Takuya Murata

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Takuya Murata
Job title
Research & Development Scientist
PhD(Kyoto University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2007
Jan 2015
Research and Development Scientist, RIKEN BRC
Apr 2005
Mar 2007
Research Scientist, RIKEN GSC
Jul 2000
Mar 2005
Research Scientist, RIKEN CDB
Aug 1998
Jul 2000
Research Asscoiate, IMEG Kumamoto University


Apr 1993
Mar 1998
Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Apr 1989
Mar 1993
Faculty of Science, Kyoto University

Awards & Honors

Jun 2014
International Award for Best Abstract by Region, The Society for the Study of Reproduction
Jul 2011
An Amino-Acid-Substitution Mutation of the Beta-Catenin Gene Caused Transformation of Caudal Wollfian Duct to Seminal Vesicle of Males and Vaginal Atresia of Females in the Mouse., Lalor Foundation Merit Awards, Society for the Study of Reproduction
Oct 2010
New sterile model mouse from RIKEN ENU-based gene-driven mutagenesis, Best Poster Award, International Mammalian Genome Conference
Sep 2010
Best Paper Award, The Genetic Society of Japan

Published Papers

Ichimura S, Sasaki S, Murata T, Fukumura R, Gondo Y, Ikegawa S, Furuichi T
Experimental animals      Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Kim YJ, Kang Y, Park HY, Lee JR, Yu DY, Murata T, Gondo Y, Hwang JH, Kim YH, Lee CH, Rhee M, Han PL, Chung BH, Lee HJ, Kim KS
Experimental & molecular medicine   48 e212   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Makino S, Zhulyn O, Mo R, Puviindran V, Zhang X, Murata T, Fukumura R, Ishitsuka Y, Kotaki H, Matsumaru D, Ishii S, Hui CC, Gondo Y
PloS one   10(3) e0119455   2015   [Refereed]
Murata T, Ishitsuka Y, Karouji K, Kaneda H, Toki H, Nakai Y, Makino S, Fukumura R, Kotaki H, Wakana S, Noda T, Gondo Y
Scientific reports   4 6959   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Ohnishi T, Murata T, Watanabe A, Hida A, Ohba H, Iwayama Y, Mishima K, Gondo Y, Yoshikawa T
The Journal of biological chemistry   289 10785-10796   Apr 2014   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

New Infertile Mouse Model for Mayer–Rokitansky–Küster–Hauser syndrome (MRKH)
Takuya Murata
IFFS/JSRM International Meeting 2015   26 Apr 2015   
The mouse strain possessing the Cys429Ser base substitution of the β-catenin gene showed spatiotemporal sustainment of the canonical Wnt/ β-catenin signal during organogeneses of internal genitaria
Takuya Murata
EMBO Workshop on Wnt signalling   6 Oct 2014   
The C429S mutation of the CTNNB1, which encodes essential component of the canonical Wnt signaling, caused the infertilities with internal genital malformations in the mouse.
Takuya Murata
Human Genome Meeting 2014   28 Apr 2014   
The β-catenin^C429S mice cause infertility with spatiotemporally sustained Wnt signal in internal genitalia [Invited]
Takuya Murata
Seminar in LARGE, CDB, RIKEN   20 Feb 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: 2013 - 2015    Investigator(s): Takuya Murata
Versatility vs Specificity on Wnt/ß-catenin signaling cascade ~From C429S amino-acid-substitution mutation mice~
RIKEN: Incentive Research Grants and Funds of RIKEN
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Takuya Murata