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Yoh Matsuki, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor
at Institute for Protein Research
Osaka University

3-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871 Japan
+81 668 798 598 (office)
+81 668 798 599 (fax)
yoh@protein.osaka-u.ac.jp

WORK EXPERIENCES

2018-
Osaka University, Associate Professor
2009-2018
Osaka University, Assistant Professor
2006-2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts, USA), Visiting Scientist
in Prof. Robert G. Griffin Lab
2006-2009
Brandeis University (Massachusetts, USA), Post-Doctral Fellow
in Prof. Judith Herzfeld Lab
2003-2006
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Post-Doctral Fellow
in Prof. Hideo Akutsu Lab

EDUCATION

-2003
Osaka University, Graduate School of Science
PhD, Chemistry
Dissertation: “Novel Methods for Structural Analysis by High-Resolution Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy utilizing the Double-Quantum Dipolar Interactions”
-2000
Chuo University, Graduate School of Science and Technology
BS, Applied Chemistry
Thesis: “NMR Study on the Interaction between a Platinum Complex [Pt(Phen)(Leu)] and Oligomeric DNA”
-1998
Chuo University, School of Science and Technology
BA, Applied Chemistry
Thesis: “Synthesis and Characterization of Cisplatin Analogue Complex Involving 1, 10-Phenanthroline and L-Leucine”

PATENTS

国内特許
藤原敏道, 松木 陽 and 中村新治, “循環方式冷却器を用いた動的核偏極固体高分解能NMR装置” 特願2015-016082, 2015
藤原敏道, 松木 陽, 遠藤由宇生, 中村新治, 根本貴宏, “極低温条件でも抜けない試料管キャップ” 特願2018-081242, 2018

US patent
Olivier Ouari, Hakim Karoui, Francois LeMoigne, Paul Tordo, Robert G. Griffin, Yoh Matsuki and Thorsten Maly, “Dinitroxide-Type Biradical Compounds Optimized for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP),” U.S. Patent US9035054 B2, Issued on May 19th, 2015

International patent
2. T. Fujiwara, Yoh Matsuki and Shinji Nakamura, “DNP-NMR probe using cryogen circulation system,” International Patent Pending: G20150053 (US)(DE), 2015
1. Olivier Ouari, Hakim Karoui, Francois LeMoigne, Paul Tordo, Robert G. Griffin, Yoh Matsuki and Thorsten Maly, “Dinitroxide Biradical Compounds Optimized for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP),” International Patent Application: WO/2010/108995

TALKS

Invited (Listed international mettings only)
16. The 3rd Joint Conference of Asia-Pacific EPR Society and the International EPR Society , The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, September, 2018, “DNP-Enhanced MAS-NMR Spectroscopy at 16.4 T and 30 K, Instrumentation and Applications”
15. The 3rd International Conference on Spin Physics, Spin Chemistry, and Spin Technology, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 2018, “DNP-Enhanced MAS-NMR Spectroscopy at 16.4 T and 30 K, Instrumentation and Applications”
14. Big Mag @ UCSB , University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, May 2018, “460 GHz-700 MHz DNP-NMR using Closed-Cycle Helium MAS and Dual Gyrotron System”
13. The 10th International Workshop on Strong Microwaves and Terahertz Waves, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, July 2017, “Advanced Instrumentation for High-Field DNP for Sensitivity-Enhanced Biological Solid-State NMR”
12. The 5th Awaji lnternational Workshop on Electron Spin Science & Technology , Awaji Island, Japan, June 2017, “Advanced Instrumentation for High-Field DNP for Sensitivity-Enhanced Biological Solid-State NMR”
11. The 6th International Workshop on Far-Infrared Technologies, Univerisity of Fukui, Japan, March 2017, “Advanced Instrumentation for Sensitivity-Enhanced Biological Solid-State NMR”
10. The Second Trilateral Workshop for Frontier Protein Studies, Osaka Univerisity, Japan, June 2016, “Advanced Instrumentation for High-Field DNP for Sensitivity-Enhanced Biological Solid-State NMR”
9. International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Society (Pacifichem), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 2015, “Dynamic Nuclear Polarization at 16.4 T and 30 K using a Novel Closed-Cycle Helium-Cooling MAS NMR Probe System”
8. 19th International Workshop on Advanced Molecular Materials Science , Osaka City University, November 2015, “Advanced Instrumentations for DNP-Enhanced MAS NMR at High-Fields and Low Temperatures”
7. 57th Experimental NMR Conference (ENC), Asilomar, CA, USA, April 2015, “Closed-Cycle Helium-Cooling and -Spinning MAS NMR Probe System for DNP at 16.4 T”
6. APES-IES-SEST (International EPR Society Symposium), Nara, Japan, November 2014, “Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) for Biological Solid-State NMR at High Fields and Low Temperatures”
5. 7th Japanese-Russian International Workshop on Open-Shell Compounds and Molecular Spin Devises, Awaji, Japan, October 2013, “Dynamic Nuclear Polarization-Enhanced Solid-State NMR using High Field, Low Temperature and a Rigid Biradical”
4. 5th International Workshop on Far-Infrared Technologies, Fukui, Japan, March 2013, “Application of Continuously Frequency-Tunable 0.4-GHz Gyrotron for DNP-Enhanced Solid-State NMR”
3. 3rd International Meeting on DNP, Laussane, Switzerland, September 2011, “High-Field, High-Sensitivity Solid-State NMR by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization”
2. 48th Solid-State NMR and Material Science Forum, Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan October 2010, “High-Field, High-Sensitivity Solid-State NMR by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization”
1. Yokohama NMR Association for Structural Biology, Yokohama, Japan March 2010 “Spectroscopy by Integration of Frequency and Time Information”

Regular (Listed International mettings only)
1. Experimental NMR Conference (ENC), Miami, Florida, April 2012, "Helium-Cooling and -Spinning Dynamic Nuclear Polarization for Sensitivity Enhanced Solid-State NMR at 14T and 30K" Plenary Talk
2. The international symposium on nuclear magnetic resonance (ISNMR), Yokohama, Japan, November 2011, “High-Field, High-Sensitivity Solid-State NMR by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization”
3. Group Lecture after the Griffin-Herzfeld Reunion "Four Decades @ the Magic Angle", Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 2011 “High-Field, High-Sensitivity Solid-State NMR by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization”
4. Experimental NMR Conference (ENC), Asiloma, Calfornia, March 2008, “Spectroscopy by Integration of Frequency and Time Information (SIFT) and Fast Acquisition of Dark Spectra (FADS)” Upgraded from poster
5. P-Chem Seminar, Brandeis University, April 2006, “Spectral Fitting for Signal Assignment and Structural Analysis of Uniformly 13C-Labeled Solid Proteins by Simulated Annealing Based on Chemical Shifts and Spin Dynamics”
6. International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems (ICMRBS), Hyderabard, India, February 2005, “Novel Solid-State NMR Approach to Structural Analysis of Proteins: Application to Phoborhodopsin Transducer pHtrII in Lipid Membrane Environment”
7. The Japan-Korea Bilateral Symposium on Biological NMR, Seoul Korea, Octover 2003, “Novel Solid-State NMR Approach to Structural Analysis of Proteins”

PAPERS

2018
1. Y. Matsuki, and T. Fujiwara, “Cryogenic Platforms and Optimized Sensitivity”, High-Frequency Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (DNP NMR) Spectroscopy, Edited by Robert Griffin (MIT), Shimon Vega (Weizmann Institute), Bjorn Corzilius (Goethe University) and Vladimir Michaelis (University of Alberta), Wiley (2018)

2017
1. E. M. Khutoryan, T. Idehara, A. N. Kuleshov, Y. Tatematsu, Y. Yamaguchi, Y. Matsuki, and T. Fujiwara, "Simultaneous Stabilization of Gyrotron Frequency and Power by PID Double Feedback Control on the Acceleration and Anode Voltages", J. Infrared. Milli. Terahz. Waves , in press (2017)
2. Y. Matsuki, and T. Fujiwara, “Advances in High-Field DNP Methods”,Chapter 4 (pp.91-134), Experimental Approaches of NMR Spectroscopy: Methodology and Application to Life Science and Materials Science, Edited by The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Society of Japan, Springer(2017)
ISBN-10: 9811059659 / ISBN-13: 978-9811059650

2016
1. Y. Matsuki, T. Idehara and T. Fujiwara, "Advanced instrumentation for DNP-enhanced MAS NMR for higher magnetic fields and lower temperatures", J. Magn. Reson. , 264, 107-115 (2016)
2. K. Ueda, Y. Matsuki, T. Fujiwara, Y. Tatematsu, I. Ogawa, and T. Idehara, "Further characterization of 394-GHz gyrotron FU-CW GII with additional PID control system for 600-MHz-DNP-SSNMR spectroscopy", J. Infrared. Milli. Terahz. Waves , 37, 825-836 (2016)
3. T. Idehara, E. M. Khutoryan, I. Ogawa, Y. Matsuki, and T. Fujiwara, "Modulation and Stabilization of the Output Power and Frequency of FU Series Gyrotrons", Int. J. Terahz. Sci. Tech , 9, 117-130 (2016)

2015
1. Y. Matsuki, S. Nakamura, S. Fukui, H. Suematsu and T. Fujiwara, "Closed-cycle cold helium magic-angle spinning for sensitivity-enhanced multi-dimensional solid-state NMR", J. Magn. Reson. , 259, 76-81 (2015); JMR most downloaded paper award, 2015 Q3; Selected for the journal cover (October, 2015)
2. T. Idehara, E. M. Khutoryan, Y. Tatematsu, Y. Yamaguchi, A. N. Kuleshov, O. Dumbrajs, Y. Matsuki, and T. Fujiwara, "High-speed frequency modulation of a 460 GHz gyrotron for enhancement of 700 MHz DNP-NMR spectroscopy", J. Infrar. Millim. Terahz. Waves, 36, 819-829 (2015)
3. T. Idehara, Y. Tatematsu, Y. Yamaguchi, E. M. Khutoryan, A. N. Kuleshov, K. Ueda, Y. Matsuki, and T. Fujiwara, "The development of 460 GHz gyrotrons for 700 MHz DNP-NMR spectroscopy", J. Infrar. Millim. Terahz. Waves, 36, 613-627 (2015)

2014
1. R. Ikeda, Y. Yamaguchi, Y. Tatematsu, T. Idehara, I. Ogawa, T. Saito, Y. Matsuki, and T. Fujiwara, "Broadband Continuously Tunable Gyrotron for 600 MHz DNP-NMR Spectroscopy", Plasma Fusion Res., 9, 1206058 (2014)

2012
1. Y. Matsuki, K. Ueda, T. Idehara, R. Ikeda, I. Ogawa, S. Nakamura, M. Toda, T. Anai, and T. Fujiwara, "Helium-Cooling and -Spinning Dynamic Nuclear Polarization for Sensitivity-Enhanced NMR at 14T and 30K", J. Magn. Reson. , 225, 1-9 (2012)
2. T. Idehara, J. C. Mudiganti, L. Agusu, T. Kanemaki, I. Ogawa, T. Fujiwara, Y. Matsuki, K. Ueda, "Development of a Compact sub-THz Gyrotron FU CW CI for Application to High Power THz Technologies", J. Infrar. Millim. Terahz. Waves, 33, 724-744 (2012)
3. Yoh Matsuki, Keisuke Ueda, Toshitaka Idehara, Ryosuke Ikeda, Kosuke Kosuga, Isamu Ogawa, Shinji Nakamura, Mitsuru Toda, Takahiro Anai, and Toshimichi Fujiwara, "Application of Continuously Frequency-Tunable 0.4 THz Gyrotron to Dynamic Nuclear Polarization for 600 MHz Solid-State NMR", J. Infrar. Millim. Terahz. Waves, 33, 745-755 (2012)


2011
1. Yoh Matsuki, Tsuyoshi Konuma, Toshimichi Fujiwara, and Kenji Sugase, "Boosting Protein Dynamics Studies Using Quantitative Non-Uniform Sampling NMR Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. B, 115, 13740-13745 (2011)
2. Judith Herzfeld, Danielle Rand, Yoh Matsuki, Eugenio Daviso, Melody Mak-Jurkauskas, and Irena Mamajanov, "Molecular Structure of Humin and Melanoidin via Solid State NMR", J. Phys. Chem. B, 115, 5741-5745 (2011)
3. Emilio A. Nanni, Alexander B. Barnes, Yoh Matsuki, Paul P. Woskov, Bjorn Corzilius, Robert G. Griffin, and Richard J. Temkin, "Microwave Field Distribution in a Magic Angle Spinning Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR Probe, J. Magn. Reson, 210, 16-23 (2011)


2010
1. Yoh Matsuki, Matthew T. Eddy, Robert G. Griffin and Judith Herzfeld, "Rapid Three-Dimensional MAS NMR Spectroscopy at Critical Sensitivity", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 122, 9401-9404 (2010) Angewandte designated this paper as "VIP (very important paper)"
2. Alexander B. Barnes, Bjo"rn Corzilius, Melody L. Mak-Jurkauskas, Loren B. Andreas, Vikram S. Bajaj, Yoh Matsuki, Marina L. Belenky, Johan Lugtenburg, Jagadishwar R. Sirigiri, Richard J. Temkin, Judith Herzfeld and Robert G. Griffin, "Resolution and polarization distribution in cryogenic DNP/MAS experiments", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 5861-5867(2010)
3. Yoh Matsuki, Hiroki Takahashi, Keisuke Ueda, Toshitaka Idehara, Isamu Ogawa, Mitsuru Toda, Hideo Akutsu and Toshimichi Fujiwara, "Dynamic Nuclear Polaraization Experiments at 14.1 T for Solid-State NMR", Phys. Chem.Chem. Phys. 12, 5799-5803(2010)
4. Toshitaka Idehara, Kousuke Kosuga, La Agusu, Ryosuke Ikeda, Isamu Ogawa, Teruo Saito, Yoh Matsuki, Keisuke Ueda and Toshimichi Fujiwara, "Continuously Frequency Tunable High Power Sub-THz Radiation Source-Gyrotron FU CWVI for 600MHz DNP-NMR spectroscopy", J.Infrared Millim.Terahz.Waves,31, 775-790 (2010)


2009
1. Yoh Matsuki, Thorsten Maly, Olivier Ouari, Hakim Karoui, Francois Le Moigne, Egon Rizzato, Sevdalina Lyubenova, Judith Herzfeld, Thomas Prisner, Paul Tordo and Robert G. Griffin, "Dynamic nuclear polarization using a rigid biradical", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48, 4996-5000 (2009)
2. Yoh Matsuki, Matthew T. Eddy, and Judith Herzfeld, "Spectroscopy by integration of frequency and time domain information for fast acquisition of high-resolution dark spectra", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 4648-4656 (2009)
3. Alexander B. Barnes, Melody L. Mak-Jurkauskas, Yoh Matsuki, Vikram S. Bajaj, Patrick C.A. van der Wel, Ronald DeRocher, Jeffrey Bryant, Jagadishwar R. Sirigiri, Richard J. Temkin, Johan Lugtenburg, Judith Herzfeld, Robert G. Griffin, "Cryogenic sample exchange NMR probe for magic angle spinning dynamic nuclear polarization", J. Magn. Reson. 198 , 261-270 (2009)

2007
1. Matsuki Y.,Akutsu H., Fujiwara T. "Spectral Fitting for Signal Assignment and Structural Analysis of Uniformly 13C-Labeled Solid Proteins by Simulated Annealing Based on Chemical Shifts and Spin Dynamics" J. Biomol. NMR 38,325-339(2007)

2006
1. Iwata K., Fujiwara T., Matsuki Y., Akutsu H., Takahashi S., Naiki H., Goto Y. "3D Structure of amyloid protofilaments of b2-microglobulin fragment probed by solid-state NMR" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 18119-18124
2. Kobayashi M., Matsuki Y., Yumen I., Fujiwara T., Akutsu H. "Signal assignment and secondary structure analysis of a uniformly [13C, 15N]-labeled membrane protein, H+-ATP synthase subunit c, by magic-angle spinning solid-state NMR" J. Biomol. NMR 36, 279-293 (2006)

2004
1. Matsuki Y., Akutsu H., Fujiwara T. "Precision 1H-1H distance measurement via 13C NMR signals: utilization of 1H-1H double-quantum dipolar interactions recoupled under magic angle spinning conditions" Magn. Reson. Chem. 42, 291-300 (2004)

2003
1. Matsuki Y., Akutsu H., Fujiwara T. "Band-Selective Recoupling of Homonuclear Double-Quantum Dipolar Interaction with a Generalized Composite 0 Degrees Pulse: Application to 13C Aliphatic Region-Selective Magnetization Transfer in Solids" J. Magn. Reson. 162, 54-66 (2003)

OTHER

In 1996, back-packing traveled throughout the west Europe (United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy).
Three-month in-country experience at Strasbourg, France in 1998.
Fluent in English.
Fluent in French. Crazy about French literature (especially on the avant-gardes).
Like swimming, running and playing tennis.
Also like listening Gustav Mahler, Frank Zappa and Joe Pass.
Prefer Ales to Pilsners.