Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2002.04.01 - 2017.03.31, Department of Frontier Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Professor

  • 2017.04.01 - 2018.03.31, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Specially Appointed Professor

  • 2018.04.01 - , Department of Frontier Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Specially Appointed Professor

  • 2010.04.01 - 2012.03.31, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences

Education 【 display / non-display

Osaka University Faculty of Engineering Science  Graduated 1974.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Science  Completed 1976.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Science  Completed 1980.03

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

Project Director, Dynamic NanoMachine Project, ICORP, JST 2002.12 - 2008.03
Dean, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University 2010.04 - 2012.03

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Structural and functinal analysis of the biological macromolecular assemblies such as motor proteins.
    Morphology and anatomical structure-related, Nanomaterials-related, Chemistry and chemical methodology of biomolecules-related

 

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Direct visualization of secondary structures of F-actin by electron cryomicroscopy., Fujii, T., Iwane, A. H., Yanagida, T. & Namba, K., Nature,467, 724-729, 2010.10, Papers

  • Specific arrangement of α-helical coiled coils in the core domain of the bacterial flagellar hook for the universal joint function., Fujii, T., Kato, T. & Namba, K., Structure,17, 1485-1493, 2009.11, Papers

  • Distinct roles of the FliI ATPase and proton motive force in bacterial flagellar protein export., Minamino T, Namba K., Nature,451, 485-488, 2008.01, Papers

  • Structure of the bacterial flagellar hook and implication for the molecular universal joint mechanism, Samatey F.A., Matsunami. H., Imada K., Nagashima S. Shailh T. R., Thomas D. R., Chen J. Z., DeRosier D. J., Kitao A. and Namba K., Nature,431, 1062-1068, 2004.10, Papers

  • Complete atomic model of the bacterial flagellar filament by electron cryomicroscopy., Koji Yonekura, Saori Maki-Yonekura, Keiichi Namba, Nature, 2003.08, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Other, SPring-8 Research Frontiers 2009 "Stator assembly and activation mechanism of the flagellar motor revealed by the crystal structure of the periplasmic region of MotB.", Kojima, S., Imada, K. & Namba, K., SPring-8, 2010.07

  • Other, SPring-8 Research Frontiers 2004 "Beta-Helix is a likely core structure of yeast prion Sup35 amyloid fibers", Kishimoto, A., Hasegawa, K., Namba, K., SPring-8, 2005.08

  • Special, Conformational Proteomics of Macromolecular Architectures Approaching the Structure of Large Molecular Assembly and Their Mechanisms of Action "Dynamic aspects of the bacterial flagellum.", Cheng, R. H. & Hammar, L., eds, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2004.06

  • Special, Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine "Mobile Structures: Cilia and Flagella", Yonekura, K., Namba, K., WILEY-VCH Verlag, GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2004.03

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • EMBO Associate member 2009, Namba, K., EMBO, 2009.10

  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, K, Namba., American Academy of Microbiology, 2010.01

  • The 2009 Biophysical Society Founders Award, Namba, K., Biophysical Society, 2009.03

  • NIPS SYMPOSIUM 2008 Poster Award, Kato, T., 39th NIPS International Symposium & 7th OIB Symposium, 2008.11

  • Best Poster from Students at the XXI Congress of the International Union of Crystallography, Ibuki, T., Shimada, M., Minamino, T., Imada, K., Namba, K., the XXI Congress of the International Union of Crystallography, 2008.08

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Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • High-resolution high-throughput cryoEM image analysis of macromolecular assemblies. , 2013.12

  • Biophysical Society 57th annual meeting, Structural insight into torque generation mechanism of the bacterial flagellar motor., 2013.02

  • Nagoya Symposium -Frontiers in Structural Physiology-, High-resolution high-throughput cryoEM helical image analysis of macromolecular assemblies., 2013.01

  • Department seminar, Research Institute of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Pannonia, High-resolution high-throughput cryoEM helical image analysis of macromolecular assemblies., 2012.09

  • Actin Dynamics Meeting 2012, Structural changes of actin and myosin upon rigor complex formation., 2012.09

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