Faculty

Principal Investigators at Department of Genetics, SOKENDAI

Chair of the Department of Genetics:HANAOKA, Fumio
Vice-Chair of the Department of Genetics:SAGA, Yumiko




Molecular Biology / Biochemistry

Name The details of research
ARAKI, Hiroyuki
*Retiring at the end of March, 2020
Molecular mechanism of eukaryotic DNA replication in the cell cycle
IWASATO, Takuji Neuronal circuit development and function in the mouse brain
KAKUTANI, Tetsuji
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Genetics of epigenetics
KANEMAKI, Masato A new molecular genetics to understand DNA transactions in human cells
MURAYAMA, Yasuto Revealing molecular function of SMC complexes in chromosome structural control
NIKI, Hironori Genetic dissection of the cell division mechanism using single-cellular model organisms
ODA, Yoshihisa Molecular basis of plant cell morphogenesis
SAITO, Kuniaki The mechanisms of transposon regulation in Drosophila
SATO, Yutaka Molecular genetics of plant embryogenesis

Cell Biology

Name The details of research
HIRATA, Tatsumi Vertebrate neural network formation
KANEMAKI, Masato A new molecular genetics to understand DNA transactions in human cells
KIMURA, Akatsuki Design principles and mechanical bases of the architecture of the cell
MAESHIMA, Kazuhiro 3D-organization and dynamics of human genome
MIYAGISHIMA,
Shin-ya
Evolutionary integration of two independent organisms by endosymbioses
NIKI, Hironori Genetic dissection of the cell division mechanism using single-cellular model organisms
ODA, Yoshihisa Molecular basis of plant cell morphogenesis
SAWA, Hitoshi Mechanisms of asymmetric division in C. elegans
SHIMAMOTO, Yuta Cellular Mechanochemistry Regulating Eukaryotic Chromosome Dynamics
SUZUKI, Emiko
*Retiring at the end of March, 2020
Molecular and cellular mechanisms for neural network formation and maintenance

Biophysics / Structural Biology

Name The details of research
MAESHIMA, Kazuhiro 3D-organization and dynamics of human genome
SHIMAMOTO, Yuta Cellular Mechanochemistry Regulating Eukaryotic Chromosome Dynamics

Developmental Biology

Name The details of research
HIRATA, Tatsumi Vertebrate neural network formation
IWASATO, Takuji Neuronal circuit development and function in the mouse brain
KAKUTANI, Tetsuji
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Genetics of epigenetics
KAWAKAMI, Koichi
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
The genetic basis of development and behaviors in zebrafish
SAGA, Yumiko
*Retiring at the end of March, 2022
Developmental genetic studies using gene engineering technology in mice
SAITO, Kuniaki The mechanisms of transposon regulation in Drosophila
SAKAI, Noriyoshi
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Genetic modification and analyses of regulatory factors in zebrafish germ cells
SATO, Yutaka Molecular genetics of plant embryogenesis
SAWA, Hitoshi Mechanisms of asymmetric division in C. elegans
SUZUKI, Emiko
*Retiring at the end of March, 2020
Molecular and cellular mechanisms for neural network formation and maintenance
TAKADA, Toyoyuki Integrative genetics of mouse complex traits

Plant Biology

Name The details of research
ARITA, Masanori Biological Systems as a Network
KAKUTANI, Tetsuji
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Genetics of epigenetics
KAWAMOTO, Shoko Research on utilization of biological resource and database
MIYAGISHIMA, Shin-ya Evolutionary integration of two independent organisms by endosymbioses
NONOMURA, Ken-ichi Molecular cytogenetics of plant germ-cell development
ODA, Yoshihisa Molecular basis of plant cell morphogenesis
SATO, Yutaka Molecular genetics of plant embryogenesis

Neurobiology

Name The details of research
HIRATA, Tatsumi Vertebrate neural network formation
IWASATO, Takuji Neuronal circuit development and function in the mouse brain
KOIDE, Tsuyoshi Behavioral genetics using wild-derived mouse strains
KUBO, Fumi Neural circuit mechanisms for visual processing and behavior in zebrafish
TAKADA, Toyoyuki Integrative genetics of mouse complex traits
SUZUKI, Emiko
*Retiring at the end of March, 2020
Molecular and cellular mechanisms for neural network formation and maintenance

Bioinformatics

Name The details of research
AKASHI, Hiroshi Population genetics and genome evolution
ARITA, Masanori Biological Systems as a Network
IKEO, Kazuho Study for molecular evolution using genome sequence and gene expression
KAWAMOTO, Shoko Research on utilization of biological resource and database
KUROKAWA, Ken Unveiling microbial community dynamics
NAKAMURA, Yasukazu Promotion of DDBJ as an infrastructure database for lifescience
OKUBO, Kousaku
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Knowledge discovery through genome-wide measurements
SAITOU, Naruya
*Retiring at the end of March, 2022
Evolution of organisms at genomic level

Evolutionary / Quantitative Biology

Name The details of research
AKASHI, Hiroshi Population genetics and genome evolution
IKEO, Kazuho Study for molecular evolution using genome sequence and gene expression
KITANO, Jun Genetics of adaptive radiation
KOIDE, Tsuyoshi Behavioral genetics using wild-derived mouse strains
KUROKAWA, Ken Unveiling microbial community dynamics
MIYAGISHIMA, Shin-ya Evolutionary integration of two independent organisms by endosymbioses
OKUBO, Kousaku
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Knowledge discovery through genome-wide measurements
SAITOU, Naruya
*Retiring at the end of March, 2022
Evolution of organisms at genomic level

Genome Biology

Name The details of research
AKASHI, Hiroshi Population genetics and genome evolution
IKEO, Kazuho Study for molecular evolution using genome sequence and gene expression
INOUE, Ituro
*Retiring at the end of March, 2023
Genomic medicine with next generation sequencing technology
KAKUTANI, Tetsuji
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Genetics of epigenetics
KAWAMOTO, Shoko Research on utilization of biological resource and database
KITANO, Jun Genetics of adaptive radiation
KUROKAWA, Ken Unveiling microbial community dynamics
MAESHIMA, Kazuhiro 3D-organization and dynamics of human genome
NAKAMURA, Yasukazu Promotion of DDBJ as an infrastructure database for lifescience
NIKI, Hironori Genetic dissection of the cell division mechanism using single-cellular model organisms
OKUBO, Kousaku
*Retiring at the end of March, 2025
Knowledge discovery through genome-wide measurements
SAITO, Kuniaki The mechanisms of transposon regulation in Drosophila
SAITOU, Naruya
*Retiring at the end of March, 2022
Evolution of organisms at genomic level
SATO, Yutaka Molecular genetics of plant embryogenesis
TAKADA, Toyoyuki Integrative genetics of mouse complex traits


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