SAYUMI SHIMODE

Last Updated :2022/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
., Assistant Professor
E-mail
sshimodehiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
The aim of my research is to reveal the exaptaion history of endogenous retroviruses in mammals.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2014/04/01, 2015/03/31, Kyoto University, JSPS Research Fellow (DC2)
  • 2015/04/01, 2016/03/31, Kyoto University, JSPS Research Fellow (PD)
  • 2016/04/01, 2019/03/31, Kobe University, JSPS Research Fellow (PD)
  • 2019/04/01, 2019/06/30, Kobe University, Postdoc
  • 2019/07/01, Hiroshima University, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, 2011/04/01, 2015/03/31
  • Kitasato University, School of Veterinary Medicine, 2005/04/01, 2011/03/11

Academic Degrees

  • Kyoto University

Research Fields

  • Biology;Basic biology;Evolutionary biology
  • Agricultural sciences;Animal life science;Veterinary medical science
  • Agricultural sciences;Animal life science;Integrative animal science

Research Keywords

  • Endogenous retroviruses

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japanese Society of Veterinary Science
  • The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society for Genome Editing
  • Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar for Molecular Genetics
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology III
  3. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Biomedical Science Seminar A
  4. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Biomedical Science Seminar B
  5. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Biomedical Science Seminar C
  6. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Biomedical Science Seminar D
  7. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Biomedical Science Seminar E

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Establishment of CRFK cells for vaccine production by inactivating endogenous retrovirus with TALEN technology, Scientific Reports, 20220427
  2. Characterization of DNA methylation and promoter activity of long terminal repeat elements of feline endogenous retrovirus RDRS C2a, Virus Genes, 20211117
  3. RD-114 virus story: from RNA rumor virus to a useful viral tool for elucidating the world cats' journey, Uirusu, 66(1), 21-30, 2016
  4. Susceptibility of domestic animals to a pseudotype virus bearing RD-114 virus envelope protein., Gene, 567(2), 20150810
  5. ★, Multiple invasions of an infectious retrovirus in cat genomes., Scientific reports, 5, 20150202
  6. Heterogeneity of koala retrovirus isolates., FEBS letters, 588(1), 20140103
  7. Identification of a novel subgroup of Koala retrovirus from Koalas in Japanese zoos., Journal of virology, 87(17), 20130703
  8. Identification of cellular factors required for the budding of koala retrovirus., Microbiology and immunology, 57(7), 201307
  9. Contamination of live attenuated vaccines with an infectious feline endogenous retrovirus (RD-114 virus)., Archives of virology, 159(3), 20130411
  10. ★, Characterization of feline ASCT1 and ASCT2 as RD-114 virus receptor, 94(Pt 7), 1608-1612, 20130411
  11. Sequence comparison of three infectious molecular clones of RD-114 virus., Virus genes, 45(2), 20120526
  12. Identification and characterization of feline UBE1L gene., The Journal of veterinary medical science, 74(2), 2012
  13. Binding of transcription factor activating protein 2 γ on the 5'-proximal promoter region of human porcine endogenous retrovirus subgroup A receptor 2/GPR172B., Xenotransplantation, 19(3)

Awards

  1. 2014/10/22, IDEXX award, International Feline Retrovirus Research Symposium & International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Disease 2014

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)), 2022/04/01, 2025/03/31
  2. 2020/06/09, 2021/02/28
  3. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2020/04/01, 2022/03/31
  4. Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), 2016/04/01, 2019/03/31
  5. Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow (Postdoc), 2016/04/01, 2019/03/31
  6. Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow (DC2), 2014/04/01, 2016/03/31