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Fujii Kotaro

フジイ コウタロウ | Fujii Kotaro
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Assistant Professor
Homepage URL  (1): https://neurogenetics.med.ufl.edu/faculty/kotaro-fujii-phd/
Research keywords  (5): rRNA ,  mRNA Translation ,  Embryonic Development ,  タンパク質合成 ,  リボソーム
Papers (11):
  • Kotaro Fujii, Olena Zhulyn, Gun Woo Byeon, Naomi R. Genuth, Craig H. Kerr, Erin M. Walsh, Maria Barna. Controlling tissue patterning by translational regulation of signaling transcripts through the core translation factor eIF3c. Developmental Cell. 2021. 56. 21. 2928-2937.e9
  • Kathrin Leppek, Gun Woo Byeon, Wipapat Kladwang, Hannah K. Wayment-Steele, Craig H. Kerr, Adele F. Xu, Do Soon Kim, Ved V. Topkar, Christian Choe, Daphna Rothschild, et al. Combinatorial optimization of mRNA structure, stability, and translation for RNA-based therapeutics. 2021
  • Kathrin Leppek, Gun Woo Byeon, Kotaro Fujii, Maria Barna. VELCRO-IP RNA-seq reveals ribosome expansion segment function in translation genome-wide. Cell Reports. 2021. 34. 3. 108629-108629
  • Kathrin Leppek, Kotaro Fujii, Nick Quade, Teodorus Theo Susanto, Daniel Boehringer, Tea Lenarčič, Shifeng Xue, Naomi R. Genuth, Nenad Ban, Maria Barna. Gene- and Species-Specific Hox mRNA Translation by Ribosome Expansion Segments. Molecular Cell. 2020. 80. 6. 980-995.e13
  • Kotaro Fujii, Teodorus Theo Susanto, Saumya Saurabh, Maria Barna. Decoding the Function of Expansion Segments in Ribosomes. Molecular Cell. 2018. 72. 6. 1013-1020.e6
MISC (2):
  • Kitabatake Makoto, Fujii Kotaro, Sakata Tomoko, Sakai Tokie, Ohno Mutsuhito. S1-3 A Role for Ubiquitin in the Clearance of Nonfunctional Ribosomal RNAs(Symposium 1: From DNA mutation to RNA -aberrant RNA and quality control of RNA-). 2010. 39. 75-75
  • Quality control of ribosomal RNAs. Protein, nucleic acid and enzyme. 2009. 54. 16. 2195-2200
Education (3):
  • 2008 - 2011 Kyoto University Graduate School of Science Division of Biological Sciences (Ph.D)
  • 2006 - 2008 Kyoto University Graduate School of Science Division of Biological Sciences (MA)
  • 2002 - 2006 Tohoku University Faculty of Science Department of Biology
Work history (6):
  • 2020/12 - 現在 University of Florida Center for NeuroGenetics, Dept. Molecular Genetics & Microbiology Assistant Professor
  • 2013/01 - 2020/12 Stanford University Dept. Developmental Biology & Genetics Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2013/04 - 2016/07 Human Frontier Science Program
  • 2012/04 - 2012/12 University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2011/04 - 2012/03 Kyoto University Institute for Virus Research
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Awards (4):
  • 2017/11 - The Bay Area RNA Club Poster Award 1st Place
  • 2012/04 - 上原記念生命科学財団 海外留学助成リサーチフェローシップ
  • 2010/03 - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Return exemption of scholarship due to outstanding achievements
  • 2009 - 16th East Asia Joint Conference on Biomedical Research Outstanding Young Scientist 2nd Place
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