OKAMURA, Kohji

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Name
OKAMURA, Kohji
URL
http://epigenetics.nrichd.ncchd.go.jp/
Affiliation
National Research Institute for Child Health and Development
Section
Division of Tissue Regeneration, Department of Systems Biomedicine
Job title
Division chief
Degree
Master of Science(Tohoku University), Ph.D.(The University of Tokyo)
Research funding number
80456194
Twitter ID
DrOkamuraLab
ORCID ID
0000-0001-9747-5069

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2012
 - 
Today
Division chief, Department of Systems BioMedicine, National Center for Child Health and Development
 
2015
 - 
2018
Visiting researcher, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
 
2012
 - 
2013
Part-time lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University
 
2011
 - 
2013
Part-time lectuler, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Tsukuba University
 
2010
 - 
2012
Lecturer, Center for Informational Biology, Ochanomizu University
 
2007
 - 
2009
Laboratory of Functional Analysis in Silico, Human Genome Centre, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo (Supervisor: Dr. Kenta Nakai)
 
2007
 - 
2009
Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
 
2004
 - 
2007
Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (Supervisor: Dr. Stephen W. Scherer)
 
2004
 - 
2007
Research fellow, SickKids, UofT
 
1998
 - 
2004
Laboratory of Functional Genomics, Human Genome Centre, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo (Supervisors: Dr. Takashi Ito and Dr. Yoshiyuki Sakaki)
 

Education

 
Apr 1999
 - 
Mar 2003
Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
 
Apr 1994
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Mar 1996
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
 
Apr 1990
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Mar 1994
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Dec 2011
Profiling ascidian promoters as the primordial type of vertebrate promoter, Best Paper Award (InCob 2011), Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network
Winner: Kohji Okamura
 

Published Papers

 
Narumi-Kishimoto Y, Araki N, Migita O, Kawai T, Okamura K, Nakabayashi K, Kaname T, Ozawa Y, Ozawa H, Takada F, Hata K
European journal of medical genetics      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Ohki K, Kiyokawa N, Saito Y, Hirabayashi S, Nakabayashi K, Ichikawa H, Momozawa Y, Okamura K, Yoshimi A, Ogata-Kawata H, Sakamoto H, Kato M, Fukushima K, Hasegawa D, Fukushima H, Imai M, Kajiwara R, Koike T, Komori I, Matsui A, Mori M, Moriwaki K, Noguchi Y, Park MJ, Ueda T, Yamamoto S, Matsuda K, Yoshida T, Matsumoto K, Hata K, Kubo M, Matsubara Y, Takahashi H, Fukushima T, Hayashi Y, Koh K, Manabe A, Ohara A
Haematologica      Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Osumi T, Tsujimoto SI, Tamura M, Uchiyama M, Nakabayashi K, Okamura K, Yoshida M, Tomizawa D, Watanabe A, Takahashi H, Hori T, Yamamoto S, Hamamoto K, Migita M, Ogata-Kawata H, Uchiyama T, Kizawa H, Ueno-Yokohata H, Shirai R, Seki M, Ohki K, Takita J, Inukai T, Ogawa S, Kitamura T, Matsumoto K, Hata K, Kiyokawa N, Goyama S, Kato M
Cancer research   78(16) 4452-4458   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Katoh-Fukui Y, Yatsuga S, Shima H, Hattori A, Nakamura A, Okamura K, Yanagi K, Iso M, Kaname T, Matsubara Y, Fukami M
Human genome variation   5 18006   2018   [Refereed]
Murakami M, Yoshimoto T, Nakabayashi K, Nakano Y, Fukaishi T, Tsuchiya K, Minami I, Bouchi R, Okamura K, Fujii Y, Hashimoto K, Hata KI, Kihara K, Ogawa Y
Endocrine-related cancer   24(10) 531-541   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Kajiwara K, Tanemoto T, Wada S, Karibe J, Ihara N, Ikemoto Y, Kawasaki T, Oishi Y, Samura O, Okamura K, Takada S, Akutsu H, Sago H, Okamoto A, Umezawa A
Stem cell reports   8(6) 1701-1713   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Kagami M, Matsubara K, Nakabayashi K, Nakamura A, Sano S, Okamura K, Hata K, Fukami M, Ogata T
Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics   19(4) 476-482   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Hirabayashi S, Ohki K, Nakabayashi K, Ichikawa H, Momozawa Y, Okamura K, Yaguchi A, Terada K, Saito Y, Yoshimi A, Ogata-Kawata H, Sakamoto H, Kato M, Fujimura J, Hino M, Kinoshita A, Kakuda H, Kurosawa H, Kato K, Kajiwara R, Moriwaki K, Morimoto T, Nakamura K, Noguchi Y, Osumi T, Sakashita K, Takita J, Yuza Y, Matsuda K, Yoshida T, Matsumoto K, Hata K, Kubo M, Matsubara Y, Fukushima T, Koh K, Manabe A, Ohara A, Kiyokawa N, Tokyo Children’s Cancer Study Group (TCCSG).
Haematologica   102(1) 118-129   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Steward O, Matsudaira Yee K, Farris S, Pirbhoy PS, Worley P, Okamura K, Okuno H, Bito H
Frontiers in molecular neuroscience   10 435   2017   [Refereed]
Sakaki M, Ebihara Y, Okamura K, Nakabayashi K, Igarashi A, Matsumoto K, Hata K, Kobayashi Y, Maehara K
PloS one   12(2) e0171431   2017   [Refereed]
In vivo maturation of human embryonic stem cell-derived teratoma over time
Akutsu H, Nasu M, Morinaga S, Motoyama T, Honma N, Machida M, Yamazaki-Inoue M, Okamura K, Nakabayashi K, Takada S, Nakamura N, Kanzaki S, Hata K, Umezawa A
Regenerative Therapy   5 31-39   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Morita S, Noguchi H, Horii T, Nakabayashi K, Kimura M, Okamura K, Sakai A, Nakashima H, Hata K, Nakashima K, Hatada I
Nature biotechnology   34(10) 1060-1065   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Nakamura A, Hamaguchi E, Horikawa R, Nishimura Y, Matsubara K, Sano S, Nagasaki K, Matsubara Y, Umezawa A, Tajima T, Ogata T, Kagami M, Okamura K, Fukami M
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism   101(7) 2623-2627   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Higasa K, Miyake N, Yoshimura J, Okamura K, Niihori T, Saitsu H, Doi K, Shimizu M, Nakabayashi K, Aoki Y, Tsurusaki Y, Morishita S, Kawaguchi T, Migita O, Nakayama K, Nakashima M, Mitsui J, Narahara M, Hayashi K, Funayama R, Yamaguchi D, Ishiura H, Ko WY, Hata K, Nagashima T, Yamada R, Matsubara Y, Umezawa A, Tsuji S, Matsumoto N, Matsuda F
Journal of human genetics   61(6) 547-553   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Sakaguchi H, Sakamoto-Abutani R, Nakanishi M, Nishimura K, Yamazaki-Inoue M, Ohtaka M, Periasamy VS, Alshatwi AA, Higuchi A, Hanaoka K, Nakabayashi K, Takada S, Hata K, Toyoda M, Umezawa A
Scientific reports   6 26342   May 2016   [Refereed]
Hayashi K, Kawai YL, Yura K, Yoshida MA, Ogura A, Hata K, Nakabayashi K, Okamura K
Mitochondrial DNA. Part A, DNA mapping, sequencing, and analysis   27(3) 1842-1843   May 2016   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Kawai T, Hata K, Nakabayashi K
Genomics data   7 67-69   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Shima H, Yatsuga S, Nakamura A, Sano S, Sasaki T, Katsumata N, Suzuki E, Hata K, Nakabayashi K, Momozawa Y, Kubo M, Okamura K, Kure S, Matsubara Y, Ogata T, Narumi S, Fukami M
Sexual development : genetics, molecular biology, evolution, endocrinology, embryology, and pathology of sex determination and differentiation   10(4) 205-209   2016   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Toyoda M, Hata K, Nakabayashi K, Umezawa A
Genomics data   6 4-6   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Kawai T, Yamada T, Abe K, Okamura K, Kamura H, Akaishi R, Minakami H, Nakabayashi K, Hata K
Scientific reports   5 14224   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Yokoyama T, Miura F, Araki H, Okamura K, Ito T
BMC genomics   16 594   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Miyata K, Miyata T, Nakabayashi K, Okamura K, Naito M, Kawai T, Takada S, Kato K, Miyamoto S, Hata K, Asahara H
Human molecular genetics   24(2) 410-423   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Miyata T, Sonoda K, Tomikawa J, Tayama C, Okamura K, Maehara K, Kobayashi H, Wake N, Kato K, Hata K, Nakabayashi K
Sarcoma   2015 412068   2015   [Refereed]
Kawai YL, Yura K, Shindo M, Kusakabe R, Hayashi K, Hata K, Nakabayashi K, Okamura K
Mitochondrial DNA   26(6) 863-864   2015   [Refereed]
Fukawatase Y, Toyoda M, Okamura K, Nakamura K, Nakabayashi K, Takada S, Yamazaki-Inoue M, Masuda A, Nasu M, Hata K, Hanaoka K, Higuchi A, Takubo K, Umezawa A
Scientific reports   4 5421   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Migita O, Maehara K, Kamura H, Miyakoshi K, Tanaka M, Morokuma S, Fukushima K, Shimamoto T, Saito S, Sago H, Nishihama K, Abe K, Nakabayashi K, Umezawa A, Okamura K, Hata K
Journal of human genetics   59(6) 326-331   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Court F, Tayama C, Romanelli V, Martin-Trujillo A, Iglesias-Platas I, Okamura K, Sugahara N, Simón C, Moore H, Harness JV, Keirstead H, Sanchez-Mut JV, Kaneki E, Lapunzina P, Soejima H, Wake N, Esteller M, Ogata T, Hata K, Nakabayashi K, Monk D
Genome research   24(4) 554-569   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Kusakabe R, Tani S, Nishitsuji K, Shindo M, Okamura K, Miyamoto Y, Nakai K, Suzuki Y, Kusakabe TG, Inoue K
Gene expression patterns : GEP   13(1-2) 43-50   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Yamashita R, Takimoto N, Nishitsuji K, Suzuki Y, Kusakabe TG, Nakai K
BMC genomics   12 Suppl 3 S7   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Khare P, Mortimer SI, Cleto CL, Okamura K, Suzuki Y, Kusakabe T, Nakai K, Meedel TH, Hastings KE
Nucleic acids research   39(7) 2638-2648   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Matsumoto KA, Nakai K
BMC bioinformatics   11 Suppl 7 S2   Oct 2010   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Nakai K
Molecular biology and evolution   25(6) 1231-1238   Jun 2008   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Wintle RF, Scherer SW
Genome biology   9(11) R160   2008   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Wei J, Scherer SW
BMC genomics   8 160   Jun 2007   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Feuk L, Marquès-Bonet T, Navarro A, Scherer SW
Genomics   88(6) 690-697   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
Redon R, Ishikawa S, Fitch KR, Feuk L, Perry GH, Andrews TD, Fiegler H, Shapero MH, Carson AR, Chen W, Cho EK, Dallaire S, Freeman JL, González JR, Gratacòs M, Huang J, Kalaitzopoulos D, Komura D, MacDonald JR, Marshall CR, Mei R, Montgomery L, Nishimura K, Okamura K, Shen F, Somerville MJ, Tchinda J, Valsesia A, Woodwark C, Yang F, Zhang J, Zerjal T, Zhang J, Armengol L, Conrad DF, Estivill X, Tyler-Smith C, Carter NP, Aburatani H, Lee C, Jones KW, Scherer SW, Hurles ME
Nature   444(7118) 444-454   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
A comprehensive analysis of allelic methylation status of CpG islands on human chromosome 11q: comparison with chromosome 21q.
Yamada Y, Shirakawa T, Taylor TD, Okamura K, Soejima H, Uchiyama M, Iwasaka T, Mukai T, Muramoto K, Sakaki Y, Ito T
DNA sequence : the journal of DNA sequencing and mapping   17(4) 300-306   Aug 2006   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Ito T
Cytogenetic and genome research   113(1-4) 159-164   2006   [Refereed]
Okamura K, Sakaki Y, Ito T
Biochemical and biophysical research communications   329(3) 824-830   Apr 2005   [Refereed]
An evolutionary scenario for genomic imprinting of Impact lying between nonimprinted neighbors.
Okamura K, Yamada Y, Sakaki Y, Ito T
DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes   11(6) 381-390   Dec 2004   [Refereed]
Comparative genome analysis of the mouse imprinted gene impact and its nonimprinted human homolog IMPACT: toward the structural basis for species-specific imprinting.
Okamura K, Hagiwara-Takeuchi Y, Li T, Vu TH, Hirai M, Hattori M, Sakaki Y, Hoffman AR, Ito T
Genome research   10(12) 1878-1889   Dec 2000   [Refereed]
Effect of HOMO levels on chemiionization of substituted ethylenes by metastable helium atoms
Yamakado H, Okamura K, Ohshimo K, Kishimoto N, Ohno K
Chemistry Letters   26(3) 269-270   Mar 1997   [Refereed]
New aspects on fluorescence quenching by molecular oxygen. 2. Inhibition of long-distance electron transfer in acetonitrile
Sato C, Kikuchi K, Okamura K, Takahashi Y, Miyashi T
Journal of Physical Chemistry   99(46) 16925-16931   Nov 1995   [Refereed]
Penning ionization of HCHO, CH2CH2, and CH2CHCHO by collision with He*(23S) metastable atoms
Ohno K, Okamura K, Yamakado H, Hoshino S, Takami T, Yamauchi M
Journal of Physical Chemistry   99(39) 14247-14253   Sep 1995   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Understanding the potential of artificial intelligence by a glimpse of a future genome database
OKAMURA K
Medical Do   Oct 2018   
Handbook of Human Molecular Evolution
Okamura K, Scherer SW (Part:Contributor, The contribution of frameshift translation to the generation of novel human proteins)
Wiley   Aug 2008   
What is DNA?
OKAMURA K
Nikka Times   Dec 2004   

Patents

 
特開平11-224220 : Memory management
Hideaki Sanpei and Kohji Okamura