Atsumi Research Group

Department of Chemistry

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







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.

December 2018

Sun Lei joins the lab as a visiting graduate student.

November 2018

Our research is highlighted at the UCD Giving website.

Jake's and Morgan's perspective article about non-photosynthetic biological CO2 reduction has been accepted for publication in Biochemistry.

October 2018

 Shota gave a seminar at the Uppsala University and served on Dr. Rui Miao's Ph.D. defence as the opponent (Uppsala, Sweden, 10/26/2018).

Shota gave a seminar at the MGG seminar series (MMI 291, 10/12/2018).


September 2018

Jake presented his research at the Plant Biology Coluquim and got 2nd place for the best presentation award (9/24/2018).

Angela and Morgan presented their projects at the CBP retreat (9/15-16/2018).


August 2018

Josh presented his summer research at the UC LEADS Summer Scholar Symposium (8/17/2018).

Shoga gave a talk at the SIMB annual meeting 2018 (Chicago, IL, 8/13/2018).

Michelle gave a poster presentation at the ChemEnergy REU & CCB-GAP poster session (8/10/2018).

Jacinto, Long, Ihu, and Anh completed the ACS Project SEED program.


July 2018

Shota had sepecial lecture series at Hokkaido University (7/25-27/2018).

June 2018

Commencement 2018 Congrats, Anna! (6/14/2018)

Joshua joins the lab for the UC LEADs program.

Michelle joins the lab for the NSF REU program.

Long joins the lab for the ACS Project SEED program.

Jesus joins the lab for the NIGMS-MARC program.

Morgan did her 3rd year seminar (6/1/12018).


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