We study the genome, its associated epigenomes, and their dynamics
during development and during evolution.
Genome and epigenome evolution through retrotransposons in mammals is a major interest.

What's new

2019/03/16
Meeting Report on the 4th TE meeting has been published in Mobile DNA. [link]
2019/01/18
Ms. Sugiwaka and Mr. Hondo (undergraduate students) joined the lab.
2018/11/30
Ichiyanagi K. presented a talk in the workshop entitled "Germ cell epimutations by environmental stress and their inheritance" in the annual meeting of Japanease Society of Molecular Biology at Yokohama.
title: Locus-specific hypomethylation of the mouse IAP retrotransposon is associated with transcription factor-binding sites..
2018/11/30
Sugimoto (M.Sc. student) presented a poster in the annual meeting of Japanease Society of Molecular Biology at Yokohama.
title: Temporal changes in the retrotransposon regulatory systems during male germ cell development in mice.
2018/11/28
Ichiyanagi K. organized the workshop entitled "Epigenomic perspectives of human diversity, evolution, and disease" in the annual meeting of Japanease Society of Molecular Biology at Yokohama.
2018/09/17
Ichiyanagi K. presented an invited talk in the 2018 meeting of Korean Society of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Soeul.
title: Epigenetic regulation of retrotransposons during male germ cell development in mice.
2018/08/20
The 4th meeting on interactions between hosts and transposable elements was held at National Institute of Genetics (NIG), Japan.
Organizers: Kenji Ichiyanagi (Nagoya U.), Kuniaki Saito (NIG) and Tetsuji Kakutani (NIG)
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences and School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University