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membrane traffic, membrane reconstitution, liposome, proteoliposome, SNARE, Rab, small GTPase, Myo5

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  • 2009.02.01 - 2013.03.31, Institute for Protein Research, Associate Professor

  • 2013.04.01 - , Institute for Protein Research, Associate Professor

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Kyoto University Faculty of Agriculture  Graduated 1996.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Completed 1998.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Unfinished 2000.10
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Ph.D. 2003.03

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Instructor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University 2000.10 - 2006.03
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dartmouth Medical School 2006.04 - 2009.01
Tenure-track Associate Professor 2009.02 - 2013.03

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  • Understanding biological organelle membrane dynamics by in vitro reconstitution with purified SNARE/Rab proteins and synthetic liposomes
    Cell biology-related, Functional biochemistry-related, Structural biochemistry-related


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  • Homotypic and heterotypic trans-assembly of human Rab-family small GTPases in reconstituted membrane tethering, Segawa K, Tamura N, Mima J, The Journal of Biological Chemistry,294(19) 7722-7739, 2019.05, Papers

  • Reconstituted Proteoliposome Fusion Mediated by Yeast SNARE-Family Proteins., Mima J, Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.),1860 303-322, 2019.01, Papers

  • Reconstitution of membrane tethering mediated by Rab-family small GTPases., Mima J, Biophysical reviews,10(2) 543-549, 2018.04, Papers

  • Human Rab small GTPase- and class V myosin-mediated membrane tethering in a chemically defined reconstitution system., Inoshita M, Mima J, The Journal of biological chemistry,292(45) 18500-18517, 2017.11, Papers

  • Physiological lipid composition is vital for homotypic ER membrane fusion mediated by the dynamin-related GTPase Sey1p., Sugiura S, Mima J, Scientific reports,6 20407, 2016.02, Papers

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