, India) visited us and gave a seminar (11/15/19).

Shota gave an invited talk in "Metabolic Engineering of Autotrophs" at the AIChE annual meeting (11/11/19, Orlando, FL).

Shun's paper has been published in Algal Research.

October 2019

A former lab member, John (ZBiotics), gave a lecture in Careers in Chemistry (1011/2019).

Shota gave a talk at Synbiobeta 2019 (10/2/2019, San Francisco).


September 2019

Caroline joins the lab as a PBGG rotation student.

Shota gave a talk at Acamida Sinica (9/9/2019, Taipei, Taiwan).


Morgan and Angela presented their research projects at the Chemical Biology program retreat (9/5-6/2019, Tahoe).


August 2019

Ihu, Anh, Areesha, and Yazmin completed the ACS Project SEED program.


July 2019

Shota had special lecture series at Hokkaido University (7/18-22/2019).
gave a talk at the international symposium on biodiversity in the global food system (7/24/2019).


June 2019

Austin submitted his Ph.D. dissertation (6/12/2019).

Morgan was selected for the Leaders for the Future Program.


May 2019

Jake presented his research at 2019 Richard Larock Undergraduate Research conference (5/18/2019).


March 2019

Angela presented her research at 3rd year seminar (3/16/2019).

Morgan got the best presentation award and Angela got the 2nd place of the poster presentation at the DEB annual retreat (3/9/2019).


February 2019

Morgan presented her research at the DEB pizza talk (2/25/2019).

January  2019

Shota gave a seminar at JBEI (1/30/2019).

Shota gave a talk at the 7th Tokyo Tech International Symposium on Life Science and Technology (Tokyo, 1/9/2019).

Tanner joins the lab.

Our research is highlighted in EMBO reports.


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Shota Atsumi
 218 Chemistry
Ph: 530-752-6595
Laboratory: 281 Chemistry