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 2019
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Today
Director, Center for High School and University Articulation, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2018
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Today
Director General, University Library, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2018
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Today
Professor, School of Biological Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2014
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Today
Advisor to the President, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2012
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Today
Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2016
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Mar 2020
Vice Dean, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2018
Head, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Jul 2005
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Mar 2018
Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Vice Dean, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Head, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2014
Head and Professor, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
 
Nov 2007
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Mar 2012
Department Head, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kanazawa University
 
Apr 2004
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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 2019
Zoological Science Award, Zoological Society of Japan
 
Sep 1998
Zoological Science Award, Zoological Society of Japan
 
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
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AME   86(18) 6843-   Sep 1989
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AME   82(8) 2306-   Apr 1985
MOLECULAR AND GENERAL GENETICS   196(2) 317-   Feb 1984
cDNA structure and expression of bombyxin, an insulin-like brain secretory peptide of the silkmoth Bombyx mori
JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY   264(13) 7681-   May 1989
A novel family C of the genes that encode bombyxin, an insulin-related brain secretory peptide of the silkmoth Bombyx mori
INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   30(3) 295-   Mar 1990
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AME   84(21) 7398-   Nov 1987
Nozomi Fujita, Takumi Nishiuchi, Makoto Sato, Masafumi Iwami, Taketoshi Kiya
CURRENT BIOLOGY   23(20) 2063–2070   Oct 2013
Taketoshi Kiya, Koudai Morishita, Keiro Uchino, Masafumi Iwami, and Hideki Sezutsu
PLoS One   9(11) e113156   Nov 2014
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   48(10) 933-   Oct 2002
VIROLOGY   169(2) 447-   Feb 1989
Takumi Suzuki, Sho Sakurai, Masafumi Iwami
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   55(3) 250-254   Mar 2009
Yu Kaneko, Keiko Takaki, Masafumi Iwami, and Sho Sakurai
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   23(6) 533-542   Jun 2006
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY   271(15) 3171-3179   Jul 2004
Manaporn Manaboon, Masatoshi Iga, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   55(2) 123-129   Feb 2009
Takumi Suzuki, Sho Sakurai, Masafumi Iwami
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   56(6) 673-677   Jun 2010
Masatoshi Iga, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY   263(1) 18-28   Jan 2007
Qingyou Xia, Zhonghuai Xiang, Kazuei Mita, Masafumi Iwami and 96 persons
INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   38(12) 1036-1045   Dec 2008
Yasunori Oda, Masafumi Iwami, and Sho Sakurai
INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   35(11) 1289-1292   Nov 2005
Essential tyrosine residues in 3-ketosteroid-delta 1-dehydrogenase from Rhodococcus rhodochrous
JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY   126(4) 662-667   1999
Takumi Suzuki, Sho Sakurai, Masafumi Iwami
PESTICIDE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY   97(3) 199-203   Jun 2010
Bombyxin F1 gene: structure and expression of a new bombyxin family gene that forms a pair with bombyxin B10 gene
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   14(4) 615-622   1997
Nujira Tatun, Tippawan Singtripop, Shingo Osugi, Na Chiangmai Siriluk, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY   44(1) 85-94   Mar 2009
Mohamed Elmogy, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   24(10) 971-977   Nov 2007
3-ketosteriod-delta1-dehydrogenase of Rodococcus rhodochrous: sequencing of the genomic DNA and hyperexpression, purification, and characterization of the recombinant enzyme
JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY   124(5) 1024-1032   1998
INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   31(4-5) 321-331   2001
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   51(1) 17-25   Jan 2005
Monwar Hossain, Sakiko Shimizu, Masahiro Matsuki, Masanori Imamura, Sho Sakurai, Masafumi Iwami
INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   38(11) 1001-1007   Nov 2008
Takayuki Sekimoto, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
INSECT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   16(5) 581-590   Oct 2007
INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   26(3) 249-   Mar 1996
Mohamed Elmogy, Jun Terashima, Masatoshi Iga, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   23(8) 715-719   Aug 2006
MOLECULAR AND GENERAL GENETICS   196(2) 311-   Feb 1984
INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   26(1) 25-32   Jan 1996
Ecdysteroid control of cell cycle and cellular commitment in Bombyx mori wing discs
Takashi Koyama, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY   213(2) 155-166   Jan 2004
Takayuki Sekimoto, Masafumi Iwami, and Sho Sakurai
INSECT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY   15(3) 281-292   Jun 2006
Takashi Koyama, Yoshikazu Obara, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   50(2) 123-133   Feb 2004
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   17(6) 785-789   2000
DEVELOPMENT GENES AND EVOLUTION   209(7) 447-450   1999
Involvement of adipokinetic hormone in the homeostatic control of haemolymph trehalose concentration in the larvae of Bombyx mori
ARCHIVES OF INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY   45(4) 156-165   2000
Steroid monooxygenase of Rodococcus rhodochrous: sequencing of the genomic DNA and hyperexpression, purification, and characterization of the recombinant enzyme
JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY   126(3) 624-631   1999
Takumi Suzuki, Sho Sakurai, Masafumi Iwami
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   57(8)    Aug 2011
Abu F M Aslam, Taketoshi Kiya, Kazuei Mita, Masafumi Iwami
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   28(8) 609-616   Aug 2011
The ribosomal genes of Mycoplasma capricolum.
Akira Muto, Masafumi Iwami, Syozo Osawa 他4名
   May 1983
Syusaku Taguchi, Masafumi Iwami, Taketoshi Kiya
Syusaku Taguchi, Masafumi Iwami, Taketoshi Kiya   496(3) 176–180   Jun 2011
Structure and expression of the bombyxin-related peptide genes of the moth Samia cynthia ricini
GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY   86(2) 257-   Feb 1992
Anuradha Roy, Sakiko Shimizu, Taketoshi Kiya, Kazuei Mita, and Masafumi Iwami
ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE   29(5) 333-339   May 2012
Hiroto Matsui, Motonori Kakei, Masafumi Iwami, Sho Sakurai
JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY   58(12) 1575-1581   Dec 2012

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   
Bacillus subtilis: Molecular biology and industrial application
Kodansha, Elsevier   Jan 1989   
New Trends in Hepatology
Medical Tosho   Dec 1986   

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 1997 - Mar 2001    Investigator(s): Masafumi IWAMI (1999-2001)
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
Chemical structure and function of insect neuropeptide
MEXT: Special Expenditures for Graduate School
Project Year: Apr 1993 - Mar 1996
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
Structure, function and movement of insect brain peptides, particularly prothoracicotropic hormone.
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1989 - Mar 1993
Gene Analysis for the Prothoracicotropic Hormone of the Silkmoth, Bombyx mori.
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 1987 - Mar 1989