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JST ERATO Suzuki RNA modification Project
Award: The RNA Society of Japan 22nd Annual Meeting AOBA Prize (Best presentation award for the young scientist)
Mai Maeda(Suzuki Lab. M2)
Award: The RNA Society of Japan 22nd Annual Meeting Excellent Research Award
Naho Akiyama(Suzuki Lab. M2)
TOPICS: Nature Communications
A single m6A modification in U6 snRNA diversifies exon sequence at the 5’ splice site
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Yuma ishigami's paper has been selected as an article listed in Editors’ Highlights.
Nature Communications editors select a small number of articles recently published in Nature Communications that they believe are particularly interesting or important. :+1: 1
Award: Awards for Science and Technology (Research Category)
Prof. Tsutomu Suzuki received the awards for Science and Technology (Research Category) at the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
A review article on tRNA modification written by Prof. Tsutomu Suzuki has been published in Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology.
The expanding world of tRNA modifications and their disease relevance
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Award: The Japanese Society for Extremophiles 21st Annual Meeting Best presentation award
Soushi Nozawa(Suzuki Lab. M2)
Prof. Tsutomu Suzuki started JST ERATO project as a director.
The title of the project is "SUZUKI RNA modification project".
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TOPICS: Nature Communications
Complete chemical structures of human mitochondrial tRNAs
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Award: President's Grand Prize
Shinichiro Akichika(Suzuki Lab. D3) received President's Grand Prize (Category: Academics Achievement, Doctoral Students)
Award: President's Grand Prize
Naho Akiyama (Suzuki Lab. B4) received President's Grand Prize (Category: Academic Achievement, undergraduate students)
Award: 10th JSPS Ikushi Prize
Shinichiro Akichika(Suzuki Lab. D3)"Identification and functional analysis of the cap-specific m6A methyltransferase" 10th JSPS Ikushi Prize
TOPICS: Nature Communications
Biogenesis and functions of aminocarboxypropyluridine in tRNA
Award: The RNA Society of Japan 21st Annual Meeting AOBA Prize (Best presentation award for the young scientist)
Shinichiro Akichika(Suzuki Lab. D3)
Award: The RNA Society of Japan 21st Annual Meeting Excellent Research Award
Mayuko Takakura(Suzuki Lab. M2)
TOPICS: Nature Communications
Dual pathways of tRNA hydroxylation ensure efficient translation by expanding decoding capability
TOPICS: UTokyo Focus
How cells translate genetic information -Chemical modifications give tRNA its ability to wobble-
Award: Excellent Poster Award in the 20th Takeda Science Foundation Symposium on Bioscience, RNA Neobiology
Shin-ichiro Akichika(Suzuki Lab. D2)
TOPICS: UTokyo focus Acetate-dependent tRNA acetylation required for decoding fidelity in protein synthesis
Small molecule's unsuspected involvement in RNA modification
TOPICS: F1000Prime Our article ”Cap-specific terminal N6-methylation of RNA by an RNA polymerase II-associated methyltransferase” has been recommended in F1000Prime. F1000Prime
  • TOPICS: Science
    Cap-specific terminal N6-methylation of RNA by an RNA polymerase II-associated methyltransferase
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    TOPICS: Our new publication was picked up on the front cover of Nature Chemical Biology, Volume 14 Issue 11, November 2018 Preventing codon slippage
    & New arrival review has been released New arrival review
    Acetate-dependent tRNA acetylation required for decoding fidelity in protein synthesis
  • TOPICS: Nature Chemical Biology
    Acetate-dependent tRNA acetylation required for decoding fidelity in protein synthesis
    Award: The RNA Society of Japan 20th Annual Meeting Excellent Research Award
    Keiichi Minowa(Suzuki Lab. M2)
    Award: The RNA Society of Japan 20th Annual Meeting poster award
    Ittoku Kikuchi(Suzuki Lab. M2)
    TOPICS: Nature Communications
    CO2-sensitive tRNA modification associated with human mitochondrial disease

    TOPICS: UTokyo focus
    Carbon dioxide sensitive RNA chemical modification Relationship between tRNA modification and Warburg effect
    Award: The Young Scientists’ Prize by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2018
    Takayuki Ohira (Suzuki Lab. Assistant Professor)
    Award: The 26th Kihara Memorial Foundation Academic Award
    Prof. Tsutomu Suzuki
    "Elucidation of the biological role of RNA modification"
    TOPICS: NAR Breakthrough Article
    Metabolic and chemical regulation of tRNA modification associated with taurine deficiency and human disease
    TOPICS: Hydroxylation of a conserved tRNA modification establishes non-universal genetic code in echinoderm mitochondria.
    Award: The RNA Society of Japan 19th Annual Meeting Excellent Research Award
    Kensuke Ishiguro(Suzuki Lab. D2)
    Award: The RNA Society of Japan 19th Annual Meeting Excellent Research Award
    Yutaro Yamaguchi(Suzuki Lab. M2)
    Award: GPLLI 5th General Meeting Best Poster Award
    Layla Kawarada (Suzuki Lab. M2)
    「ALKBH1 is an RNA dioxygenase responsible for mitochondrial and cytoplasmic tRNA modifications」
    Award: The 43rd Naito Conference ( Noncoding RNA : Biology, Chemistry, & Diseases ) Poster award
    Yuma Ishigami (Suzuki Lab. D2)
    " U6 snRNA m6A stabilizes 5’ splice site recognition "
    Award: The 17th BIO UT Poster award
    Shin-ichiro Akichika (Suzuki Lab. D1)
    "Mass spectrometric characterization of post-transcriptional modifications in mRNAs and spliced-leader RNA from Trypanosoma brucei"
    We have renewed our website.
    TOPICS: Precursors of tRNAs are stabilized by methylguanosine cap structures.
    TOPICS: NSUN3 methylase initiates 5-formylcytidine biogenesis in human mitochondrial tRNA(Met).

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      RNA modifications associated with various biological functions

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      Decoding of genetic information and protein synthesis

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      Epitranscriptome and biological functions

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      Molecular pathogenesis of RNA modopathy

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      RCC and RNA-MS: platform technologies for RNA analysis

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