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Yamamoto Kazunori

ヤマモト カズノリ | Yamamoto Kazunori
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Project assistant professor
Homepage URL  (1): https://sites.google.com/view/kait-cellmech
Research field  (2): Biophysics ,  Developmental biology
Research keywords  (2): Force measurement ,  Comparative embryology
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (5):
  • 2023 - 2027 「生きている」細胞膜の流動性測定から解明する非生命と生命の境界
  • 2021 - 2022 Measurement of cellular cortical forces and their comparison in invertebrate embryos
  • 2021 - 2022 多細胞体の形態を規定する細胞表層張力・曲げ弾性率・細胞間接着力の動物種間比較
  • 2018 - 2019 C. elegans初期胚を用いた細胞力学特性の測定
  • 2016 - 2018 卵割期の細胞配置パターンの定量計測と数理モデルの構築
Papers (6):
  • Shohei Tada, Yoshitaka Yamazaki, Kazunori Yamamoto, Ken Fujii, Takahiro G. Yamada, Noriko F. Hiroi, Akatsuki Kimura, Akira Funahashi. Switching from weak to strong cortical attachment of microtubules accounts for the transition from nuclear centration to spindle elongation in metazoans. Heliyon. 2024
  • Kazunori Yamamoto, Fumio Motegi. Cell polarity: Adapting the PAR cascade to diverse cellular contexts. Current Biology. 2023. 33. 20. R1047-R1049
  • Kazunori Yamamoto, Sacha Ichbiah, Joana Pinto, Fabrice Delbary, Nate Goehring, Hervé Turlier, Guillaume Charras. Dissecting the subcellular forces sculpting earlyC. elegansembryos. bioRxiv. 2023
  • Sungrim Seirin-Lee, Kazunori Yamamoto, Akatsuki Kimura. The extra-embryonic space and the local contour are crucial geometric constraints regulating cell arrangement. Development. 2022. 149. 9
  • Hitoshi Sawada, Kazunori Yamamoto, Akira Yamaguchi, Lixy Yamada, Arata Higuchi, Haruhiko Nukaya, Masashi Fukuoka, Tetsushi Sakuma, Takashi Yamamoto, Yasunori Sasakura, et al. Three multi-allelic gene pairs are responsible for self-sterility in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis. Scientific reports. 2020. 10. 1. 2514-2514
Books (2):
  • 海外だより~国際色豊かなロンドンでの研究生活~
    生物物理/60 巻 (2020) 5 号 2020
  • Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants
    Springer 2014
Lectures and oral presentations  (13):
  • 線虫C. elegansの孵化過程の観察
    (日本動物学会 第93回 早稲田大会 2022)
  • Measurement of the surface tension of the cells in C. elegans early embryo using Atomic Force Microscopy
    (Physics of Living Matter 13th (Marseille, France) 2018)
  • Shapes of eggshell and inter-cellular forces contribute to arrangements of the cells in early worms embryo
  • A possible impact of oocyte shapes on cell arrangement patterns during embryogenesis in C. elegans and their diversity among nematode species
    (The International Research Symposium on Regulation of Germ Cell Development in vivo and in vitro 2017)
  • A novel mechanistic model that accounts for the diversity and robustness of blastomere configurations against embryo deformations in nematodes
    (50th Annual Meeting of the JSDB 2017)
Education (3):
  • 2014 - 2017 The Graduate University for Advanced Studies School of Life Science Department of Genetics
  • 2012 - 2014 Nagoya University Graduate School of Science Department of Biological Science
  • 2008 - 2012 Nagoya University School of Science Department of Biological Science
Professional career (1):
  • Doctor of Philosophy (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Work history (4):
  • 2023/04 - 現在 Hokkaido University Institute for Genetic Medicine Project assistant professor
  • 2020/09 - 2023/03 Kanagawa Institute of Technology Faculty of Applied Bioscience Department of Applied Bioscience Assistant professor
  • 2018/04 - 2020/08 University College London London Centre for Nanotechnology Postdoctoral fellow
  • 2017/04 - 2018/03 National Institute of Genetics Cell Architecture Laboratory
Awards (1):
  • 2017/03 - National Institute of Genetics Morishima Award A study on inter-cellular forces for blastomere configurations in developing embryos
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