Hiroaki Suga (University of Tokyo)
Hiroaki Suga is a Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo. His research interests are in the field of bioorganic chemistry, chemical biology and biotechnology related to RNA, translation, and peptides. His lab utilizes organic chemistry techniques in combination with biology to tackle yet unresolved questions and develop novel technologies with broad applicability, which can be extended to drug discovery. He is the co-founder of PeptiDream and MiraBiologics, companies providing novel modalities for drug discovery and development.