AKINORI AWAZU

Last Updated :2022/08/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Associate Professor
E-mail
awahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
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Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2006/11/01, 2007/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Research Associate
  • 2007/04/01, 2011/09/30, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
  • 2011/10/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, 1999/04, 2001/03
  • Ibaraki University, Japan, 1997/04, 1999/03
  • Ibaraki University, Japan, 1993/04, 1997/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University
  • Master, Ibaraki University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Science : Mathematics : Mathematics
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Mathematical and Life Sciences
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Mathematical and Life Sciences

Research Fields

  • Biology;Biological Science;Biophysics
  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Physics;Biological physics / Chemical physics / Soft matter physics

Research Keywords

  • Theoretical Biology

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Physical Society of Japan
  • Biophysical Society of Japan
  • Society of Plant Physiology of Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Advanced Mathematics
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Mathematics for Computation
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Exercises in Mathematics for Computation
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, elementary nonlinear studies
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study of Mathematics and Informatics for Graduation
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study of Mathematics and Informatics for Graduation
  7. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lectures in Integrated Sciences for Life
  8. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction to Applied Mathematics and Computational Science
  9. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Mathematical and Life Sciences
  10. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science A
  11. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science A
  12. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science B
  13. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science B
  14. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Mathematical Modeling C
  15. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, High-Performance Computing and Data Science
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Topical Seminar in Mathematical Science C
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Topical Seminar in Mathematical Science D
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Epigenetic-structural changes in X chromosomes promote Xic pairing during early differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells, BIOPHYSICS AND PHYSICOBIOLOGY, 19, 2022
  2. Ants Alter Collective Behavior After Feeding and Generate Shortcut Paths on a Two-Dimensional Foraging Area, FRONTIERS IN PHYSICS, 10, 20220511
  3. ★, Partial exogastrulation due to apical-basal polarity of F-actin distribution disruption in sea urchin embryo by omeprazole, GENES TO CELLS, 27(6), 392-408, 202206
  4. ★, Mathematical model of chromosomal dynamics during DNA double strand break repair in budding yeast, BIOPHYSICS AND PHYSICOBIOLOGY, 19, 2022
  5. ★, Ribosomal protein L5 facilitates rDNA-bundled condensate and nucleolar assembly, LIFE SCIENCE ALLIANCE, 5(7), 202207
  6. ★, Self-Organization of Diverse Directional Hierarchical Networks in Simple Coupled Maps with Connection Changes, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 91(2), 20220215
  7. Structural dynamics of DNA depending on methylation pattern, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 103(1), 20210111
  8. ★, Spontaneous Organizations of Diverse Network Structures in Coupled Logistic Maps with a Delayed Connection Change, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 89(11), 20201115
  9. ★, Ultrasensitive Change in Nucleosome Binding by Multiple Phosphorylations to the Intrinsically Disordered Region of the Histone Chaperone FACT, JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 432(16), 4637-4657, 20200724
  10. ★, Affinity of rhodopsin to raft enables the aligned oligomer formation from dimers: Coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulation of disk membranes, PLOS ONE, 15(2), 20200207
  11. Simple Particle Model for Low-Density Granular Flow Interacting with Ambient Fluid, GEOSCIENCES, 10(2), 202002
  12. Histone Tail Dynamics in Partially Disassembled Nucleosomes During Chromatin Remodeling, FRONTIERS IN MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCES, 6, 20191128
  13. Establishment of knockout adult sea urchins by using a CRISPR-Cas9 system, DEVELOPMENT GROWTH & DIFFERENTIATION, 61(6), 378-388, 201908
  14. Verification of mathematical models of response threshold through statistical characterisation of the foraging activity in ant societies, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20190620
  15. Diverse stochasticity leads a colony of ants to optimal foraging, JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY, 465, 7-16, 20190321
  16. ★, Insulator Activities of Nucleosome-Excluding DNA Sequences without Bound Chromatin Looping Proteins, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 123(5), 1035-1043, 20190207
  17. ★, Torsional Turning Motion of Chromosomes as an Accelerating Force to Align Homologous Chromosomes during Meiosis, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 88(2), 20190215
  18. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Human Lymphocytes after Computed Tomography Scan Procedure, RADIATION RESEARCH, 190(4), 424-432, 201810
  19. ★, Broad distribution spectrum from Gaussian to power law appears in stochastic variations in RNA-seq data, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 20180529
  20. Reciprocating Motion of a Self-Propelled Rotor Induced by Forced Halt and Release Operations, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 122(6), 3482-3487, 20180215
  21. Dynamic changes in the interchromosomal interaction of early histone gene loci during development of sea urchin, JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE, 130(24), 4097-4107, 201712
  22. ★, Excluded volume effect enhances the homology pairing of model chromosomes, IEICE NONLINEAR THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 7(2), 66-75, 2016
  23. ★, The 1-Particle-per-k-Nucleotides (1PkN) Elastic Network Model of DNA Dynamics with Sequence-Dependent Geometry, FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 8, 20170314
  24. ★, Prediction of nucleosome positioning by the incorporation of frequencies and distributions three different nucleotide segment lengths into a general pseudo k-tuple nucleotide composition, BIOINFORMATICS, 33(1), 42-48, 20170101
  25. A new application of the phase-field method for understanding the mechanisms of nuclear architecture reorganization, JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY, 74(1-2), 333-354, 201701
  26. The Flux of Euglena gracilis Cells Depends on the Gradient of Light Intensity, PLOS ONE, 11(12), 20161229
  27. Risk stratification of ventricular fibrillation in Brugada syndrome using noninvasive scoring methods, HEART RHYTHM, 13(10), 1947-1954, 201610
  28. ★, Cilia play a role in breaking left-right symmetry of the sea urchin embryo, GENES TO CELLS, 21(6), 568-578, 201606
  29. ★, Simple Elastic Network Models for Exhaustive Analysis of Long Double-Stranded DNA Dynamics with Sequence Geometry Dependence, PLOS ONE, 10(12), 20151201
  30. ★, Noise-plasticity correlations of gene expression in the multicellular organism Arabidopsis thaliana, JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY, 387, 13-22, 20151221
  31. ★, Nuclear dynamical deformation induced hetero- and euchromatin positioning, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 92(3), 20150914
  32. Deterioration of the circadian variation of heart rate variability in Brugada syndrome may contribute to the pathogenesis of ventricular fibrillation, JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 64(2), 133-138, 201408
  33. ★, Segregation and phase inversion of strongly and weakly fluctuating Brownian particle mixtures and a chain of such particle mixtures in spherical containers, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 90(4), 20141017
  34. Localized Bioconvection Patterns and Their Initial State Dependency in Euglena gracilis Suspensions in an Annular Container, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 83(4), 201404
  35. Motion with Memory of a Self-Propelled Object, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 117(46), 24490-24495, 20131121
  36. Collective motion of symmetric camphor papers in an annular water channel, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 88(1), 20130730
  37. ★, Influences of Excluded Volume of Molecules on Signaling Processes on the Biomembrane, PLOS ONE, 8(5), 20130502
  38. Stability of transverse dunes against perturbations: A theoretical study using dune skeleton model, AEOLIAN RESEARCH, 9, 63-68, 201306
  39. Collective Motion and Phase Transitions of Symmetric Camphor Boats, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 81(7), 201207
  40. Swarming of self-propelled camphor boats, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 85(5), 20120507
  41. Segregation-pattern reorientation of a granular mixture on a horizontally oscillating tray, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 85(4), 20120416
  42. Bifurcation Analysis of the Transition of Dune Shapes under a Unidirectional Wind, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 108(15), 20120412
  43. Effective stochastic resonance of coupled excitable elements under noise of unequal amplitude, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 84(2), 20110824
  44. Localized Bioconvection of Euglena Caused by Phototaxis in the Lateral Direction, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 80(6), 201106
  45. Effective stochastic resonance under noise of heterogeneous amplitude, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 82(5), 20101117
  46. Saddle-node bifurcation to jammed state for quasi-one-dimensional counter-chemotactic flow, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 82(2), 20100721
  47. Three-Dimensional Dune Skeleton Model as a Coupled Dynamical System of Two-Dimensional Cross Sections, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 79(6), 201006
  48. Collective behavior of inanimate boats, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 81(5), 201005
  49. ★, Discreteness-induced slow relaxation in reversible catalytic reaction networks, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 81(5), 201005
  50. ★, Ubiquitous glassy" relaxation in catalytic reaction networks", PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 80(4), 200910
  51. ★, Self-organized criticality of a catalytic reaction network under flow, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 80(1), 200907
  52. Counter Chemotactic Flow in Quasi-One-Dimensional Path, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 78(7), 200907
  53. ★, Input-dependent wave propagations in asymmetric cellular automata: Possible behavior forward loop in biological reaction network, MATHEMATICAL BIOSCIENCES AND ENGINEERING, 5(3), 419-427, 200807
  54. ★, Network structure formation in pulsating particle populations, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 76(5), 200711
  55. ★, Discreteness-induced transition in catalytic reaction networks, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 76(4), 200710

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Insulator Activities of Nucleosome-Excluding DNA Sequences Without Chromatin Loop Form, Akinori Awazu, Yuki Matsushima, Naoaki Sakamo, The 57th Annual Meeting of Biophysical Society of Japan, 2019, With Invitation, English
  2. Chromatin segregation induced by nucleus envelope dynamical deformities, Akinori Awazu, THE 3RD HIROSHIMA INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FUTURE SCIENCE "FRONTIERS IN BIOIMAGING BASED LIFE SCIENCE", 2018, With Invitation, English
  3. Novel statistical model of fluctuating gene expression levels of Arabidopsis thaliana, Akinori Awazu, Atsushi J Nagano, The 55th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Japan, 2017, With Invitation, English

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)), 2021, 2023
  2. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)), 2017, 2019
  3. KAKENHI, 2014, 2015
  4. KAKENHI, 2013, 2014
  5. KAKENHI, 2012, 2013
  6. KAKENHI, Collective motion of self-propelled particles, 2011, 2012
  7. KAKENHI, Dynamics and Functions of Diverse Multi-Element Systems Accompanied by Fluctuation, 2010, 2012
  8. KAKENHI, Study of biological functions through formulation of the response theory of reaction network system, 2007, 2010