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

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Chisayo Kozuka, Ph.D.

 

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

Selected publications

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

Kozuka C, Yabiku K, Sunagawa S, Ueda R, Taira S, Ohshiro H, Ikema T, Yamakawa K, Higa M, Tanaka H, Takayama C, Matsushita M, Oyadomari S, Shimabukuro M, Masuzaki H. Brown riceeduces the preference for high-fat diet by inhibiting of hypothalamic endoplasmic reticulum stress in mice. Diabetes 2012; 61:3084

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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

​Selected publications

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 

2019; 10:2063

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Ryoyo Hayashi, Graduate student

2020.4-  JSPS scholar DC1

2019.4-  Graduate student at Tokyo Metropolitan Univ/RIKEN IMS

2018 Bachelor at Biological Sciences, Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts, Tokyo Metropolitan University,

Selected publications

Hayashi R, Takeo S, Aigaki T. Sir2 is essential for intergenerational effects of parental diet on offspring metabolism in Drosophila. Biorxiv
doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/641076

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Mami Kumon, Technical Staff 

2019.10-  Metabolic Epigenetics YCI Lab at RIKEN IMS

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