YAMASAKI, Sho

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Dr. Yamasaki received his Ph.D. from Kyoto University in 1999. After working at Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation and Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, he worked for Research Center for Allergy and Immunology, RIKEN from 2004 to 2009. He was appointed as Professor in Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University in 2009. He took his current position at RIMD from 2017.

Publication

  • (1) C-type lectin receptor DCAR recognizes mycobacterial phosphatidyl-inositol mannosides to promote a Th1 response during infection. Toyonaga K., et al. Immunity. (2016) 45:1245-57.
  • (2) Dectin-2 is a direct receptor for mannose-capped lipoarabinomannan of mycobacteria. Yonekawa A., et al. Immunity. (2014) 41:402-13.
  • (3) C-Type lectin MCL is an FcRγ-coupled receptor that mediates the adjuvanticity of mycobacterial cord factor. Miyake Y., et al. Immunity. (2013) 38:1050-62.
  • (4) Direct recognition of the mycobacterial glycolipid, trehalose dimycolate, by C-type lectin Mincle. Ishikawa E., et al. J. Exp. Med. (2009)206:2879-88.
  • (5) Mincle is an ITAM-coupled activating receptor that senses damaged cells. Yamasaki S., et al. Nat. Immunol.(2008)9:1179-88.
  • (6) Mechanistic basis of pre-T cell receptor-mediated autonomous signaling critical for thymocyte development. Yamasaki S., et al. Nat. Immunol. (2006)7:67-75.

Lab

AOSHI, Taiki

BIKEN Innovative Vaccine Research Alliance Laboratories

Vaccine Dynamics Project

ARASE, Hisashi

Division of Host Defense

Department of Immunochemistry

HAMADA, Shigeyuki

Research Collaboration Center for Infectious Diseases

Section of Bacterial Drug Resistance Research

HARA, Eiji

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department of Molecular Microbiology

HORIGUCHI, Yasuhiko

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Molecular Bacteriology

HORII, Toshihiro

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Department of Molecular Protozoology

HORII, Toshihiro / IIDA, Tetsuya

Genome Information Research Center

Department of Infection Metagenomics

IIDA, Tetsuya

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Department of Bacterial Infections

IKAWA, Masahito

Genome Information Research Center

Department of Experimental Genome Research

IWASAKI, Masaharu

International Research Center for Infectious Diseases

Laboratory of Emerging Viral Diseases

KAMITANI, Wataru

International Research Center for Infectious Diseases

Laboratory of Clinical Research on Infectious Diseases

KIHOSHITA, Taroh

Endowed Chair

Yabumoto Department of Intractable Disease Research

KOBAYASHI, Takeshi

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Department of Virology

MATSUURA, Yoshiharu

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Molecular Virology

MIKI, Hiroaki

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department of Cellular Regulation

MIMURO, Hitomi

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Infection Microbiology

MURAKAMI, Yoshiko

Endowed Chair

Yabumoto Department of Intractable Disease Research

NAKAMURA, Shota

International Research Center for Infectious Diseases

Laboratory of Pathogen Detection and Identification

OKADA, Kazuhisa / HAMADA, Shigeyuki

Research Collaboration Center for Infectious Diseases

Section of Bacterial Infections

OKADA, Masato

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department of Oncogene Research

SATO, Shintaro

BIKEN Innovative Vaccine Research Alliance Laboratories

Mucosal Vaccine Project

SHIODA, Tatsuo

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Viral Infections

STANDLEY, Daron

Genome Information Research Center

Department of Genome Informatics

TAKAKURA, Nobuyuki

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department of Signal Transduction

TATSUMI, Masashi

Research Collaboration Center for Infectious Diseases

Section of Viral Infections

YAMAMOTO, Masahiro

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Immunoparasitology

YOSHIOKA, Yasuo

BIKEN Innovative Vaccine Research Alliance Laboratories

Vaccine Creation Project