Masafumi IWAMI

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Name
Masafumi IWAMI
E-mail
masafumistaff.kanazawa-u.ac.jp
Affiliation
Kanazawa University
Section
Institute of Science and Engineering
Job title
Professor
Research funding number
40193768
ORCID ID
0000-0003-2385-9312

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Professor, School of Biological Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Director General, University Library, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2016
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Today
Vice Dean, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2016
Head, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Vice Dean, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Today
Advisor to the President, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2014
Head and Professor, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2012
 - 
Today
Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Nov 2007
 - 
Mar 2012
Department Head, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2008
 - 
Mar 2018
Head, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Jul 2005
 - 
Mar 2018
Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2004
 - 
Jun 2005
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2004
Associate Professor, Advanced Science Research Center, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2003
Associate Professor, School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2003
Yamaguchi University
 
May 1999
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Sep 1999
Lecturer, Graduate School of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
 
Jan 1993
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Mar 1998
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science Department of Biology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 1987
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Dec 1992
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, School of Science, Nagoya University
 
Apr 1990
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Sep 1990
Lecturer, Graduate School of Science, Kobe University
 
Apr 1984
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Mar 1987
Meiji Institute of Healthscience, Meiji Dairies corporation
 

Education

 
Apr 1982
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Mar 1984
Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
 
Apr 1980
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Mar 1982
Department of Agricultural Chemistry, School of Agriculture, Nagoya University
 
Apr 1978
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Mar 1980
Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, Nagoya University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2016
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Mar 2017
Japan University Accreditation Association  University Accreditation Committee Reviewer
 
Jan 2016
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Mar 2017
National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education  Reviewer of National University Corporation Education and Research Evaluation
 
Dec 2013
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Nov 2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Reviewer for Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
 
Aug 2011
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Jul 2013
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Reviewer for Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
 
Aug 2011
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Jul 2013
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Reviewer of JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan
 

Awards & Honors

 
Sep 1998
Zoological Science Award
 
Oct 1992
Takeda Science Foundation
 
Mar 1995
Ciba-Geigy Foundation (Japan) for the Promotion of Science
 
Mar 1998
Kato Memorial Bioscience Foundation
 

Published Papers

 
Hiroto Matsui, Motonori Kakei, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
FEBS JOURNAL   278(5) 776-785   Mar 2011
Monwar Hossain, Sakiko Shimizu, Haruhiko Fujiwara, Sho Sakurai, and Masafumi Iwami
FEBS JOURNAL   273(16) 3861-3868   Aug 2006
Masafumi Iwami
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   17(8) 1035-1044   Aug 2000
JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   259(5) 926-937   Jun 1996
SCIENCE   247(4948) 1333-1335   Mar 1990

Books etc

 
Hemolymph proteins and functional peptides. In "Recent advances in insects and other arthropods"
Takumi Suzuki and Masafumi Iwami
Bentham Science Publishers   Jun 2012   ISBN:2213-2694
Multi-family genes encoding bombyxin and bombyxin-related peptides. In "Molecular Mechanism of Insect Metamorphosis and Diapause"
Industrial Publishing & Consulting, Inc.   Dec 1995   
Molting and Metamorphosis
Japan Scientific Societies Press, Springer-Verlag   Mar 1990   
Insect neuropeptides: chemistry, biology, and action
American Chemical Society   Dec 1991   
Hormone Handbook
Masafumi Iwami
Oct 2007   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Association Memberships

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Neurogenic control of PTTH cells during insect development.
JSPA: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): IWAMI MASAFUMI
Verification of insect metamorphosis master cells by single cell endocrinology approach
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Molecular Mechanism of Insect Metamorphosis: Action of Insulin-related Peptide
JSPA: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Molecular mechanism of non-genomic action of ecdysone
JSPA: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012
Positioned as a new hormone of insects proinsulin (Bombyxin) C peptide
JSPA: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Molecular mechanism of insect metamorphosis revealed by analyzing the brain-expressed genes.
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Molecular characterization and role of ecdysone membrane receptor
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008
Genomic action of steroid hormone in the silkworm brain during morphogenesis.
JSPS: JSPS
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Mar 2006    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH BY ECDYSTEROID IN BOMBYX ANTERIOR SILK GLAND
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: 2002 - 2004
Mechamisms of gene expression and physiological function of bombyxin
JSPS: JSPS
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2003    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
A possible new ideal animal for the evolutionary biology-Aiming to demonstrate "pore-clock" in Ostracoda
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1999 - Mar 2001
Hormonal control of pupal commitment and programmed cell death
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1997 - Mar 2000
Dynamics and enviromental response of insect hormones controling metamorphosis and diapause
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1996 - Mar 2000
Expression analysis of multi-family genes encoding bombyxin, an insect neurosecretory peptide.
Kato Memorial Bioscience Foundation: 
Project Year: Apr 1997 - Mar 1998    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Molecular coning of Bombyx prothotacicotropic hormone.
Ishida Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 1987 - Mar 1988    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Neuropeptide hormone of insect : molecular mechanisms and tissue responses
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1994 - Mar 1997
Structure and transcriptional control of nsulini-family genes.
The Ciba Geigy Foundation for Promotion of Science: Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 1995 - Mar 1996    Investigator(s): IWAMI MASAFUMI
Analysis of the ectopic expression of insect insulin-like brain peptide (Bombyxin-family)
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1994 - Mar 1995    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Gene cloning of insect insulin-like molecules
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1993 - Mar 1994    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami
Receptor analysis for insect insulin (bombyxin)
Takeda Science Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 1992 - Mar 1993    Investigator(s): Masafumi Iwami