Norihiro Okada (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

09/03/11 Norihiro Okada (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

Norihiro Okada (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

08 March 2011

INRA Jouy-en-Josas

"Establishment of mammalian phylogeny using short interspersed repetitive elements"

On Wednesday 9 March, 11am, Lecture Hall of J.Poly building (440), Norihiro OKADA, Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan), will give an exceptional seminar entitled:

Establishment of mammalian phylogeny using short interspersed repetitive elements

Norihiro OKADA published landmark papers on vertebrates phylogeny, from fishes to mammals, using ingenious genetic tools. See below for some of his exceptional scientific publications.

To learn more, please visit Pr Norihiro OKADA's website: http://www.evolution.bio.titech.ac.jp/index_e.html

Recent Publications:

Emergence of mammals by emergency: exaptation.
Okada N, Sasaki T, Shimogori T, Nishihara H.
Genes Cells. 2010 Aug;15(8):801-12.

Retroposon analysis and recent geological data suggest near-simultaneous divergence of the three superorders of mammals.
Nishihara H, Maruyama S, Okada N.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Mar 31;106(13):5235-40.

Characterization of a novel SINE superfamily from invertebrates: "Ceph-SINEs" from the genomes of squids and cuttlefish.
Akasaki T, Nikaido M, Nishihara H, Tsuchiya K, Segawa S, Okada N.
Gene. 2010 Apr 1;454(1-2):8-19.

Possible involvement of SINEs in mammalian-specific brain formation.
Sasaki T, Nishihara H, Hirakawa M, Fujimura K, Tanaka M, Kokubo N, Kimura-Yoshida C, Matsuo I, Sumiyama K, Saitou N, Shimogori T, Okada N.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Mar 18;105(11):4220-5.

Special issue on phylogenomics and its future.
Okada N.
Gene. 2009 Jul 15;441(1-2):1-2.

Contact: isabelle.schwartz@jouy.inra.fr

Publication date : 14 September 2023