Tatsuya Hirano

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Name
Tatsuya Hirano
E-mail
hiranotriken.jp
URL
http://www.riken.jp/chromdyna/index_en.html
Affiliation
RIKEN
Job title
Chief Scientist
Degree
Ph. D.
Research funding number
50212171
ORCID ID
0000-0002-4219-6473

Profile

I am studying the molecular mechanisms of chromosome architecture and dynamics through biochemical and cell biological approaches.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Chief Scientist, RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research, Saitama, Japan
 
Apr 2015
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Mar 2018
Chief Scientist, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan
 
Apr 2013
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Mar 2015
Chief Scientist, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2013
Chief Scientist, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Saitama, Japan
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2008
Chief Scientist, RIKEN Discovery Research Institute, Saitama, Japan
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2007
Visiting Chief Scientist, RIKEN Discovery Research Institute, Saitama, Japan
 
Mar 2003
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Mar 2007
Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA
 
Jul 1999
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Feb 2003
Associate Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA
 
Mar 1998
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Jun 1999
Associate Investigator, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA
 
1996
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Feb 1998
Assistant Investigator, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA
 
Sep 1995
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1996
Senior Staff Investigator, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA
 
1993
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Aug 1995
Postgraduate Research Pharmacologist, University of California, San Francisco, USA
 
Jul 1989
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1993
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco, USA
 
Apr 1989
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Jun 1989
Postdoctoral Fellow,, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
 
Mar 1989
   
 
Ph. D., Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
 
Mar 1984
   
 
B. S., Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
 

Published Papers

 
Hara K, Kinoshita K, Migita T, Murakami K, Shimizu K, Takeuchi K, Hirano T, Hashimoto H
EMBO reports      Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Sakai Y, Hirano T, Tachikawa M
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)   2004 319-334   2019   [Refereed]
Shintomi K, Hirano T
Current protocols in cell biology   79(1) e48   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Sakai Y, Mochizuki A, Kinoshita K, Hirano T, Tachikawa M
PLoS computational biology   14(6) e1006152   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Takagi M, Ono T, Natsume T, Sakamoto C, Nakao M, Saitoh N, Kanemaki MT, Hirano T, Imamoto N
Journal of cell science   131(6)    Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Shintomi K, Hirano T
Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology   82 157-164   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Hirano T, Nishiyama T, Shirahige K
Genes to Cells   22 934-938   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Hirano T
Nature genetics   49(10) 1419-1420   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Ono T, Sakamoto C, Nakao M, Saitoh N, Hirano T
Molecular Biology of the Cell   28 2875-2886   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Shintomi K, Inoue F, Watanabe H, Ohsumi K, Ohsugi M, Hirano T
Science (New York, N.Y.)   356 1284-1287   May 2017   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Tatsuya Hirano
EMBO Workshop on "SMC proteins", Vienna, Austria   10 Sep 2019   
Tatsuya Hirano
Gordon Research Conference on "Chromosome Dynamics", Newly, Maine, USA   27 Jun 2019   
The two faces of condensin I [Invited]
Tatsuya Hirano (Meeting Organizer)
The 8th Meeting on “Chromosome Orchestration System”, Nanyo, Japan   28 Jan 2019   
Tatsuya Hirano (Plenary Lecturer)
The 11th 3R&3C Symposium, Kanazawa, Japan   12 Nov 2018   
Condensin-based chromosome organization [Invited]
Tatsuya Hirano
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France   10 Sep 2018   
Christian Haering, Tatsuya Hirano, Ana Pombo, Aaron Straight (Symposium Organizers)
Heidelberg, Germany   Sep 2018   
Tatsuya Hirano
"Mitosis and Cell Organization", Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA   21 Jul 2018   
Condensin-based chromosome organization [Invited]
Tatsuya Hirano
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA   19 Jul 2018   
Functional dissection of condensin I in Xenopus egg cell-free extracts [Invited]
Tatsuya Hirano
International Symposium on “Chromosome Orchestration System”, Stockholm, Sweden   30 May 2018   
Condensin-based chromosome organization [Invited]
Tatsuya Hirano
EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany   9 Mar 2018   

Awards & Honors

 
2019
The Asahi Prize
 
2017
The commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Research Category)
 
2005
Fellow, The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
 
2003
Highly Cited Researcher, ISI
 
1996
Pew Scholarship
 
1992
Leukemia Society of America Special Fellowship
 
1989
The Anna Fuller Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)
Project Year: Jun 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (Research in a proposed research area)
Project Year: Jun 2015 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano
Biochemical Analysis of Sister Chromatid Cohesion
National Institutes of Health: R01 GM063545
Project Year: 2001 - 2007    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano
Multiple roles of SMC proteins in higher-order chromosome dynamics
Human Frontiers Science Program: Research Grant RG0276/1998-M
Project Year: 1998 - 2001    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano
Biochemical Analysis of Mitotic Chromosome Condensation
National Institutes of Health: R01 GM053926
Project Year: 1996 - 2007    Investigator(s): Tatsuya Hirano

Social Contribution

 
[Lecturer]  RIKEN Summer School, Tsukuba, Japan  27 Sep 2018