YUUKI KOBAYASHI

Last Updated :2018/08/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, ., Assistant Professor
E-mail
ykobahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
"KAGAMIYAMA 1-7-1, HIGASHI-HIROSHIMA", Japan, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-6403 FAX : (+81)

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2008/04/01, 2011/03/31, kitasato university, Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1)
  • 2011/04/01, 2014/03/31, hiroshima university, Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD)
  • 2014/04/01, 2014/09/30, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor (Special Appointment)
  • 2014/10/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kitasato University, Japan, 2002/04, 2006/03
  • Kitasato University, Japan, 2006/04, 2008/03
  • Kitasato University, Japan, 2008/04, 2011/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Kitasato University
  • Master, Kitasato University

Educational Activity

  • School of Integrated Arts and Sciences:Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences:Integrated Arts and Sciences, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences:Integrated Arts and Sciences

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Life Sciences

Research Fields

  • Biology;Biological Science;Molecular biology

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Science II
  2. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  3. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  4. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Biology
  5. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  6. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  7. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  8. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  9. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  10. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  11. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  12. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  13. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  14. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  15. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  16. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  17. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  18. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  19. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  20. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  21. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  22. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  23. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  24. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  25. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  26. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  27. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Laboratory Work in Natural Sciences
  28. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Methods in Natural Sciences
  29. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Life Sciences
  30. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Fundamental Cell Biology
  31. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Cell Biology
  32. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Laboratory Work in Life Sciences A
  33. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Practical Methods in Life Sciences A
  34. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Lecture and Laboratory courseIn Marine Biology
  35. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamental Laboratory Work in Biology
  36. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamental Methodology in Biology

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Depression-resistant Phenotype in Mice Overexpressing Regulator of G Protein Signaling 8 (RGS8)., Neuroscience., 15(383), 160-169, 2018 Jul 15
  2. Cytoskeleton-related regulation of primary cilia shortening mediated by melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1., Gen Comp Endocrinol., 253:44-52, 44, 2017,11
  3. Dimerization of melanocortin receptor 1 (MC1R) and MC5R creates a ligand-dependent signal modulation: Potential participation in physiological color change in the flounder, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 230, 103-109, 201605
  4. Modulation of primary cilia length by melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1, CELLULAR SIGNALLING, 28(6), 572-584, 201606
  5. Involvement of melanin-concentrating hormone 2 in background color adaptation of barfin flounder Verasper moseri, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 214, 140-148, 201504
  6. Identification of amino acids that are selectively involved in Gi/o activation by rat melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1, CELLULAR SIGNALLING, 27(4), 818-827, 201504
  7. Molecular cloning, expression, and signaling pathway of four melanin-concentrating hormone receptors from Xenopus tropicalis, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 212, 114-123, 201504
  8. Inhibitory effects of beta-endorphin on cortisol release from goldfish (Carassius auratus) head kidney: An in vitro study, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 204, 126-134, 2014
  9. The pituitary-interrenal axis of fish: A review focusing on the lamprey and flounder, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 188, 54-59, 2013
  10. Interrelation between melanocyte-stimulating hormone and melanin-concentrating hormone in physiological body color change: Roles emerging from barfin flounder Verasper moseri, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 181, 229-234, 2013
  11. "Pigment-dispersing activities and cortisol-releasing activities of melanocortins and their receptors in xanthophores and head kidneys of the goldfish Carassius auratus" (vol 173, pg 438, 2011), GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 177(1), 213-214, 2012
  12. Further evidence on acetylation-induced inhibition of the pigment-dispersing activity of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 176(1), 9-17, 2012
  13. Food Deprivation Increases the Expression of the Prepro-orexin Gene in the Hypothalamus of the Barfin Flounder, Verasper moseri, ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 29(1), 43-48, 2012
  14. Inhibiting roles of melanin-concentrating hormone for skin pigment dispersion in barfin flounder, Verasper moseri (vol 171, pg 75, 2011), GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 179(3), 358-358, 2012
  15. Pigment-dispersing activities and cortisol-releasing activities of melanocortins and their receptors in xanthophores and head kidneys of the goldfish Carassius auratus, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 173(3), 438-446, 2011
  16. Inhibiting roles of melanin-concentrating hormone for skin pigment dispersion in barfin flounder, Verasper moseri, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 171(1), 75-81, 2011
  17. Melanocortin receptor subtypes in interrenal cells and corticotropic activity of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormones in barfin flounder, Verasper moseri, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 170(3), 558-568, 2011
  18. Differential expressions of melanocortin receptor subtypes in melanophores and xanthophores of barfin flounder, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 168(1), 133-142, 2010
  19. Structural and functional diversity of proopiomelanocortin in fish with special reference to barfin flounder, PEPTIDES, 30(7), 1374-1382, 2009
  20. Molecular cloning and expression of two melanin-concentrating hormone receptors in goldfish, PEPTIDES, 30(11), 1990-1996, 2009
  21. Possible paracrine function of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone and inhibition of its melanin-dispersing activity by N-terminal acetylation in the skin of the barfin flounder, Verasper moseri, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 161(3), 419-424, 2009
  22. Transcription elements and functional expression of proopiomelanocortin genes in the pituitary gland of the barfin flounder, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 158(3), 259-267, 2008
  23. Evaluation of posttranslational processing of proopiomelanocortin in the banded houndshark pituitary by combined cDNA cloning and mass spectrometry, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 157(1), 41-48, 2008
  24. Food deprivation increases the expression of melanocortin-4 receptor in the liver of barfin flounder, Verasper moseri, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 155(2), 280-287, 2008
  25. cDNA cloning of proopiomelanocortin (POMC) and mass spectrometric identification of POMC-derived peptides from snake and alligator pituitaries, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 152(1), 73-81, 2007
  26. The melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 2 (MCH-R2) mediates the effect of MCH to control body color for background adaptation in the barfin flounder, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 151(2), 210-219, 2007
  27. Photic environment and fish growth: impact of results obtained in flatfish barfin flounder on this new research field, Jasco report, 52(2), 20-29, 201010

Publications such as books

  1. 2017/12, Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules, 2nd Edition, English
  2. 2015/09, Handbook of Hormones: Comparative Endocrinology for Basic and Clinical Research, English

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Metabolic GPCR-mediated primary cilia shortening through dynamic cytoskeletal reorganization, Without Invitation
  2. Shortening of primary cilia length by melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1-Gi/o mediated signaling., Yumiko Saito, Akie Hamamoto, Sakura Tomoshige, Shogo Yamato, Tatsuo Miyamoto, Kosuke Hosoba, Yuki Kobayashi., The 28th CDB Meeting, Cilia and Centrosomes, 2016/11, Without Invitation, CDB
  3. Melanin-concentrating hormone-mediated signaling induces cilium shortening via Gi/o-dependent Akt phosphorylation., Saito Y, Hamamoto A, Yamoto S, Kobayashi Y., Neuroscience 2016, 2016/11, Without Invitation, San Diego

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 2016/11
  2. 2016/08
  3. Japan Biology Olympiad 2015, 2015/04, 2015/09
  4. CompBiol2015, 2014/08, 2015/12
  5. 2014/08, 2015/12
  6. 2014/08, 2015/12