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Principle of the self-replication of living systems

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  • 2008.04.01 - 2009.12.31, Department of Bioinformatic Engineering, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Assistant Professor

  • 2013.07.01 - , Department of Bioinformatic Engineering, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Associate Professor

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The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences  Completed 2005.03

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JST ERATO Kaneko Complex system project 2006.04 - 2008.03

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  • Biophysics-related

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  • Society of evolutionary studies, Japan

  • The biophysical society of Japan


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  • Translation activity of chimeric ribosomes composed of Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis or Geobacillus stearothermophilus subunits, Tsuji, S., Ichihashi, N.,10 325-328, 2017.05, Papers

  • Combinatorial selection for replicable RNA by Qβ replicase while maintaining encoded gene function, 2. Yumura, M., Yamamoto, N., Yokoyama, K., Mori, H., Yomo, T., Ichihashi, N., Plos ONE,12(3): e0174130, 2017.03, Papers

  • Constructive approaches for understanding the origin of self-replication and evolution, N Ichihashi, T Yomo, Life,6(3) 26, 2016.07, Papers

  • Effect of Liposome Size on Internal RNA Replication Coupled with Replicase Translation, Sunami T., Ichihashi N., Nishikawa T., Kazuta Y., Yomo T., Chembiochem, 2016.05, Papers

  • Inference of fitness values and putative appearance time points for evolvable self-replicating molecules from time series of occurrence frequencies in an evolution reactor, T Aita, N Ichihashi, T Yomo, Journal of Theoretical biology,401 38-42, 2016.04, Papers

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  • Special, Genesis - in the Beginning: Precursors of Life, Chemical Models and Early Biological Evolution., 2012.03