Heavy Watal

About

岩嵜 航
東北大学 生命科学研究科
進化ゲノミクス分野 牧野研究室 特任助教
Watal M. Iwasaki, PhD
Project Assistant Professor in Laboratory of Evolutionary Genomics,
Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Address:
Biology bldg., Tohoku University, Aramaki Aoba 6-3, Sendai, 980-8578, Japan
980-8578 仙台市青葉区荒巻字青葉6-3 東北大学 理学部生物棟
Phone:
+81-22-795-6693
Email:
heavy.watalあgmail.com
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Education

2013-09
Doctor of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University. (Prof. Masakado Kawata)
“Evolution of Diversity and Complexity by Cryptic Variations in Gene Regulatory Networks”
2008-03
Bachelor of Science, Biological Institute, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University. (Prof. Masakado Kawata)

Academic Positions

2019-09 – Current
Project Assistant Professor in Makino Laboratory, Tohoku University.
2013-10 – 2019-08
Postdoctoral fellow in Innan Laboratory, SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies).
2010-07 – 2013-03
JSPS Research Fellow (DC1) in Kawata Laboratory, Tohoku University.

Publications

Articles

  1. Watal M. Iwasaki*, T. E. Kijima* (equally contributed), Hideki Innan. (2019) Mol. Biol. Evol. (in press); Population Genetics and Molecular Evolution of DNA Sequences in Transposable Elements. II. Accumulation of Variation and Evolution of a New Subfamily.
  2. Jeffrey A. Fawcett, Fumio Sato, Takahiro Sakamoto, Watal M. Iwasaki, Teruaki Tozaki, Hideki Innan. (2019) PLoS ONE 14(7): e0218407; Genome-wide SNP analysis of Japanese Thoroughbred racehorses
  3. Atsushi Niida, Watal M. Iwasaki, Hideki Innan. (2018) Mol. Biol. Evol. 35(6) 1316–1321; Neutral Theory in Cancer Cell Population Genetics.
  4. Yusuke Okamoto, Watal M. Iwasaki, Kazuto Kugou, Kazuki Takahashi, Arisa Oda, Koichi Sato, Wataru Kobayashi, Hidehiko Kawai, Ryo Sakasai, Akifumi Takaori-Kondo, Takashi Yamamoto, Masato T. Kanemaki, Masato Taoka, Toshiaki Isobe, Hitoshi Kurumizaka, Hideki Innan, Kunihiro Ohta, Masamichi Ishiai, Minoru Takata. (2018) Nucleic Acids Research 46(6) 2932–2944; Replication stress induces accumulation of FANCD2 at central region of large fragile genes.
  5. Satoshi Tamate*, Watal M. Iwasaki* (equally contributed), Kenneth L. Krysko, Brian Composano, Hideaki Mori, Ryo Funayama, Keiko Nakayama, Takashi Makino and Masakado Kawata. (2017) Sci. Rep. 7(18008); Inferring evolutionary responses of Anolis carolinensis introduced into the Ogasawara archipelago using whole genome sequence data.
  6. Watal M. Iwasaki and Hideki Innan. (2017) PLOS ONE 12(9): e0184229; Simulation Framework for Generating Intratumor Heterogeneity Patterns in a Cancer Cell Population.
  7. Takahiro Yamanoi and Watal M. Iwasaki. (2015) Evolution: Education and Outreach 8:14; Origami Bird Simulator: a teaching resource linking natural selection and speciation.
  8. Hajime Wakasa, Antonio Cádiz, Lázaro M. Echenique-Díaz, Watal M. Iwasaki, Namiko Kamiyama, Yuki Nishimura, Hitoshi Yokoyama, Koji Tamura, and Masakado Kawata. (2015) J. Exp. Zool. B Mol. Dev. Evol. 324 5: 410–423; Developmental stages for the divergence of relative limb length between a twig and a trunk-ground Anolis lizard species.
  9. Tezuka, A., S. Kasagi, C. van Oosterhout, M. McMullan, Watal M. Iwasaki, D. Kasai, M. Yamamichi, H. Innan, S. Kawamura, and M. Kawata. (2014) Heredity 113: 381–389; Divergent selection on opsin gene variation in guppy (Poecilia reticulata) populations of Trinidad and Tobago.
  10. Watal M. Iwasaki, Masaki E. Tsuda, Masakado Kawata. (2013) BMC Evol. Biol. 13:91; Genetic and environmental factors affecting cryptic variations in gene regulatory networks.

Book Chapters

  1. 印南秀樹、岩嵜航、新井田厚司 「がんゲノミクスと集団遺伝学の融合」 BIO Clinica 33:6 (2018-06) 小川誠司(編) 北隆館
  2. 岩嵜航、印南秀樹 「第3章 ゲノム進化メカニズムと情報学的解析」 ゲノムを司るインターメア — 非コードDNAの新たな展開 (2015-11) 小林武彦(編) 化学同人
  3. 岩嵜航、木村幹子 「第6章 SRを高めるための教育、メディアとは」 社会的責任学入門—環境危機時代に適応する7つの教養 (2011-06) 東北大学生態適応GCOEチームPEM 東北大学出版会

Presentations

Invited

Organizing

Oral

Poster

Grants and Fellowships

2019-04 – 2022-03
科学研究費補助金 基盤研究C 分担 (代表者: 新井田厚司)
超並列がん進化シミュレーションによる腫瘍内不均一性生成機構の解明
2010-07 – 2013-03
JSPS Research Fellow (DC1)

Awards

Teaching / Outreach

Software Development

Academic Societies

Peer Review

Journal of Molecular Evolution, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Mathematical Biosciences, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Scientific Reports