Yohei Abe, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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EDUCATION

Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Department of Pharmacy, Yamagata University, Yamagata, Japan, Ph.D. (2014)

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan, M.A. (2010)

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan, B.A. (2008)


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Epigenetic regulation of gene expression
  • Interactive Changes between Macrophages and Adipocytes
  • Metabolic disease

  • AWARDS

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Overseas Research Fellowship (2018-2020)

    The Uehara Memorial Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018)

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016-2018)

    Kowa Life Science Foundation Grant & Award for Research (2015)

    Japan Heart Foundation and Astellas Grant & Award for Research on Atherosclerosis Update (2015)

    Outstanding Performance Award BIO UT 2014, The University of Tokyo (2014)


    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    Abe Y, Fujiwara Y, Takahashi H, Matsumura Y, Sawada T, Jiang S, Nakaki R, Uchida A, Nagao N, Naito M, Kajimura S, Kimura H, Osborne TF, Aburatani H, Kodama T, Inagaki T, Sakai J. Histone demethylase JMJD1A coordinates acute and chronic adaptation to cold stress via thermogenic phospho-switch. Nature Commun, 9, Article number: 1566 doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03868-8, 2018

    Abe Y, Rozqie R, Matsumura Y, Kawamura T, Nakaki R, Tsurutani Y, Tanimura-Inagaki K, Shiono A, Magoori K, Nakamura K, Ogi S, Kajimura S, Kimura H, Tanaka T, Fukami K, Osborne TF, Kodama T, Aburatani H, Inagaki T, Sakai J. JMJD1A is a signal-sensing scaffold that regulates acute chromatin dynamics via SWI/SNF association for thermogenesis. Nature Commun, 6, Article number: 7052 doi:10.1038/ncomms8052, 2015.

    Inagaki T, Iwasaki S, Matsumura Y, Kawamura T, Tanaka T, Abe Y, Yamasaki A, Tsurutani Y, Yoshida A, Chikaoka Y, Nakamura K, Magoori K, Nakaki R, Osborne TF, Fukami K, Aburatani H, Kodama T, Sakai J. The FBXL10/KDM2B scaffolding protein associates with novel polycomb repressive complex-1 to regulate adipogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2014;290(7):4163-77.


    PUBMED SEARCH

    Abe, Y

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