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

2020/04/01
Dr. Hitoshi Otani joined the lab as an assistant professor.
2019/12/05
Four graduate students presented posters in the annual meeting of Japanease Society of Molecular Biology at Fukuoka.
Hirata M. "Comparative analysis of histone modifications between human and chimpanzee iPS Cells."
Sugimoto H. "Study on the retrotransposon regulatory systems during male germ cell development in mice."
Kawase M. "The role for SETDB1, a H3K9 methyltransferase, during development of male germ cells in the mouse."
Mori Y. "Epigenetic regulation of SINEs during male germ cell development in mice."
2019/11/13
Mrs. Ohtsuka and Fujiwara (undergraduate students) joined the lab.
2019/09/20
Ichiyanagi K. organized the symposium entitled "Stem cell anthropology" and presented a talk in Nagoya University.
title: Roles for cis regulatory sequences and transposons in the evolution of primate epigenome.
2019/09/17
Ms. Sarina Salamon (Univ. Bristol, UK) joined the lab.
2019/09/13
Sugimoto (M.Sc. student) presented a talk in the annual meeting of Japanease Sciety of Genetics.
title: Dynamics of epigenetic states during mouse male germ cell development and its association with retrotransposon regulation.
2019/09/13
Ichiyanagi K. organized the workshop entitled "Gene reguratory mechnisms during development of vertebrates" and presented a talk in the annual meeting of Japanease Sciety of Genetics.
title: Epigenetic regulation of retrotransposons during mouse male germ cell development.
2019/06/28
Ichiyanagi K. presented an invited talk in FASEB (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) Mobile DNA meeting at Palm Springs, CA, USA.
title: Epigenetic regulation of retrotransposons during mouse male germ cell development.
2019/05/13
Ichiyanagi K. presented an invited talk in the 3rd Korea-Japan symposium on transposable elements at Busan, South Korea.
title: Expression, DNA methylation, and the activity of chromatin boundary formation of mouse short interspersed elements (SINEs).
2019/03/16
Meeting Report on the 4th TE meeting has been published in Mobile DNA. [link]
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences and School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University