Hokkaido University: Institute for Genetic Medicine

Laboratories

Laboratories

Molecular Pathogenesis

RNA Biofunction
Research on biological function of noncoding RNA and related diseases
Professor  Tetsurou Hirose Ph.D.  hirose@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor  Dai Iwakiri, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Tomohiro Yamazaki, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor Taro Mannen, Ph.D.
Stem Cell Biology
Toru Kondo, Ph.D. Investigation of molecular mechanism involved in the CNS disorders caused by damaged neural stem/precursor cells and identification of their therapeutic targets.
Professor  Toru Kondo, Ph.D.
  Assistant Professor  Tetsuo Moriguchi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Naoki Ohtsu, Ph.D.
Signaling in Cancer and Immunology
Akinori Takaoka, M.D., Ph.D Research Project: Sensing mechanisms and signaling pathways for the activaton of innate immunity
Professor  Akinori Takaoka, M.D., Ph.D  takaoka@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant professor  Seichi Sato, Ph.D.
Assistant professor Takeshi Kameyama, Ph.D.
Molecular Neuroimmunology
Molecular mechanism of chronic inflammation induced by T cell-medaited cytokines and neural signaling.
Professor  Masaaki Murakami, V.M.D., Ph.D.  murakami@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
 

Lecturer  Daisuke Kamimura, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor  Yasunobu Arima, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor  Toru Atsumi, Ph.D.

Pathophysiology

Cancer Biology
Masayuki Noguchi (MD, PhD) Research Project: To clarify the molecular basis of the regulation between cell death and survival
Professor  Masayuki Noguchi (MD, PhD)  m_noguch@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Associate Professor Futoshi Suizu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Noriyuki Hirata, Ph.D.
Molecular Virology
Hisatoshi Shida, D.Sc. Research Project: Mechanism and prevention of infection of human retroviruses
Professor  
  Associate Professor  Shinichiro Sawa, M.D. Ph.D.
Molecular Oncology
Yasuyuki Fujita, M.D., Ph.D. Research Project: Characterization of the interface between normal and transformed epithelial cells
Professor  Yasuyuki Fujita, M.D., Ph.D.  yasu@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor  Mihoko Kajita, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Shunsuke Kon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Takeshi Maruyama, Ph.D.
Resaerch Assistant Professor Tomoko Kamasaki, Ph.D.
Immunobiology
Professor Ken-ichiro Seino, M.D., Ph.D Research Project: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Differentiation of immune cells
Professor  Ken-ichiro Seino, M.D., Ph.D  seino@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Lecturer  Haruka Wada, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Muhammad Baghdadi, PhD
Model Innovation
Research Project: Generation of Animal Models for Cancer, Immune, and Infectious Diseases.
Professor  Ken-ichiro Seino, M.D., Ph.D  seino@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor  Yuka Morioka, Ph.D.

Disease Control

Functional Immunology
Control of immunological function and its application to immunotherapy for cancer, allergy, and autoimmune diseases
 
  Associate Professor  Hidemitsu Kitamura, Ph.D.
Molecular Interaction
Kazuma Tanaka, Ph. D. Research Project: Physiological significance of asymmetry of membrane phospholipids
Professor  Kazuma Tanaka, Ph. D.  k-tanaka@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor  Takaharu Yamamoto, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor  Tetsuo Mioka, Ph. D.

Attached Facility

Laboratory of Animal Experiment
Professor Ken-ichiro Seino, M.D., Ph.D Research Project: Generation of Animal Models for Cancer, Immune, and Infectious Diseases.
Professor  Ken-ichiro Seino, M.D., Ph.D  seino@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor  Yuka Morioka, Ph.D.
Center for Infection-assosiated Cancer
Toru Kondo, Ph.D. Research Project: Research of cancer caused by infection.
Director  Toru Kondo, Ph.D.  tkondo@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
   

Frontier Research Unit

Biomedical Animal Research Laboratory
Professor Ken-ichiro Seino, M.D., Ph.D Research Project: Identification of mechanisms underlying senescence- and cancer-resistance in naked mole-rat
Associate Professor Kyoko Miura, Ph.D  miura@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor  Yoshimi Kawamura, Ph.D.
Vascular Biology
Kyoko Hida, DDsc. Ph.D. Research Project: Research of tumor endothelial cells
Associate Professor Kyoko Hida, DDSc., Ph.D  khida@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor Nako Maishi DDSc, PhD

Endowed Department

Probiotics Immunology
Professor Ken-ichiro Seino, M.D., Ph.D Research Project: Clarification of mechanism for the regulation of biological function by probiotics
Professor Tadaaki Miyazaki, Ph.D  miyazaki@igm.hokudai.ac.jp
  Assistant Professor  Hisako Nakagawa, Ph.D.