Team

Last updated: August 10, 2022

教員 Faculty

Josephine GALIPON, PhD
ガリポン ジョゼフィーヌ 博士(理学)

Project Assistant Professor – 特任講師
RNA mechanisms in cellular & molecular biology, ecology, material science, and bioengineering.
English, French, Japanese

大学院生 Graduate Students (4)

Lan Anh NGUYEN
グュエン ラン アン

PhD candidate – JST SPRING Fellow
Effect of environmental changes on RNA regulation in microorganisms: yeast & permafrost.
English, French

Shine Undarga DAGVA
ダグワ シン ウンダルガ

PhD candidate – MEXT Fellow
Interactions between wild strawberry and soil microbiomes. Protocol development for plant & soil field transcriptomics.
English, Japanese, Mongolian

Kohei NISHIMURA
西村 光平

PhD candidate – JST SPRING Fellow
Role of RNA G-quadruplex structures in embryonic development of the model species Xenopus laevis.
English, French

Rita CHUANG
莊 郁羣 (チャーン ユーチュン)

PhD candidate – R&D at Spiber, Inc. *remote*
Combining material science and biochemistry to develop proteinaceous textiles for industrial applications.
English, Japanese, Chinese

学部生 Undergraduate Students (4)

Mizuki IGARASHI
五十嵐 水月

4th grade – 2020 & 2021 Yamagishi Fund
Degradation of toxic compounds by deep-sea bacteria. Comparative genomics of Halomonas spp.
English, Japanese

Rara ITO
伊藤 らら

4th grade – 2020 Leave a Nest in・cube Prize
Method to synthesize super-repeated GC-rich RNA for in vitro models of disease-related RNA gel formation.
English, Japanese

Yuki SAKURAI
櫻井 優生

3rd grade – 2021 Yamagishi Fund *remote*
Synthetic biology system for detecting both phages and their hosts. Co-supervised with Dr. Fujishima (Tokyo Tech).
English, Japanese

Raichi NAKANISHI
中西 礼知

3rd grade – 2021 Johnan Shinkin Bank Fund *remote*
Developing a novel in vitro DNA storage system. Co-supervised with Dan Yamamoto (Keio/Vancouver).
English, Japanese

技術員 Technical Staff (3)

Sumiko OHNUMA
大沼 すみこ

Senior technician – 技術補佐員
Microtome serial sections and microscopy for 3D reconstruction. Also a member of the Proteome group.
English, Japanese

<Anonymous>
<名無し>

Junior technician (part-time) – 研究助手(非常勤)
Amphibian care (salamanders, frogs, newts). 2nd grader at Tsuruoka Chuo High School.
Japanese

<Anonymous>
<名無し>

Junior technician (part-time) – 研究助手(非常勤)
Molecular biology (nucleic acid extraction, electrophoresis). 2nd grader at Tsuruoka Chuo High School.
English, Japanese

客員 Visiting

Erdenetsetseg BATDELGER
バットデルゲル エルデネツェツェグ

Visiting Researcher – JSPS RONPAKU Fellow
Interactions between Gobi plant roots and soil microbiome. Main affiliation: National University of Mongolia.
English, Japanese, Mongolian

Marvin Jericho CAVA
カバ マルヴィン ジェリコ

Collaborator – NIG supercomputer user *remote*
Molecular dynamics of interactions between RNA G-quadruplexes and RNA-binding protein (RBP) domains. Main affiliation: University of the Philippines Manila.
English, Filipino

<Anonymous>
<名無し>

Junior scientist – 特別研究生
Elucidating axolotl sleep patterns by brain wave & motion tracking. 2nd grader at Tsuruoka Haguro High School.
Japanese

<Anonymous>
<名無し>

Junior scientist – 特別研究生
Influence of nutrition on limb regeneration of the Japanese fire-belly newt. 2nd grader at Tsuruoka Kita High School.
Japanese

<Anonymous>
<名無し>

Junior scientist – 特別研究生
PET degradation by marine bacteria and microbe-powered recycling. 1st grader at Sakata Higashi High School.
Japanese