Muneyoshi Ichikawa

Muneyoshi Ichikawa

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Muneyoshi Ichikawa
Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Job title
Assistant Professor
Research funding number

Published Papers

Khalifa AAZ*, Ichikawa M*, Dai D, Kubo S, Black C, Peri K, McAlear TS, Veyron S, Yang SK, Vargas J, Bechstedt S, Trempe JF, Bui KH.
eLife      2020   [Refereed]
*: equally first authors
Ichikawa M, Khalifa AAZ, Kubo S, Dai D, Basu K, Maghrebi MAF, Vargas J, Bui KH.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA   116(40) 19930-19938   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Yang M, Chen YS, Ichikawa M, Calles-Garcia D, Basu K, Fakih R, Bui KH, Gehring K
Journal of structural biology   208(1) 43-50   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Ichikawa M, Bui KH
BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology   40(3)    Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Ichikawa M, Liu D, Kastritis PL, Basu K, Hsu TC, Yang S, Bui KH
Nature communications   8 15035   May 2017   [Refereed]
Ichikawa M, Saito K, Yanagisawa HA, Yagi T, Kamiya R, Yamaguchi S, Yajima J, Kushida Y, Nakano K, Numata O, Toyoshima YY
Molecular biology of the cell   26(23) 4236-4247   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Torisawa T, Ichikawa M, Furuta A, Saito K, Oiwa K, Kojima H, Toyoshima YY, Furuta K
Nature cell biology   16(11) 1118-1124   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Obinata T, Amemiya S, Takai R, Ichikawa M, Toyoshima YY, Sato N
Zoological science   31(3) 122-128   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Ichikawa M, Watanabe Y, Murayama T, Toyoshima YY
FEBS letters   585(15) 2419-2423   Aug 2011   [Refereed]


Nimra Khan, Dylan Pelletier, Simon Veyron, Nathalie Croteau, Muneyoshi Ichikawa, Corbin Black, Ahmad Abdelzaher Zaki Khalifa, Sami Chaaban, Igor Kurinov, Gary Brouhard, Khanh Huy Bui, Jean-François Trempe
bioRxiv      Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Muneyoshi Ichikawa, Ahmad Abdelzaher Zaki Khalifa, Shintaroh Kubo, Daniel Dai, Kaustuv Basu, Mohammad Amin Faghfor Maghrebi, Javier Vargas, and Khanh Huy Bui
bioRxiv      Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Daniel Dai, Muneyoshi Ichikawa, Katya Peri, Reid Rebinsky, Khanh Huy Bui
bioRxiv      Aug 2019
Muneyoshi Ichikawa, Ahmad Abdelzaher Khalifa, Kaustuv Basu, Daniel Dai, Mohammad Amin Faghfor Maghrebi, Javier Vargas, Khanh Huy Bui
bioRxiv      Apr 2019
Muneyoshi Ichikawa
Seibutsubutsuri   59(2) 108-109   Apr 2019   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

Handbook of Dynein (Second Edition)
Muneyoshi Ichikawa (Part:Contributor, Subunit Architecture of the Cytoplasmic Dynein Tail)
Jenny Stanford Publishing   May 2019   ISBN:978-981-4800-01-3

Awards & Honors

Sep 2018
Early Career Award in Biophysics, The Biophysical Society of Japan
May 2017
Gérard T. Simon Award, Microscopical Society of Canada
Sep 2016
Young Scientist Award at The 89th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Biochemical Society, The Japanese Biochemical Society
Sep 2016
Dr. David T.W. Lin Fellowship, McGill University
CAD 20,000 for two years, Sept. 2016-Mar. 2017
Sep 2015
Fujii award, The Zoological Society of Japan
Mar 2012
Multi-disciplinary Sciences Department Encouragement Award, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Conference Activities & Talks

Microtubule Inner Proteins Weave Into The Doublet Microtubule Tubulin Lattice
Ichikawa M, Khalifa AAZ, Kubo S, Dai D, Basu K, Maghrebi MAF, Vargas J, Bui KH.
2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting   9 Dec 2019   
Identifying and Mapping the Protein Composition of the Central Pair Apparatus through Proteomics
D. Dai, M. Ichikawa, K. Peri, R. Rebinsky, K. H. Bui
2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting   10 Dec 2019   
Microtubule inner proteins regulate the tubulin lattice architecture from the inside
Muneyoshi Ichikawa, Ahmad Khalifa, Shintaroh Kubo, Kaustuv Basu, Daniel Dai, Amin Maghrebi, Javier Vargas, Khanh-Huy Bui
The 57th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Japan   24 Sep 2019   
Microtubule Inner Proteins regulate tubulin lattice structure from the inside. [Invited]
Muneyoshi Ichikawa
9th Annual Molecular Motor Discussion Meeting   29 Jun 2019   
The M-loop of α- and β-tubulin heterodimers serve as a molecular hinge in doublet microtubule interactions.
Khalifa, A., Ichikawa, M., & Bui, K. H.
63rd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society   4 Mar 2019   


Apr 2012
Mar 2015
Department of Life Sciences, Doctor course, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2010
Mar 2012
Department of Life Sciences, Master course, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Apr 2006
Mar 2010
The University of Tokyo

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Research Areas