KAKUGO Akira

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Name
KAKUGO Akira
URL
http://wwwchem.sci.hokudai.ac.jp/~matchemS/english/index.html
Affiliation
Hokkaido University
Section
Faculty of Science Department of Chemistry
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph. D(Hokkaido University)

Profile

Dr. Akira Kakugo is an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, of Hokkaido University. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries Science and Master’s degree in Polymer Science from Hokkaido University in 1998 and 2000, respectively. Later he obtained his Doctor of Science from the Hokkaido University in 2003. His research interests include physics and dynamics of biomolecular motor systems as an active soft-matter. His research interests also cover mechanics of cytoskeletal components.

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
May 2011
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University
 
Apr 2017
 - 
Mar 2018
Visiting Research Scientist, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
 
2014
 - 
2014
Lecturer, Institute for materials chemistry and engineering, Kyushu University
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Apr 2011
Associate Professor, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University
 
Apr 2008
 - 
Mar 2011
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
 

Education

 
Apr 2000
 - 
Mar 2003
Doctor's Course, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University
 
 
 - 
1998
Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Apr 2014
Japan prize for young scientists 2011, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT)
 

Published Papers

 
Hiroshi Inaba, Takahisa Yamamoto, Takashi Iwasaki, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Akira Kakugo, Kazuki Sada, Kazunori Matsuura
Chemical Communications      2019   [Refereed]
Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Akira Kakugo
Polymer Journal   50 1139-1148   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Islam MJ, Matsuo K, Menezes HM, Takahashi M, Nakagawa H, Kakugo A, Sada K, Tamaoki N
Organic & biomolecular chemistry   17(1) 53-65   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Miyatake Y, Kuribayashi-Shigetomi K, Ohta Y, Ikeshita S, Subagyo A, Sueoka K, Kakugo A, Amano M, Takahashi T, Okajima T, Kasahara M
Scientific reports   8(1) 14054   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Inaba H, Yamamoto T, Kabir AMR, Kakugo A, Sada K, Matsuura K
Chemistry European Journal   24(56) 14958-14967   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Keya JJ, Kabir AMR, Inoue D, Sada K, Hess H, Kuzuya A, Kakugo A
Scientific reports   8(1) 11756   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Sasaki R, Kabir AMR, Inoue D, Anan S, Kimura AP, Konagaya A, Sada K, Kakugo A
Nanoscale   10(14) 6323-6332   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Keya JJ, Suzuki R, Kabir AMR, Inoue D, Asanuma H, Sada K, Hess H, Kuzuya A, Kakugo A
Nature communications   9(1) 453   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Tsuji M, Rashedul Kabir AM, Ito M, Inoue D, Kokado K, Sada K, Kakugo A
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids   33(43) 12108-12113   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Md. Sirajul Islam, Kaori Kuribayashi-Shigetomi, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Daisuke Inoue, Kazuki Sada, *Akira Kakugo
Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical   247 53-60   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Keya JJ, Inoue D, Suzuki Y, Kozai T, Ishikuro D, Kodera N, Uchihashi T, Kabir AMR, Endo M, Sada K, Kakugo A
Scientific reports   7(1) 6166   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Gregory Gutmann, Daisuke Inoue, Akira Kakugo, *Akihiko Konagaya
New Generation Computing   35(2) 157-180   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Ai Saito, Tamanna Ishrat Farhana, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Daisuke Inoue, Akihiko Konagaya, Kazuki Sada, *Akira Kakugo
RSC Advances   (22) 13191-13197   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Masaki Ito, Kyohei Uenishi, Shizuka Anan, Akihiko Konagaya, Kazuki Konagaya, Miwa Sugiura, *Akira Kakugo
Chemistry Letters   46(2) 178-180   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Tanjina Afrin, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Kazuki Sada, *Akira Kakugo, Takahiro Nitta,
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications   480(1) 132-138   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Daisuke Inoue, Takahiro Nitta, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Kazuki Sada, Jian Ping Gong, Akihiko Konagaya, and *Akira Kakugo
Nature communications   7(12557)    Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Masaki Ito, Takumi Ishiwata, Shizuka Anan, Kenta Kokado, Daisuke Inoue, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Akira Kakugo, Kazuki Sada.
ChemistrySelect   1(16) 5358-5362   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Md. Sirajul Islam, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Daisuke Inoue, Kazuki Sada, Akira Kakugo
Biophysical Chemistry   211 1-8   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Gregory Gutmann, Daisuke Inoue, Akira Kakugo, *Akihiko Konagaya,
International Journal of Automation and Computing   13(2) 108-116   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Masahiko Ohta, Toshikazu Ono, Kenta Kokado, Akira Kakugo * Kazuki Sada
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics.   217(3) 433-444   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Daisuke Inoue,Arif Rashedul Kabir,Akira Kakugo
EAI Endorsed Trans. Self-Adaptive Systems   2(8) e4   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Masaki Ito, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Md. Sirajul Islam, Daisuke Inoue, Shoki Wada, Kazuki Sada, Akihiko Konagaya, *Akira Kakugo
RSC Advances   73 69149-69155   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Arif. Md. Rashedul Kabir, Daisuke Inoue, Tanjina Afrin, Hiroyuki Mayama, Kazuki Sada, *Akira Kakugo
Scientific Report   5 17222   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Inoue D, Mahmot B, Kabir AM, Farhana TI, Tokuraku K, Sada K, Konagaya A, Kakugo A
Nanoscale   7(43) 18054-18061   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Kazuhiro Shikinaka , Manami Misu , Hidemitsu Furukawa , Akira Kakugo , Jian Ping Gong
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics   216(20) 2007-2011   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Daisuke Inoue, Yuri Kishimoto, Jun-ichi Hotta, Keiji Sasaki, Noboru Kitamura, Jian Ping Gong, Hiroyuki Mayama, and *Akira Kakugo
Polymer Journal   47(8) 564-570   May 2015   [Refereed]
Wada S, Kabir AM, Ito M, Inoue D, Sada K, Kakugo A
Soft matter   11(6) 1151-1157   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Wada S, Kabir AM, Kawamura R, Ito M, Inoue D, Sada K, Kakugo A
Biomacromolecules   16(1) 374-378   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Daisuke Inoue,Arif Rashedul Kabir,Akira Kakugo
BICT 2015, Proceedings of the 9th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS), New York City, United States, December 3-5, 2015   381-382   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Greg Gutmann, Daisuke Inoue, Akira Kakugo, Akihiko Konagaya
Communications in Computer and Information Science   461 13-22   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Kabir AM, Inoue D, Hamano Y, Mayama H, Sada K, Kakugo A
Biomacromolecules   15(5) 1797-1805   May 2014   [Refereed]
Ahmed N, Murosaki T, Kurokawa T, Kakugo A, Yashima S, Nogata Y, Gong JP
Biofouling   30(3) 271-279   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Masaki Ito, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Daisuke Inoue, Takayuki Torisawa, Yoko Toyoshima, Kazuki Sada, *Akira Kakugo
Polymer Journal   46 220-225   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
Daisuke Inoue, Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Hiroyuki Mayama, Jian Ping Gong, Kazuki Sada, *Akira Kakugo
Soft Matter   (9) 7061-7068   May 2013   [Refereed]
Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Shoki Wada, Daisuke Inoue, Yoshiki Tamura, Tamaki Kajiwara, Hiroyuki Mayama, Kazuki Sada, *Akira Kakugo, Jian Ping Gong
Soft Matter   42(8) 10863-10867   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Kiyotaka Shigehara, Hiroki Kudoh, Saori Mori, Yoshiki Tamura, Akira Kakugo, Ryuzo Kawamura, Hidemitsu Furukawa, JianPing Gong, Hiroyasu Masunaga, Tomomi Masui, Satoshi Koizumi, *Kazuhiro Shikinaka
Soft Matter   45(8) 11544-11551   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Md. Arifuzzaman, Zi Liang Wu, Takayuki Kurokawa, Akira Kakugo, *Jian Ping Gong
Soft Matter   31(8) 8060-8066   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Daisuke Inoue, *Akira Kakugo, Kazuki Sada, Jian Ping Gong
Polymer Journal   44 607-611   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Zi Liang Wu, Daisuke Sawada, Takayuki Kurokawa, Akira Kakugo, Wei Yang, Hidemitsu Furukawa, Jian Ping Gong
Macromolecules   44(9) 3542-3547   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Ryuzo Kawamura, Akira Kakugo, Kazuhiro Shikinaka, Yoshihito Osada, Jian Ping Gong
Smart Materials and Structures   20(12) 124007   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Kabir AM, Inoue D, Kakugo A, Kamei A, Gong JP
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids   27(22) 13659-13668   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Arif Md. Rashedul Kabir, Akria Kakugo, Jian Ping Gong, *Yoshihito Osada
Macromolecular bioscience   11(10) 1314-1324   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
Kakugo A, Kabir AM, Hosoda N, Shikinaka K, Gong JP
Biomacromolecules   12(10) 3394-3399   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
Liu JF, Chen YM, Yang JJ, Kurokawa T, Kakugo A, Yamamoto K, Gong JP
Tissue engineering. Part A   17(17-18) 2343-2357   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Nafees Ahmed, Takayuki Murosaki, Akira Kakugo, Takayuki Kurokawa, Jian Ping Gong, Yasuyuki Nogata
Soft Matter   16(7) 7281-7290   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Yoshiki Tamura, Ryuzo. Kawamura, Kazuhiro Shikinaka, *Akira Kakugo, Yoshihito Osada, JianPing Gong, Hiroyuki Mayama
Soft Matter   12(7) 5654-5659   May 2011   [Refereed]
Kawamura R, Kakugo A, Osada Y, Gong JP
Nanotechnology   21(14) 145603   Apr 2010   [Refereed]
Tomomi Masui, Satoshi Koizumi, Takeji Hashimoto, Kazuhiro Shikinaka, Akira Kakugo, Jian Ping Gong
Soft Matter   9(6) 2021-2030   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Yui Hagiwara, Ananda Putra, Akira Kakugo, Hidemitsu Furukawa, Jian Ping Gong
Cellulose   17(1) 93-101   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
Youichi Tsuchiya, Tomotaka Komori, Minako Hirano, Tomohiro Shiraki, Akira Kakugo, Toru Ide, Jian-Ping Gong, Sunao Yamada, Toshio Yanagida, Seiji Shinkai
Angewandte Chemie International Edition   49(4) 724-727   Jan 2010   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Collective Motion of Active Soft Matters
14th Pacific Polymer Conference   9 Dec 2015   
Intelligence of reconstructed biomolecular motor system
9th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies   3 Dec 2015   
Collective Motion of Bio-molecular motors
Japan-Korea Join Symposium 2015   28 Oct 2015   
Transportation of nano-space materials by bio-molecular motors
International Conference of Nanospace Materials 2015   23 Jun 2015   
Dynamic Molecular Motors Form Specific Patterns under Mechanical Stimulation
2015 MRS Spring Meeting   8 Apr 2015   
Sensing surface deformation by self-propelled molecular motors
The 15th Ries Hokudai International Symposium 響   16 Dec 2014   
Roles of internal and external factors in active self-organization of bio-molecular motors
The International Conference on Small Science (ICSS 2014)   8 Dec 2014   
Preferential Self-organization of Dynamic Microtubule Network
Second International Conference, Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials ? 2014, KASChem-2014   4 Sep 2014   
Importance of inert chamber in the nanotechnological applications of biomolecular motor protien systems
International Workshop on Micro- and Nanomachines, MNM ? 2014   2 Jul 2014   
Active Self-organization of Biomolecular Motors
International Symposium on Advanced Soft Materials   18 Oct 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: 
Project Year: Jun 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): KAKUGO Akira
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): KAKUGO Akira
Project Year: Jul 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): NISHIHARA Hiroshi
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: 2015 - 2017    Investigator(s): KAKUGO Akira
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: 2015 - 2017    Investigator(s): KAKUGO Akira