Izumu Saito

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Name
Izumu Saito
Nickname
isaito
E-mail
isaitoims.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Section
The Institute of Medical Science, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
Job title
Professor
Degree
D. Med. Sci.(The University of Tokyo)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1982
 - 
1987
Research Associate, Department of Bacteriology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
 
1984
 - 
1986
Research Fellow, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London
 
1987
 - 
1991
Chief Researcher, Department of Enteroviruses, National Institute of Health, Tokyo
 
1991
 - 
2000
Associate Professor/Laboratory head, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1978
Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
 
 
 - 
1982
Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 

Patents

 
特願2018-179274 : New Virus vectors and their methods of production and use
Izumu Saito, Tomoko Nakanishi
- Adenovirus and lentivirus vectors expressing multiplex (typically eight) CRISPR/Cas9 guide RNAs (for cultured cells)
- Adenovirus vectors expressing above multiplex guide-RNAs and Cas9 (for animal experiment and for gene editing therapy.
- Aden...
特願2014-242914 : Production methods of vectors containing DNA cassettes connecting multiplex expressing units
Methods of construction and large-scale production of stable plasmids (cosmids) containing highly (up to 16) multiplex CRISPR/Cas9 guide RNA expressing units (submitted).

Published Papers

 
Nakanishi T, Maekawa A, Yoshioka T, Pei Z, Sato K, Tabata H, Mori M, Kato M, Saito I
Journal of Gene Medicine   in press e3115   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Saito T, Kuma A, Sugiura Y, Ichimura Y. Obata M, Okuda S, Lee HC, Ikeda K, Kanegae Y, Saito I, Auwerx J, Komatsu M et al.
Nature communications   10(1) 1567   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Oki H, Yazawa T, Baba Y, Kanegae Y, Sato H, Sakamoto S, Goto T, Saito I, Kurahashi K
Microbiology and immunology   61(7) 264-271   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Suzuki M, Kondo S, Yamasaki M, Matsuda N, Nomoto A, Suzuki T, Saito I, Kanegae Y
Scientific reports   7 41851   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Ichise H, Hori A, Shiozawa S, Kondo S, Kanegae Y, Saito I, Ichise T, Yoshida N
Experimental animals   65(3) 231-244   Jul 2016   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Construction of nondefective adenovirus type 5 bearing a 2.8-kilobase hepatitis B virus DNA near the right end of its genome
Journal of Virology   54(711)    1985
Evolution and stability of chromosomal DNA coamplified with the CAD gene
Molecular and Cellular Biology   9(2445)    1989
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.   87:(6547) 6547-6549   1990
Mother to child transmission of Hepatitis C virus
Nature   353(609)    1991
Expression of processed care protein of hepatitis C virus in mammalian cells
Journal of Virology   65(3015)    1991

Association Memberships

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Development of adenovirus vectors aiming at gene therapy