Ichiro Tazawa

Last Updated :2021/11/29

Affiliations, Positions
Institute for Amphibian Biology, Assistant Professor
E-mail
itazawahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Science, Hiroshima University
  • Bachelor of Science, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Science : Biological Sciences : Biology
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Basic Biology
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Basic Biology

Research Fields

  • Biology;Basic biology;Morphology / Structure

Research Keywords

  • regeneration
  • metamorphosis
  • amphibian

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Introduction to Science
  2. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Introduction to Science
  3. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, The life science of amphibians
  4. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  5. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Advanced Biology
  6. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Regeneration Biology
  7. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar for Amphibian Biology
  8. 2021, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology I
  9. 2021, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology III
  10. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology IV
  11. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, English Seminar for Globalization A
  12. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, English Seminar for Globalization A
  13. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar for Biological Science (Lecture)
  14. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar for Biological Science (Lecture)
  15. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology A
  16. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology B
  17. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Basic Biology A
  18. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Basic Biology A
  19. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Basic Biology B
  20. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Basic Biology B
  21. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Natural History Sciences
  22. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology C
  23. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology D
  24. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology E
  25. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology F
  26. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Biomedical Science A
  27. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Biomedical Science A
  28. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Biomedical Science B
  29. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Biomedical Science B

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Expression of helix-loop-helix type negative regulators of differentiation during limb regeneration in urodeles and anurans, Development, Growth and Differentiation, 41(6), 731-743, 19991221
  2. The effects of hypergravity on bipolar spindle formation of meiosis II in Xenopus oocytes, Biological Science in Space, 20, 92-94, 2006
  3. Effects of the hypergravity on oocyte maturation of Xenopus laevis, Space Utilization Research, 22, 228-230, 200603
  4. Skin pigmentary variants in Rana nigromaculata, Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, 38(3), 195-203, 20060419
  5. Expression of the amelogenin gene in the skin of Xenopus tropicalis., Zoological Science, 30(3), 154-159, 201303
  6. A novel Xenopus laevis larval keratin gene, xlk2: its gene structure and expression during regeneration and metamorphosis of limb and tail., Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Gene Structure and Expression, 1759(5), 20060524
  7. Effects of hypergravity on oocyte maturation in Xenopus laevis, Biological Sciences in Space, 19(4), 242-244, 2005
  8. Effects of hypergravity on oocyte maturation in Xenopus laevis, Part II, Space Utilization Research, 23, 311-313, 2007
  9. Improved transport of the model amphibian, Xenopus tropicalis, and its viable temperature for transport, Current Herpetology, 33(1), 75-87, 201402
  10. ★, Vitamin A induced homeotic hindlimb formation on dorsal and ventral sides of regenerating tissue of amputated tails of Japanese brown frog tadpoles, DEVELOPMENT GROWTH & DIFFERENTIATION, 59(9), 688-700, 201712
  11. Thyroid Hormone Receptor alpha- and beta-Knockout Xenopus tropicalis Tadpoles Reveal Subtype-Specific Roles During Development, ENDOCRINOLOGY, 159(2), 733-743, 201802
  12. Homeotic transformation of tails into limbs in anurans, DEVELOPMENT GROWTH & DIFFERENTIATION, 60(6), 365-376, 201808
  13. A unique role of thyroid hormone receptor beta in regulating notochord resorption during Xenopus metamorphosis, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 277, 66-72, 20190601

Publications such as books

  1. 2014/06, Frogs: Genetic Diversity, Neural Development and Environmental Influences, Suppression of anuran metamorphosis by synthetic chemical compounds, Nova Science Publishers, 2014, 6, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, H. Hanada, K. Kashiwagi, K. Suzuki, I. Tazawa, T. Yamamoto, A. Kashiwagi, 978-1-63117-626-5, 205, 73–88

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Diversity in Development of the Intercalary Elements that Emerge in the First Knuckle Joints of Anurans, Kensuke NAKANISHI, Nao HASEGAWA, Koichi TAKEO, Ichiro TAZAWA, 2018/09/19, Without Invitation, Japanese
  2. Vitamin A-induced homeotic limb formation on dorsal and ventral sides of regenerating tissue of amputated tails of Japanese brown frog tadpoles, Ichiro Tazawa, Amphibian development, regeneration, evolution and beyond, 2018/03/13, Without Invitation, English, Hiroshima University Library Hall (Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan)
  3. Transformation during Anuran Metamorphosis and Regeneration, Yoshio Yaoita, Keisuke Nakajima and Ichiro Tazawa, Amphibian development, regeneration, evolution and beyond, 2018/03/13, Without Invitation, English, Hiroshima University Library Hall (Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan)
  4. Gene expression in anuran homeotic transformation from a tail to limbs, Sho Morioka, Ichiro Tazawa and Yoshio Yaoita, Amphibian development, regeneration, evolution and beyond, 2018/03/13, Without Invitation, English
  5. Location and Orientation of Ectopic Limbs and Expression of Genes Related to Limb Development in Tail-Amputated and Retinoid-Treated Tadpoles of Rana ornativentris, Ichiro TAZAWA, Yoshio YAOITA, The joint meeting of the 22nd International Congress of Zoology and the 87th Meeting of the Zoological Society of Japan, 2016/11/14, Without Invitation, English
  6. National BioResource Project (NBRP) for Xenopus: recent developments at the Asian hub for the international Xenopus research community, Suzuki, A, Kashiwagi, K., Hanada, H., Furuno, N., Tazawa, I., Kurabayashi, A., Nakajima, K., Takebayashi-Suzuki, K., Igawa, T., Sumida, M., Yoshida, H., Murakami, S., Oriha, K., Mido, T., Masumoto, M., Kawaguchi, K., Miura, A. and Kashiwagi, A, 16th International Xenopus Conference, 2016/08/28, Without Invitation, English
  7. National BioResource Project (NBRP) Xenopus (Silurana) tropicalis: Standard High Quality Inbred Strain for Biological Research, Kashiwagi A, Kashiwagi K., Hanada H., Suzuki A., Takebayashi K., Kurabayashi A., Suzuki K., Furuno N., Tazawa I., Nakajima K., Yamamoto T. and Sumida M, Frontiers in Amphibian Biology: Endangered Species Conservation and Genome Editing, 2014/03/27, Without Invitation, English
  8. Induction of homeotic limbs by retinoid treatment on the amputated tails of Japanese anurans, Tazawa I, Yaoita Y, International Symposium, Frontiers in Amphibian Biology: Endangered Species Conservation and Genome Editing, 2014/03/27, Without Invitation, English
  9. National BioResource Project (NBRP) Xenopus tropicalis Mass Production of High Quality Standard Inbred Strains, Kashiwagi A, Kashiwagi K., Hanada H., Suzuki K., Suzuki A., Takebayashi K., Nakajima K., Furuno N., Tazawa I., Kurabayashi A., Yamamoto T. and Sumida M, The 5th ANRRC International Meeting, 2013/11/01, Without Invitation, English
  10. Suppression of metamorphosis and induction of feminization by bisphenol A and a related compound in Silurana tropicalis, 2006, Without Invitation, Japanese
  11. Cloning and characterization of a novel keratin gene (xlk2) which is expressed in the larval epidermis of Xenopus laevis, 2001, Without Invitation, English
  12. Gene expression in the homeotic transformation of tails into limbs in anurans, Sho Morioka, Ichiro Tazawa, Quintin Lau, Yoshio Yaoita, Without Invitation, Japanese

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Amphibian Development, Regeneration, Evolution and Beyond, 2018/03

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2020, Annals of Anatomy, Others, Reviewer, 2
  2. 2019, International Journal of Genomics, Others, Reviewer, 2
  3. 2018, Development Growth and Differentiation, Others, Reviewer, 2
  4. 2018, Development Growth and Differentiation, Others, Reviewer, 2