Kazuya Miyashita

Kazuya Miyashita, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology

Kazuya Miyashita, Ph.D.

Research Focus :
  • Understanding drug resistance in leukemia cells by way of epigenetic landscape changes
  • CRISPR screening libraries focusing on genes related to epigenetics
  • 2018 - Current, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology, City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, Monrovia, CA

Degrees

  • 2018, Ph.D., Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 2015, M.S., Medical Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
  • 2013, B.S., Science, Chuo University, Japan
Tanaka K, Ikeda N, Miyashita K, Nuriya H, Hara T. DEAD box protein DDX1 promotes colorectal tumorigenesis through transcriptional activation of the LGR5 gene. Cancer Sci. 2018, doi: 10.1111/cas.13661.
 
Miyashita K, Kitajima K, Goyama S, Kitamura T, Hara T. Overexpression of Lhx2 suppresses proliferation of human T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia-derived cells, partly by reducing LMO2 protein levels. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018, 495:2310-2316.
 
Kawaguchi M, Kitajima K, Kanokoda M, Suzuki H, Miyashita K, Nakajima M, Nuriya N, Kasahara K, Hara T. Efficient production of platelets from mouse embryonic stem cells by enforced expression of Gata2 in late hemogenic endothelial cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016, 474:462-468.
 
Kitajima K, Kawaguchi M, Miyashita K, Nakajima M, Kanokoda M, Hara T. Efficient production of T cells from mouse pluripotent stem cells by controlled expression of Lhx2. Genes Cells. 2015, 20:720-738.
  • 2018, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science Poster Award
  • 2015, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science Poster Award
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