OJIMA Yoshihiro


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Associate Professor

Laboratory location

Sugimoto Campus

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka University -  Ph.D. (Engineering)

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

Bioreaction Engineering

Association Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan

  • Japan Bioindustry Association

  • The Society for Biotechnology, Japan

  • American Society for Microbiology

Committee Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • 2011.04

    The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan  

Awards & Honors 【 display / non-display

  • Poster award


  • The New Chemical Technology Research Encouragement Award(Japan Association for Chemical Innovation)


  • Fermentation and Metabolism Research Award (Japan Bioindustry Association)


  • Best oral presentation award (International Conference on Biotechnology 2012)


Current Career 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Engineering   Applied Chemistry and Bioengineering Course   Associate Professor  

Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2016.04

    Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka City University   Lecturer

  • 2009.04

    Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University   Assistant Professor

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • 2006.04

    Osaka University  Graduate School, Division of Engineering Science  Department of Materials Engineering 

  • 2004.04

    Osaka University  Graduate School, Division of Engineering Science 

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • 2000.04

    Osaka University   Faculty of Engineering Science   Department of Chemical Science and Engineering


Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Mineralization induced by phosphorylated dry baker’s yeast

    Y. Ojima, M. Kihara, M. Yoshida, K. Igarashi, T. Yoshida, M. Azuma

    PLOS ONE  In press 2020.09  [Refereed]

  • Identification of yeast-derived emulsification proteins through analyses of proteins distributed into the emulsified phase

    M. Onishi, M. Ueda, D. Saito, M. Takata, Y. Ojima, M. Azuma

    Food Hydrocolloids  In press 2020.09  [Refereed]

  • Enhanced floc formation by degP-deficient Escherichia coli cells in the presence of glycerol  

    Y. Ojima, H. Honma, M. Otsuka, S. Matano, M. Azuma

    Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering  in press 2020.09  [Refereed]

  • Construction of hypervesiculation Escherichia coli strains and application for secretory protein production

    Y. Ojima, T. Sawabe, K. Konami, M. Azuma

    Biotechnology and Bioengineering  117 ( 3 ) 701 - 709 2020.03  [Refereed]

  • Promoted performance of microbial fuel cells using Escherichia coli cells with multiple-knockout of central metabolism genes

    Y. Ojima, T. Kawaguchi, S. Fukui, R. Kikuchi, K. Terao, D. Koma, T. Ohmoto, M. Azuma

    Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering  43   323 - 332 2020.02  [Refereed]

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Books etc 【 display / non-display

  • Current Topics in Biochemical Engineering

    Masayuki Azuma, Yoshihiro Ojima (Part: Contributor )

    IntechOpen  2018.10

Review Papers (Misc) 【 display / non-display

  • Inducing flocculation of non-floc-forming Escherichia coli cells (Review)

    Y. Ojima, M. Azuma, M. Taya

    World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology  34   185 2018.12  [Refereed]  [Invited]

  • Recent developments in ex vivo platelet production (Review)

    R. W. Nurhayati, Y. Ojima, M. Taya

    Cytotechnology  68 ( 6 ) 2211 - 2221 2016.11  [Refereed]  [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  • Outer membrane vesicles of Gram-negative bacteria and its application to microbial biotechnology

    Yoshihiro Ojima, Masayuki Azuma  [Invited]

    ICGEB-IMBT Workshop2019  2019.11 

  • Maximum oxygen transfer capacity with different shaking diameters in elevated viscosity media

    Yoshihiro Ojima, René Hanke, David Wollborn, Jochen Büchs

    18th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE 2019)  2019.09 

  • Efficient formation of Escherichia coli flocs by glycerol addition

    Hiroaki Honma, Mio Otsuka, Yoshihiro Ojima, Masayuki Azuma

    18th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE 2019)  2019.09 

  • Identification and analyses of cell surface proteins involved in emulsification and macrophage activation from Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    Mana Ueda, Daiki Saito, Yoshihiro Ojima, Masayuki Azuma

    18th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE 2019)  2019.09 

  • Increased poly-γ-glutamic acid production by disruption of ggt gene in Bacillus licheniformis RK14-46 strain and its application for flocculation of real sewage sludge

    Yoshihiro Ojima,Joji Kobayashi,Masayuki Azuma

    The 14th Asian Congress on Biotechnology (ACB2019)  2019.07 

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