Watanabe, Tokiko

Profile

Dr. Watanabe received her PhD from Hokkaido University in 2002. She worked as a postdoctoral fellow (2002) and staff scientist (2006) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, a group leader of the ERATO KAWAOKA Infection-induced Host Responses Project (2010), and a project associate professor (2013) at the Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo. She was appointed to current position in 2020.

Publication

  • (1) Syrian hamsters as a small animal model for SARS-CoV-2 infection and countermeasure development. Imai M., et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2020, 117(28):16587-16595.
  • (2) Villains or heroes? The raison d’tre of viruses. Watanabe T, Kawaoka Y. Clin Transl Immunology. 2020, 9(2):e01114.
  • (3) A Highly Pathogenic Avian H7N9 Influenza Virus Isolated from A Human Is Lethal in Some Ferrets Infected via Respiratory Droplets. Imai M, Watanabe T, Kiso M et al. Cell Host Microbe. 2017, 22(5):615-626.e8.
  • (4) Influenza virus-host interactome screen as a platform for antiviral drug development. Watanabe T., et al. Cell Host Microbe. 16: 795-805. 2014.
  • (5) Circulating avian influenza viruses closely related to the 1918 virus have pandemic potential. Watanabe T, Zhong G, Russell CA et al. Cell Host Microbe. 15: 692-705. 2014.
  • (6) Characterization of H7N9 influenza A viruses isolated from humans. Watanabe T., et al. Nature. 501:551-5. 2013.

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

Kobayashi, Takeshi

Research Center for Infectious Disease Control

Department of Virology

Kotani, Ai

Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department 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

Yamamoto, Masahiro

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Immunoparasitology

Yamasaki, Sho

Division of Host Defense

Department of Molecular Immunology

Yoshioka, Yasuo

BIKEN Innovative Vaccine Research Alliance Laboratories

Vaccine Creation Group