日本語
The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Department of Engineering Science, Cluster III (Fundamental Science and Engineering) 

Assistant Professor 
ATSUSHI NAKAMURA 

Year of birth:1971  
 
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Career
CREST  Postdoctral fellow researcher  2000/04-2001/03 
JSPS  Postdoctral fellow researcher  2001/04-2003/03 
University of Electro-Communications  Research Associate  2003/04-Present 

Academic background
兵庫県立尼崎北高等学校  普通科  1989/03/31  Graduated 
The University of Tokyo  School of Engineering  Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology  1995/03  Graduated 
The University of Tokyo  Graduate School of Arts and Sciences  Department of Life Sciences  Master's program  1997/03  Completed 
The University of Tokyo  Graduate School of Science  Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry  Doctoral program  2000/03  Completed 

Academic degrees
博士(理学)  The University of Tokyo  2000/03 

Classes responsible within the university
2016  生体機能システム実験第一  Spring semester  Undergraduate, daytime  Subject in specialty 
2016  生体機能システム実験第二  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime  Subject in specialty 
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Current research areas
Basic / Social brain science 

Current research subjects
Molecular mechanism of chemoreception  olfaction taste reception 

Published papers
Paper  Yes  Immunocytochemical identification of pinopsin in pineal glands of chicken and pigeon  Toshiyuki Okano,Yoko Takanaka,Atsushi Nakamura,Kanjun Hirunagi,Akihito Adachi,Shizufumi Ebihara,Yoshitaka Fukada  Molecular Brain Research  50, 190-196  1997 
Paper  Yes  Chimeric nature of pinopsin between rod and cone visual pigments  Atsushi Nakamura, Daisuke Kojima, Hiroo Imai, Akihisa Terakita, Toshiyuki Okano, Yoshinori Shichida, Yoshitaka Fukada  Biochemistry  38/ 45, 14738-14745  1999/11 
Paper  Yes  Regulatory mechanism for the stability of the meta II intermediate of pinopsin  Atsushi Nakamura, Daisuke Kojima, Toshiyuki Okano, Hiroo Imai, Akihisa Terakita, Yoshinori Shichida, Yoshitaka Fukada  The Journal of Biochemistry  129, 329-334  2001/02 
Paper  Yes  Two isoforms of chicken melanopsins show blue light sensitivity  Masaki Torii, Daisuke Kojima, Toshiyuki Okano, Atsushi Nakamura, Akihisa Terakita, Yoshinori Shichida, Akimori Wada, Yoshitaka Fukada  FEBS Letters  581, 5327-5331  2007/11 
Paper  No  Implication of membrane raft in rat olfactory signal transduction  Atsushi Nakamura, Hiroyuki Takeda, Tadashi Nakamura  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology  142B, 4, 481-  2005/12 
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Research presentations
Symposium  嗅神経特異的Gタンパク質Golfの細胞膜ラフトへの局在  第2回 先端味覚研究セミナー  Yes  仲村厚志  2012/08 
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Grants-in-aid for scientific research
末梢時計の時刻を調節する匂い物質の探索  Challenging exploratory research  2015/04/01-2016/03/31 
発達期の概日時計システムに対する環境の影響  "Scientific research (C), planning"  2014/04/01-2017/03/31 
神経系におけるAMPK新規機能の解明-概日時計及び感覚受容への関与  2011-2015 
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Public lectures
体内時計のしくみ  神奈川県立 横浜翠嵐高等学校  2017/09/28  神奈川県立 横浜翠嵐高等学校 
脳と体内時計の科学  電気通信大学  2016/07/17  電気通信大学 
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Memberships of academic societies
The Zoological Society of Japan  2000-Present 
THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY  2003-Present 
The Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell  2003-Present 
The Biophysical Society of Japan  1997-Present 
日本時間生物学会  2012-Present 
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Involvement in conference and research meetings
第2回 先端味覚研究セミナー  講演  2012/08/24 
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Committee or council involvement
日本比較生理生化学会 学会誌編集委員  2016/04/01-Present 
日本味と匂学会評議員  2016/04/01-Present 
日本時間生物学会評議員  2016/04/01-Present 
日本比較生理生化学会評議員  2015/04/01-Present 
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