Mikihiko Kawai

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Name
Mikihiko Kawai
Alternative names
Mickey Kawai
URL
http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=-aIlfZUAAAAJ&hl=en
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Job title
Research Scientist
Degree
Ph. D.(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Research Scientist, Department of Microbiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2016
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Mar 2018
Research Scientist, School of Life Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
Apr 2015
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Mar 2016
Research Scientist, Department of BIological Science, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
May 2014
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Mar 2015
Postdoctral Fellow, Department of Science and Technology on Food Safety, Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology (BOST), Kindai University
 
Apr 2013
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Mar 2014
Technical Support Stuff, Geomicrobiology Group, Kochi Institute for Core Sample Research, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
 

Published Papers

 
Effect of maturation time on koji-like smell and volatile compounds during fermentation of barley miso (Japanese soybean paste)
Toshihiro Kojo, Mikihiko Kawai, Yohei Shiraishi, Shugo Kurazono, Chihiro Kadooka, Kayu Okutsu, Yumiko Yoshizaki, Makoto Ikenaga, Taiki Futagami, Kazunori Takamine, Hisanori Tamaki
Food Science and Technology Research      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Toshihiro Ito, Kotaro Sawai, Mikihiko Kawai, Keiko Nozaki, Keiko Otsu, Hideto Fukushi, Kenji Ohya, Fumito Maruyama
Microbiology Resource Announcements   7(10) e00936-18   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Hideto Takami, Atsushi Toyoda, Ikuo Uchiyama, Takehiko Itoh, Yoshihiro Takaki, Wataru Arai, Shinro Nishi, Mikihiko Kawai, Kazuo Shin-ya, Haruo Ikeda
DNA Research   24(2) 169-177   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Taiki Futagami#, Chihiro Kadooka, Yoshinori Ando, Kayu Okutsu, Yumiko Yoshizaki, Shinji Setoguchi, Kazunori Takamine, Mikihiko Kawai#, Hisanori Tamaki
Yeast   34(10) 407-415   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Mikihiko Kawai, Norie Higashiura, Kimie Hayasaki, Naruhei Okamoto, Akiko Takami, Hideki Hirakawa, Kazunobu Matsushita, Yoshinao Azuma
DNA Research   22(5) 357-366   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Mikihiko Kawai, Ikuo Uchiyama, Hideto Takami, Fumio Inagaki
Environmental Microbiology Reports   7(2) 341-350   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Mikihiko Kawai, Taiki Futagami, Atsushi Toyoda, Yoshihiro Takaki, Shinro Nishi, Sayaka Hori, Wataru Arai, Taishi Tsubouchi, Yuki Morono, Ikuo Uchiyama, Takehiko Itoh, Asao Fujiyama, Fumio Inagaki, Hideto Takami
Frontiers in Microbiology   5 80   2014   [Refereed]
Yahara K, Kawai M, Furuta Y, Takahashi N, Handa N, Tsuru T, Oshima K, Yoshida M, Azuma T, Hattori M, Uchiyama I, Kobayashi I
Genome Biology and Evolution   4 628-640   2012   [Refereed]
Yamamoto K, Tanaka H, Nishitani Y, Nishiumi S, Miki I, Takenaka M, Nobutani K, Mimura T, Ben Suleiman Y, Mizuno S, Kawai M, Uchiyama I, Yoshida M, Azuma T
Microbes and infection / Institut Pasteur   13(7) 697-708   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Kawai M, Furuta Y, Yahara K, Tsuru T, Oshima K, Handa N, Takahashi N, Yoshida M, Azuma T, Hattori M, Uchiyama I, Kobayashi I
BMC Microbiology   11 104   May 2011   [Refereed]
Furuta Y, Kawai M, Uchiyama I, Kobayashi I
PloS One   6 e18819   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Furuta Y*, Kawai M*, Yahara K, Takahashi N, Handa N, Tsuru T, Oshima K, Yoshida M, Azuma T, Hattori M, Uchiyama I, Kobayashi I
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   108(4) 1501-1506   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Khan F, Furuta Y, Kawai M, Kaminska KH, Ishikawa K, Bujnicki JM, Kobayashi I
Nucleic Acids Research   38(9) 3019-3030   May 2010   [Refereed]
Uchiyama I, Higuchi T, Kawai M
Nucleic Acids Research   38 D361-5   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Kaminska KH*, Kawai M*, Boniecki M, Kobayashi I, Bujnicki JM
BMC Structural Biology   8 48   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
Tsuru T, Kawai M, Mizutani-Ui Y, Uchiyama I, Kobayashi I
Molecular Biology and Evolution   23 1269-1285   Jun 2006   [Refereed]
Kawai M, Uchiyama I, Kobayashi I
DNA Research   12(6) 389-401   2005   [Refereed]

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2010    Investigator(s): Mikihiko KAWAI
Homology-based methods widely used to infer a function of a gene cannot be applied to genes lacking any detectable homology with functionally or structurally characterized genes. In the present study with the aim of identifying such genes, we deve...

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2010
Phylogenetic Profiling Based on Gene Properties: Identifying Gene Families with Characteristic Distribution among Closely Related Organisms, Poster prize, Asian Young Researchers Conference on Computational and Omics Biology 2010
Winner: Mikihiko Kawai, Ikuo Uchiyama