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Norihito Nakamichi

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2000B.S.; Nagoya University (Agriculture)
2002M.S.; Nagoya University (Agriculture)
2005Dr. Agr.; Nagoya University (Agriculture)
2004-2007JSPS Research Fellow (PD, DC)
2008-2010Special Postdoctoral Researcher; RIKEN Plant Science Center
2011-2013Designated Assistant Professor; YLC program, Nagoya University
2011-2014JST PRESTO Researcher
2013-2021Designated Associate Professor; WPI-ITbM and Graduate School of Sciences, Nagoya Univ.
2021-presentProfessor; Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya Univ.

Norihito Nakamichi (Professor, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University)

Plant physiology, Molecular biology, Circadian clock, Omics-based biology

Nakamichi has been studying molecular mechanism underlying plant circadian clock. He found that plant specific transcriptional repressors named PSEUDO-RESPONSE REGULATORs (PRRs) act in the clock genetic circuit. By using a high-throughput DNA sequence technology (ChIP-seq) combined with genome-wide gene expression, he found that PRRs directly regulate not only clock-associated genes, but also some key genes involved in clock out-put pathways. At ITbM, he has been studying unique small molecules controlling the plant circadian clock, collaborating with the groups of Itami, Ooi, Yoshimura, Kay, and the Chemical Library Center.

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