Doctor Course Student

SPRING GX Project Student

City/country of origin
Osaka, Japan and Lahore, Pakistan
My hobbies vary depending on my mood. Sometimes I enjoy cooking or crafting keychains and bracelets, while other times, I indulge in watching anime, dramas, or movies.
Places You Like
Wherever I can find peace and food.
Where for a big vacation
It depends on my financial situation and current mood, but I would love to visit Asian and Arab countries.
What are your strong points?
Open to discussions, embracing diverse viewpoints and feedback, which fosters collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity.
Music: what is some intense music for intense lab work?
Instead of listening to music, I prefer talking to people and enjoying their company in lab.
What are people in the lab doing?
Enjoying or crying depending on the experiment.
What was surprising about the suga lab
Freedom, flexibility, and nurturing environment.
Original motivation towards science?
My interest led me to science.
A few words for future lab mates
May the odds be in your favour.
Science is…….
A cosmic adventure where we explore the mysteries of the universe armed with curiosity, hypotheses, and the occasional lab explosion!

Education & professional career

2024-To date
Ph.D., Department of Advances Interdisciplinary Studies, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
Research Assistant, Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
M.Phil. Molecular Biology, Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
BS Biotechnology, School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan


"Viruses as tools in gene therapy, vaccine development, and cancer treatment."
M. Bin Umair; F.N. Akusa; H. Kashif; E.F. Seerat; F. Butt; M. Azhar; I. Munir; M. Ahmed; W. Khalil; H. Sharyar; S. Rafique; M. Shahid; S. Afzal
Arch Virol, 167, 1387-1404 (2022)
"Evaluation of exosomes encapsulated recombinant Interleukin-29 for its in vitro anticancer studies."
N.A. Fujimura; S.E. Fatima; N. Ahmed; M. Akram; S. Tahir; M.A. Khan; I. Amirzada; T. Nadeem; H. Bashir; K. Malik
Journal of Biotechnology, 373, 24-33 (2023)
"Enhanced soluble expression of active recombinant human interleukin-29 using champion pET SUMO system."
A. Munir; N. Ahmed; M. Akram; N.A. Fujimura; S. Tahir; K. Malik
Biotechnology Letters, (2023)
"Development, optimization and characterization of cisplatin loaded cubosomes for human lung carcinoma."
H. Umar; H.A. Wahab; N. Ahmed; N.A. Fujimura; M.W. Amjad; S.N.A. Bukhari; W. Ahmad
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 1-15

Contact info

    • E-mail… fujimurana"at"g.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp (change "at" to @)