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Name
YASUNAGA Takuo
Affiliation
Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering
Department of Bioscience and Bioinformatics
Title
Professor
Laboratory address
680-4 Kawazu Iizuka,Fukuoka,820-8502 Japan
Laboratory telephone number
+81-948-29-7826
Laboratory FAX number
+81-948-29-7801
Web Site
http://www.yasunaga-lab.bio.kyutech.ac.jp/
E-mail address
E-mail address
Research areas, keyword
Structural Biology, electron microscopy,Biophysics,Molecular Motor,bioenergetics
School Attended (except graduate school)
  • The University of Tokyo , Faculty of Science

    University , 1988.03 , Graduated , JAPAN

Graduate School Attended, etc.
  • The University of Tokyo , Graduate School, Division of Science

    Master Course , 1990.03 , Completed , JAPAN

  • The University of Tokyo , Graduate School, Division of Science

    Doctor Course , 1992.09 , Unfinished Course , JAPAN

Degree
  • PhD (Science) , Biophysics , The University of Tokyo , Thesis , 2001.05

Employment Record in Research
  • Kyushu Institute of Technology, Vice President, 2016.04 -

  • Department of Bioscience and Bioinformatics, Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Professor, 2008.04 -

External Career
  • Dept. of Phys, School of Science, Univ. of Tokyo , Research Associate , 1992.10 - 2001.10

Academic Society Joined
  • The Japanese Biochemical Society , 2003.04 - , JAPAN

  • The Physical Society of Japan , 2003.04 - 2005.03 , JAPAN

  • The Japan Society of Microscopy , 2001.04 - 2009.03 , JAPAN

  • The Biophysical Society of Japan , 2001.04 - 2009.03 , JAPAN

Research Field (grants-in-aid-for-scientific-research classification)
  • Living organism physics/chemical physics

  • Biophysics

  • Structural biochemistry

Published papers (2006.4〜)
  • English , Alpha-synuclein facilitates to form short unconventional microtubules that have a unique function in the axonal transport , Scientific Reports , vol.7 (1) , 2017.12 , Toba S., Jin M., Yamada M., Kumamoto K., Matsumoto S., Yasunaga T., Fukunaga Y., Miyazawa A., Fujita S., Itoh K., Fushiki S., Kojima H., Wanibuchi H., Arai Y., Nagai T., Hirotsune S.Toba S., Jin M., Yamada M., Kumamoto K., Matsumoto S., Yasunaga T., Fukunaga Y., Miyazawa A., Fujita S., Itoh K., Fushiki S., Kojima H., Wanibuchi H., Arai Y., Nagai T., Hirotsune S.

    DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-15575-3, Academic Journal , The Multiple Authorship

  • English , Katanin p80, NuMA and cytoplasmic dynein cooperate to control microtubule dynamics , Scientific Reports , vol.7 , 2017.01 , Jin M., Pomp O., Shinoda T., Toba S., Torisawa T., Furuta K., Oiwa K., Yasunaga T., Kitagawa D., Matsumura S., Miyata T., Tan T., Reversade B., Hirotsune S.Jin M., Pomp O., Shinoda T., Toba S., Torisawa T., Furuta K., Oiwa K., Yasunaga T., Kitagawa D., Matsumura S., Miyata T., Tan T., Reversade B., Hirotsune S.

    DOI:10.1038/srep39902, Academic Journal , The Multiple Authorship

  • English , Filopodia formation by crosslinking of F-actin with fascin in two different binding manners , Cytoskeleton , vol.73 (7) (p.365 - 374) , 2016.06 , Aramaki S., Mayanagi K., Jin M., Aoyama K., Yasunaga T.Aramaki S., Mayanagi K., Jin M., Aoyama K., Yasunaga T.

    DOI:10.1002/cm.21309, Academic Journal , The Multiple Authorship

  • English , Lis1 restricts the conformational changes in cytoplasmic dynein on microtubules."jointly worked" , Microscopy , vol.64 (6) (p.419 - 427) , 2015.12 , S Toba, K Koyasako, T Yasunaga, S Hirotsune

    DOI:10.1093/jmicro/dfv055, Academic Journal , The Multiple Authorship

  • English , GM 130 is a parallel tetramer with a flexible rod-like structure and N-terminally open (Y-shaped) and closed (I0shaped) confrmations "jointly workde" , FEBS Journal , vol.282 (11) (p.2232 - 2244) , 2015.06 , Ryuichi Ishida, Akitsugu Yamamoto, Kazuhisa Nakayama, Miwa Sohda, Yoshio Misumi, Takuo Yasunaga, Nobuhiro NakamuraRyuichi Ishida, Akitsugu Yamamoto, Kazuhisa Nakayama, Miwa Sohda, Yoshio Misumi, Takuo Yasunaga, Nobuhiro Nakamura

    DOI:10.1111/febs.13271, Academic Journal , The Multiple Authorship

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Research Achievement (Book)
  • Japanese , , 2011.08

    The Book (general book) , The Multiple Authorship

  • Japanese , , 2009.08

    The Book (the science book) , The Coeditorship Work

Research Achievement (Review)
  • Japanese , , 2015.09

    Academic Journal , The Simple Work

  • Japanese , , vol.47 (2) (p.110 - 117) , 2012.06

    Learned Journal , The Multiple Authorship

Research presentations (2006.4〜)
  • Biophysical Journal, International Conference without screening , 2016.02 , Actin Filaments Bundling Mechanisms by Fascin in Filopodia were Revealed with Cryo-ET. , The Oral (generality)

  • The 2nd East-Asia Microscopy Conference, International Conference without screening , 2015.11 , Recent Progress of development of Eos/PIONE for three-dimensional electron microscopy , The Poster (generality)

  • 日本生物物理学会年会, Domestic Conference without screening , 2012.09 , Development of atomic modelling tool for Electron Microscopy, applying steered Molecular Dynamics method , The Poster (generality)

  • 日本生物物理学会, Domestic Conference without screening , 2012.09 , Elucidation of Axoneme architecture by cryo-electron microscopy and metallothionein labeling , The Oral (generality)

  • Joint Seminar of National University of Singapore and Structural biology division, the Japanese Society of Microscopy, International Conference without screening , 2012.01 , Chlamydomonas axoneme architecture elucidated by application of metallothionein labeling , The Oral (generality)

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Work
  • Eos , 1996.05.01

    The Computer Software

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