OKADA NORIHIRO

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Name
OKADA NORIHIRO
Affiliation
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Job title
Professor Emeritus
Degree
Doctor of Pharmaceutical Science(The University of Tokyo)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1978
 - 
1978
:National Cancer Center Resident
 
1978
 - 
1979
:USA/NIH Postdoctoral fellow
 
1979
 - 
1988
:University of Tsukuba Dept. of Biological Sciences Assistant professor
 
1988
 - 
1992
:University of Tsukuba Dept. of Biological Sciences Associate professor
 
1992
 - 
2000
:Tokyo Institute of Technology School of Bioscience and Biotechnology Professor
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1978
Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 

Committee Memberships

 
 
   
 
Society of Evolutionary Studies,Japan  Council member
 
 
   
 
Japanese Biochemical Society  Council member
 

Awards & Honors

 
2003
Kimura Award, Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan
 
1981
Young Investigator Award, Japanese Biochemical Society
 
1986
Promotion Award, Japanese Society of Genetics
 
2001
Fellow of AAAS (American Association of the Advancement of Science)
 
1996
Science Award, Kihara Memorial Foundation
 

Misc

 
Allometric growth of trunk-tail lead to the rostral shift of pelvic fin in teleost fishes
Yumie Murata, Mika Tamura, Yusuke Aita, Yasunori Murakami, Koji Fujimura, Masataka Okabe, Norihiro Okada and Mikiko Tanaka
Dev. Biol.   in press    2010
Mika Hirakawa, Hidenori Nishihara, Minoru Kanehisa, Norihiro Okada
GENE   441(1-2) 100-110   2009
Hidenori Nishihara, Shigenori Maruyama, Norihiro Okada
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA   106(13) 5235-5240   2009
Retroposons: Genetic Footprints on the Evolutionary Paths of Life
Hidenori Nishihara, Norihiro Okada
Methods in Molecular Biology -Phylogenomics-   422 201-225   2008

Books etc

 
Retroposon mapping in molecular systematics.
Methods. Mol. Biol.   2004   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Bone development in the jaw of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Pisces: Cichlidae)
Develop. Growth Differ   2008   
Heterotypy in the N-terminal region of Growth/Differentiation Factor 5 (GDF5) mature protein during teleost evolution
Mol Biol Evol   2008   
Poxviruses as possible vectors for horizontal transfer of retroposons from reptiles to mammals.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.   2007   
A new system for analyzing LINE retrotransposition in the chicken DT40 cell line widely used for reverse genetics.
GENE,   2007   
Molecular phylogenetic study on the origin and evolution of Mustelidae.
Gene.   2007   

Works

 
Evolution of cichlids in Lake Victiria
Artistic Activity   1999 - 2006

Research Grants & Projects

 
Molecular mechanism of speciation
Determination of phylogenetic relationships by using retroposons
Generation mechanism of retroposons