Yamamoto, Masahiro

Profile

Received B. Sc. from the University of Tokyo (2001) and Ph.D. from Osaka University (2006). Promoted to an assistant professor (2006), an associate professor (2010) at the graduate school of medicine in Osaka University, an independent associate professor (2012) at RIMD in Osaka University. Appointed current position as a Professor of RIMD in 2013.

Publication

  • (1) Uncovering a novel role of PLCβ4 in selectively mediating TCR signaling in CD8+ but not CD4+ T cells. Sasai M., et al. J Exp Med. (2021) 218:e20201763.
  • (2)CXCR4 regulates Plasmodium development in mouse and human hepatocytes. Bando H, et al. J Exp Med. (2019) 216:1733-1748.
  • (3) Essential role for GABARAP autophagy proteins in interferon-inducible GTPase-mediated host defense. Sasai M., et al., Nat Immunol. (2017) 18(8):899-910.
  • (4) RabGDIα is a negative regulator of interferon-γ-inducible GTPase-dependent cell-autonomous immunity to Toxoplasma gondii. Ohshima J., et al., Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. (2015) 112:E4581-90.
  • (5) Selective and strain-specific NFAT4 activation by the Toxoplasma gondii polymorphic dense granule protein GRA6. Ma J.S., et al., J Exp Med. (2014) 211:2013-32.
  • (6) A cluster of interferon-γ-inducible p65 GTPases plays a critical role in host defense against Toxoplasma gondii. Yamamoto M., et al., Immunity (2012) 37:302-13.

Lab

Abe, Ryuichiro

International Research Center for Infectious Diseases

Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis

Akira, Shizuo

Division of Host Defense

Department of Host Defense

Arase, Hisashi

Division of Host Defense

Department of Immunochemistry

Ebina, Hirotaka

BIKEN Innovative Vaccine Research Alliance Laboratories

Virus Vaccine Group

Hara, Eiji

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department of Molecular Microbiology

Horiguchi, Yasuhiko

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Molecular Bacteriology

Horii, Toshihiro

Endowed Chair

Department of Malaria Vaccine Development

Iida, Tetsuya

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Department of Bacterial Infections

Ikawa, Masahito

Bioinformatics Center

Department of Experimental Genome Research

Ishitani, Tohru

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department of Homeostatic Regulation

Iwanaga, Shiroh

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Department of Molecular Protozoology

Iwasaki, Masaharu

International Research Center for Infectious Diseases

Laboratory of Emerging Viral Diseases

Kinoshita, Taroh

Division of Host Defense

Laboratory of Immunoglycobiology

Kobayashi, Takeshi

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Department of Virology

Kotani, Ai

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Laboratory of regulation of infectious cancer

Matsuura, Yoshiharu

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Laboratory of Virus Control

Murakami, Yoshiko

Division of Host Defense

Laboratory of Immunoglycobiology

Nakamura, Shota

Bioinformatics Center

Department of Infection Metagenomics

Shioda, Tatsuo

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Viral Infections

Standley, Daron

Bioinformatics Center

Department of Genome Informatics

Suzuki, Kazuhiro

Division of Host Defense

Department of Immune Response Dynamics

Takakura, Nobuyuki

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department of Signal Transduction

Tsukamoto, Kentaro

International Research Center for Infectious Diseases

Laboratory of Bacterial Zoonoses

Watanabe, Tokiko

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Molecular Virology

Yamasaki, Sho

Division of Host Defense

Department of Molecular Immunology

Yoshioka, Yasuo

BIKEN Innovative Vaccine Research Alliance Laboratories

Vaccine Creation Group