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KOSUKE TASHIRO Last modified date:2023.06.29

Associate Professor / Systems Bioengineering
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology
Faculty of Agriculture

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

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Academic Degree
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Molecular Biology, Genome Biology, Developmental Biology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
1)Mechanisms of morphogenesis in animal embryogenesis:
2)Identification of gene regulatory networks in various organisms:
Research Interests
  • Analysis of symbiosis by using emulsion droplets culture system
    keyword : emulsion droplet, culture system, organisms, symbiosis
    2018.04Analysis of gene regulatory networks in early embryogenesis of animals.
  • Development of the culture system by using emulsion droplets and isolation of the organisms producing useful substances
    keyword : emulsion droplet, culture system, organisms, useful substances
    2014.04Analysis of gene regulatory networks in early embryogenesis of animals.
  • Epigenetic regulation in cell differentiation
    keyword : early development. gene expession, epigenetic regulation
    2010.04Analysis of gene regulatory networks in early embryogenesis of animals.
  • Mechanisms of cancer cell invasion by Galanin gene
    keyword : cancer cell invasion, Galanin, Gene expression
    2012.04Analysis of gene regulatory networks in early embryogenesis of animals.
  • Analysis of Gene Expression profile during animal early development
    keyword : early development. gene expession, DNA Chip
    2001.04Analysis of gene regulatory networks in early embryogenesis of animals.
  • Regulatory network of gene expression
    keyword : gene expression, transcription, DNA Chip, bioinformatics
    1996.04Identification of gene regulatory networks in yeast.
Current and Past Project
  • Development of DNA chip using modified synthetic oligonucleotide
  • National Bio-resource projest
Academic Activities
1. Nagayoshi K, Ueki T, KOSUKE TASHIRO, Mizuuchi Y, Manabe T, Araki H, Oda Y, Satoru Kuhara, Tanaka M, Galanin plays an important role in cancer invasiveness and is associated with poor prognosis in stage II colorectal cancer, Oncol Rep., 33(2):539-46, 539-546, 33(2) 539-46, 2015.02.
2. S. Aburatani, K. Tashiro, C. J. Savoie, M. Nishizawa, K. Hayashi, Y. Ito, S. Muta, K. Yamamoto, M. Ogawa, A. Enomoto, M. Masaki, S. Watanabe, Y. Maki, Y. Takahashi, Y. Eguchi, Y. Sakaki, S. Kuhara, Discovery of novel transcription control relationships with gene regulatory networks generated from multiple-disruption full genome expression libraries, DNA Research, 10.1093/dnares/10.1.1, 10, 1, 1-8, 10, 1-8, 2003.01.
3. G. J. Savoie, S. Aburatani, S. Watanabe, Y. Eguchi, S. Muta, S. Imoto, S. Miyano, S. Kuhara, K. Tashiro, Use of gene networks from full genome microarray libraries to identify functionally relevant drug-affected genes and gene regulation cascades, DNA Research, 10.1093/dnares/10.1.19, 10, 1, 19-25, 10, 19-25, 2003.01.
4. Y.Ito, S.Kuhara and K.Tashiro, In synergy with noggin and follistatin, Xenopus nodal-related gene induces sonic hedgehog on notochord and floor plate, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 10.1006/bbrc.2001.4386, 281, 3, 714-719, 281, 714-719, 2001.01.
5. T.Ito, K. Tashiro, S. Muta, R. Ozawa, T. Chiba, M. Nishizawa, K. Yamamoto, S. Kuhara and Y. Sakaki, Toward a protein-protein interaction map of the buddin yeast: A comprehensive system to examine two-hybrid interactions in all possible combinations between the yeast proteins, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 10.1073/pnas.97.3.1143, 97, 3, 1143-1147, 97, 1143-1147, 2000.01.
6. T. Hojyo, O. Tooi, K. Tashiro, K. Shiokawa, Exogastrula formation in Xenopus laevis embryos depleted with maternal XmN-cadherin mRNA by antisense S-oligo DNA, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 242
pp170-175, 1998.01.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Society of Biotechnology, Japan
  • Japanese Society of Soil Microbiology
  • Society of Genome Microbiology, Japan
  • The Japanese Biochemical Society
  • Japan Society for Cell Biology
  • Japan Society for Biosciemce, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • The Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists
  • The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
Educational Activities
lecture for the graduated course and under-graduated course
lecture in another university
direct the graduated student research