Molecular Pharmacology of Infectious Agents
Molecular Pharmacology of Infectious Agents
Department of Molecular Pharmacology of Infectious Agents
Course of Infection Research
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Teaching Staff
Name Position E-mail Tel Fax
Kitazato Kaio, Ph. D.
Associate Professor +81-95-819-2457 +81-95-819-2898
Takahiro Haruyama, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor +81-95-819-2458 +81-95-819-2898
  • Development of an AIDS vaccine
  • Analysis of mechanism of influenza virus replication
  • Analysis of pathogenecity of nodavirus
  • Development of novel anti-viral drugs
  • Analysis of microbial community structure for environmental assessment
Selected Publications
  1. Zheng K, Jiang Y, He Z, Kitazato K, Wang Y, Cellular defence or viral assist: the dilemma of HDAC6, J. Gen. Virol. 98: 322-337 (2017) (Review)
  2. Yan C, Luo L, Goto S, Urata Y, Guo CY, Doi H, Kitazato K, Li TS, Enhanced autophagy in colorectal cancer stem cells does not contribute to radio-resistance, Oncotarget 7: 45112-45121 (2016)
  3. Liu G, Zhong M, Guo C, Komatsu M, Xu J, Wang Y, Kitazato K, Autophagy is involved in regulating influenza A virus RNA and protein synthesis associated with both modulation of Hsp90 induction and mTOR/p70S6K signaling pathway, Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol. 72: 100-108 (2016)
  4. Zheng K, Kitazato K, Wang Y, He Z, Pathogenic microbes manipulate cofilin activity to subvert actin cytoskeleton, Crit. Rev. Microbiol. 42: 677-695 (2016) (Review)
  5. Zheng K, Kitazato K, Wang Y, Viruses exploit the function of epidermal growth factor receptor, Rev. Med. Virol. 24: 274-286 (2014) (Review)
Research Paper List