School personnel information







Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2004.04.01 - 2005.03.31, Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy, Specially Appointed Researcher

  • 2005.04.01 - 2007.03.31, Institute for Protein Research, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2018.09.30, Institute for Protein Research, Associate Professor

  • 2019.04.01 - , Institute for Protein Research, Specially Appointed Researcher

  • 2007.04.01 - , Department of Frontier Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Associate Professor

Education 【 display / non-display

Kyoto University Faculty of Science  Graduated 1992.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Natural Science  Completed 1994.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Science  Completed 1998.03

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

National Institute of Health 1998.06 - 2001.03
RIKEN HARIMA INSTITUTE at SPring-8, Synchrotron Radiation Research Network, Membrane Dynamics Project, Researcher 2001.04 - 2003.06
Research Center For Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy, Osaka University, Visiting Associate Professor 2003.07 - 2005.03

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Electron microscopy Imaging Technique(Electron Tomography, Single-particle reconstitution)
    Morphology and anatomical structure-related, Anatomy-related, Nanometer-scale chemistry-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • The Japanese Chemical Society

  • The Japanese Society of Microscopy

  • The Biophysical Society of Japan


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Structures of the wild-type MexAB-OprM tripartite pump reveal its complex formation and drug efflux mechanism., Tsutsumi K, Yonehara R, Ishizaka-Ikeda E, Miyazaki N, Maeda S, Iwasaki K, Nakagawa A, Yamashita E, Nature communications,10, 1, 1520, 2019.04, Papers

  • Natural and artificial protein cages: design, structure and therapeutic applications., Heddle JG, Chakraborti S, Iwasaki K, Current opinion in structural biology,43 148-155, 2017.04, Papers

  • 2D hybrid analysis: Approach for building three-dimensional atomic model by electron microscopy image matching., Matsumoto A, Miyazaki N, Takagi J, Iwasaki K, Scientific reports,7(1) 377, 2017.03, Papers

  • Conformational Freedom of the LRP6 Ectodomain Is Regulated by N-glycosylation and the Binding of the Wnt Antagonist Dkk1., Matoba K, Mihara E, Tamura-Kawakami K, Miyazaki N, Maeda S, Hirai H, Thompson S, Iwasaki K, Takagi J, Cell reports,18(1) 32-40, 2017.01, Papers

  • Structure of the Plexin Ectodomain Bound by Semaphorin-Mimicking Antibodies., Suzuki K, Tsunoda H, Omiya R, Matoba K, Baba T, Suzuki S, Segawa H, Kumanogoh A, Iwasaki K, Hattori K, Takagi J, PloS one,11(6) e0156719, 2016.04, Other

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, The structural study of membrane proteins, Kenji Iwasaki, KAGAKUDOJIN, ISBN, 9784759815610, 2013.10

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • FASEB Travel Award, Kenji Iwasaki, FASEB meeting on Virus Assembly, 1998.07


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • 16th International Congress of Photobiology, Structural insights into Euglena's photo-sensing organelle PFB by modern EM imaging techniques, 2014.09

  • IPR International Symposium 2012, -Toward the Molecular Comprehension of Life System, 2012.11

  • Joint Seminar Center for BioImaging Sciences-Structural biology division of Japan EM, isualizing the viral life cycle with EM imaging techniques, 2012.01

  • National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Electron microscopy imaging: from cryo-EM to CLEM, 2011.12

  • Symposium Bio-inspired Materials and Functionalities, EM imaging technique toward molecular resolution in cellular context, 2011.06