IMAMOTO Naoko

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Name
IMAMOTO Naoko
Affiliation
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Section
Cellular Dynamics Laboratory
Research funding number
20202145
ORCID ID
0000-0002-2886-3022

Research Areas

 
 
  • Biological Science / Cell biology / structure and function of cell nucleus

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2008
 - 
Today
Visiting Professor, Yokohama City University
 
Apr 2004
 - 
Today
Visiting Professor, Saiyama University
 
Apr 2002
 - 
Today
Chief Scientist, Cellular Dynamics Laboratory, RIKEN
 
May 2000
 - 
Mar 2002
Associate Professor, National Institute of Genetics
 
Jul 1993
 - 
Apr 2000
Assistant Professor, Osaka University Medical School
 
Apr 1992
 - 
Jul 1993
Assistant Professor, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Osaka University
 
Apr 1990
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Mar 1992
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow (cancer research), Osaka University
 
Apr 1988
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Mar 1990
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow (general), Osaka University
 

Education

 
Apr 1984
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Mar 1988
Ph.D. in medicine, Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Osaka University
 
Apr 1982
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Mar 1984
Master of medical science, Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Osaka University
 
Apr 1978
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Mar 1982
Biology, Faculty of Science, Osaka University
 

Committee Memberships

 
 
 - 
Today
The Biomedical Society for Stress Response  member, executive secretary
 
 
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Today
Japan Society of Molecular Biology  member
 
 
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Today
Japan Society of Cell Biology  member, councilor, executive committee, director
 
 
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Today
Japan Biochemical Society  member, ouncilor, executive director
 

Awards & Honors

 
2014
Mitsubishi Science Foundation
 
2013
Significant Achievement Award from RIKEN
 
1996
Yong Investigator Award from Biochemical Society
 

Published Papers

 
Nuclear transport adapts to varying heat stress in a multistep mechanism
Ogawa, Y. Imamoto, N
J. Cell Biol   217(217) 2341-2352   2018   [Refereed]
Heat stress-induced nuclear transport mediated by Hikeshi confers nuclear function of Hsp70s.
Imamoto, N
Curr. Opin. Cell Biol.   52 82-87   2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Y-box protein-associated acidic protein (YBAP1/C1QBP) affects the localization and cytoplasmic functions of YB-1
Matsumoto K, Kose S, Kuwahara I, Yoshimura M, Imamoto N, and Yoshida M.
Sci. Rep   8 6198   2018   [Refereed]
Ki-67 and condensins support the integrity of mitotic chromosomes through distinct mechanisms.
4. Takagi, M., Ono, T., Natsume, T., Sakamoto, Chi., Nakao, M., Saitoh, N., Kanemaki, M., Hirano, T., Imamoto, N.
J Cell Sci.   131(6)    2018   [Refereed]
Statistical image analysis framework for pore-free islands derived from heterogeneity distribution of nuclear pore complex.
Mimura, Y., Takemoto, S., Tachibana, T., Ogawa, Y., Nishimura, M., Yokota, H., Imamoto, N.
Sci. Rep   7 16315   2017   [Refereed]
Hikeshi modulates the proteotoxic stress response in human cells: implication for the importance of the nuclear function of HSP70s.
Rahman, K.M.Z., Mamada, H., Takagi, M., Kose, S., Imamoto, N.
Genes Cells   22 968-976   2017   [Refereed]
Effect of an inhibitor of HSP70, YM-1 on Hikeshi knockout cells.
Rahman, K.M.Z., Kose, S., Imamoto, N.
Thermal Medicine   33 129-134   2017   [Refereed]
The Mcm2-7-interacting domain of human mini-chromosome maintenance 10 (Mcm10) proteins is important for stable chromatin association and origin firing.
Izumi, M., Mizuno, T., Yanagi K., Sugimura, K., Okumura, K., Immoto, N., Abe, T., Hanaoka, F
J. Biol., Chem   292 13008-13021   2017   [Refereed]
Extensive cargo identification reveals distinct biological roles of the 12 importin pathways.
Kimura, M., Morinaka, Y., Imai, K., Kose, S, Horton, P, Imamoto, N.
eLife   6    2017   [Refereed]
ELYS regulates the localization of LBR by modulating its phosphorylation state.
Mimura, Y., Takagi, M., Clever, M., Imamoto, N.
J Cell Sci   129 4200-4212   2016   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Editorial overview: Cell nucleus
Imamoto, N, Larson D.
Curr. Opin. Cell Biol.      Jun 2019   [Invited]
Regulating β-catenin nuclear import with the small GTPase Rap.
Imamoto, N
Developmental Cell   44 135-136   2018   [Invited]
Reconstitution of nucleocytoplasmic transport using digitonin-permeabilized cells.
Kose, S., Funakoshi, T., Imamoto, N.
Methods Mol. Biol.   1262 291-303   2015   [Invited]
Control of nuclear size by NPC proteins. Cancer biology and nuclear envelope.
Takagi, M., Imamoto, N.
Adv. Exp. Med. Biol.   773 571-591   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Cell-fusion method to visualize interphase nuclear pore (NPC) formation.
Maeshima, K., Funakoshi, T., Imamoto, N.
Methods Cell Biol.   122 239-254   2014   [Refereed][Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Analysis of Function of Hikeshi [Invited]
○Naoko Imamoto, Shingo Kose
NT19 Nucleocytoplasmic Transport Airlie meeting   Aug 2019   
Mechanism of Hikeshi mediated nuclear transport and its physiological role [Invited]
Naoko Imamoto
2017 Nuclear Transport Meeting   Sep 2017   
Analysis of stress-induced nucleocytoplasmic carrier Hikehsi [Invited]
Naoko Imamoto
University of Strasbourg-RIKEN Workshop on Membrane Lipidology   Mar 2017   
Analysis of thermal-stress induced nucleocytoplasmic transport carrier Hikeshi
Naoko Imamoto
16. Frontiers in ageing research toward healthy longevity   Nov 2016   
Thermal stress induced nuclear transport pathway mediated by Hikeshi [Invited]
Naoko Imamoto
NUCLEAR TRANSPORT MEETING   Sep 2015   

Works

 
Identification of Hikeshi
2012
Analysis of interphase nuclear pore complex assembly
2010
Cell cycle dynamics of nuclear pores
2007
Identification of Importin alpha/beta
1995