Azusa Inoue, Ph.D.
2019- Visiting Associate Professor at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
2018- YCI/Senior Scientist at RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
2012-18 Postdoc/Research Specialist at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital, USA
2011-12 Postdoc at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
2011 Ph.D. at the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Japan
2006 Bachelor at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Like: Kids, Science, Oocyte
Chisayo Kozuka, Ph.D.
2020.3- Special Postdoctoral Researchers Program at RIKEN IMS
2018.10- Research scientist at RIKEN IMS
2016-18 Research fellow at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
2013-16 JSPS PD at University of the Ryukyus, Japan
2013 Ph.D. at University of the Ryukyus, Japan
2008 Bachelor at Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University
Kozuka C, Sales V, Osataphan S, Yuchi Y, Chimene-Weiss J, Mulla C, Isganaitis E, Desmond Jessica, Sanechika S, Kusuyama J, Goodyear L, Shi X, Gerszten RE, Patti ME. Bromodomain inhibition reveals FGF15/19 as a target of epigenetic regulation and metabolic control. Diabetes, 2022 Jan 31;db210574. doi: 10.2337/db21-0574
Kozuka C, Kaname T, Shimizu-Okabe C, Takayama C, Tsutsui M, Matsushita M, Abe K, Masuzaki H. Impact of brown rice-specific γ-oryzanol on epigenetic modulation of dopamine D2 receptors in brain striatum in high-fat-diet-induced obesity in mice. Diabetologia 2017; 60:1502
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Hailiang Mei, Ph.D.
2020.1- Postdoctoral Researcher at RIKEN IMS
2017-2019 Postdoc at Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
2017 Ph.D at the Beijing Institute of Genomics, CAS, China
2010 Bachelor at Huazhong agricultural University, Wuhan, China
Mei H*, Kozuka C, Hayashi R, Kumon M, Koseki H, Inoue A*.
H2AK119ub1 guides maternal inheritance and zygotic deposition of H3K27me3 in mouse embryos. Nat Genet 2021; 53, 539-550.
Qiu Q*, Mei H*, Deng X*, He K*, Wu B*, Yao Q, Zhang J, Lu F, Ma J, Cao X. DNA Methylation Repels Targeting of Arabidopsis REF6. Nat Commun
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Ryoyo Hayashi, Graduate student
2020.4- JSPS scholar DC1
2019.4- Graduate student at Tokyo Metropolitan Univ/RIKEN IMS
2018.3 Bachelor at Tokyo Metropolitan University,
Hayashi R, Takeo S, Aigaki T. Sir2 is essential for intergenerational effects of parental diet on offspring metabolism in Drosophila. Biorxiv
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Masahiro Matsuwaka, Graduate student
2021.4- Graduate student at Tokyo Metropolitan Univ/RIKEN IMS
2021.3 Bachelor at Tokyo Univ of Agriculture
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Mami Kumon, Technical Staff
2019.10- Metabolic Epigenetics YCI Lab at RIKEN IMS