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Takai Shingo Last modified date:2019.06.18

Assistant Professor / Oralneuroscience Section
Department of Dental Science
Faculty of Dental Science

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Ph. D. in Dental science, Kyushu University
Field of Specialization
Outline Activities
My primary research interest is to understand the perception, transmission, and modulation of taste sensation. I am tackling to exam the taste transduction mechanism and development of mammal taste tissue.
Research Interests
  • The gastrointestinal hormones and their receptors in the peripheral taste tissue
    keyword : taste
  • Transmission and regulation of taste sense
    keyword : Taste Physiology
Academic Activities
1. Takai Shingo, Ryusuke Yoshida, Noriatsu Shigemura, Yuzo Ninomiya, CHEMOSENSORY TRANSDUCTION: DETECTION OF ODOR, TASTE AND OTHER CHEMOSTIMULI, Elsevier, Chapter 17: Peptide signaling in taste transduction
edited by Frank Zufall and Steven D. Munger, 2016.03.
1. Takai Shingo, Keiko Yasumatsu, Mayuko Inoue, Syusuke Iwata, Ryusuke Yoshida, Noriatsu Shigemura, Daniel J. Drucker, Robert F. Margolskeee, Yuzo Ninomiya, Glucagon like peptide-1 is specifically involved in sweet taste transmission., FASEB J., 2015.02.
1. 髙井 信吾, 重村 憲徳, 井上 真由子, 岩田 周介, 吉田 竜介, 二ノ宮 裕三, Robert F. Margolskee, Glucagon like peptide-1, sweet taste and metabolic modulation of peripheral taste information, 17th International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste (ISOT2016), 2016.07.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Association for Oral Biology
  • The Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell
  • Best Paper Award at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell (2015)
  • Best Poster Award at the 55th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association for Oral Biology (2013)
Educational Activities
In charge of Oral physiology (lecture and practical training) for the undergraduate students.
Conducting the Early Exposure and Research Exposure programs for the undergraduate students.
Train the graduate students in Ph. D course of dental science.
Other Educational Activities
  • 2016.04.