Kazuhiro Nakayama

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Kazuhiro Nakayama
The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Sep 2008
Poster Presentation Award, German Society of Legal Medicine (DGRM) Japanese Society of Legal Medicine (JSLM)

Published Papers

Nakayama K, Saito S, Watanabe K, Miyashita H, Nishijima F, Kamo Y, Tada K, Ishizuka S, Niwa T, Iwamoto S, Shimizu H
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry   81(6) 1120-1124   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Nakayama K, Ohashi J, Watanabe K, Munkhtulga L, Iwamoto S
Molecular biology and evolution      Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Watanabe K, Nakayama K, Ohta S, Tago K, Boonvisut S, Millings EJ, Fischer SG, LeDuc CA, Leibel RL, Iwamoto S
Biochemical and biophysical research communications   477(4) 712-716   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Sayaka Horiguchi , Kazuhiro Nakayama, Sadahiko Iwamoto, Akiko Ishijima, Takayuki Minezaki, Mamiko Baba, Yoshiko Kontai, Chika Horikawa, Hiroshi Kawashima, Hiroshi Shibata, Yasuo Kagawa, Terue Kawabata
Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty   105 9-14   Feb 2016   [Refereed]


Nakayama Kazuhiro
Bulletin of the Anthropological Society   123(1) 67-73   2015
In the last decade, advances in technologies for nucleic acid analysis successfully reduced costs and times required for human genome sequencing. As the full picture of our genome has emerged, surprising findings on human biology and evolution hav...
医学のあゆみ   249(7) 642-644   May 2014
西島千陽, 仲本桂子, 中山一大, 廣渡祐史, 田中明, 岩本禎彦, 川端輝江, 香川靖雄
女子栄養大学栄養科学研究所年報   (19) 94-95   Oct 2013
日本生理人類学会誌   18(3) 139-140   Aug 2013

Conference Activities & Talks

Genetics of fat distribution and metabolism: Perspectives from human evolution
Kazuhiro Nakayama
International Symposium on Human Adaptation to Environment and Whole-body Coordination   15 Mar 2015   
Genetic variation of the Tribbles family and metabolic syndrome
Kazuhiro Nakayama
The 11the International Nikko Symposium 2014   30 Oct 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(A))
Project Year: 2009 - 2010    Investigator(s): Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA
To elucidate anthropological significance of genetic variation for blood lipid level in humans, over 20,000 individuals from 5 Asian and Oceanian groups were investigated for common and rare variants of lipid associated genes. 1) Effects of FADS (...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2007 - 2008    Investigator(s): Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA