TOMOKAZU KURITA

Last Updated :2022/09/30

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor (Special Appointment)
E-mail
kuri616hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I study about genome editing system for microalgae and constructing lipid over-accumulation algae using these genome editing tools.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2012/04/01, 2017/03/31, Saitama University, Graduate school of Science and Engineering, CREST Postdoctoral Researcher

Educational Backgrounds

  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate school of Agricultural and Life Science, Department of Biotechnology, Japan, 2006/04, 2011/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo

Research Fields

  • Biology;Biological Science;Cell biology
  • Biology;Biological Science;Molecular biology
  • Biological Sciences;Genome science;Genome biology

Research Keywords

  • Genome editing, Microalgae, Algal biodiesels, TALEN, CRISPR-Cas9, Transgene-free

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Research Plans in Life Science
  2. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Basics and Practical Applications of Genome Editing

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Genome editing with removable TALEN vectors harboring a yeast centromere and autonomous replication sequence in oleaginous microalga, Scientific Reports, 15(12(1)2480), 20220215
  2. Efficient and multiplexable genome editing using Platinum TALENs in oleaginous microalga, Nannochloropsis oceanica NIES-2145, Genes to Cells, 2020
  3. Efficient and multiplexable genome editing using Platinum TALENs in oleaginous microalga,Nannochloropsis oceanicaNIES-2145, GENES TO CELLS, 25(10), 695-702, 202010

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Transgene-free genome editing with removable TALEN and carrier DNA-free electroporation in microalga, Tomokazu Kurita, Keishi Moroi, Masako Iwai, Kumiko Okazaki, Seiji Nomura, Fumihiko Saito, Shinichiro Maeda, Akihide Takami, Atsushi Sakamoto, Hiroyuki Ohta, Tetsushi Sakuma, Takashi Yamamoto, The 7th annual meeting of the Japanese society for genome editing, 2206/06, Without Invitation, Japanese, Japanese society for genome editing, On-line
  2. Highly efficient genome editing using Platinum TALENs in oleaginous microalga, Nannochloropsis, Tomokazu Kurita, Keishi Moroi, Masako Iwai, Kumiko Okazaki, Seiji Nomura, Fumihiko Saito, Akihide Takami, Atsushi Sakamoto, Hiroyuki Ohta, Tetsushi Sakuma, Takashi Yamamoto, The 23rd International Symposium on Plant Lipids, 2018/07/14, Without Invitation, English