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Postdoctoral Fellow

Daisuke Murata, Ph.D.

Daisuke Murata, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Yamada T, Murata D, Adachi Y, Itoh K, Kameoka S, Igarashi A, Kato T, Araki Y, Huganir RL, Dawson TM, Yanagawa T, Okamoto K, Iijima M and Sesaki H. (2018). Mitochondrial stasis reveals p62-mediated ubiquitination in parkin-independent mitophagy and mitigates nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Cell Metabolism. In press.  
Igarashi, A., Itoh, K., Yamada, T., Adachi, Y., kato, T., Murata, D., Sesaki, H., and Iijima, M. (2018).  Nuclear PTEN deficiency causes microcephaly with decreased neuronal soma size and increased seizure susceptibility. J. Biol. Chem. Accepted.  

Jin Zhu, Ph.D.

Jin Zhu, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Jin Zhu, Hung-Ji Tsai, Molly R. Gordon, Rong Li. Cellular Stress Associated with Aneuploidy; Dev Cell. 2018 Feb 26;44(4):420-431. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2018.02.002.  
Mulla WA, Seidel CW, Zhu J, Tsai HJ, Smith SE, Singh P, Bradford WD, McCroskey S, Nelliat AR, Conkright J, Peak A, Malanowski KE, Perera AG, Li R. 2017. Aneuploidy as a cause of impaired chromatin silencing and mating-type specification in budding yeast. Elife. 2017 Aug 25; 6. pii: e27991. doi: 10.7554/eLife.27991.
Zhu J, Heinecke D, Mulla W, Bradford WD, Rubinstein B, Box A, Haug JS and Li R.  Single-cell based quantitative assay of chromosome transmission fidelity. G3. 2015;5:1043-56
Mulla W, Zhu J, Li R. Yeast: a simple model system to study complex phenomena of aneuploidy. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2014 Mar;38(2):201-12. doi: 10.1111/1574-6976.12048. Epub 2013 Oct 31. Review. PMID:24118136.
Zhu J, Pavelka N, Bradford WD, Rancati G, Li R. Karyotypic Determinants of Chromosome Instability in Aneuploid Budding Yeast. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002719. 
Pavelka N, Rancati G, Zhu J, Bradford WD, Saraf A, Florens L, Sanderson BW, Hattem GL, Li R. Aneuploidy confers quantitative proteome changes and phenotypic variation in budding yeast. Nature. 2010;468:321-325. 

Hung-Ji Tsai, Ph.D.

Hung-Ji Tsai, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Jin Zhu, Hung-Ji Tsai, Molly R. Gordon, Rong Li. Cellular Stress Associated with Aneuploidy; Dev Cell. 2018 Feb 26;44(4):420-431. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2018.02.002.  
Mulla WA, Seidel CW, Zhu J, Tsai HJ, Smith SE, Singh P, Bradford WD, McCroskey S, Nelliat AR, Conkright J, Peak A, Malanowski KE, Perera AG, Li R. 2017. Aneuploidy as a cause of impaired chromatin silencing and mating-type specification in budding yeast. Elife. 2017 Aug 25; 6. pii: e27991. doi: 10.7554/eLife.27991.

Tatsuya Yamada, Ph.D.

Tatsuya Yamada, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Yamada T, Murata D, Adachi Y, Itoh K, Kameoka S, Igarashi A, Kato T, Araki Y, Huganir RL, Dawson TM, Yanagawa T, Okamoto K, Iijima M and Sesaki H. (2018). Mitochondrial stasis reveals p62-mediated ubiquitination in parkin-independent mitophagy and mitigates nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Cell Metabolism. In press.  
Igarashi, A., Itoh, K., Yamada, T., Adachi, Y., kato, T., Murata, D., Sesaki, H., and Iijima, M. (2018).  Nuclear PTEN deficiency causes microcephaly with decreased neuronal soma size and increased seizure susceptibility. J. Biol. Chem. Accepted.  
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Yanagawa T, Iijima M, Sesaki H. 2017. p62/sequestosome-1 knockout delays neurodegeneration induced by Drp1 loss. Neurochem Int. 2017 May 18. pii: S0197-0186(17)30189-4. doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2017.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Fukaya M, Iijima M, Sesaki H. 2016. Drp1 deficiency leads to Rip3-mediated necroptotic neurodegeneration. Am J Pathol. 186(11):2798-2802.
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Fukaya M, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Drp1 deficiency leads to Rip3-mediated necroptotic neurodegeneration. Am J Pathol. 2016; Epub ahead of print
Adachi Y, Itoh K, Yamada T, Cerveny KL, Suzuki TL, Macdonald P, Frohman MA, Ramachandran R, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Coincident phosphatidic acid interaction restrains Drp1 in mitochondrial division. Mol Cell. 2016;63:1034-43.
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Making a division apparatus on mitochondria. Trends Biochem Sci. 2016;41:209-210

Hideki Nakamura, Ph.D.

Hideki Nakamura, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Nakamura H, Lee AA, Afshar AS, Lin YC, Tanigawa M, Suarez A, Razavi S, DeRose R, Bobb D, Hong W, Gabelli SB, Goutsias J, Inoue T. 2017. Intracellular production of hydrogels and synthetic RNA granules by multivalent molecular interactions. Nature Materials (In press, doi:10.1038/nmat5006)  
Kim AK, DeRose R, Ueno T, Lin B, Komatsu T, Nakamura H, Inoue T. Toward total synthesis of cell function: Reconstituting cell dynamics with synthetic biology. Sci Signal. 2016 Feb 9;9(414). Review.

Kie Itoh, Ph.D.

Kie Itoh, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Yamada T, Murata D, Adachi Y, Itoh K, Kameoka S, Igarashi A, Kato T, Araki Y, Huganir RL, Dawson TM, Yanagawa T, Okamoto K, Iijima M and Sesaki H. (2018). Mitochondrial stasis reveals p62-mediated ubiquitination in parkin-independent mitophagy and mitigates nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Cell Metabolism. In press.  
Igarashi, A., Itoh, K., Yamada, T., Adachi, Y., kato, T., Murata, D., Sesaki, H., and Iijima, M. (2018).  Nuclear PTEN deficiency causes microcephaly with decreased neuronal soma size and increased seizure susceptibility. J. Biol. Chem. Accepted.  
Gajendiran P, Vega LI, Itoh K, Sesaki H, Vakili MR, Lavasanifar A, Hong K, Mezey E, Ganapathy-Kanniappan S. 2018. Elevated mitochondrial activity distinguishes fibrogenic hepatic stellate cells and sensitizes for selective inhibition by mitotropic doxorubicin. J Cell Mol Med. 2018 Apr;22(4):2210-2219. doi: 10.1111/jcmm.13501. Epub 2018 Feb 4.  
Adachi Y, Itoh K, Iijima M, Sesaki H. 2017. Assay to measure interactions between purified Drp1 and synthetic liposomes. Bio-Protocol. Vol 7, Iss 9.
Bordt EA, Clerc P, Roelofs BA, Saladino AJ, Tretter L, Adam-Vizi V, Cherok E, Khalil A, Yadava N, Ge SX, Francis TC, Kennedy NW, Picton LK, Kumar T, Uppuluri S, Miller AM, Itoh K, Karbowski M, Sesaki H, Hill RB, Polster BM. 2017. The putative Drp1 inhibitor mdivi-1 Is a reversible mitochondrial complex I inhibitor that modulates reactive oxygen species. Dev Cell. 2017;40(6):583-594.
Adachi Y, Itoh K, Yamada T, Cerveny KL, Suzuki TL, Macdonald P, Frohman MA, Ramachandran R, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Coincident phosphatidic acid interaction restrains Drp1 in mitochondrial division. Mol Cell. 2016;63:1034-43.
Zhang L, Trushin S, Christensen TA, Bachmeier BV, Gateno B, Schroeder A, Yao J, Itoh K, Sesaki H, Poon WW, Gylys KH, Patterson ER, Parisi JE, Diaz Brinton R, Salisbury JL, Trushina E. Altered brain energetics induces mitochondrial fission arrest in Alzheimer's Disease. Sci Rep. 2016;6:18725
Roy M, Itoh K, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Parkin suppresses Drp1-independent mitochondrial division. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016;475(3):283-8.
Genin EC, Plutino M, Bannwarth S, Villa E, Cisneros-Barroso E, Roy M, Ortega-Vila B, Fragaki K, Lespinasse F, Pinero-Martos E, Augé G, Moore D, Burté F, Lacas-Gervais S, Kageyama Y, Itoh K, Yu-Wai-Man P, Sesaki H, Ricci JE, Vives-Bauza C, Paquis-Flucklinger V. CHCHD10 mutations promote loss of mitochondrial cristae junctions with impaired mitochondrial genome maintenance and inhibition of apoptosis. EMBO Mol Med. 2015;8:58-72
Sesaki, H., Adachi, Y., Kageyama, Y., Itoh, K., and Iijima, M. (2014). In vivo functions of Drp1: Lessons learned from yeast genetics and mouse knockouts. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1842: 1179-1185.
Itoh, K., Tamura, Y., Iijima, M., and Sesaki H. (2013). Effects of Fcj1-Mos1 and mitochondrial division on aggregation of mitochondrial DNA nucleoids and organelle morphology. Mol. Biol. Cell. 24: 1842-1851
Sesaki, H., Adachi, Y., Kageyama, Y., Itoh, K., and Iijima, M. (2013). In vivo functions of Drp1: Lessons learned from yeast genetics and mouse knockouts. Biochim Biophys Acta. Epub ahead of print.
Itoh, K., Nakamura, K., Iijima, M., and Sesaki, H. (2013). Mitochondrial dynamics in neurodegeneration. Trends Cell Biol. 23: 64-71
Tamura, Y., Itoh, K. and Sesaki, H. (2011). SnapShot: Mitochondrial dynamics. Cell. 145:1158-11581e

Yoshihiro Adachi, Ph.D.

Yoshihiro Adachi, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Yamada T, Murata D, Adachi Y, Itoh K, Kameoka S, Igarashi A, Kato T, Araki Y, Huganir RL, Dawson TM, Yanagawa T, Okamoto K, Iijima M and Sesaki H. (2018). Mitochondrial stasis reveals p62-mediated ubiquitination in parkin-independent mitophagy and mitigates nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Cell Metabolism. In press.  
Igarashi, A., Itoh, K., Yamada, T., Adachi, Y., kato, T., Murata, D., Sesaki, H., and Iijima, M. (2018).  Nuclear PTEN deficiency causes microcephaly with decreased neuronal soma size and increased seizure susceptibility. J. Biol. Chem. Accepted.  
Kameoka S, Adachi Y, Okamoto K, Iijima M, Sesaki H. 2017. Phosphatidic Acid and Cardiolipin Coordinate Mitochondrial Dynamics. Trends Cell Biol. [Epub ahead of print].
Adachi Y, Itoh K, Iijima M, Sesaki H. 2017. Assay to measure interactions between purified Drp1 and synthetic liposomes. Bio-Protocol. Vol 7, Iss 9.
Adachi Y, Iijima M, Sesaki H. An unstructured loop that is critical for interactions of the stalk domain of Drp1 with saturated phosphatidic acid.  2017 Jun 23:1-8. doi: 10.1080/21541248.2017.1321614. [Epub ahead of print]
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Yanagawa T, Iijima M, Sesaki H. 2017. p62/sequestosome-1 knockout delays neurodegeneration induced by Drp1 loss. Neurochem Int. 2017 May 18. pii: S0197-0186(17)30189-4. doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2017.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Fukaya M, Iijima M, Sesaki H. 2016. Drp1 deficiency leads to Rip3-mediated necroptotic neurodegeneration. Am J Pathol. 186(11):2798-2802.
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Fukaya M, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Drp1 deficiency leads to Rip3-mediated necroptotic neurodegeneration. Am J Pathol. 2016; Epub ahead of print
Adachi Y, Itoh K, Yamada T, Cerveny KL, Suzuki TL, Macdonald P, Frohman MA, Ramachandran R, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Coincident phosphatidic acid interaction restrains Drp1 in mitochondrial division. Mol Cell. 2016;63:1034-43.
Yamada T, Adachi Y, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Making a division apparatus on mitochondria. Trends Biochem Sci. 2016;41:209-210
Zhang, Q., Tamura, Y., Roy, M., Adachi, Y., and Iijima, M., and Sesaki, H. (2014). Biogenesis and roles of phospholipids in mitochondrial fusion, division and mitophagy. Cell Mol. Life Sci. 71: 3767-3778.
Sesaki, H., Adachi, Y., Kageyama, Y., Itoh, K., and Iijima, M. (2014). In vivo functions of Drp1: Lessons learned from yeast genetics and mouse knockouts. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1842: 1179-1185.
Adachi, Y. and Sesaki, H. (2014). Cyclin C: An inducer of mitochondrial division hidden in the nucleus. Developmental Cell. 28: 112-114
Adachi, Y. and Sesaki, H., (2014). Cyclin C: Mitochondrial division inducer hidden in the nucleus. Developmental Cell. 28: 112-114
Sesaki, H., Adachi, Y., Kageyama, Y., Itoh, K., and Iijima, M. (2013). In vivo functions of Drp1: Lessons learned from yeast genetics and mouse knockouts. Biochim Biophys Acta. Epub ahead of print.

Allister Suarez, Ph.D.

Allister Suarez, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Nakamura H, Lee AA, Afshar AS, Lin YC, Tanigawa M, Suarez A, Razavi S, DeRose R, Bobb D, Hong W, Gabelli SB, Goutsias J, Inoue T. 2017. Intracellular production of hydrogels and synthetic RNA granules by multivalent molecular interactions. Nature Materials (In press, doi:10.1038/nmat5006)  
Suarez A., Ueno T., Huebner R., McCaffery J.M., and Inoue T.* “Bin/Amphiphysin/Rvs (BAR) family members bend membranes in cells” Scientific Reports 4, 4693 (2014)  
Miyamoto T., DeRose R., Suarez A., Ueno T., Chen M., Sun T.-p., Wolfgang M.J., Mukherjee C., Meyers D. and Inoue T. “Generation of Intracellular Logic Gates with Two Orthogonal Chemically Inducible Systems” Nature Chemical Biology (Accepted 2012)

Shiva Razavi

Shiva Razavi

Selected Publications:
Nakamura H, Lee AA, Afshar AS, Lin YC, Tanigawa M, Suarez A, Razavi S, DeRose R, Bobb D, Hong W, Gabelli SB, Goutsias J, Inoue T. 2017. Intracellular production of hydrogels and synthetic RNA granules by multivalent molecular interactions. Nature Materials (In press, doi:10.1038/nmat5006)  
Meier EL, Razavi S, Inoue T, Goley ED. A novel membrane anchor for FtsZ is linked to cell wall hydrolysis in Caulobacter crescentus. Mol Microbiol. 2016 Jul;101(2):265-80.
Lin YC, Liu T-Y, Razavi S. and Inoue T. “Rapidly Reversible Manipulation of Molecular Activities Using Dual Chemical Dimerizers” Angewandte Chemie 52, 6450 (2013)

Hiroshi Senoo, Ph.D.

Hiroshi Senoo, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:
Senoo H, Cai H, Wang Y, Sesaki H, Iijima M. The novel racE binding protein GflB sharpens ras activity at the leading edge of migrating cells. Mol Biol Cell. 2016;27(10):1596-605.
Senoo H, Sesaki H, Iijima M. A GPCR handles bacterial sensing in chemotaxis and phagocytosis. Dev Cell. 2016;36:354-356.
Senoo, H. and Iijima, M. Rho GTPase: a molecular compass for directional cell migration. Commun. Integr. Biol. (2014). Epub ahead of print
Nguyen, H-N., Afkari, Y., Senoo, H., Sesaki, H., Devreotes, P.N. and Iijima, M. (2013). Mechanism of human PTEN localization revealed by heterologous expression in Dictyostelium. Oncogene, Dec. 2. Doi: 10.1038/onc.2013.507. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24292679. PMCID: PMC4041858 [Available on 2015/6/2]
Wang, Y., Senoo, H., Sesaki, H. and Iijima, M. Rho GTPases orient gradient sensing in chemotaxis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (2013). 110: E4723-32.

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