Watanabe Takayasu

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Watanabe Takayasu
Nihon University
School of Dentistry
Job title
Assistant Professor
DDS, PhD(Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
Research funding number

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Nihon University School of Dentistry
Jun 2015
Mar 2018
Project Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Food-borne Pathogenic Microbiology, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Apr 2014
Jun 2015
JSPS Research Fellow PD, Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
JSPS Research Fellow DC2, Department of Bacterial Pathogenesis, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Apr 2008
Mar 2009
Dental Resident, Dental Hospital, Tokyo Medical and Dental University


Apr 2009
Mar 2013
Doctoral Program, Department of Bacterial Pathogenesis, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Apr 2002
Mar 2008
School of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Mar 2014
Excellent Presentation Award, 87th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Bacteriology
Winner: Watanabe T
Mar 2013
Award of Kobayashi Scholarship Society (selected from PhD students in Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
Winner: Watanabe T
Mar 2012
Excellent Posters Prize, 85th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Bacteriology
Winner: Watanabe T
Award of Kobayashi Scholarship Society (selected as Excellent Presentation Award of Research Training in Tokyo Medical and Dental University Faculty of Dentistry)
Winner: Watanabe T

Published Papers

Murase K, Watanabe T*(corresponding), Arai S, Kim H, Tohya M, Ishida-Kuroki K, Võ TH, Nguyễn TPB, Nakagawa I, Osawa R, Nguyễn NH, Sekizaki T.
PLoS One   14(4) e0215983   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
16S rRNA gene analysis for dental plaque microbiota of cleft lip and/or palate patients
Muramoto K, Watanabe T*(corresponding), Shiba T, Funahashi K, Ogawa T, Nakagawa I, Moriyama K
Orthod Waves Jpn Ed   78(1) 14-21   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Funahashi K, Shiba T, Watanabe T*(corresponding), Muramoto K, Takeuchi Y, Ogawa T, Izumi Y, Sekizaki T, Nakagawa I, Moriyama K
Prog Orthod   20 11   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Yamada S, Shibasaki M, Murase K, Watanabe T, Aikawa C, Nozawa T, Nakagawa I
BMC Microbiol   19 24   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Arai S, Kim HJ, Watanabe T*(corresponding), Tohya M, Suzuki E, Ishida-Kuroki K, Maruyama F, Murase K, Nakagawa I, Sekizaki T
Am J Vet Res   79(9) 941-948   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Yamada R, Tien le HT, Arai S, Tohya M, Ishida-Kuroki K, Nomoto R, Kim HJ, Suzuki E, Osawa R, Watanabe T, Sekizaki T
J Vet Med Sci   80(7) 1101-1107   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Distribution of single nucleotide polymorphisms in protein-coding regions of emm12 Group A Streptococcus from two scarlet fever outbreaks
Shibasaki M, Watanabe T*(corresponding), Kasugai S, Nakagawa I.
J Stomatol Soc Jpn   85(1) 1-8   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Tohya M, Arai S, Tomida J, Watanabe T, Kawamura Y, Katsumi M, Ushimizu M, Ishida-Kuroki K, Yoshizumi M, Uzawa Y, Iguchi S, Yoshida A, Kikuchi K, Sekizaki T
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol   67(9) 3660-3665   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Watanabe T*(corresponding), Shibasaki M, Maruyama F, Sekizaki T, Nakagawa I
PLoS One   12(8) e0183752   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Kubota-Aizawa S, Ohno K, Fukushima K, Kanemoto H, Nakashima K, Ushida K, Chambers JK, Goto-Koshino Y, Watanabe T, Sekizaki T, Mimuro H, Tsujimoto H
Vet J   225 56-62   Jul 2017   [Refereed]


Watanabe T
J Pet Anim Nutr   21(3) 154-157   Oct 2018   [Invited]
Maruyama F, Watanabe T, Nakagawa I
Streptococcus pyogenes, Basic Biology to Clinical Manifestations (NIH NCBI Bookshelf)      Feb 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Watanabe T, Murase K, Nakagawa I, Maruyama F
Antibiotics & Chemotherapy   31(11) 118(2240)-128(2250)   Nov 2015   [Refereed][Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

Investigation of CRISPRs and their immune targets in Porphyromonas genomes
Watanabe T, Shibasaki M, Sekizaki T, Nakagawa I
91st Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Bacteriology   27 Mar 2018   
Metagenomic analysis of antimicrobial resistance genes in pig and chicken farms in Japan [Invited]
Sekizaki T, Watanabe T (co-1st)
Workshop on Applications for Microbiological Typing and Antimicrobial Resistance -The Future of Next Generation Sequencing in Food Safety and Public Health-   5 Feb 2018   
Dissimilarities of functional keystone species in co-occurrence network enable discrimination of intractable polymicrobial infectious diseases
Shiba T, Watanabe T, Kachi H, Maruyama F, Takeuchi Y, Koyanagi T, Maruyama N, Murase K, Izumi Y, Nakagawa I
SMBE Satellite Workshop on Genome Evolution in Pathogen Transmission and Disease   23 Feb 2016   
Inconsistency between abundance of 16S rRNA and mRNA in bacterial community of periodontitis and peri-implantitis
Shiba T, Watanabe T, Maruyama F, Takeuchi Y, Koyanagi T, Maruyama N, Nakagawa I, Izumi Y
8th Conference of the European Federation of Periodontology (EuroPerio8)   3 Jun 2015   
CRISPR regulates genome evolution in a periodontal bacterium
Watanabe T, Nozawa T, Aikawa C, Maruyama F, Nakagawa I
3rd European CRISPR meeting   14 May 2014