Nobutaka Hirokawa (Profile of Prof.Hirokawa)


Prof.Hirokawa

EDUCATION :

  • 1971 -   M.D., University of Tokyo, Medical School
  • 1978 -   Ph.D., Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine (Neurobiology, Cell Biology)
  • 1980 -   Postdoctoral, University of California San Francisco (Cell Biology, Neurobiology)
  • 1981 -   Postdoctoral, Washington University, School of Medicine (Cell Biology, Neurobiolgy)


TEACHING, RESEARCH and other APPOINTMENTS :

  • 1972 - 1981  Assistant Professor of Anatomy (Tenured), University of Tokyo, Medical School ; from April 1972 to November 1981.
  • 1979 - 1980  Reseach Fellow (The Fogarty International Exchanging Fellow of NIH in Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco ; from April 1979 to June 1980.
  • 1980 - 1981  Research Fellow (The George Meany Postdoctoral Fellow of (MDAA) In Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri ; from July 1980 to November 1981.
  • 1981 - 1983  Research Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri ; from December 1981 to March 1983.
  • 1983 - 1983  Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri ; from April 1983 to December 1983.
  • 1983 - 2009  Professor and Chairman of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine, Hongo, Tokyo
  • 2003 - 2007  Dean, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo ; from April 2003 to March 2007.
  • 2010 - present  Project Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy and Department of Molecular Structure and Dynamics Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
  • 2012 - present  President, International Federation for Cell Biology (IFCB)
  • 2012 - present  President, Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)


EDITOR/ASSOCIATE EDITOR/EDITORIAL BOARD :

Current

Past

  • Cell (1998-2011)
  • Science (1995-1999)
  • Current Opinion in Neurobiology (1991-1996)
  • European Journal of Cell Biology (1995-2003)
  • European Journal of Biochemistry (1999-2004)
  • Journal of Neurocytology (1992-2008)
  • Journal of Cell Science (1990-2009)
  • Anatomical Record (1994-1998)


HONORS :

  • 1985 Seto Prize from the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy
  • 1987 Tsukahara Prize from the Brain Science Foundation
  • 1991 The highest Prize from the Japanese Society for Basic Medical Science
  • 1995 Uehara Prize from the Uehara Life Science Foundation
  • 1996 Asahi Prize from the Asahi Newspaper Company
  • 1998 Takeda Medical Prize from the Takeda Science Foundation
  • 1999 The Japan Academy Prize from the Japan Academy
  • 1999 Fujiwara Prize from Fujiwara Foundation
  • 2003 Elected Associate Member of EMBO (Europian Molecular Biology Organization)
  • 2004 Member of The Japan Academy (Section II, Department 7 (Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry)) (December 13. 2004)
  • 2005 Eduard Buchner-Prize from German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 2013 Person of Cultural Merit from the Japanese government (MEXT)
  • 2013 AAAS Fellow
  • 2016 Charles University honorary doctorate from Charles University in Prague (UNIVERZITA KARLOVA)

Members


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Professor Hirokawa Nobutaka

hirokawa[at]m.u-tokyo.ac.jp

  • Associate Professor Kanai Yoshimitsu
  • Lecturer    Tanaka Yosuke
  •         Ogawa Tadayuki
  •        Xu  Fang
  •        Ichinose Sotaro
  •        Wang Shuo
  •        Wang Doudou
  •        Morikawa Manatsu
  •        Morikawa Momo
  •        Alsabban Ashwaq
  •     Iwata Suguru
  •     Feng Ling
  •     Yoshihara Shogo
  •     ETEMAD Asieh
  •    JIANG XUGUANG
  •    WAN YUANSONG
  • The staff Sato Hiromi
  •     Hukuda Haruyo
  •     Onouchi Nobuhisa
  •     Akamatsu Tsuyoshi
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Studentships


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Postdoctoral Fellowship and Graduate Studentships

"Integrative Biological Research on Function and Regulation of Kinesin superfamily Molecular Motors"
We are seeking several enthusiastic postdoctoral fellows (PD) and PhD students. For further details concerning PD terms etc., contact N.Hirokawa at the address below.
hirokawa[at]m.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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Qualification

1. PD : Candidates must have a PhD.
2. Applicants for the PhD course (Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo) Prospective candidates must have or shortly expect to obtain a Master's degree or otherwise graduated or expect to graduate a medical, dental or veterinary school.

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Contact Address

Professor Nobutaka Hirokawa
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine,
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-0033, JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-5841-3326
Fax: +81-3-5802-8646
E-mail: hirokawa[at]m.u-tokyo.ac.jp