Kengo WATANABE

渡邊 謙吾 わたなべ けんご
略歴
2006年3月 東京都立西高等学校 卒業
  2008年3月 東京大学 教養学部 理科一類 修了
  2010年3月 東京大学 薬学部 薬科学科 卒業
  2012年3月 東京大学 大学院薬学系研究科 薬科学専攻 修士課程 修了
  2014年4月 日本学術振興会 特別研究員(DC2)(〜2015年3月)
  2015年3月 東京大学 大学院薬学系研究科 薬科学専攻 博士課程 修了
    東京大学 ライフイノベーションを先導するリーダー養成プログラム 修了
  2015年4月 日本学術振興会 特別研究員(PD)(〜2016年3月)
  2016年4月 東京大学 大学院薬学系研究科 特任助教(〜現在)
 国家資格  
  2007年11月         初級システムアドミニストレータ
  2008年12月 二級知的財産管理技能士(管理業務)
CURRICULUM VITAE
Name:
Kengo Watanabe
Year and place of birth: 1987, Osaka, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Affiliation:  
  Position and title: Project Assistant Professor
  Dept./ Laboratory: Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Laboratory of Cell Signaling
  Institution: The University of Tokyo
  Address: 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
  Phone: +81-3-5841-4859
  Fax: +81-3-5841-4798
  E-mail: kwatanabe[at]mol.f.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Education:
  Apr. 2012 – Mar. 2015 Doctor of Philosophy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Jul. 2012 – Aug. 2012 Certificate, Computational Cell Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA
  Apr. 2010 – Mar. 2012 Master of Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Apr. 2006 – Mar. 2010 Bachelor of Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Research Experiences:
  Apr. 2016 – present Project Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Cell Signaling, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Apr. 2015 – Mar. 2016 JSPS Research Fellow (PD), Laboratory of Cell Signaling, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015 JSPS Research Fellow (DC2), Laboratory of Cell Signaling, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Apr. 2010 – Mar. 2015 Graduate Student, Laboratory of Cell Signaling, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Jun. 2013 – Aug. 2013 Internship Student, Laboratory of Systems Biology and Genetics, Institute of Bioengineering, School of Life Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2010 Undergraduate Student, Laboratory of Cell Signaling, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Honors and Awards:
  Grants:  
  Apr. 2017 – present Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science
  Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2016 Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellows, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science
  Fellowships:  
  Apr. 2015 – Mar. 2016 Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (PD), Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science
  Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015 Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2), Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science
  Apr. 2012 – Mar. 2014 Graduate Program for Leaders in Life Innovation, The University of Tokyo
  Jun. 2013 – Aug. 2013 Summer Internship Program 2013, Graduate Program for Leaders in Life Innovation
  Jul. 2012 – Aug. 2012 The 2012 FOTI International Leadership Award, Friends of Todai, Inc.
  Awards:  
  Jun. 2018 Incentive Award, The 10th Signal Network Meeting, Kobe, Japan
  Dec. 2015 Excellent Presentation Award for Young Scientist, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2015 (BMB2015), Kobe, Japan
  Aug. 2015 Travel Award, FASEB Science Research Conferences: NAD+ Metabolism and Signaling, Timmendorfer Strand, Germany
  Sep. 2013 Koichi Suzuki Memorial Award, The 86th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Biochemical Society, Yokohama, Japan
  Jan. 2013 Poster Presentation Award, The 5th Global COE Retreat in Oiso - Global Center of Education and Research for Chemical Biology of the Diseases, Oiso, Japan
Professional Memberships:
  • The Japanese Biochemical Society
• The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
Publications:
  1. Kasuya, G., Nakane, T., Yokoyama, T., Jia, Y., Inoue, M., Watanabe, K., Nakamura, R., Nishizawa, T., Kusakizako, T., Tsutsumi, A., Yanagisawa, H., Dohmae, N., Hattori, M., Ichijo, H., Yan, Z., Kikkawa, M., Shirouzu, M., Ishitani, R., Nureki, O.
    Cryo-EM structures of the human volume-regulated anion channel LRRC8.
    Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol., 25, 797-804 (2018).
  2. Watanabe, K., Umeda, T., Niwa, K., Naguro, I. and Ichijo, H.
    A PP6-ASK3 module coordinates the bidirectional cell volume regulation under osmotic stress.
    Cell Rep., 22, 2809-2817 (2018).
  3. Nishida, T., Hattori, K. and Watanabe, K.
    The regulatory and signaling mechanisms of the ASK family.
    Adv. Biol. Regul., (review article), 66, 2-22 (2017).
  4. Zhou, X., Naguro, I., Ichijo, H., Watanabe, K.
    Mitogen-activated protein kinases as key players in osmotic stress signaling.
    Biochem. Biophys. Acta 1860, 2037-2052 (2016).
  5. 渡邊謙吾, 名黒功, 一條秀憲. ハイコンテントゲノムワイドsiRNAスクリーニングによるシグナル伝達研究への応用.
    実験医学 32, 1405–1410 (2014).