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Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Doctor's Course, 1989.05, Unfinished Course

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2008.07
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Bio-Matrix, Cell Biology, Professor
  • 2018.04
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Bio-Matrix, Cell Biology, Professor

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 1987.06
    , Senior Resident
  • 1993.08
    , Junior Associate Professor
  • 1993.08
    , Visiting Lecturer

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • General anatomy (including histology/embryology)

  • Cell biology

  • Molecular biology

  • Neurophysiology / General neuroscience

Qualification Acquired 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor


Published Papers & Misc 【 display / non-display

  • Moe Sato, Toshifumi Asano, Jun Hosomichi, Takashi Ono, Takao Nakata. Optogenetic manipulation of intracellular calcium by BACCS promotes differentiation of MC3T3-E1 cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.. 2018.10; ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Tomohiro Ishii, Takao Nakata. Light manipulation of intracellular Ca2+ signals by a genetically encoded protein Experimental Medicine. 2016.03; 34 (4): 601-606.

  • Tomohiro Ishii, Koji Sato, Toshiyuki Kakumoto, Shigenori Miura, Kazushige Touhara, Shoji Takeuchi, Takao Nakata. Light generation of intracellular Ca(2+) signals by a genetically encoded protein BACCS. Nat Commun. 2015; 6 8021. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Toshiyuki Kakumoto, Takao Nakata. Optogenetic control of PIP3: PIP3 is sufficient to induce the actin-based active part of growth cones and is regulated via endocytosis. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8 (8): e70861. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Takao Nakata, Shinsuke Niwa, Yasushi Okada, Franck Perez, Nobutaka Hirokawa. Preferential binding of a kinesin-1 motor to GTP-tubulin-rich microtubules underlies polarized vesicle transport. J. Cell Biol.. 2011.07; 194 (2): 245-255. ( PubMed, DOI )

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Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  • 稲葉弘哲, 中田隆夫. 光遺伝学を使ったRhoAによる細胞内カルシウムシグナル制御の解析. 第19回日本蛋白質科学会年会・第71回日本細胞生物学会大会 合同年次大会 2019.06.25

  • Takao Nakata. Optogenetic study of cell polarity - a simple assay. The 9th Federation of Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies Congress (FAOPS2019) 2019.03.31 Kobe Convention Center

  • Takanori Miyamoto, Toshifumi Asano, Takao Nakata. Study of activity dependent neuromuscular junction formation. The 124th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Anatomists 2019.03.27 Nippon Dental University of Life Dentistry at Niigata

  • Sato M, Asano T, Hosomichi J, Ishida Y, Usumi-Fujita R, Shimizu Y, Kaneko S, Nataka T, Ono T. Elucidation of the molecular mechanism of osteoblast differentiation and its control using optogenetics. The 77th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Orthodontic Society 2018.11.01 Yokomaha, Japan

  • Takao Nakata. Optogenetics of Signaling Proteins in Neurons. The 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society 2018.07.27 Kobe Convention Center

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Campus class subject 【 display / non-display

  • Histology,2008 - Now

  • Cell Biology,2013 - Now