SAWA Hitoshi

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SAWA Hitoshi
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Kobe Institute, Center for Developmental Biology, Department of PRESTO (Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology)
Job title
Researcher, PRESTO
Ph. D.
Twitter ID

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Biology, MIT
Biology, Caltech


Kyoto University
Kyoto University

Published Papers

Sugioka K, Fielmich LE, Mizumoto K, Bowerman B, van den Heuvel S, Kimura A, Sawa H
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   115(5) E954-E963   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Ihara S, Nakayama S, Murakami Y, Suzuki E, Asakawa M, Kinoshita T, Sawa H
Journal of cell science      Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Arata Y, Hiroshima M, Pack CG, Ramanujam R, Motegi F, Nakazato K, Shindo Y, Wiseman PW, Sawa H, Kobayashi TJ, Brandão HB, Shibata T, Sako Y
Cell reports   16(8) 2156-2168   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Grants JM, Ying LT, Yoda A, You CC, Okano H, Sawa H, Taubert S
Genetics      Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Arata Y, Takagi H, Sako Y and Sawa H
Frontier Physiology   5 529   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Shibata Y, Sawa H, Nishiwaki K
Development (Cambridge, England)   141 209-218   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Weinberg P, Flames N, Sawa H, Garriga G, Hobert O
Genetics   194 189-198   May 2013   [Refereed]
Shibata Y, Uchida M, Takeshita H, Nishiwaki K, Sawa H
Developmental biology   361 349-357   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Shibata, Y., Uchida, M., Takeshita, H., Nishiwaki, K. & Sawa, H.
Dev. Biol.   (361) 349-357   2012
Yamamoto Y, Takeshita H, Sawa H
PLoS genetics   7 e1002308   Oct 2011   [Refereed]


Sawa H, Korswagen HC
WormBook : the online review of C. elegans biology   1-30   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
Sugioka K, Sawa H
Current opinion in cell biology   24(24) 517-525   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Sawa H
Current topics in developmental biology   101 55-76   2012   [Refereed]
Sawa H
Current opinion in neurobiology   20 44-49   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
Mizumoto K, Sawa H
Trends in cell biology   17 465-473   Oct 2007   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Orienting cell polarity by Wnt signaling [Invited]
SAWA Hitoshi
C. elegans development, cell biology and gene expression   14 Jun 2018   
Orienting cell polarity by Wnt signaling [Invited]
SAWA Hitoshi
The 7th Asia-Pacific C. elegans meeting   25 Jun 2016   
Subnuclear positioning of POP-1/TCF-driven genes during development of C. elegans [Invited]
Hitoshi Sawa
The 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Cell Biology   2 Jul 2015   
Regulation of asymmetric cell division by Wnt signaling in C. elegans [Invited]
Hitoshi Sawa
The 37th Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan   27 Nov 2014   
Regulation of asymmetric cell division by Wnt signaling in C. elegans [Invited]
Hitoshi Sawa
EMBO Workshop on Wnt Signalling   8 Oct 2014