Research

Research at Yokohama City University

Yokohama City University strives to contribute to the development of arts and sciences, conduct research activities that contribute to advanced technology, and announce research results to the world with high expertise and from a global point of view. We pride ourselves on research that contributes to state-of-the-art technology through specialization and a global outlook. Aiming to contribute to the advancement of science and the global community, we provide support for an array of global standard research programs.

Research Highlights

2020-06-11

A YCU alumnus, Prof. Dr. S. M. Abe Kawsar, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, published two academic books from a German publisher.

Prof. Dr. Kawsar is an honorable alumnus at Yokohama City University (YCU) who was promoted to a professor position after the completion of the Ph.D. program (2005-2009). In 2014, he was promoted to professor at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Prof. Dr. Kawsar returned to YCU the next year as a visiting professor at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He researched on clinical and diagnostical applications of marine invertebrate lectins and provided special lectures at YCU as visiting professor.
2020-06-05

Astellas, City of Yokohama, and Yokohama City University Developed Science-Based Exercise Programs through Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration

Astellas Pharma Inc. developed science-based exercise programs in cooperation with the City of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture and Yokohama City University.
2020-03-27

Research team led by YCU professor successfully develops a rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can detect antiviral antibodies in patient serum

A research group led by Professor Akihide Ryo of Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology has successfully developed Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) and a rapid immunochromatographic test which can specifically detect the IgG SARS-CoV-2 antibodies.
 

Researcher Database

A strong research culture is fostered across all disciplines and all departments in Yokohama City University. To learn more about our faculty and their research, click on the link below.