Kyoto Sangyo University is one of the leading research universities in Japan!

Kyoto Sangyo University ranks No. 1, in Nature Index (AC), Nature and Science Journal Group, among all private universities in Japan.

No. 7 among all universities in Japan
No. 10 among all research institutions in Japan

Research Article
A terrestrial planet in a ~1-AU orbit around one member of a - 15-AU binary

Professor Atsunori Yonehara, Faculty of Science

A. Gould et al. 2014 Science 345(6192), pp. 46-49; doi: 10.1126/science.1251527

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Protective mucosal immunity mediated by epithelial CD1d and IL-10

Professor Kazuhiro Nagata, Faculty of Life Sciences

T. Olszak et al. 2014 Nature 509, pp. 497–502; doi: 10.1038/nature13150

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Structural basis of Sec-independent membrane protein insertion by YidC

Associate Professor Shinobu Chiba, Faculty of Life Sciences

K. Kumazaki et al. 2014 Nature 509, pp. 516–520; doi: 10.1038/nature13167

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Ubiquitin is phosphorylated by PINK1 to activate parkin

Professor Toshiya Endo, Faculty of Life Sciences

F. Koyano et al. 2014 Nature 510, pp. 162–166; doi: 10.1038/nature13392

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A dust-parallax distance of 19 megaparsecs to the supermassive black hole in NGC 4151

Associate Professor Makoto Kishimoto, Faculty of Science

S. F. Hönig et al. 2014 Nature 515, pp. 528–530; doi: 10.1038/nature13914

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Explosive lithium production in the classical nova V339 Del (Nova Delphini 2013)

Dr. Akira Arai, Koyoma Astronomical Observatory

A. Tajitsu et al. 2015 Nature 518, pp. 381–384; doi: 10.1038/nature14161