KAWANO Mitsuoki

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KAWANO Mitsuoki
Chugokugakuen University
School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
bioscience(Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Lecturer, Kawasaki Medical School
Apr 2012
Mar 2017
Assistant Professor
Jun 2011
Mar 2012
Assistant Professor
Apr 2008
May 2011
Nov 2006
Mar 2008
May 2002
Oct 2006
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Visiting Researcher
Jan 2003
Dec 2004
National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Special researcher of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


Apr 1998
Mar 2002
Cell Biology, Graduate School, Division of Biological Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Apr 1996
Mar 1998
Molecular biology, Graduate School, Division of Biological Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Awards & Honors

Oct 2007
Nature Chemical Biology Award, International Mouse Genome Conference (IMGC)
Winner: Mitsuoki Kawano
Nov 2007
Award of Letter of Appreciation from the President of RIKEN

Published Papers

Artificial small RNA-mediated growth inhibition in Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium
Mitsuoki Kawano, Shota Morohashi, Kohei Oda, Masataka Ishikawa, Shouta Fujita, Mineki Saito
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications      Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Functional characterization of the type I toxin Lpt from Lactobacillus rhamnosus by fluorescence and atomic force microscopy
Scientific Reports   9(1) 15208   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Functional analysis of Long Direct Repeat (LDR) sequences in Escherichia coli「奈良先端科学技術大学院大学バイオサイエンス研究科博士論文」
KAWANO Mitsuoki
   Mar 2002


Identification of exosomal miRNAs in early stage of hepatocarcinogenesis
Yoshiki Murakami, Koichi Tsuneyama, Saori Itami, Michiyo Hayakawa, Mari Ando, Toshihito Tanahashi, Mitsuoki Kawano, Norifumi Kawada, Yh Taguchi
HEPATOLOGY   64 236A-236A   2016
Uncovering the role of sperm RNARNA in sperm「RIKEN RESEARCH」
KAWANO Mitsuoki
RIKEN Research      Feb 2013   [Invited]
Varied functions of small, non-coding RNAs in bacteria
Gisela Storz, Jason A Opdyke, Elizabeth M Fozo, Lauren S Waters, Mitsuoki Kawano, Aixia Zhang
The FASEB Journal   22(1_supplement) 97.2-97.2   Mar 2008
RNA in sperm: Towards an identification of RNAs transmitted from sperm to zygote on fertilization
Kawano M, Hasegawa A, Sano H, Kawaji H, Severin J, Lassmann T, Hayashizaki Y
Miami Winter Symposium Regulatory RNA in Biology and Human Health      Feb 2008
Versatile Roles of Noncoding RNA Regulators in Bacteria
Gisela Storz, Mitsuoki Kawano, Jason A Opdyke, Elizabeth M Fozo, Aixia Zhang
The FASEB Journal   20(5) A1309-A1309   Mar 2006

Conference Activities & Talks

Development of novel antimicrobial method against drug-resistant bacteria using RNA having growth inhibiting function
Mitsuoki Kawano, Mineki Saito
Escherichia coli Systems Biology Workshop 2019   14 Mar 2019   
Identification and characterization of Escherichia coli small, noncoding RNAs
KAWANO Mitsuoki
Toxin-Antitoxin Symposium at University of Parma   11 Sep 2018   
Identification of circular RNAs (circRNA) in hepatocarcinogenesis
Murakami Y, Tanahashi T, Taguchi Y, Kawano M
Keystone Symposia, Noncoding RNAs   26 Feb 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Toxin-antitoxin systems in lactic acid bacteria of technological interest
The government of Italy and the government of Japan: 
Project Year: Jan 2017 - Dec 2019    Investigator(s): Folli Claudia, Kawano Mitsuoki


特許WO 2012/123591 A1 : Method for targeting nucleic acids to the nucleus